John Crist is an American comedian from Lilburn, Georgia. His highest-viewed YouTube sketches include Disney’s Every Parent, Millennial International: Help a Millennial Today, and If Golf and Football swapped announcer. Additionally, he is also popular for his work producing Buzzfeed’s comedy sketch series. Basically, Crist’s humor focuses on the subculture of Christians. Similarly, he uses his satire sometimes to discuss issues he sees in the Christian church.
However, in November 2019, sexual harassment accusations forced Crist to postpone his comedy tour ‘Immature Thoughts’. Likewise, it also postponed Netflix stand-up show featuring him was put ‘on hold’. Eventually, in July 2020, he returned with a video message on social media promising to take responsibility for his actions. similarly, he also thanked his fans for their help in his rehabilitation.
Caption: John Crist
John Crist: Early Life, Education, and Family
John Crist was born in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia on 20 March 1984. Additionally, he was born to a Christian family where his father was a priest. His first job was at a restaurant ‘Chick-fil-A’. Additionally, the restaurant fired him for using his hand to mix the lemonade.
Talking about his educational qualification, Crist attended the University of Samford in Birmingham, Alabama, and graduated with a degree in journalism in 2006. Similarly, Crist moved to Colorado after graduation and started playing at open mic nights and local comedy clubs, as well as churches, bars, and casinos in 2009. In 2009 Crist made his first national comedy debut with an appearance on the Las Vegas comedy series Larger Than by Louie Anderson.
John Crist: Career and Achievements
The first performance of Crist was in 2009 at an open mic night at a restaurant in Chile. In 2012, Crist won The Denver Improv’s Got Laughs Competition and The Loonies Comedy Competition. Likewise, he also participated as a finalist at the Up Next Comedy Competition in Comedy Central. Likewise, Crist also appeared as part of a comedy tour for US soldiers deployed in the Middle East. In 2014, Crist appeared on Louie Anderson’s episode of Gotham Comedy Live, broadcast on AXS TV. After that, Crist released his first comedy series, I Got Questions, on DVD late in 2015. He then produced a three-minute comedy series, entitled Christian Music, in the summer of 2016: How It’s Made. Crist wrote the video and it was produced by Aaron Chewning.
The pair appeared in it as two record executives asked a young Christian band how to make it big in the music industry. As the video went viral, Christ achieved expanded popularity. The video has more than two million YouTube views. Crist sold out his first headlining tour in fall 2017, Captive Thoughts, which spanned 20 cities throughout the East Coast. Crist moved to Nashville, Tennessee in summer 2018 and signed with United Talent Agency. Similarly, he took part in the annual Christian music tour Winter Jam later that year and announced his second headlining tour, Human Being Tour, which featured 55 U.S. cities.
John Crist: Personal life and girlfriend
Between May to September 2019, Crist was in a brief association with country singer Lauren Alaina. Additionally, Crist had used his reputation and platform over the last decade to harass and/or exploit young women, according to several sources. Crist revealed in November 2019 that he was canceling the remainder of his 2019 tour dates to devote all my time and resources to spiritually, psychologically, and physically being well. Therefore, the announcement confirmed his sexual sin and addiction problems.
Similarly, Crist was also working on his first book, which was scheduled to be released in 2020 by Random House’s imprint WaterBrook. He was also replaced by rapper Kanye West as a keynote speaker at the Courage to Stand Student Bible Conference. Following eight months of hiding from the public eye, Crist shared a video clip on his social media accounts on 15 July 2020, in which he confirmed he had made mistakes, thanked his supporters for their help in his continuing rehabilitation, and expressed optimism for the future.
Caption: John Crist accepts sexual misconduct allegations
John Crist: Net Worth and social media
The total net worth of the comedian is around $1 Million. His main source of income is his career as a comedian and host. Similarly, talking about his social media availability, he is available on Instagram as johnbcrist. Likewise, he is also available on Twitter as johnbcrist .
John Crist: Body measurements
Crist belongs to caucasian ethnicity and stands 1.72 meters tall. Likewise, he weighs around 72 kgs, has slightly brown hair color and blue eyes. Moreover, there are no details about his other body measurements.