Stand-Up. Actress. Characters.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"It's her on-stage vivacity, humor, and originality that makes her a
singular talent." -The Persian Observer
"She should have been a lawyer." -Her mother
Melissa Shoshahi is an Iranian American award winning stand-up comedian, actress and digital content creator. She has toured all over the country and world, delighting audiences near and far with her witty personality, cultural impressions and unique perspectives on life as a second generation Iranian woman - all while still being a disappoint to her family. As a digital creator, Melissa’s broad range of characters in her sketches have created a large fan base, accumulating in millions of views online. She has been featured on Laughs on Fox, All Def digital, Nickelodeon, HULU and has acted in a myriad of independent films.
"I want to bring peace through laughter. I'd love to share my jokes with the world and also inspire other women who may have always wanted to perform but who have been culturally deprived or too scared to step up and get out there too!" -Melissa Shoshahi