The Country Comic
Armed with an abundance of unpretentious Southern charm and laser sharp wit, Chonda Pierce has been entertaining audiences from coast to coast for more than a decade. An in-demand stand up comic, television hostess and author, Pierce has parlayed her gift for storytelling into a multi-faceted career.
Pierce has written six books, including her most recent, Laughing In the Dark (Simon&Schuster/Howard) and has ranked among Pollstar’s top-selling live performers. Her ninth comedy DVD, “Did I Say That Out Loud,” was released April 6, 2010. Pierce’s DVDs are consistently strong sellers both on tour and in retail with SIX titles having been certified gold, signifying sales of more than 50,000 units and THREE titles certified platinum, signifying sales of more than 100,000 units. She’s a frequent guest on the famed Grand Ole Opry and has served as host of the Inspirational Country Music Awards and Christian Music Hall of Fame Awards. She received THREE Daytime Emmy nominations for her work co-hosting “Aspiring Women,” a talk show on the Total Living Network and her first television special, “This Ain’t Prettyville!” appeared on CMT (Country Music Television) nationwide. Her comedy is regularly featured on XM and Sirius satellite radio.