Jamali Maddix

Comedian Profile

Jamali Maddix’s comedy career kicked when he won the 2014 Chortle Student Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Since then Jamali’s star has risen in the world of comedy culminating in a recent appearance on BBC’s Live At The Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats, as well hosting a documentary on extremism titled “Hate Thy Neighbour” (2016) in partnership with Vice, wherein he interviews extremists from around the world to understand how they think.

Chortle editor Steve Bennett said: ‘Jamali wowed the crowd last night with his engaging energy, playfully challenging everyday racism, which won him the title ahead of some tough competition”