Tony Roberts, Delvin Molden, Joseph A. El Jr., Samad Davis, Ceon Forte
A Get2Gether, Out on Parole, Speed‑Dating, Comedy Only in Da Hood
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Tony T Roberts at Byron Allen's Emmy Nomination & Launch Event
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- Tony T Roberts at Byron Allens Emmy Nomination Launch Event
Tony was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised by his mother Annette Roberts along with his younger siblings Yvette and Terry. Tony has a younger brother Willie, with whom he was not raised.
He went to Henry Ford High School and graduated in 1981 along with his lifelong friend Perry Conway who helped and managed him with his comedy.
Roberts now lives in northern California with his wife Carmel and their 3 children, as well as 3 older children Lil Tony, Antoine and Tonya.
Roberts first stepped onto the stage at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle in Royal Oak, Michigan. After Performing on BET's comic view a fan gave Tony a gold chain with a microphone on it, and told him he was her favorite comic. Tony wears it to every performance he has.
Roberts has performed his stand-up all over the world and in most of the major clubs in the States from New York to Los Angeles such as Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, Caroline's, Celebrity Theater, The Boston Comedy Club, The Peppermint Lounge, All Jokes Aside, Fox Theatre and Regal Theatre. He has been in the BET Comedy Tour, Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam Tour, and USO TOUR.
He was the recipient of the BET Robin Harris Award for Most Original Comic and took 2nd place in the Oakland Comedy Competition.
In addition to stand-up, Roberts has appeared in the movies, B. Cole's “A Get2gether”, Damon Dash's “Death of a Dynasty” and Coke Daniels' "Gangsta rap," which is entered in Sundance 2007. He landed national Burger King Commercials and toured with the inspirational musical stage play “If These Hips Could Talk” and “Ain't Nothing Like Family.”
His stand-up is featured on two interlude tracks on the Styles P album Super Gangster (Extraordinary Gentleman).