Hailing from Birmingham, Alabama, Roy Wood started his comedy career at 19 while still in college at Florida A&M Univ. in 2002 Roy was selected by Comedy Central as one of nine national finalist in their Laugh Riots Competition. He has since gone on to appear on “CBS’ Star Search” where he reached the semi-finals, “BET’s Club Comic View”, and “It’s Showtime at the Apollo”
During this same time Roy has spent five years in morning radio in Birmingham which has given him the chance to release two full length prank call CDs. 2003’s “My Momma Made Me Wear This” and 2005’s “Confessions of a High School Benchwarmer”. Roy’s prank calls can now be heard in various markets across the country including “The Tom Joyner Morning Show”, “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” in Dallas as well as SIRIUS Satelite Radio and XM radio. In the fall of 2005 XM also broadcast a full hour long show of Roy’s comedy live from the Laff House Comedy Club in Philadelphia
Roy’s energetic style and dedicated work ethic have also earned him the right to work with a range of acts spanning from D.L. Hughley to Ron White to Tomy Davidson.