Josh Johnson

Josh Johnson

Josh Johnson is a stand-up, Emmy nominated writer and performer from Louisiana by way of Chicago. He is currently a writer on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and is a former writer and performer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he made his late-night debut. As a stand-up, Josh was named ‘New York’s Funniest’ at New York Comedy Festival in 2018 and a ‘New Face’ at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in 2016. His story ‘Catfishing the KKK’ has amassed over 8 million hits on YouTube and he is one of the most streamed comedians on Comedy Central’s digital platforms with over 19 million views. On screen, Josh has appeared on Conan (TBS), The Comedy Lineup (Netflix) and on Comedy Central on @Midnight, Hart of The City, The New Negroes and, in 2017, he released his Comedy Central half-hour special and album I Like You. Comedy Central also released his digital series GENIES that he created with Luke Mones. He is currently on the road with Trevor Noah, as a part of the LOUD & CLEAR tour. Josh lives in New York and can be seen performing regularly at The Comedy Cellar.