Maintaining a steady course in the entertainment business for more than three decades is quite an accomplishment for any stand-up comedian such as Keith Ross Nelson, but he has found a formula that worked for him splendidly over the years. By making time for each of his passions—stand-up comedy, acting, writing, and martial arts—he has successfully created an admirable balance in his life, making him one of the most productive and happiest comedians in the industry today. That same happiness is something that he imparts openly to his audiences, an electrifying experience that makes them forget their troubles through genuine laughter that makes their bellies ache in the end.
Throughout the course of his colorful career, Keith Ross Nelson has brought fun and laughter to various regions across the world, including Afghanistan, Guam, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea. He has performed in various venues such as comedy clubs, college events, and cruise ships, among others. Mostly, he talks about himself in his comedy acts and makes fun of his age, including his role as a father, which is quite a hit among his young audiences. Undeniably, people find his calm and unassuming demeanor very relatable, allowing them to connect with him instantly during his gigs.
His success in the comedy arena eventually opened new doors for him, much to his amazement. Keith Ross Nelson has successfully written, produced, and even directed films, events, and televisions shows. Additionally, he has appeared in movies like The R.M., Mobsters and Mormons, and Comedy Time, to mention a few. He wrote and produced Electives for Sweet Revenge Entertainment and wrote and produced Not for Notin’ for Amazon Prime. He also starred in the latter.
“I’d love to be known as the guy who loves talking about growing old and is seen as funny,” he shared. “There are many sides to many people, and it will be nice to see them embracing all those sides proudly. I want people to see me and be spurred to pursue all their dreams and passion goals. I have done my best in athletics and comedy, and I feel fulfilled about doing my best in two areas I genuinely love,” he added.
When it comes to his accomplishments as an athlete, Keith Ross Nelson also landed on top. In 1998, he was a silver medalist at the world’s high jump competition. He was also a three-time Masters National Championships winner in high jumping. From 2000 to 2007, he was a Masters High Jump titleholder. His love for athletics did not end with high jumping as he later pursued martial arts and became a third-degree black belt in Kung Fu at the young age of 45. If there is one thing that can be said about Keith as an athlete, it is that he never backs down from a good challenge. Clearly, Keith Ross Nelson’s fire for life has given him enough motivation to make the most of what has been entrusted to him. From using his comedic talent to bring joy to people’s lives to bringing glory to his home country as an athlete and adding value to the entertainment industry in general, he has shown everyone what it is like to truly live without regrets and hesitations. Find Keith on Instagram @Keithrossnelson and on his website www.keithrossnelson.org.