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Comedian & Mental Health Activist, Clean Comedy

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 Frank King Biography

Featured on CNN's "Business Unusual," and a writer for Jay Leno for the last two decades, Frank King has been entertaining (and on occasion, educating) convention attendees on the corporate comedy speaking circuit since 1985.

He was a quarter-finalist on "Star Search" ... he lost to a puppet. He's also appeared on "An Evening at the Improv," "Showtime's Comedy Club Network," and starred in an episode of "Bananas" on PAX TV.

He's opened up for a number of well known entertainers -- among them, Jeff Foxworthy, Ron White, Bill Engvall, Adam Sandler, and Jerry Seinfeld.

He's a full time Speaker on Mental Illness in the Workplace and at Colleges using humor to reduce stigma and discrimination, change perceptions and prejudices, and up productivity.

Frank King, BA, BS, is a graduate of the University North Carolina Chapel Hill, and a professional speaker, comedian, and mental health activist, with 30 years of experience making people laugh, learn, and leave his presentations loving life.

He began his standup comedy career in 1985 catching the comedy club wave, and holds the record for the longest, non-stop comedy club road trip 2629 nights in row, with no home, just a PO Box, and an answering service.

His road trip came to an end as his career as a radio personality, syndicated humor columnist, and professional speaker and trainer began. He's a funny motivational and inspirational speaker, a Memory Trainer, and TED Talker. His keynotes are packed with ah-ha's as well as ha-ha's.

He recently began a Laugh Therapy practice, where in addition to offering standup comedy and laugh yoga classes; he uses the healing power of humor to counsel individuals, and show them how to find the chuckles in change, the laughs in the losses, and the punchlines in the pain.

On his 30 year journey he has shared the stage with Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Jon Stewart, Jim Carrey, Bill Maher, Brad Garrett, Ray Ramano, Steve Harvey, David Spade, George Lopez, Pauly Shore, JJ Walker, Adam Sandler, Carrot Top, Joan Rivers, Jeff Foxworthy, Dana Carvey, Ellen DeGeneres, Paula Poundstone, Kathleen Madigan, Frank Caliendo, Same Kinison, Bill Hicks, Bill Engval, Ron White, Kevin James, Dennis Miller, Rosie O'Donnell, Charles Fleischer, Kevin Nealon, Daniel Tosh, Randy Travis, The Beach Boys, Neil Sedaka, Lou Rawls, Mary Wilson, The Fifth Dimension, Crystal Gayle, Lorna Luft, Steppenwolf, William Webster (Former Director of the CIA), Jamie Diamond (Big Cheese at JP Morgan Chase), among others.

He has appeared on An Evening at the Improv, Showtime's Comedy on the Road, and Comedy Club Network, The Joan Rivers Show, The Dennis Miller Show, CNN's Business Unusual, and The Original Star Search, with Ed McMahon, where he was Quarterfinalist...and then lost to a puppet...yes, a puppet.

He's spoken for Pepsico, Taco Bell, McDonalds, JP Morgan Chase, Citicorp, AFLAC, Sun Trust Bank, ING, WalMart, Sam's Club, Phillip Morris, Wachovia, Allstate, Miller-Coors, Ford Motors, Cargill, BASF, Hardees, IMG, NASCAR, Sodexho, Sheraton, IGA, Piggly Wiggly, OHVI, Sprint, Harley Davidson, among others.

Believing that success in life comes from giving value first, he helped these comics get their start:

Retta Sirleaf (now on NBC's "Parks and Rec") John Reep (won "Last Comic Standing" and appears in the Dodge Hemi ads) Dr. Ken Jeoung (aka: Dr. Ken, seen most recently in the "Hangover" movies) And, he has performed on every continent, including Antarctica...yes, that Antarctica.

Community Service Frank is a member of the Springfield, OR Chamber of Commerce, and the Springfield Chamber's Greeters Committee, and is a volunteer with the National Alliance for Mental Health, Lane County Chapter, where he speaks on behalf of NAMI, raising money and awareness for those battling mental health issues, and the people who love them.

He's in the process of starting a chapter of "Stand Up for Mental Illness," which will provide comedians who joke about their battles with mental illness in an effort to de-stigmatize it, and start that conversation.

Publications Frank has a weekly humor column in "The Springfield Times," and is working on a book, a compilation of his favorite columns, "Rubber Chicken Soup for the Soul."

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Videos
Speaking Topics
  • "Laugh It Off"

    Laugh and Learn How, When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Joking

  • The Creation Theory

    Laugh and Learn How to Tap into your God-Given Source of Creativity and Innovative Thinking

  • Who Moved My Trophy

    Laugh and Learn the 6 Secrets to Recruiting, Retaining, and Rewarding the 3 Generations in Today's Workplace

  • Bare-knuckled Networking

    Laugh and Learn the Top 10 Traits of a Master Networker

  • Shift Happens

    Laugh and Learn the 5 Stages of Change and How to Use Humor to Survive 'em

News
  • Event inspires solutions to mental health challenges

    On Saturday, students gathered to participate in MindHack, an event focused on tackling mental health issues along with a variety of mental health focused activities in Hunt Library and on Centennial campus. Participants were split into teams and came up with a solution to a case study related to mental health. They spent the day developing an idea that they later presented in front of a panel of...

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Frank King

Comedian & Mental Health Activist, Clean Comedy

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Frank King Biography

Featured on CNN's "Business Unusual," and a writer for Jay Leno for the last two decades, Frank King has been entertaining (and on occasion, educating) convention attendees on the corporate comedy speaking circuit since 1985.

He was a quarter-finalist on "Star Search" ... he lost to a puppet. He's also appeared on "An Evening at the Improv," "Showtime's Comedy Club Network," and starred in an episode of "Bananas" on PAX TV.

He's opened up for a number of well known entertainers -- among them, Jeff Foxworthy, Ron White, Bill Engvall, Adam Sandler, and Jerry Seinfeld.

He's a full time Speaker on Mental Illness in the Workplace and at Colleges using humor to reduce stigma and discrimination, change perceptions and prejudices, and up productivity.

Frank King, BA, BS, is a graduate of the University North Carolina Chapel Hill, and a professional speaker, comedian, and mental health activist, with 30 years of experience making people laugh, learn, and leave his presentations loving life.

He began his standup comedy career in 1985 catching the comedy club wave, and holds the record for the longest, non-stop comedy club road trip 2629 nights in row, with no home, just a PO Box, and an answering service.

His road trip came to an end as his career as a radio personality, syndicated humor columnist, and professional speaker and trainer began. He's a funny motivational and inspirational speaker, a Memory Trainer, and TED Talker. His keynotes are packed with ah-ha's as well as ha-ha's.

He recently began a Laugh Therapy practice, where in addition to offering standup comedy and laugh yoga classes; he uses the healing power of humor to counsel individuals, and show them how to find the chuckles in change, the laughs in the losses, and the punchlines in the pain.

On his 30 year journey he has shared the stage with Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Jon Stewart, Jim Carrey, Bill Maher, Brad Garrett, Ray Ramano, Steve Harvey, David Spade, George Lopez, Pauly Shore, JJ Walker, Adam Sandler, Carrot Top, Joan Rivers, Jeff Foxworthy, Dana Carvey, Ellen DeGeneres, Paula Poundstone, Kathleen Madigan, Frank Caliendo, Same Kinison, Bill Hicks, Bill Engval, Ron White, Kevin James, Dennis Miller, Rosie O'Donnell, Charles Fleischer, Kevin Nealon, Daniel Tosh, Randy Travis, The Beach Boys, Neil Sedaka, Lou Rawls, Mary Wilson, The Fifth Dimension, Crystal Gayle, Lorna Luft, Steppenwolf, William Webster (Former Director of the CIA), Jamie Diamond (Big Cheese at JP Morgan Chase), among others.

He has appeared on An Evening at the Improv, Showtime's Comedy on the Road, and Comedy Club Network, The Joan Rivers Show, The Dennis Miller Show, CNN's Business Unusual, and The Original Star Search, with Ed McMahon, where he was Quarterfinalist...and then lost to a puppet...yes, a puppet.

He's spoken for Pepsico, Taco Bell, McDonalds, JP Morgan Chase, Citicorp, AFLAC, Sun Trust Bank, ING, WalMart, Sam's Club, Phillip Morris, Wachovia, Allstate, Miller-Coors, Ford Motors, Cargill, BASF, Hardees, IMG, NASCAR, Sodexho, Sheraton, IGA, Piggly Wiggly, OHVI, Sprint, Harley Davidson, among others.

Believing that success in life comes from giving value first, he helped these comics get their start:

Retta Sirleaf (now on NBC's "Parks and Rec") John Reep (won "Last Comic Standing" and appears in the Dodge Hemi ads) Dr. Ken Jeoung (aka: Dr. Ken, seen most recently in the "Hangover" movies) And, he has performed on every continent, including Antarctica...yes, that Antarctica.

Community Service Frank is a member of the Springfield, OR Chamber of Commerce, and the Springfield Chamber's Greeters Committee, and is a volunteer with the National Alliance for Mental Health, Lane County Chapter, where he speaks on behalf of NAMI, raising money and awareness for those battling mental health issues, and the people who love them.

He's in the process of starting a chapter of "Stand Up for Mental Illness," which will provide comedians who joke about their battles with mental illness in an effort to de-stigmatize it, and start that conversation.

Publications Frank has a weekly humor column in "The Springfield Times," and is working on a book, a compilation of his favorite columns, "Rubber Chicken Soup for the Soul."

Frank King Videos

  • Deer Hunting With Top Corporate Comedian Frank King
  • A matter of laugh or death | Frank King | TEDxRenfrewCollingwood ...

Speaker Lists Featuring Frank King

Frank King Speaking Topics

  • "Laugh It Off"

    Laugh and Learn How, When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Joking

  • The Creation Theory

    Laugh and Learn How to Tap into your God-Given Source of Creativity and Innovative Thinking

  • Who Moved My Trophy

    Laugh and Learn the 6 Secrets to Recruiting, Retaining, and Rewarding the 3 Generations in Today's Workplace

  • Bare-knuckled Networking

    Laugh and Learn the Top 10 Traits of a Master Networker

  • Shift Happens

    Laugh and Learn the 5 Stages of Change and How to Use Humor to Survive 'em

FAQs on booking Frank King

  • How to book Frank King?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Frank King for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Frank King, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Frank King or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Frank King?

    Booking fees for Frank King, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Frank King, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Frank King?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Frank King for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Frank King for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Frank King or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Frank King or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Frank King is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Frank King for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Frank King generally travels from Raleigh, NC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mike Rayburn, Joel Zeff, Greg Schwem, Steve Rizzo and Robert Strong. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Frank King for an upcoming event.

Frank King Speaker Videos

  • Deer Hunting With Top Corporate Comedian Frank King
    A matter of laugh or death | Frank King | TEDxRenfrewCollingwood ...

Frank King Speaking Topics

  • "Laugh It Off"

    Laugh and Learn How, When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Joking

  • The Creation Theory

    Laugh and Learn How to Tap into your God-Given Source of Creativity and Innovative Thinking

  • Who Moved My Trophy

    Laugh and Learn the 6 Secrets to Recruiting, Retaining, and Rewarding the 3 Generations in Today's Workplace

  • Bare-knuckled Networking

    Laugh and Learn the Top 10 Traits of a Master Networker

  • Shift Happens

    Laugh and Learn the 5 Stages of Change and How to Use Humor to Survive 'em

Frank King News

  • Event inspires solutions to mental health challenges

    On Saturday, students gathered to participate in MindHack, an event focused on tackling mental health issues along with a variety of mental health focused activities in Hunt Library and on Centennial campus. Participants were split into teams and came up with a solution to a case study related to mental health. They spent the day developing an idea that they later presented in front of a panel of...

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