Ryan Hamilton

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Ryan Hamilton is a comedian and semifinalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing (2010). He began performing in Salt Lake City clubs. In 2008, Rolling Stone magazine named him one of five comics to watch. He released his first stand-up special, Happy Face, on Netflix in 2017. He has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, The Late Late Show, Comedy Central, and Showtime. He has opened for Jerry Seinfeld and Gad Elmelah.

In September 2019, he appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He received a standing ovation for his stand-up routine that included his mention of guardian angels.

Hamilton grew up in rural Ashton, Idaho, and is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Brigham Young University.