Mississippi native Karlous Miller grew up in a large blended family including eight siblings, who all became a major influence on his edgy and boisterous comedy style. After working briefly as a firefighter in Oxford, he moved to Atlanta in 2005 to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian. He’s been making audiences laugh ever since.
As a comedian/actor, Karlous is most known for being a veteran cast member on MTV’s Wild ‘N Out with Nick Cannon. The NBC’s LAST COMIC STANDING alum, was also be seen on MTV’s JOKING OFF, MTV2’s UNCOMMON SENSE, BET’s COMIC VIEW, and Bill Bellamy’s WHO’S GOT JOKES. He was featured on HBO’s stand-up series ALL DEF COMEDY and performed his 30-minute special on Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network. Karlous has also guest starred in the sitcom FAMILY TIME for Bounce TV and co-hosts MTV’s: What’s My Secret.
He’s a huge fan of hip hop and has worked with musicians like Jermaine Dupri, Case, Gucci Mane, Dem Franchize Boyz, Grandaddy Souf, Big Oomp and T.I.’s Grand Hustle Comedy.
Karlous has become the voice of this generation with a huge social media following. Every week, Karlous hosts the hit 85 SOUTH SHOW podcast with DC Young Fly and Chico Bean, which has gained a fan base across the globe. As co-host and creator of the 85 SOUTH SHOW, he has been nominated for the iHeart Radio Best Comedy Podcast.
As a member of the Atlanta based comedy trio 85 South, Karlous is a two- time host of BET’s Hip Hop Awards and is currently a featured comedian on the In Real Life Tour. As a stand-up comedian, he frequently performs to sold out audiences nationwide.