Rocky LaPorte is a clean, corporate comedian for award celebrations, company holiday parties, conferences and more! Today, Rocky is one of the most sought after standup comedian in the country. His clean observations and take on life have made him a favorite for corporate events and television shows. Rocky’s likability and every-man style gives him an unparalleled universal appeal that any audience can enjoy and relate to.
About Rocky Laporte
Rocky LaPorte’s appeal comes from his everyman, streetwise style of comedy. Delivering laughs in his trademark Brooklyn accent, he has become one of the most sought after comedians in the country, and he just recently appeared on on the season 8 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing! Rocky received 5th place out of 10 contestants. A former Chicago truck driver and dock worker, Rocky has accumulated a slew of performances throughout his career, including being a featured comic on Showtime‘s The Godfathers of Comedy, a special starring five of America’s most hilarious Italian-American comics. On the big screen, he has been seen in two Tim Allen movies – Crazy on the Outside and The Shaggy Dog.
With his unmistakable accent and his hilarious yet endearing clean comedy style delivery, Comedian Rocky Laporte is becoming more well-known by the day. His performance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” brought him a standing ovation, and he’s been featured on his own “Comedy Central Presents” special
“We are very Grateful for your terrific performance.” – Ronald Hamilton, Executive Director – Big Brothers Big sisters
“Received many great comments on your performance, everyone thought you were sensational!” – Sandy Smith-North American Die Casting Association
“Rocky was excellent!” – San Bernardino Police Dept
“Rocky provided our guest with great, clean Professional Comedy.” – Bayer Corporation
“We cant stop laughing!” – Progressive Insurance
“Rocky Laporte was Amazing, he made our event and we were quoting his jokes the rest of the week at work. Thank you so much!”– Pepsi Cola
Rocky traveled with Drew Carey to Iraq to entertain the troops and was seen on the Showtime special Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie. Rocky has filmed his own Comedy Central Presents special and was voted the network’s second most popular comedian in a nationwide poll. He has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and appeared on A&E‘s Evening At The Improv and VH1‘s Stand-Up Spotlight, along with sitcom appearances on Cheers and his own NBC pilot called the Rocky LaPorte Show.
Rocky has opened for the likes of Garry Shandling, Drew Carey, Tim Allen, Louie Anderson, Hootie and the Blowfish and the Righteous Brothers, just to name a few. His clean, blue-collar style of comedy continues to increase in popularity as he travels the country.
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“Immediately likable and howlingly funny."
"One of the best comics working today."
"Rocky provided our guest with great, clean, professional comedy."
"The comic you sent us, Rocky Laporte, was AMAZING! He made our event and we were quoting his jokes the rest of the week at work, Thank you so much."