Nick Di Paolo Biography
Nick Di Paolo is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and radio personality born on 31st January 1962 in Danvers, Massachusetts, United States. He launched his new audio and video podcast, The Nick Di Paolo Show.
Nick Di Paolo Age
Nick Di Paolo was born on January 31, 1962 (he is 57 years old as of 2019).
Nick Di Paolo Salary
Nick Di Paolo earns a salary of $45,000.
Nick Di Paolo Height
Nick Di Paolo stands at a heigth of 5′ 10” (1.78 m)Nick Di Paolo Photo
Nick Di Paolo Net worth
Nick Di Paolo has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Nick Di Paolo Family
Nick Di Paolo was born to Joan Di Paulo (mother) and Nick Di Paulo (father).
Nick Di Paolo Wife
Nick Di Paolo married Andrea Di Paulo in 2003.
Nick Di Paolo Education
Nick Di Paolo graduated from high school, and he joined Maine University where he became the running back of the university’s American football team, and he graduated with a bachelor degree in marketing in 1984.
Nick Di Paolo Early Career
Nick Di Paolo started small small jobs after his graduation whereby he did the work of ”suit and tie” in the marketing job office in 1987. He said positive things towards his job achievement that he looked back on the job as “fun and I was pretty good at it”, but he felt burnt out after around two years. During this time, the stand-up comedy scene in the Boston area was picking up and his university friend encouraged him to go on stage as he made his friends and colleagues laugh. He was a fan of comedy in his youth and was influenced by comedians on television such as The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, David Letterman.
Mike Douglas Show and Jay Leno on The Merv Griffin Show. Wanted to try his stand-up comedies for several years but he said he “didn’t have the guts”. His now lack of enjoyment from his sales job “led me to the stage”. His first set took place in 1987 at Stitches in Boston that held an open mic night, travelling from a family barbecue with “about 22 beers in me”. He recalled the five-minute set going “pretty well” and wished to pursue it full time, but obligations with his salesman job led to a temporary relocation to Rhode Island before returning Boston and going on stage again.
Nick Di Paolo Career
Nick Di Paolo developed his stand-up act comedy clubs in New England area followed by New York City two years and where he landed in a regular spot Catch and Rising Star this was from 1987 to 1992. He then developed his own style during his early Boston gigs, describing his act as “a rapid fire approach, for four and five punches which is attached to every joke”. Upon moving to New York, He became more political after reading the local newspapers and comparing their views. In his first year as a stand-up comic, he secured Barry Katz as his manager and performed on over 300 nights. He moved to New York City with comedian Louis C.K., the two becoming room mates.
In 1992, Di Paolo relocated to Los Angeles, California to his further career as “that’s where the business is”. While there he developed his stand-up act in local comedy clubs and took on several television and film roles, including a regular role as Tony, a bartender on the sitcom Grace Under Fire. He went on to make an early appearance on national television on The Arsenio Hall Show and featured on HBO’s special focused on up and coming comics. He returned to the University of Maine to perform stand-up at Damn Yankee, located above the student’s union, around five years into his new career. While in Los Angeles, he befriended comedian and actor Artie Lange during an audition for a pilot that had Lange play the lead.
In 2001 he returned to New York City to living Queens. In June 2001, he has made his first appearance on Late Show with David Letterman, and later that year he filmed promos for the Comedy Central roast of Hugh Hefner. From December 2006 to December 2007, he hosted an afternoon radio show on WFNY in New York City. He has also assembled a demo tape and approached other radio stations in the city to host a morning show, but it was too difficult. He then took any fill in spots on the air when he could, including Jerry Doyle, Dennis Miller, and Dan Patrick. He has written and performed three stand up specials for Comedy Central Presents, appeared in the HBO Young Comedians Special and three hour-long comedy specials Raw Nerve, which he wrote, performed and produced.
It premiered on Showtime on April 30, 2011, Another Senseless Killing, which was self-released in 2014, and Inflammatory in 2017. He was in a regular Comedy Central show in a Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. He has also appeared on several roasts for the network including The Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson, The Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary, The Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy and The Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy. He has voiced the Baby Nick character alongside comedian Patrice O’Neal, who was Baby Patrice in the animated series Shorties Watchin’ Shorties. He has done several Comics Come Home specials for the network. He has been casted as a police officer in Artie Lange’s feature film Artie Lange’s Beer League, in The Sopranos, and in numerous sketches on The Chris Rock Show, where he worked as a writer for two seasons.
In 2001, he and the team of writers were nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Program. He has won the second Emmy Award nomination. He also wrote for the 77th Academy Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards. His other television appearances include The Colin Quinn Show on NBC, NewsRadio, Suddenly Susan and The Smoking Gun Presents. He has also been a guest on radio shows, including The Howard Stern Show, Opie and Anthony, and The Dennis Miller Show. He has filled in for Dennis Miller, Dan Patrick, Tony Bruno, among others. He was cast as the building superintendent on Louis C.K.’s HBO show Lucky Louie, and appeared with a recurring role in Louis C.K.’s FX series Louie.
Di Paolo has done USO tours in Cuba and Japan. In 2008, he performed stand-up for US soldiers in Afghanistan as a part of Operation Mirth, which Lange named and headlined. He was joined by Gary Dell’Abate and Dave Attell. In October 2011, he launched a syndicated sports entertainment radio show with Lange named The Nick & Artie Show. he left in January 2013 as he wanted to “pursue some great opportunities”. Lange continued to host the show with former professional American football player Jon Ritchie that was renamed The Artie Lange Show.
In October 2013, he launched his weekly podcast, of The Nick Di Paolo Podcast, on the Riotcast network. It has run for over 220 episodes.
In 2014, he released a new comedy special, Another Senseless Killing.
On May 15, 2017 he hosted a talk radio show on the Faction Talk channel on Sirius XM Radio. The show was cancelled after he had posted comments on his Twitter account that management deemed offensive, and was subsequently fired. Di Paolo maintained that his “poorly worded tweet” should have resulted in a suspension. On July 9, 2018, he has launched his new audio and video podcast, of The Nick Di Paolo Show. The show airs four days a week from his home studio. On January 25, 2019, he joined Joe Rogan on the latter’s podcast show, for episode #1232.
Nick Di Paulo Political Views
Nick Di Paulo said that he opposes political correctness which himself believes as a ”ruined this country” He was mentioned as part of the shock radio “brethren” in the New York Times article about CBS Radio’s decision to fire Don Imus for referring to an African American college basketball player as a “nappy headed ho”. The article described one of his bits mocked an employee training manual entitled “Words Hurt and Harm”, stating, “Right away, we’re starting with a false premise, because words don’t hurt”. During a 2015 interview on Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast, he described his political outlook as a “center-right” of (noting that he doesn’t oppose abortion or gay rights) and mentioned that his friend Colin Quinn had once quipped, “you’re not a political comedian, but you could tell a joke about McDonald’s and everyone would know how you voted”.
Nick Di Paulo Discography
- Born This Way (1999; CD, download)
- Road Rage (2004; CD, download)
- Funny, How? (2008 CD, download)
- Raw Nerve (2011; DVD, download)
- Another Senseless Killing (2014; CD, DVD, download)
- Inflammatory (2017; DVD, download)
Nick Di Paulo Songs
- Roadside Memorials
- Asshole Bleaching
- Vaginal Rejuvenation
- Class Pessimist
- Evolution Of Porn
- Crime in Los Angeles (Jfl 1997)
- Montreal (Jfl 1997)
- Hockey and Hotels (Jfl 1993)
- Sticky Balls (Jfl 1993)
- The Wife
Nicki Di Paulo T v Shows
Grace Under Fire
Stevie Ray / Tony
Episode: “Who’s the Boss: Part 2”
Episode: “The Key to Success”
The Chris Rock Show
Officer Nardizi / Officer Bertini / Officer Reno
13 episodes; also writer
Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn
on the panel for multiple episodes; also writer
Joey the Cop
Boston Fireman #2
Shorties Watchin’ Shorties
77th Academy Awards
Special material writer
Inside Amy Schumer
Episode: “12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer”
Horace and Pete
Web series; 3 episodes
Nicki Di Paulo Movies
Artie Lange’s Beer League
Nicki Di Paulo Jokes
Nicki Di Paulo Facebook
Nicki Di Paulo Twitter
Nicki Di Paulo Instagram