Anything worth having demands hard work and sacrifice. Just ask New York City’s newest superstar-in-the-making Wellie Jackson. Being a stand-up comedian might have been the last thing on his mind growing up the former college basketball standout turned to comedy after a season ending injury. Wellie found comedy while attending college encouraged by friends and family he turned to a friend who was an established National Comiedian who help him get his 1st show on the New York Comedy circuit. After his 1st show he was booked for another show at another New York City comedy club which is where he learned his style of telling his life story through comedy is what makes him unique.
After making appearances on The Wendy Williams Show, Mtv’s “Totally Clueless”, Sirius Xm radio and various other media outlets with only being in comedy for a short time Wellie is recognized as one of the brightest up and coming stars in the comedy world. Wellie has traveled the country with names such as: Tracy Morgan, Colin Kane, and Andrew Schulz.
These days Wellie is currently on his third Tour with Tracy Morgan which will be hitting cities throughout the United States and Canada. He also wrote for Tracy’s comedy special “Staying Alive” currently on Netflix as well as the TBS comedy series “The Last O.G.” which will be airing in 2018.