Monday, April 11, 2011

Anjelah Johnson is coming!! Yes, she is, Girl, YES She IS!!

Born and raised in San Jose, California, Anjelah Johnson is of Mexican and Native American descent. Johnson was a professional cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders, where she was named Rookie of the Year. Anjelah made a huge splash with one of the most successful, viral comedy videos of all time, “Nail Salon.” This was one of the most-viewed YouTube and Google videos of 2007, and propelled Anjelah to new heights of touring, television and beyond. Her second YouTube video “Bon Qui Qui at King Burger,” a MADtv sketch has also drawn millions of hits (click here to see video). Anjelah has a devoted following in comedy clubs, online communities, colleges and churches everywhere.
Anjelah was a regular on FOX’s long running hit sketch series MADtv, proud to be one of the first Latina comedians to be invited to join a sketch comedy series. She was honored with a 2008 ALMA Award nomination for “Outstanding Female Performance in a Comedy Television Series.”
You’ve seen Anjelah in multiple ads & commercials, including campaigns for Sprint, Visa, Snickers, Verizon, All-State, Washington Mutual, K-Swiss, and Dryers Ice Cream.  Anjelah has guest starred on The Shield and Love Inc., and co-starred with Gabrielle Union in the feature film The Box. She recently co-starred in the Dave Caplan pilot for TBS. She also co-stars in “Alvin & the Chipmunks 2 – The Squeakuel”.
A wildly successful stand-up comedian, Anjelah has had the privilege of performing for our troops in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and toured the country, playing to sold-out comedy clubs including Cobb’s, The Punchline, San Jose Improv, the Irvine Improv, the Ontario Improv, Brea Improv, Houston Improv and Miami Improv. In 2008, Anjelah was thrilled to be invited to showcase her standup in the “New Faces” category at the 26th Annual Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival.

In June 2009 Anjelah recorded a one-hour special for Comedy Central and a Warner Brothers Records DVD release. She has also recently worked on “Our Family Wedding” where she acts alongside Forest Whitaker. Johnson currently resides in Los Angeles and continues to tour with her stand up show in various cities around in the US.


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