If anyone has to embody the “never give up” mantra, comedian Keith Ross Nelson has reiterated time and time that he’s willing to die on that hill. He has been on stage for three decades, making people laugh. But then, at 45, he clinched a third-degree black belt in Kung Fu. He has also won three National Championships in Masters High Jump and a silver medal at the world’s high jump competition in 1998.
Keith Ross Nelson has stepped foot on stages in all fifty states in the United States. He has performed across comedy clubs, college events, cruise ships, and numerous live shows worldwide. Having such a successful career as a comedian has earned him roles in hit movies like The R.M. and Mobsters and Mormons. The stand-up comedian also has extensive media coverage and presence with his features in shows like Hulu Comedy Show’s Comedy Time, Comedy Express l. He also starred in the 2018 television series Not For Nothin and won the Portland Comedy Competition in 2005.
Keith Ross Nelson is known for making himself the butt of his jokes and making jokes about being a man his age. He has a young, calm, and hip demeanor on stage, with many young people between 25 and 30 being his biggest fans. Some of the publications that have published pieces about Keith Ross Nelson include iHeart, L.A. Wire, All ThingsComedy, NY Weekly, Live Nation and many others.
His career has gotten him into many roles ranging from acting to writing, producing and directing films, television shows and events. As someone who exudes positivity, Keith Ross Nelson has an infectious personality that has endeared many people to him. He has about 40000 followers on Instagram who all enjoy his content and style of comedy. Ultimately, Keith Ross Nelson hopes to be known globally.
“I’d love to be known as the guy who loves talking about growing old and is seen as funny,” Keith said. “There are many sides to many people, and it will be nice to see them embracing all those sides proudly. I want people to see me and be spurred to pursue all their dreams and passion goals. I have done my best in athletics and comedy, and I feel fulfilled about doing my best in two areas I genuinely love,” he added.
Keith Ross Nelson sees himself featuring in more films and comedy theaters in a few years from now. His goal is to set unique standards for comedians and do things differently for other people to emulate or draw inspiration. He hopes his story and career journey motivate people to always show up and never give up.Learn more about Keith Ross Nelson on his official website. His Not for Nothing television series, which he wrote and co-stars in, is available on Amazon Prime. Catch Keith on Instagram and on his website.