Corey Lamont Holcomb was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 23 1968. Holcomb is best known for being a stand up American comedian, actor and radio host. He was brought up in Chicago and still lives there. It was another Chicago area comic in the guise of Godfrey who helped Holcomb get his break in comedy. At present he hosts a live weekly program on YouTube. The Corey Holcomb 5150 Show is broadcast every Tuesday at 7.00 PM PST /10.00 PM EST.
Holcomb was brought up in the notorious confines of the now closed Robert Taylor Home. After a brief spell as a college baseball player Holcomb turned his attention to a career in stand up comedy in Chicago. Besides himself, Godfrey and De Ray Davis, formed the nucleus of the comedy scene in Chicago at the end of the 1990s.
Much of his comedy routines are based on his observations and comments about relationships in general, and failed relationships. Due to his focus on relationships, Holcomb often refers to himself as the Ghetto Dr. Phil. Aside from regular comedy tours of the nation, he has appeared on comedy television shows such as Comic View, Comedy Def Jam, Last Comic Standing as well as Nick Cannon Presents Wild N Out. Holcomb alongside De Ray Davis once appeared on the Jerry Springer Show. He appeared in the 2010 version of the All Time Comedy Jam of Shaquille O’Neil.
In terms of political views Holcomb has voiced his criticism of former US President Obama, as he believed that Obama protected of rich and powerful whites instead of black people, especially of black men. In all Obama is the black person that Holcomb respects the least. Corey Holcomb’s net worth is one million dollars.