Theo Von is a stand-up comedian, actor, and podcast host who has been making audiences laugh for over two decades. Born in Covington, Louisiana, Von was raised in the small town of Mandeville.
He began performing stand-up comedy at the age of 19 while attending Louisiana State University, where he majored in business. Von's stand-up career quickly took off after he was spotted by the late great comic Patrice O'Neal, who helped launch Von's career. Von went on to become a regular on numerous televised stand-up shows including Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central Presents, and Live at Gotham. In 2012, Von made his feature film debut in the comedy movie Bad Parents.
In 2015, Von started his own podcast called Allegedly with Theo Von. The show has become one of the most popular comedy podcasts in the country, with celebrity guests ranging from Kevin Hart to Tom Segura. Von's podcast has also been featured on Sirius XM Radio. Von has also appeared in numerous television shows and movies, including the Netflix series Flaked, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and the film Bachelor Party. In recent years, Von has branched out into the world of acting.
Currently, he is host of the podcast "This Past Weekend" where he welcomes guests from all sorts of backgrounds as they discuss basically everything under the sun and provide their personal takes on the world as they see it.