Richie Minervini is a seasoned entertainer and a proven headliner across the country. A veteran of standup comedy, Richie is the former owner of Long Island’s premier comedy club, The East Side Comedy Club. His stage is where celebrities, Rosie O’Donnell, Jay Leno, Eddie Murphy, Kevin James, and Ray Romano started their standup careers.
Richie is keeping audiences in stitches on cruise ships and at various comedy conventions and festivals around the world, as well as comedy clubs and theaters around the country. In October of 2002 and again in May of 2003 Richie performed at the Danny Gans Theatre at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Now, Richie has a standing engagement there three times a year. He also can be seen at the Paris Hotel, Bellaggio, and MGM Grand Hotels and Casinos in Las Vegas.
Richie also has many writing credits to his name. Most recently the 2001 and the 2002 People’s Choice Awards and the CBS hit sitcom, The King of Queens. In addition, there are numerous television appearances such as Regis Live, Rosie O’Donnell and The King of Queens.
The corporate world is another arena for Richie. His fellow comedy colleagues have dubbed him “The Chameleon of Comedy”, as he easily adapts to any audience and any venue. He has entertained CEO’s and employees alike for Audiovox, Eriksson Wireless and Pebble Beach Celebrity Golf Classic, just to mention a few.
Richie Minervini is more than a comedian. He is a married father of four children. This explains the hours of squeaky-clean material Richie is capable of delivering in his rapid-fire style, for which he is so well known.
When not traveling around the world, pleasing audiences on every continent, Richie enjoys time spent at home with his family. At any given time, you can find Richie planning endless benefit after benefit. With his huge heart and amazing talent Richie is always ready to lend a helping hand and is anxious to “give something back”
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