Desi Banks is a comedian, actor, and writer based in Atlanta who has become an Internet sensation. With over 15 million followers on social media, he is best know for his characters Lil Johnny, Keisha, Grandma Reese, and Uncle Earl in his hilariously relatable online sketches that have featured other notable online personalities such as B. SIMONE, PRETTY VEE and SHULER KING.
November 11, 2023
Tickets: $93 – $28
Koger Center For The Arts
1051 Greene Street Columbia, SC 29201
Box Office (803) 251-2222
DESI BANKS at the KOGER in Columbia SC
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As a Stand Up, Desi has quickly risen through the ranks and become a force on the road in just a few years. Desi is back with the “Purpose Chaser” tour to begin 2023. After embarking on his own 50 city tour in 2022, selling out headline dates both nationally and internationally. In addition to being a favorite at colleges, selling out comedy clubs, and transitioning into theaters. Desi has also toured arenas with Mike Epps, Deray Davis, Kountry Wayne, Gary Owens, Lavell Crawford and more. With his ever growing fanbase, Desi continues to establish himself as one of stand up’s stars of today and the future.
As an actor Desi appeared in the Will Packer film, Little starring Issa Rae and Regina Hall. Additionally, Desi was in the film Merry Wish-Mas produced and directed by Terry J. Vaughn, as well as a playing a role in the movie Love By Chance. Many legends in comedy have been major supporters, specifically Kevin Hart who has mentioned Desi as the “next great” talent.
As a content creator, Desi has made over 3,000 original videos to date. Desi Banks Productions creates writing and production opportunities for aspiring actors and provides a platform to disseminate creative compelling content to the masses. In addition to helping elevate the stars of tomorrow he’s also made content with the stars of today including Ludacris, 21 Savage, and others.