Robert Kelly (Comedian) Bio, Wiki, Age, Weight, Family, Wife, Podcast, Book, and Net Worth

By | May 19, 2021

Robert Kelly Biography

Robert Kelly an American stand-up comedian, actor, radio personality, and podcast host known for the Comedy Cellar. He appeared on The Opie and Anthony Show on Sirius XM Satellite Radio and has also appeared on the Last Call with Carson Daly, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and Premium Blend. In 2003, he was voted the Breakthrough Performer of the Year on CringeHumor.net.

Robert Kelly Age

Robert was born on October 8, 1970, in Medford, Massachusetts, United States.

Robert Kelly Comedy

Before taking on stand-up comedy full time, Robert worked several jobs including a waiter, delivering flowers, and working with juvenile delinquents. After his comedy troupe split in the early 1990s, Robert did not perform stand-up for two years. He lived in Los Angeles for a short period of time until he was encouraged to return to the East coast by Patrice O’Neal.

Robert was spotted by an agent through his acting work in 1998 and went to New York City to further his career. He moved in with fellow Boston comedian Bill Burr. Robert toured with comedians Dane Cook, Gary Gulman, and Jay Davis on the cross-country tour entitled Tourgasm in 2005.

After tearing (ACL) and straining (MCL) ligaments in his knee, Robert managed to finish the tour which began airing on HBO as a comedy documentary series in June 2006. Later he toured with Cook and Al Del Bene as part of Cook’s Global Thermo Comedy Tour: Isolated Incident. Robert accompanied fellow comedian Colin Quinn to Iraq in 2005 and 2006, where they each performed stand-up for American troops stationed in Baghdad.

In 2007 Robert was a part of the New Jersey Bamboozle Festival as part of the Pass the Mic Comedy Tour on May 6. He also appeared in the 2008 comedy Ghost Town as the ghost of a construction worker. In that same year, Robert also had a small voice part in the 2008 video game Grand Theft Auto IV as Luca Silvestri, a member of the Pegorino crime family and associate of Ray Boccino, who accompanied the main character in a mission.

From 2010 – 2015, Robert starred as Louis CK’s brother Robbie during the first, fourth, and fifth seasons of the FX sitcom Louie. He rated his performance on the show as among the best of his acting career. Robert co-starred in Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll for two seasons, beginning in 2015. It was his first acting role as a regular cast member and received formal drum lessons for the part.

Robert Kelly Net Worth

Robert has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Robert Kelly Height and Weight

Robert stands tall at a height of 1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in) and has an average body weight.

Robert Kelly Education

Robert understood stand-up comedy in 1987 while at the International Conference of Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous, after which he started to listen to comedy albums. Robert performed his first stand-up routine on stage in 1991 at a school talent competition as part of a sketch comedy troupe, Al and the Monkeys.

He wasto enroll at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston to study fine arts but gained interest in pursuing comedy and quit shortly before he was to earn an associate degree. After one member of the group quit, they were replaced by Dane Cook. His first solo performance took place at Catch a Rising Star in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which his family attended.

Robert Kelly Family

Robert information about his parents and siblings is not known. He is of Irish and Italian ancestry and was brought up Catholic. He was a self-confessed addict. Robert began drinking at age ten before he quit alcohol and drugs at fifteen. He has remained sober since. As a teenager, Robert was arrested and spent time in a youth detention center.

Robert Kelly Wife

Robert is a married and has one son. HIs family relocated from New York City to Westchester, New York in 2015. His first solo performance took place at Catch a Rising Star in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which his family attended.

Robert Kelly Comedy Central Presents

Robert released the hour-long special Live at the Village Underground, directed by Bobcat Goldthwait on August 8, 2014. In January 2015 it premiered on Comedy Central.

Robert Kelly Podcast

Robert began his podcast You Know What Dude! in April 2010 on RiotCast, a podcast network that he co-owns. It is recorded weekly in a studio at the Comedy Cellar. He described the podcast as “a true comic hang”.

It regularly features Robert curating a discussion with three to five comedians, with an emphasis on honesty and “ball-busting”. His regular guests include Joe List, Luis J. Gomez, and Dan Soder. The show was produced until September 2014 by Kelly Fastuca and has since been produced by Chris Scopo.

Robert Kelly Book

In 2012, a comedy book by Robert, Burr, and Joe DeRosa entitled Cheat: A Man’s Guide to Infidelity was released. The book followed a short film that the three wrote named Cheat.

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