- Josh is one of the AGT: All-Stars contestants.
- Josh was a standout in AGT season 16.
- Josh is a well-known comedian.
Josh Blue is no stranger to the America’s Got Talent world. After his run during AGT season 16, the 44-year-old is back for AGT: All-Stars. The comedian returns during the sixth round of auditions for another chance at winning an America’s Got Talent trophy.
So, who is Josh Blue? He’s already a winner in the comedy world. From his past win to living with cerebral palsy, here’s what you need to know about Josh.
1. Josh competed in AGT season 16.
Josh auditioned during AGT season 16 and immediately became a fan favorite. “I was at a restaurant with a bunch of friends, and the server went around the table and took everybody’s order,” Josh said during his set. “And then when they got to me, they’re like, ‘And what will he have?’ My buddy was like, ‘I’m guessing a talk with your manager.’ Free dinner!” Simon Cowell told Josh, “We needed you.” Howie Mandel said that Josh was “like a superhero.” He ultimately placed third behind Dustin Tavella and Aidan Bryant.
2. Josh has cerebral palsy.
Josh was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as an infant. He often incorporates his disability into his standup sets. “I believe people who come to see the stand-up show will leave my show with a different understanding of disability,” he said, according to CerebralPalsy.org. “My goal is to change people’s perceptions, especially before people say something stupid to a disabled person.”
3. Josh won Last Comic Standing.
Josh is no stranger to winning a competition. He was voted the Last Comic Standing during Last Comic Standing’s fourth season. In 2018, he appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Josh was also the first comedian to perform stand-up on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
4. Josh has kids.
Josh is a proud father to a son named Simon and a daughter named Seika. He lives in Denver, Colorado. He was previously married to Yuko Blue.
5. Josh competed with the U.S. Paralympic soccer team.
Josh and the U.S. Paralympic soccer team competed at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece, according to his official website. He also represented the United States and the team in 8 countries.Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.