About Damon Williams
Born and raised in Chicago, comedian/actor Damon Williams has developed and crafted a sharp and streetwise sense of humor that has pegged him as one of the comedic world’s rising stars. Formally a SUBWAY sandwich shop owner, Williams began his comedy career at one of the most prominent black comedy clubs in the country, All Jokes Aside. Living by the motto “Don’t Stop and Don’t Quit”, Williams’ numerous television appearances include BET's Comicview, including his own one hour special, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, The Joyner Sky Show on TV-ONE and HBO's P Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy.
In 1999 Williams performed for over 300,000 fans as the opening act for the highly successful Kings of Comedy Tour, establishing him as one of the elite comics in the nation. His growth in comedic wit and popularity also earned him the opportunity to host several episodes of the legendary Showtime at the Apollo, formerly hosted by TV star Steve Harvey.
Williams is someone to watch out for having worked with some of the biggest stars in the business. Some of these stars include Aretha Franklin, Pattie Labelle, Luther Vandross, Ray Charles, Harry Belafonte, Chris Rock and even Little Richard. His material is universal and there's something for all ages.