About Baldwin Adney
Baldwin Adney is a rising star in the comedic world. He is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer from Atlanta, Georgia. His career began in 2016 when he won an open mic night at a local comedy club. Since then, his career has skyrocketed with appearances on various TV shows, including HBO’s Crashing and Comedy Central’s Corporate. He has also performed regularly at theaters and clubs around the country.
Adney’s comedy is known for its sharp wit and observational style. He often tackles social issues such as white privilege or racism in his performances without sacrificing humor. He has been praised by his peers for bringing a unique perspective to comedy that speaks to audiences of all backgrounds.
In 2019, Adney released his first special through Netflix titled Baldwin Adney: No Reason Not To Laugh! The special featured a mix of stand-up routines and sketches with celebrity guests like Tracy Morgan and Chance the Rapper. It earned him a nomination for Best Comedy Special at the African American Television Awards in 2020.
Offstage, Adney is deeply involved in charitable work related to the arts as well as racial equality projects. In 2018 he co-founded Tuxedo Cats Comedy Collective dedicated to providing opportunities for performers of color across Atlanta’s entertainment industry networks while raising money for racial justice initiatives throughout the city.
Currently, Adney resides in Los Angeles working on upcoming projects including another Netflix special scheduled to be released later this year .