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Amanda Seales

Comedian, Actress, Author, Producer & Activist

Amanda Seales brings enlightenment through laughter. Both Comedian and Thought Leader, she leaves audiences laughing and learning - a powerful combination for inspiring change.

Seales possesses an uncanny knack for fusing intellectual wit and pop-culture insights with humor. Whether it's on stage at her sold-out tours, facilitating comedic college lectures, or dropping knowledge on her weekly podcast, Seales presents topics like racism, rape culture, sexism, and police brutality in a way that demands both thought and response.

BIO

Named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People, Amanda Seales brings scholarly understanding (Master's in African American studies at Columbia University) to her entertainment experience (NBC, HBO, MTV, VH1, Def Poetry Jam, Sirius Satellite Radio) making her a powerhouse performer.

An entertainment veteran, Amanda Seales, got her start as a young actress on Nickelodeon's My Brother and Me. Fast forward, Seales is a celebrity on the rise. Her debut stand-up special, I Be Knowin premiered on HBO in 2019. She is also the host of NBC’s new comedy competition series, Bring The Funny. Seales created and toured the laugh-filled musical game show, Smart Funny & Black,receiving national accolades.

Seales's first book, Small Doses: Potent Truths for Everyday Use was also released in 2019. The book is an extension of her wildly popular podcast of the same name. It is a volume of essays, axioms, original illustrations, and photos from her trademark "self-help from the hip” style of commentary. Seales is also well known for her portrayal as Tiffany on HBO’s hit series Insecure.

Equal parts creative and academic, her ability to seamlessly blend humor and intellect give her an uncanny ability to connect with audiences on a relatable level while entertaining and empowering making her a favorite speaker within the circuit for over 15 years.

Named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People, Amanda Seales brings scholarly understanding (Master's in African American studies at Columbia University) to her entertainment experience (NBC, HBO, MTV, VH1, Def Poetry Jam, Sirius Satellite Radio) making her a powerhouse performer.

An entertainment veteran, Amanda Seales, got her start as a young actress on Nickelodeon's My Brother and Me. Fast forward, Seales is a celebrity on the rise. Her debut stand-up special, I Be Knowin premiered on HBO in 2019. She is also the host of NBC’s new comedy competition series, Bring The Funny. Seales created and toured the laugh-filled musical game show, Smart Funny & Black,receiving national accolades.

Seales's first book, Small Doses: Potent Truths for Everyday Use was also released in 2019. The book is an extension of her wildly popular podcast of the same name. It is a volume of essays, axioms, original illustrations, and photos from her trademark "self-help from the hip” style of commentary. Seales is also well known for her portrayal as Tiffany on HBO’s hit series Insecure.

Equal parts creative and academic, her ability to seamlessly blend humor and intellect give her an uncanny ability to connect with audiences on a relatable level while entertaining and empowering making her a favorite speaker within the circuit for over 15 years.

SPEECH TOPICS

A Seat at the Table: Understanding Your Role in Crucial Conversations on Race in America

Side-eye Seminar: Identifying and Defying Everyday forms of Sexism

Books & Media