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Nikki Glaser Biography

Birth Place:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Actor, comedian

Fast Facts

  • First tried stand-up comedy as a freshman at the University of Colorado and began performing in open-mic nights as a senior at the University of Kansas
  • Moved to Los Angeles after college for a brief time to pursue stand-up comedy before relocating to New York
  • From 2011 to 2014, hosted a podcast titled You Had to be There with fellow comic Sara Schaefer, which eventually caught the attention of MTV
  • Was the co-host, co-creator and executive producer of the late-night MTV talk show Nikki & Sara Live
  • Was a semifinalist on the NBC series Last Comic Standing


  • Edward J. Glaser -- Father
  • Julie E. Glaser -- Mother