|John Crist Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||March 20, 1984|
John Crist is an American comedian, writer, and producer who has gained popularity with his comedy which often focuses on the Christian subculture. Some of the projects he has worked on are Gotham Comedy Live, Sounds on 29th, I Got Questions, Road Hard, Weekday Wrap-Up, and Fox and Friends.
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
John Crist studied at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated in 2006 with a degree in Journalism.
Comedian, Writer, Producer
- Father – He was a pastor.
- Siblings – He has 7 siblings.
Christian Comedy, Sketch Comedy, Observational Comedy
Christianity, Millennials, Consumerism, Family
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
John Crist has dated –
- Lauren Alaina (2019) – In May 2019, he started going out with country singer and songwriter Lauren Alaina. However, the romance was short-lived and they parted ways in September 2019.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
Sports a beard
John Crist Facts
- For his first job, he was employed at a Chick-fil-A restaurant but was eventually fired for using his hand to stir the lemonade.
- John Crist shifted to Colorado after graduating from university.
- He started performing at open mic nights and local comedy clubs, as well as churches, restaurants, and casinos in 2009.
- He made his national comedy debut with an appearance on Louie Anderson’s Las Vegas Comedy Show Larger Than Life in 2009.
- John Crist has opened for artists like Jeff Foxworthy, Dave Chappelle, Seth Meyers, Tim Hawkins, and Anjelah Johnson.
- He has done many comedy tours including Don’t Go Chasing Water Falls Tour (2014), I Got Questions Tour (2016), Captive Thoughts (2017), The Human Being Tour (2018-2019), Up Close (2019), and Immature Thoughts (2019).
- Some of his highest-viewed YouTube sketches include “Every parent at Disney”, “Millennial International: Sponsor a Millennial Today”, and “If golf and soccer switched announcers”.
- It was reported in 2019 that over the past decade, Crist had used his reputation and platform to harass and/or exploit many young women. Following the allegations, John Crist announced in November 2019 that he was canceling the remainder of his 2019 tour dates “in order to devote all my time and energy on getting healthy spiritually, mentally and physically.” Moreover, the statement acknowledged his “s*xual sin and addiction struggles.”
- As a result of the misconduct allegations, his Netflix special I Ain’t Praying for That was put on hold. He was also working on his debut book, set to be published by WaterBrook in 2020, which was also put on hold. Additionally, the comedian was replaced by rapper Kanye West as a keynote speaker at the Strength to Stand Student Bible Conference.
- After staying away from the public eye for around 8 months, John Crist uploaded a video message on his social media accounts on July 15, 2020, in which he admitted his mistakes while thanking his followers for their support in his ongoing recovery.
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