Zainab Johnson

Zainab Johnson is a stand-up comedian and actress. Zainab’s comedy is based on her unique point-of-view, which was shaped growing up in Harlem as one of thirteen siblings in a Muslim family. After getting a degree in math and taking a job as a teacher, she quickly learned that she had a different calling. Zainab can most recently be seen in her breakout appearance on HBO’s All Def Comedy and has made appearances on the ABC sitcom Arsenio, BET's Woke AF, MTV's Acting Out and AXSTV's Gotham Comedy Live!. She has performed here at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival before, as one of the 2014 New Faces of Comedy, as well as one of the breakout new comedians on NBC's Last Comic Standing Season 8. She most recently sold a television show to ABC with Wanda Sykes attached to produce.