Erik’s “boy next door” good looks and unique perspective make him one of today’s fastest rising young comedians. With quick wit, commanding stage presence, charisma and an infectious smile, Rivera has become a favorite act at comedy clubs, corporate events and colleges throughout the country. He’s been featured on The Tonight Show, Stand-Up 360, Latino 101, Gotham Comedy Live, Last Comic Standing and more.
The National Council of La Raza and NBC reached out and tapped Erik as a presenter and official spokesperson for the ALMA Awards and NCLR. NUVO TV also hand selected Erik as their official spokesperson for Hispanic Heritage Month, presenting a daily Factiño commercial series. Rivera is steadily becoming a familiar face on cable networks nationwide as he’s also appeared numerous times on AXS TV, MTV, Comedy Central, TV Guide and NUVO TV.
The National Hispanic Media Coalition has also invited Erik to be their special guest performer at their annual Impact Awards Gala, which honors Latinos in Entertainment. He has also appeared at The Hollywood Latino Laugh Festival alongside Carlos Mencia, Gabriel Iglesias and Last Comic Standing winner Felipe Esparza to a packed house at The Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, winning the Diamond in the Rough Award.
Erik is also honored to be the only comedian to perform for The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC for a record four times. With his diverse audience reach and unparalleled work ethic, Erik is one of the most requested comedians working today.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Official Spokesperson for 2011 ALMA Awards and NCLR
NUVO TV Official Spokesman for Hispanic Heritage Month