Jimmy Della Valle aka Jimmy D or The Brooklyn Buddha is an Italian Irish Comedian from NY that now lives in Los Angeles with his Latina wife and Cat. Jimmy has Headlined over 5,000 comedy shows in all 50 states since starting comedy almost 2 decades ago.
If Tony Soprano, Kevin James and Larry The Cable Guy had a baby it would be Jimmy Della Valle!! Jimmy is signed to shoot an as yet untitled comedy special which will be produced and distributed worldwide by Oglio Records in 2016.
Jimmy is well known for his high energy rapid fire delivery, hilarious stories and one liners as well as amazing improvisation off the audience responses with Headlining performances that are always on the edge with his unique edgy streetwise point of view. From the second Jimmy touches the stage you are locked in until the crazy ride is over. Women want to do him….men want to be him…he might be The Most Interesting Comic in the World!
Jimmy is a hell of an actor too with many TV, Films and commercials to his credit such as The Sopranos, Conan, Comedy Central, Without a Trace, My Name is Earl, Unfabulous, Oz, Sex and The City just to name a few. He has played many different characters in several independent feature films and just starred in his biggest role to date as Bruno in the Feature Film Rivers 9 that is now out on DVD with Vinnie Jones, Jamie Kennedy, Elizabeth Rohm.
With other efforts such as being a favorite of Piers Morgan on the summers hit show NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Jimmy has also headlined major comedy festivals, has a hit CD called It’s Just A Jimmyism (sold over 100,000 copies to date) and has a hit Podcast called Brooklyn Buddha (in the top 100 Podcasts in the World).
Industry professionals know that Jimmy makes the difference especially when he’s up against the competition. “I have known you for years and just watched your 60 minute DVD and I loved it. I bet you could read the Telephone book and make me laugh. I love your delivery it’s fast paced with a NY street attitude original and always entertaining” Judi Brown, Partner at Levity Entertainment Group aka LEG.
“Your timing is impeccable and definitely one of a kind with a delivery like no other”General Managers of the Irvine, Brea and Ontario Improvs.
“I just love watching your act and I have seen everybody”
Jason Kutash, Levity Live, General Manager
“Your act is hilarious you are definitely gonna be a star kid!”
Jon Lovitz Owner of Jon Lovitz Comedy Club and Famous Actor
“That was really funny you always bring something new to the table!”
Eric Abrams, Improv Comedy Club Booker
“I really think you have what it takes to be a star”
Louis Faranda, Carolines Comedy Club NYC, General Manager and Booker.
“See how much funnier you are now that you took my advice?!”
Eddie Brill, Late Show With David Letterman Talent Booker
“I have never seen a delivery like yours before its so funny and so smooth!”
Jerry Springer Star of The Jerry Springer Show and Former Host of America’s Got Talent.
“I wanted to hate you with every bone in my body but you sir are hilarious!”
Piers Morgan, Judge, America’s Got Talent
“Congrats on moving on to the next round of America’s Got Talent!”
Simon Cowell, Judge, American Idol
“You are so funny you are Hofftastic!”
David Hasselhoff, Judge, America’s Got Talent and famous Actor
“I loved your set very funny and original!”
Chris Mazilli, Gotham Comedy Club NYC, Owner of Gotham Comedy Club