The ultimate observer, Ismo is able to make people see familiar things as if they were new through his unique perspective. Ismo uses his outsider’s point of view to find the humour in the most ordinary things. Earlier this year, the comedian teamed up with Miriam Webster to release a digital comedy series roasting the English language.
Ismo started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland; becoming one of the top performing comedians in the country today. There, Ismo wrote and starred in 2 seasons of his own sitcom, Ismo. He filmed four DVD specials from 2008 to 2016, and has sold-out numerous concert halls and theaters across the UK and Finland. The comedian has also performed to sold-out crowds across the world including: US, Canada, Australia, England, Scotland, Faroe Island, Denmark and Iceland. He has been gaining attention at the biggest comedy festivals around the world including: Just For Laughs in Montreal, Toronto, Sydney & Melbourne, Edinburgh Fringe and the New Zealand International Comedy Festival.
Ismo made his US debut in 2014 at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood where he won the title of “The Funniest Person in the World.” In December 2015, he relocated to Los Angeles from Finland, and now performs regularly at the clubs in LA along with headlining across the US. He has appeared on national television; NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly, and became the first Finnish Comedian to perform on Conan in 2018. Ismo’s clip from Conan has become one of the most viewed late-night sets with over 70 million views.