Named “A Comic To Watch” by The Huffington Post, Nicky Paris is an Italian-American stand-up comedian whose career began in New York City at the ripe age of 17, where he quickly became a fixture in the Big Apple’s comedy circuit. Nicky’s standout and electrifying comedy have earned praises from a multitude of media outlets such as Entertainment Tonight, Forbes, The Los Angeles Times and more, positioning him as not only one of comedy’s budding LGBTQ standout acts but as a universal rising force in standup comedy.
First introduced to television viewers on The Wendy Williams Show as on-air talent at 19, he used his sharp wit and love for juicy, celebrity gossip for Wendy’s “Street Talk” segments where he quickly became a regular for the segment on the hit talk show. Soon after, Elite Daily tapped Paris to become one of their lead cast members for their hit web show GEN WHY, where he has represented millennials for over six seasons along with some of the biggest internet personalities on the web.
After appearing on a handful of specials such as MTV’s Epic Fails of 2015, 2016, It’s Complicated and Video Love and the Off-Broadway Production of My Big Gay Italian Funeral, he quickly carved himself a space in Los Angeles’ stand-up comedy landscape after becoming a west coast resident and can be seen nightly in Los Angeles’ premiere comedy clubs as well as a host on LATV’s The Zoo and can be heard on the hit Daddy Issues podcast with Dean McDermott and Adam Hunter.
Nicky most recently headlined the legendary Caroline’s on Broadway as part of their “Breakout Artist Series,” which puts the spotlight on the very best and brightest emerging stand-up comedians in their very own headlining show and was featured on Audible’s 2020 Pride Special.