Sebastian Maniscalco is a stand-up comedian, actor, and podcast host. In 2016 he was named Just for Laughs' Stand-Up Comedian of the Year and released his third Showtime special Why Would You Do That?, the network’s most successful comedy/variety special premiere. In 2017 his success globally landed him on Forbes’ “The World’s Highest Paid Comedians” list while his major motion picture portfolio expanded to include a voice-over for character Johnny the Groundhog in the animated feature Nut Job 2 and appearances in films including the Will Ferrell-starring New Line Feature comedy The House and a role in 2018’s Tag, starring alongside Ed Helms and Jeremy Renner. Maniscalco is currently the co-host of SiriusXM’s popular The Pete and Sebastian Show. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Lana and daughter Serafina.
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