Originally from Seattle, Jak Knight is an LA-based stand-up comic, writer, and actor.
Jak was named a 2014 Comedy Central Comic to Watch and a 2015 New Face at the Montreal JFL Festival. Shortly after, Jak was booked to perform at the main stage of 2015’s Oddball Comedy Festival headlined by Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari, and has opened for various stand-ups including Joel McHale, Eric Andre, Moshe Kasher, Hannibal Buress and Dave Chappelle. He currently headlines clubs and colleges across the globe. Jak’s stand-up special will be streaming on Netflix this summer.
In television, Jak has performed on The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @Midnight, and Adam Devine’s House Party. Previously, Jak was star and executive producer for two Comedy Central pilots. Jak currently serves as a writer for the critically acclaimed animated series BIG MOUTH on Netflix, and voices the recurring character Devon.
Jak is currently writing a live action scripted sitcom at Hulu, in which he would also star.
And for those who love video games or basketball, Jak is known as ‘Denver’ in the NBA2k game, alongside Hannibal Buress and Michael B Jordan.