Originally from Seattle, Jak Knight is an LA-based comedian, writer, and actor whose stand-up special can currently be streamed on Netflix. Jak has been named a Comedy Central Comic to Watch, a Just For Laughs New Face, and one of Time Out LA’s comics to watch. Jak has performed at the main stage of 2015’s Oddball Comedy Festival headlined by Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari, and has opened for various stand-ups including Joel McHale, Eric Andre, Moshe Kasher, Hannibal Buress and Dave Chappelle. He currently headlines clubs and colleges across the globe.
In television, Jak has performed on The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @Midnight, and Adam Devine’s House Party. Previously, Jak has starred in and Executive Produced two Comedy Central pilots. Jak currently serves as a writer for the critically acclaimed animated series, Big Mouth, on Netflix, and voices the recurring character “Devon.”
Jak also was featured as “Denver” in the NBA2k game, alongside Hannibal Buress and Michael B Jordan. Jak most recently wrote, produced, and starred in a live action scripted sitcom pilot called Bust Down, which is currently out to buyers.