Christi Chiello is a stand up comedian based in New York City. She made her television debut on Comedy Central's Roast Battle, opposite legend Jimmy Carr. Christi is featured on this season's Comedy Central Stand Up Featuring and she recently filmed a new stand up series This Joka with Will Smith and Westbrook Studios.
Christi was named a "New Face of Comedy" at the International Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in 2017. She's appeared on Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack and Comedy Knockout on TruTV, Kevin Hart's LOL Network, Chris Gethard Presents on Manhattan Neighborhood Network and has played various roles on IFC’s Comedy Crib.
Christi wrote and stars in her acclaimed one woman show It’s Christi, B*tch! which has sold out showings at Joe’s Pub and Ars Nova. The show was featured in the New York Times and hailed a “must see comedy event” by Time Out New York. For 3 years she co-hosted the popular live show Battle of the Divas with Matteo Lane (chosen for “Best of the NY Comedy Festival” by Time Out New York) and Christi starred in a long-running national television campaign for IKEA.
Currently, Christi co-hosts Planet Scum Live! with Chris Gethard & Will Hines every Wednesday on Planet Scum. You can hear her as Baby Saffron on the PBS Kid’s show Pinkalicious and Peterrific, and as various characters on the scripted audible series Sorry Charlie Miller and the new animated series Teenage Euthanasia on Adult Swim.
Christi hosts a monthly show, Christi Chiello & Friends! at Littlefield in Brooklyn and is the opening act for Nicole Byer at clubs and theaters all over the country!
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