About Rodney Perry
Rodney Perry’s high-energy comedy performances are the reason why he is a veteran in the game and one of the busiest brothers in the business.
Perry currently serves as co-host on BET’s “The Mo’Nique Show” where he provides laughs alongside comedienne Mo’Nique five nights a week. For four seasons, Perry has served as co-host and Man On The Street for TV One’s comedy competition, Bill Bellamy’s “Who’s Got Jokes.” He’s also appeared on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” BET’s “Comic View,” Showtime’s “Jamie Foxx’s Laffapalooza,” Starz network’s “Martin Lawrence Presents First Amendment Comedy,” E! Network’s “Chelsea Lately” and Byron Allen’s “Comics Unleashed.” On the big screen, Perry will join Tyler Perry and a host of stars in Tyler Perry’s upcoming film “Madea’s Big Happy Family” (April 2011). Rodney has also teamed up with Tony Rock in the film “The Last Laugh” a drama about comedy. In addition to his nightly role on the Monique Show Perry constantly tours with his sidesplitting stand-up act. He is currently gearing up to shoot his first comedy special “Rodney Perry All the Way LIVE” (summer 2011).
Born in Chicago and raised in Monroe, Louisiana, Perry found his way to comedy by way of the U.S. Navy, where he performed to some of his toughest audiences. He eventually moved to the Bay Area where he honed his comedic craft and perfected his stage show, which includes hilarious observations on everything from the workplace to the joys – and occasional pains – of raising a big family. Perry and his wife of 14 years are the parents of six children.