- Full Name Yannis Pappas
- Occupation Stand-up comedian, TV host, and Writer
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
- Birth Date 25 August (Exact birthyear not disclosed)
Yannis Pappas | BiographyHas a YouTube channel titled Long Days with Yannis
Besides his stand-up comedy, Pappas co-founded Ditch Films with lifelong friend and director Jesse Scaturro in the mid-2000s. The comedy production team created the both live and recorded comedy.
Yannis Pappas is a New York-based American comedian from Park Slope.
Who is Yannis Pappas?
Yannis Pappas is a stand-up comedian, TV host, actor, and writer. He began his comedy career in 2000; however, he quit performing after two years, mainly because of being shot. At the end of 2004, he returned to stand-up comedy. In 2008, Pappas pursued comedy full-time.
Pappas has appeared on AXS TV, TruTV's How to Be a Grown-Up, VH1's Best Week Ever, Fox Business, and Good Morning America performing stand-up comedy. Pappas was the first comedian to perform stand-up comedy on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, but it was a test show that did not air.
Besides his stand-up comedy, Pappas co-founded Ditch Films with lifelong friend and director Jesse Scaturro in the mid-2000s. The comedy production team created the both live and recorded comedy. In addition, Pappas created his popular internet characters Maurica and Mr. Panos with Ditch Film, which debuted online in 2010 and 2009, respectively.
In addition, Yannis has performed at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and the New York Comedy Festival. He also hosted NextVR's virtual reality live stand-up comedy series, Live In Gotham (44 episodes 2018-19). In addition, he anchored AOL's award-winning Original Series, 2 Point Lead (a sports comedy show), and co-hosted MSG's sports fan show, The Bracket, as well as ABC's Fusion Live.
In February 2018, Pappas co-hosted the weekly podcast History Hyenas with frequent collaborator Chris Distefano on the Riotcast network. On 24 March 2021, the podcast's last episode aired.
He also has a YouTube channel titled Long Days with Yannis, which he started on 2 January 2021. On the channel, he uploads his podcast of the same title.
Yannis Pappas was born on 25 August in Brooklyn, New York. However, Pappas' exact date of birth and age remains unknown.
Pappas married his wife Brittany in a traditional church wedding in 2019. The couple has a daughter who was born in 2020.
Pappas' net worth is not yet disclosed, but his primary source of income is through his career as a comedian and a host.