Brad Williams may not be the tallest man in the world but he has been blessed with the gift of humor and is highly admired for this talent. All you need to do to get blown away by this man is to hand him a microphone and put him on a stage. An American comedian and actor, Williams has become a very popular figure in the entertainment scene and has won many fans who see him as one of the most hilarious people in the comedy business.
The actor cum comedian was born on January 13, 1984, in Orange, California. It was also here that he was raised. After his birth, it turned out that Brad has a condition known as achondroplasia. This meant he’s a dwarf and will not grow as tall as a typical male child. Today, he stands at 4 feet 4 inches. Though this reality may have discouraged a lot of people from pursuing their dreams, Brad is smoothly using it to great advantage.
Quick Facts About Brad Williams
Brad Williams’ Journey to Stardom as a Comedian
Williams attended Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, California before moving on to the University of Southern California to further his education. The comedian has often talked about how he had to confront his fears as a child because he was shorter than other children. He explained that he was often mocked but was helped by his father who encouraged him to face the world with courage and fight back at anyone who tried to bully him.
While in the university, Brad Williams attended a comedy show which was headlined by Carlos Mencia, a popular comedian/actor. During the show, Mencia started making some dwarf jokes to the amusement of the crowd. Even though the jokes were funny, the people sitting around Williams were too uncomfortable to laugh.
Eventually, Carlos noticed Williams in the crowd and invited him to the stage. While on stage, Williams took the microphone and cracked a few jokes of his own. Mencia was very impressed by this and encouraged him to try stand-up comedy as a profession. He also offered to help Williams break into the comedy business by asking him to be his opening act; this was exactly what Williams did.
His Exploits in the Comedy Business
After being prodded to go into the comedy business by Carlos Mencia, Brad Williams become very involved as a stand-up comedian and even had to drop out of school to focus on his budding career.
Subsequently, Brad began making appearances on Mind of Mencia where he played many roles. He has also made appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Kevin and Bean Show, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
In his right as a stand-up comedian, Brad Williams released his debut full-length comedy album dubbed Coming Up Short in 2011. Later in 2014, he became a co-host on the About Last Night podcast alongside fellow comedian/actor, Adam Ray.
The next year, Brad pulled off his debut one-hour comedy special dubbed Brad Williams: Fun Size. The second one titled Brad Williams: Daddy Issues hit the airwaves in 2016; they were both aired on Showtime. So far, he has worked with talented comedians such as Bob Saget, Jim Jeffries, Eddie Izzard, Jay Mohr, as well as Bill Burr.
Though he is not among the most famous and highest earners, Brad has established his name in the highly competitive industry. His net worth is pegged at $500,000, which is not bad for someone who has not been in the industry for many years.
Things To Know About The Wife and How They Met
Brad Williams is a happily married man; the comedian is married to Jasmine Williams and they have caught the attention of their many fans with their interesting way of life. Jasmine is way taller than her husband, she stands at about 5 feet in height. Interestingly, she happens to be a Tae Kwon Do instructor. As a matter of fact, she is a fourth-degree black belt holder in Tae Kwon Do.
The exact year in which Brad Williams and Jasmine met and started dating remains quite vague, however, we know that they met on Feeld, an app designed to connect people who are interested in polyamory.
Williams had gone on the app to arrange a threesome with two other women, one of whom was Jasmine. After the arrangement, only Jasmine showed up to meet him. They eventually got talking and soon fell in love with each other.
After dating for some time, Brad Willims and Jasmine decided to tie the knot as husband and wife in 2017. Their wedding took place in Los Angeles. They are yet to become parents as of this writing.