- Date of Birth:
- August 15, 1977
Kurt Metzger (born August 15, 1977) is an American comedian. His first performances were in New Jersey, although he mainly performed in the Philadelphia area early in his stand-up career. He appeared on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in 2011 and began to gain fame. That same year, Comedy Central Records released an hour-long recording of one of Kurt’s performances. In 2014, Kurt’s Comedy Central special Kurt Metzger: White Precious was released. Kurt was recently under fire when his comments during a stand-up were characterized as “victim-shaming” and his stance on rape. He currently hosts the “Race Wars” podcast with Sherrod Small.
Best Known For:
Kurt is best known for being a stand up comedian.
Kurt was raised a Jehovah’s Witness and became an ordained minister when he was 17. He left the religion around the age of 31, when he started doing stand up.