Comedy is one of the most popular genres both in books and on the screen. A genre appealing to all ages, it is considered a gift to the weary and sad – and through stand-up comedian Keith Ross Nelson, it is one that keeps on giving.
Highly respected as one of the best in the business, Keith Ross Nelson has been keeping crowds laughing for over thirty years. His famous clean yet edgy skits and gags transcend generations and have earned him a life-long welcome in exclusive venues worldwide.
Before becoming the prominent comedy figure he is now, Keith was a staple on the news pages as a world-class athlete. The actor, writer, director, and comedian basked in the overwhelming cheer of millions as a successful sportsman. Keith Ross Nelson was a former Masters High Jump Record Holder in his age group and is a three-time Mastrrs National Champion in the sport.
Wowing the crowd, he landed a clean 2nd at the Masterd World Championships in 1998. Reveling in the thrill of delighting the public, the celebrated athlete made it his mission to put smiles on everyone’s faces. So, he went into showbiz.
Exploring his gift for the arts and his quick wit, Keith entered the entertainment industry. His filmography shows excellent success in the independent hit movies “The R.M.” and “Mobsters and Mormons.”
The talented artist also dove into directing as both the director and star in the TV Pilot “Electives” and the co-creator, writer, and actor of “Not for Nothing” on Amazon Prime. On the latter show, Keith performs his stand-up comedy to the international viewing audience. This audience grew to shower Keith Ross Nelson with applause on his appearance on Entertainment Tonight and Evening at the Improv.
Despite his relaxed delivery and the hilariously creative material, some of Keith’s best work has not been on screen. Fulfilling his mission has led the comedian to various places – touring and performing in all fifty states. The lauded actor and director has shared brilliant gags from colleges, cruise ships, comedy clubs, to military bases.
Going international and headlining worldwide, the edgy, clean comedian has also stamped his passports with performances in South Korea, Afghanistan, Guam, and Saudi Arabia, among others – taking home his audience’s laughter as a souvenir.
Introducing an exciting mix to his diverse crowd, Keith’s witty material centers on getting old while delivered in a refreshingly young and modern style – making him a must-see in person and on-screen.
His unique performance has been well-received in the venues he’s visited and has kept crowds in fits of laughter. With his outstanding wit and timing, Keith Ross Nelson’s comedy is one for all ages and backgrounds. Genuinely being his funny, smart, and hip self has made the well-dressed stand-up comedian a favorite by the young and old.
While working on his comedy and keeping the world in guffaws, the awarded former athlete also earned his third-degree black belt in Kung Fu, inspiring his audience to take laughter where they can and work hard to achieve their goals.
Secure goals with laughter. Learn more about Keith Ross Nelson and be a part of his journey as he paints smiles and fulfills his mission. Get to know the stand-up comedian better by following him on Instagram. @Keithrossnelson