Watch now. Tennessee native Henry Cho might have been born to be a comic. This is impossible! Could it have been done by "Jonly Bonly"? I have had it with foul mouth, rude, mean spirited comedians and their miserable excuse for humor, as witnessed on recent Comedy Channel Roasts. Apparently, these folks forgot that their only mission is to help us deal with the troubles and pains of everyday life and have instead chosen to add to our suffering.
For the past few decades, steady progress has been made in one of the last frontiers of Asian American occupation: the entertainment industry. More recently, things seem to be approaching a tipping point — with Asian comedians boldly leading the way. Comedy has the unique ability to bring audiences across racial barriers to come together and is the first genre to experience breakthroughs. Asian comedians are beginning to get more leading and supporting roles in Hollywood, with increasing diversity in characters. The internet has been crucial in the discovery and dissemination of new Asian comics, allowing some to cater entirely to Asian audiences and sustain a career. The Asian comedians on this list range from the goofy, to the nerdy, to the intelligent and everything in between. Some play to the mainstream, others to ethnic niches or both.
Henry Cho born December 30, is an American stand-up comedian. Cho is notable for being one of the only Asian acts to appear regularly on the Grand Ole Opry. Cho, who is of Korean descent, was born and raised in Knoxville and went into stand-up comedy in Cho often uses his childhood experiences as an Asian American in the South in his comedy. In interviews, Cho has stated that he is a practicing Christian.