Omar Thompson born and raise in Harlem New York, where he quickly learned how to make people laugh. Growing up in a single parent home, Omar used his charm and sense of humor to get him out of many situations.
Earning a basketball scholarship to college, allowed Omar to explore his opportunities outside of the environment he knew. Quickly becoming the funny man on campus earning him a host position for the college talent night and other school functions. After receiving his bachelor’s degree he went back to New York to pursue his dream as a comedian.
Attacking the comedy industry relentlessly performing two or three times a day at varies venues. Omar has performed at many of the comedy club in New York City as well as clubs around the country but most notable The Apollo Theater and Madison Square Garden. He has appeared as a guest comedian in NYC Underground Comedy Festival, The Bay Area Comedy Competition and Jamie Fox’s Laffapalooza Comedy festivals. Omar has also appeared on The Tyra Banks Show, MTV’s Yo Momma, TVone’s Get the Hook Up, Bet’s One Mic Stand and he is currently developing a show at Sirius XM radio.
Omar is a fearless and versatile performer who has the ability to perform in front of any crowd. Omar’s brand of high-energy antics and colorful characters will have you laughing out your seat.