About Adele Givens
Her television appearances include The Hughleys, Moesha, The Parkers, Comedy Central Presents, Def Comedy Jam, Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry, Martin, Tracey Takes On... and The Steve Harvey Show.Givens and fellow African American female comedians Mo'Nique, Laura Hayes and Sommore were the stars of the Queens of Comedy tour, which was filmed and subsequently shown on Showtime and released on DVD.Her movie appearances include Beauty Shop and The Players Club. In 2001, she hosted The Source's Hip Hip Awards Preshow which was shown on UPN. Givens was the 1989 Grand Prize Winner of the Crown Royal Comedy Contest held at the The Regal Theater in Chicago, Illinois. The next year, Givens was a finalist in the Miller Lite Comedy Search, which was won by Bernie Mac.