ISMO started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland.
There, ISMO wrote and starred in 2 seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO. He
filmed three DVD Specials from 2008 to 2016, and has sold-out numerous
concert halls and theatres across the UK and Finland. He has been gaining
attention at the biggest comedy festivals around the world, including Just
For Laughs Montreal, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the New Zealand
International Comedy Festival. In 2018, he will be debuting his one man
show “Words Apart” at the Melbourne Comedy Festival.
ISMO made his US debut in 2014 at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood where
he won the title of “The Funniest Person in the World.” In 2016, he moved
to Los Angeles and performs regularly at the Laugh Factory, the Comedy
and Magic Club, the Melrose Improv and the Ice House. He has appeared
on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly and just became the first Finnish
Comedian to perform on Conan in 2018. Ismo’s clip from Conan has been
viewed 58+ million times. ISMO is unique in how he uses his outsiders
point of view to find humor in the most ordinary things.