Joyelle Johnson

Joyelle Nicole Johnson is a comedian and writer who brings joy to the stage. Joyelle made her network TV debut on late-night with Seth Meyers and more recently performed on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" twice in one year. Her first stand-up special, "Love Joy" is available on Peacock. It was nominated for a Critics Choice Award, and is executive produced by Jimmy Fallon. She was a staff writer for HBO’s "Pause with Sam Jay", and has done punchup for "Broad City" as well as Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazers’s animated Comedy Central pilot, "Mall Town". She co-wrote a digital series for Illuminative, in which she also stars. Her debut comedy album, "Yell Joy!", was released on Juneteenth of 2021. She was the warm-up comic for Hasan Minhaj’s talk show "Patriot Act" on Netflix and the permanent guest host for the SiriusXM radio show "Godfrey Complex". She has performed on Wyatt Cenac’s "Night Train for SeeSo", "This Week at the Comedy Cellar", and "Comics to Watch" for Comedy Central, "LaffMob" for TruTV, and was a panelist on Refinery 29/Facebook Watch’s "After After Party". Joyelle can be seen in Apple’s "Helpsters", HBO’s "Crashing", "Search Party", Showtime’s "Flatbush Misdemeanors", and in the upcoming Netflix series "Survival of the Thickest". She made her off-Broadway debut this past summer at the 59e59 production of "The Panic of ‘29". Joyelle was selected for the 2018 FOX Comedy showcase, was a finalist in NBC’s "Stand Up for Diversity" showcase, and has performed at festivals including SF Sketchfest, Bonnaroo, the New York Comedy Festival, and Bumbershoot. Vulture and NY Magazine named her one of the “Comedians You Should and Will Know in 2020”.

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