Ron White - comic icon
Ron White is arguably one of the fumiest people to come out of Texas. This all-American comedian has huge appeal both nationally and internationally. Having been delivering his comic acts for 30 years, he's still going strong with his latest US tour. Book your Ron White tickets at StubHub for a guaranteed night of laughter.
Ron White: Blue collar hero
Iconic US comic Ron White is known for drinking whiskey and smoking cigars on stage as he delivers his punchy, downtrodden-man routine that has been having audiences in stitches for three decades. Once part of the Blue Collar Comedy Group, he now delivers solo acts across America in addition to running in the 2016 election campaign and staring in numerous TV appearances and radio shows. His hugely popular book I Had the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn't Have the Ability was one of the bestselling comedic autobiographies of the last 20 years. Among his many accolades, this includes when Texan officials naming April 27th, 2009 as 'Ron White Day' in honour of the state's favourite comedian.
Ron White: Everyman and potential US president?
Ron White is an experienced comic, but he's also one that learned everything he knew from his early life and career. Starting out in the navy with a stint in Vietnam, he has also held positions such as Mexican Pottery Factory Owner. This life experience helped build the fabric of his routines, which largely focused on the gripes and daily trials of the Everyman. This relatable brand of observational humour is what has made him popular with a broad section of the US public. His comedy gigs started back in 1987 when he started in the circuit in the southern USA. From 2000 he toured in the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, a hugely popular group that toured for six years. After this he began performing solo shows, most of which are available on CD or DVD and include Drunk in Public (2003), They Call Me "Tater Salad" (2004), You Can't Fix Stupid (2006), Behavioral Problems (2009) and A Little Unprofessional (2012). The last of which earned him a nomination for Best Comedy Album at the 2014 Grammy Awards. TV appearances have included his own pilot, The Ron White Show as well as acting parts in Kath & Kim, 12 Miles of Bad Road and Reno 911! as well as the movies Horrible Bosses and Sex and the City 2. In 2016 he claimed that he knew the US public better than any of the other candidates for president and ran in the campaign himself, claiming that 'You Can't Fix Stupid!'