Last Updated : February 18, 2022
|Quick Info→||Age (2022): 38 Years Old||Wife/Spouse: Brittany DeCicco|
Who is Yannis Pappas?
Yannis Pappas is a stand-up comedian from Park Slopes, Brooklyn, New York. He has been a part of several shows such as VH1’s Best Week Ever, Fox Business, and Good Morning Show.
He was the first comedian to do a stand-up comedy on The Tonight Show, starring Jimmy Fallon, but it didn’t air.
With his lifelong friend and director Jesse Scaturro, Pappas also partnered to create the production company Ditch Films in the mid-2000s.
The company they formed produced live and filmed comedy. Pappa’s famous internet characters Maurica and Mr. Panos were also created under Ditch Films.
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Short Bio: Age, Origin
The comedian was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1984. Yannis will celebrate his 38th birthday on August 31st, 2022, becoming Virgo.
His nationality is American. Pappas is of Greek descent and was named after his paternal grandfather, Peter Pappas.
Family and Education
The comedian was born to an army officer, Chris Pappas, and a Greek Lawyer, Anna Pappas. He was raised in Park Slope of Brooklyn with his two older brothers, Peter and Nikos.
The Pappas family is full of lawyers as apart from Yannis’ mother, his father and his older brother Pete also practiced law.
After completing his schooling, Pappas attended the American University in Washington, D.C. He graduated with an ‘American Studies and History degree.
Short Career History
Initially, Pappas worked in the social field. For example, he was a part of the 9/11 disaster relief for two and a half years. Likewise, the comedian worked with people dealing with mental illness and homelessness for three years with Lutheran Social Services.
The comedy started with stand-up comedy in the year 2000. In 2008, Pappas began working in comedy full time. He has anchored for several shows such as MSG Network show The Bracket with Chris Distefano, a prime time news show Fusion Live alongside journalists and AOL Original Series, 2 Point Lead, a sports comedy show.
Yannis also released his comedy album Let Me Be Yannis and, in 2018, hosted a podcast called History Hyenas. He also started YouTube on January 2nd, 2021, and the channel has 35.5k subscribers.
Who is Yannis Pappas’ Wife?
The comedian remains secretive about his private life. He hasn’t revealed much about his love story. Yannis Pappas married Brittany DeCicco in traditional style on March 2nd, 2019.
The couple had engaged for a long time before tying the knot and announced their marriage through Instagram. The couple got married in Greek Orthodox Church St Paul in Long Island, NY.
They had a grand wedding and seemed happy together. Even if the details of their relationship aren’t known, we can tell that they are so glad together as his wife keeps posting him and their daughter.
The couple seems very close together. The couple birthed a daughter together in the year 2020. The comedian appears jolly with his beloved wife and daughter.
Yannis Pappas’s Net Worth
The comedian’s yearly income from his career as a stand-up comedian is estimated to be $400,000. He also earns from various podcasts and his works in different shows.
He also has a youtube channel, which is also one of his sources of income. The track has over 1 million views. His estimated net worth is $5 million.
The comedian seems fit and stands at a good height. He is healthy. As for his facial feature, Yannis has brown hair with brown eyes. He has also grown a beard.
Yannis Pappas’ 5 Quick Facts:
- At 21, he was shot in the right thigh outside of a New York nightclub during an armed robbery.
- The comedian’s podcast concluded on March 24, 2021.
- In 2008, he got nominated for an Academy Award for ‘The Ad Game’.
- In 2019, he released his special Blowing the Light on YouTube.
- He also has a TikTok handle with 35.5k followers as of 2022.