Josh Johnson is a standup, writer and performer from Louisiana by way of Chicago. He is currently a writer on The Daily Showwith Trevor Noah and has been featured on Kevin Hart’s Hart of the City. Josh was named one of Comedy Central’s ‘Comics to Watch’ in 2015 and one of the Just For Laughs Festival’s ‘New Faces’ in 2016. He is a former writer and performer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he also made his late-night stand-up debut in 2017.
As a stand-up, Josh has performed at clubs, colleges and festivals around the world, including JFL Montreal, Bumbershoot, Moontower, Riot LA, Bridgetown, High Plains and the New York Comedy Festival. On screen, Josh has appeared on Conan, @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, and, in 2017, he released his Comedy Central half-hour special and album ‘I Like You’.
Josh’s next stand-up special will be released on Netflix in 2018.