Mike Marino


Mike Marino


Mike Marino – affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy – is one of
the most loved comedians of our time. He has performed in every major comedy club, theatre, casino and
event center from New York to Los Angeles and around the world. Mike has also shared the stage with some
of the biggest names in the business.
Mike Marino was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He entered the entertainment industry at an
early age and has studied at some of the most prestigious acting schools in New York, the Herbert Berghof
Studio and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Mike has appeared in over 200 national television
commercials, including many endorsements and has received a Best Actor Clio Award Nomination. He has
acted in many Prime Time soaps and television shows including: As the World Turns, One Life to Live,
Becker, Nikki, Frasier and Party of Five. His film credits include Crooks, Pizza with Bullets, Hangin’ in Hedo
and Steven King’s Lucky Quarter and Criticsized.
Adding to his great success in film, theatre, commercials and soaps, Mike Marino began touring the world
performing and selling out at countless clubs, theatres and casinos. His stand-up material ranges from
cutting edge observations of everyday life to his Italian family roots; which recently spun into a T.V. pilot
called “Re-Constructing Jersey”. His comedic style has landed him guest appearances on The Tonight Show
as a regular sketch player, The Martin Short Show, Canada’s Comedy TV, The Boomer Show, Wild Pitch,
and Hand Held Comedy Radio. A clip of Mike’s appearance on Byran Allen’s Comics Unleashed earned him
over 7 million views (and counting), which has led to his current web series “Marino 2016” – an original
comedy based on Mike’s road to the White House and wise guy attempt to become the first Italian American
President of the United States.
In the Fall of 2008, Mike Marino was inducted into the New Jersey Comedy Hall of Fame and in 2015 he won
the USO Bob Hope Comedy Award for his many performances for the military. Mike has also been featured
on numerous talk shows and has hosted some of the most prestigious award shows including The Beverly
Hills Film Awards, Hoboken Film Festival, Montreal Quintus Film Festival and countless corporate events.
Mike has been featured in the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada, seven years in a row.
Mike Marino has a tongue like a razor and a heart of gold. He has the incredible ability to perform in any
arena, big or small, and can cater his material for all audiences, from strictly clean to down and dirty. He has
performed in hundreds of corporate functions for companies including AT&T, United Airlines, American
Express, Paul Mitchell, IBM, Wella, Merrill Lynch, Sebastian Intl., Toyota, L.A.S.D., N.J. Asphalt Assoc., The
City of Hope, OSIA, and the LAPD. Mike Has performed for numerous charities including Aids Project – LA,
Haven House, Team earthworks, and the Eric Davis Cancer Fund. When Marino is not performing, he enjoys
traveling and spending time with his family on the East Coast.



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