Mike Epps


Who is Mike Epps?

Michael Elliot Epps, born on November 18, 1970, is an acclaimed American stand-up comedian and actor. He gained prominence for his role as Day-Day Jones in "Next Friday" and its sequel, "Friday After Next". Epps also appeared in "The Hangover" series as "Black Doug" and lent his voice to Boog in "Open Season 2". His other significant acting roles include parts in "Resident Evil: Apocalypse", "Resident Evil: Extinction", "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins", and starring roles in the sitcoms "Uncle Buck" and "The Upshaws"​​.

How did Mike Epps start in comedy?

Mike Epps began his professional comedy career by joining the Def Comedy Jam tour in 1995. He also starred in two of HBO's Def Comedy Jam broadcasts, marking his rise in the world of stand-up comedy​​.

Where did Mike Epps grow up?

Epps was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the son of Mary Reed and the late Tommie Epps. In his adulthood, Epps moved to Brooklyn, New York, to star in Def Comedy Jam in 1994, which was a significant step in his comedy career​​.

Is Mike Epps currently on tour, and where does he perform?

As of 2023, Mike Epps is actively touring. He has performances scheduled across various locations, including Fairfax, VA; Baton Rouge, LA; Las Vegas, NV; Minneapolis, MN; Indianapolis, IN; Philadelphia, PA; Brooklyn, NY; Detroit, MI; Atlanta, GA; Nashville, TN; and several others. His tour includes the "We Them One's Comedy Tour" and other special event performances like "New Years with Mike Epps"​​​​​​​​​​​​.

Does Mike Epps host any podcasts?

Mike Epps has not hosted any podcasts, but he has been a guest on several notable ones, including "The Daily Show: Ears Edition", "The Breakfast Club", and "Strong Black Legends"​​.

Did Mike Epps release any recent Comedy Specials?

Mike Epps has released several comedy specials over the years. Some of his notable specials include "Mike Epps: Inappropriate Behavior" (2006), "Mike Epps: Under Rated... Never Faded & X-Rated" (2009), "Mike Epps: Don't Take It Personal" (2015), "Mike Epps: Only One Mike" (2019), and his most recent one, "Mike Epps: Indiana Mike" in 2022​​.

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