Chris Distefano Biography
Chris Distefano is an American comedian, script writer and actor born on 26th August 1984 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He stars in MTV and MTV2’s TV shows Guy Code and Girl Code. He co-hosts Ultimate Beastmaster on Netflix and also Bay Ridge Boys, a webseries.
Chris Distefano Age
Chris was born on 28th August 1984 in Brooklyn, New York (39 years as of 2023)
Chris Distefano Height
Chris stands at 5 feet 11 inches.
Chris Distefano Parents/ Chris Distefano Father
Chris was raised by his mother as his father died when he was young. During an episode of Above Average’s Storytime Chris told and reenacted the story of his dad v’s a priest. He played all the parts including his father’s where his very assertive father had to deal with him after being expelled from a Catholic Boys School.
Chris Distefano Wife
Chris married Jazzy, a zumba instructor, on 1st February 2015 in New York.During an interview Chris revealed that they met at a Zumba class that Chris regularly visited.
He was previously in a relationship with Carly Aquilino, who was his co-star on ‘The Guy Code’ but they later separated in early 2014 citing some personal issues.
Chris Distefano Daughter/ Delilah Distefano
In 2015 his daughter Delilah Distefano was born. In December 2015 he took to Instagram to praise his wife and daughter saying that they have changed his life.
In 2021, Chris and Jazzy had their second daughter Violette Luna Distefano.
Chris Distefano Net worth
Chis has an estimated net worth of $3 million which he earned from his career as a comedian, script writer and actor.
Chris Distefano Education
Chris graduated from St. Joseph’s College with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and later joined the New York Institute of Technology where he graduated with a doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Chris Distefano Career
Chris began his career in comedy by writing short short comedy scripts and performing the scripts at local comedy club. His acts at the time were mostly inspired by Jay Leno’s shows.
He began forwarding his scripts to prestigious comedy clubs and later got a chance to perform at Gotham Comedy Club, one of the most popular clubs. He impressed the audience and became a regular act which opened doors to other opportunities to perform at many other comedy clubs like Carolines on Broadway and Comedy Cellar.
In 2010 he got his breakthrough when he hosted the Fencing Masters US Olympics. This brought him major recognition and suddenly became the most sought-after celebrity host of the time. In 2011 he hosted the NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Championship.
In 2012 he hosted ‘March Madness Comedy Competition’, a comedy show, at Carolines on Broadway. He also gave the perfect opening act of other comedians like Richard Lewis, Gilbert Gottfried and Artie Lange.
He has been a regular guest on ‘Opie with Jim Norton’, a radio show hosted by Gregg Hughes and Jim Norton.
In 2013 he presented a 90 minute act at ‘Comic-Con’, the 2013 comic convention held in San Diego. He also presented the first season of MTV’s TV show, ‘Ain’t That America’ with comedian Lil Duval. In the same year he was a guest artist on CBS’ late-night talk show, ‘Late Show with David Letterman’. In 2014 he hosted ‘Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave’, a sports talk show.
Chris Distefano Stand Up
In 2011 Chris made his debut as a stand-up comedian appearing in the second season of MTV2’s comedy reality show, ‘Guy Code’. The show shows the codes of conduct of men in a sarcastic and satirical manner.
Chris Distefano Comedy Central
In 2012 he was selected among many other comedians who were asked to perform in the Comedy Central’s show, ‘Comics to Watch’, which was part of the New Year Festival in New York City. He was dubbed ‘New York’s Funniest’ and was chosen as the script writer for Breakout Artist Comedy Series, held at Carolines on Broadway.
Chris Distefano Guy Code
In 2011 he was cast in the second season of MTV2’s comedy reality show, ‘Guy Code’. The season was later announced as the most liked season. The show shows the codes of conduct of men in asarcastic and satirical manner.
In 2013 he was cast in the MTV show, ‘Girl Code’, which was an extension of ‘Guy Code’, and was about the relationship that girls share with each other.
During the fall of 2013 Chris played the judge as well as a convict in the third derivative of ‘Guy Code’ which was titled as‘Guy Court’.
Chris is a host of Ultimate Beastmaster, an American competition reality show which premiered on February 24, 2017 on Netflix. The show showcases international talent and also six localized countries. The show features select television hosts, actors, comedians and athletes as commentators from the six countries competing in the show.
In each episode there are twelve contestants (2 from each country) who run a new obstacle course known as “The Beast”. The winner is crowned “Beastmaster”. Each of the “Beastmasters” from the nine Beastmaster episodes will go forward to a final course, to become the Ultimate Beastmaster.
Chris Distefano Radio City
Distefano will be performing at Radio City Music Hall New York on Friday, September 22 2023.
Chris Distefano Podcast
Distefano has a podcast called Chris Distefano Presents: Chrissy Chaos.
Chris Distefano JImmy Kimmel
In February 2023, Distefano was hosted on the Kimmel live show and he got a lot of laughs talking about the nervous habits of a comedian.