Joe DeRosa is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and podcast host. He was born on August 6, 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and grew up in the nearby town of Collegeville.
Derosa began his comedy career in the early 2000s, performing at clubs and venues in Philadelphia and New York City. He quickly gained a reputation for his acerbic wit and biting social commentary, which often touched on topics like politics, relationships, and popular culture.
DeRosa's career began to take off in the mid-2000s, when he started performing on national television shows such as "Comedy Central Presents" and "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson." He also began writing and acting, landing roles in TV shows like "Better Call Saul," "Inside Amy Schumer," and "The Pete Holmes Show."
In addition to his live performances and TV work, DeRosa is also a prolific writer and podcaster. He has written for shows like "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "Windy City Heat," and he co-hosts the popular podcast "Taste Buds" with fellow comedian Sal Vulcano.
Throughout his career, DeRosa has gained a reputation as a fearless and uncompromising comedian, willing to tackle even the most taboo or controversial topics. His humor is often dark, confrontational, and unapologetic, but it is also deeply intelligent and thought-provoking.
Today, DeRosa continues to tour the country, performing stand-up comedy to sold-out crowds and releasing new material on his comedy albums. He remains one of the most respected and innovative comedians working today, known for his fearless approach to comedy and his unique voice in the industry.