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One of America’s Top Inspirational Comedians
Nazareth’s Comedy has reached millions on television broadcasts such as Comedy Central, ABC Family, NBC Nightly News and more. Churches number among Nazareth’s favorite venues. Tough audience? No problem! Nazareth has entertained congressmen, IRS agents, death-row inmates, and leaders of America’s top corporations.
Nazareth, yes that’s his real name, was born the youngest of three brothers in Jesus’ hometown. Originally from the Holy Land, he has been honing his talents as a comedian for 25 years. Prior to moving to the United States to attend college at the University of Toledo, Ohio, he uprooted from Kuwait with nothing other than a passion to make the most of the life he has been given.
His passion for comedy ignited when he asked himself one day “What would I enjoy doing in life, and continue to do to the best of my ability, even if I never got paid for it?” Making people laugh was the only thing that come to mind. The next day, he signed up at a California comedy club for their open mic night.
After spending years in Hollywood sharing the stage with comedians like Chris Rock, Adam Sandler and Kevin James and even after being promised a sitcom, Nazareth decided to accept the claims of Jesus Christ and left Hollywood to use his comedy for the Kingdom.
The New York Times reported about one of his performances saying, “The show had the audience convulsing.”
He is proud to be American. But most of all, comedy opens even the toughest audiences to hear the Good News that transformed his life. Nazareth’s influence in comedy led to him being voted in as president for the 300 member Christian Comedy Association.
America’s Pastor, Rick Warren says: “If you want to laugh your head off, get Comedian Nazareth.”
Nazareth is currently on the board of ‘Praise Him Ministries,’ and has worked and performed with artists such as B.B. King, For King and Country, the Newsboys, and Michael W. Smith, just to name a few.
“Nazareth was amazing to work alongside. We heard many positive responses to his comedy and as I observed the audience they were very much enjoying the evening. He did a great job presenting the Gospel message. WE have no complaints and felt it was a positive experience for all who attended.”
Heart of Iowa Communications Cooperative
"The show had the audience convulsing."
The New York Times
"It is hysterical when you take topics with a lot of seriousness and put it in terms like this. Nazareth is hysterical."
"If you want to laugh your head off, get comedian Nazareth!"
Pastor Rick Warren
"Nazareth is the funniest man this side Egypt."
Founder of New Life Ministries
"Nazareth is hilarious."
Saturday Night Live
"Nazareth is a man of God on a mission from God, empowered by God bringing His love to so many."
"Good clean comedy for the entire family. He has done a few shows for our organization and has given us more laughter and support than we could have asked for. A godly, community man. I highly recommend him for any event you may have."
"Nazareth is amazing. He is a hilarious comedian with a very positive attitude. The man lights up the stage with energy and fills the room with the sound of laughter from the very first words that he says into the microphone."
"I admire and respect him. Nazareth is one of the most pure comic geniuses on the planet! Having booked him more than once, I can testify that he is not only an incredible comedian, but he is also simply a wonderful human being."