The wild hair comic is from Boyle Heights, a neighborhood in East Los Angeles. Esparza has mentioned that much of his comedic material comes from his neighborhood and finding humor in the stress of daily life.
His career started only a couple of years ago and he has been on Showtime’s Comics Without Borders, BET’s Comic View, Galavision’s first English-speaking show Que Locos and several other appearances.
Aside from television, Esparza has also been a part of feature-length films along side funny man Paul Rodriguez. He has also aired a one-hour stand up special titled They’re Not Gonna Laugh at You which is available for purchase.
Felipe Esparza will perform at the Cap City Comedy Club located at 8120 Research Blvd. on Feb. 20 through 23. All shows are age 18 and up. Tickets are available now for $9 general admission and $13 reserved seating.
In the meantime, enjoy this clip of Felipe.