Jessimae Peluso is “a bottle rocket with a pulse,” headed in only the expected, upward trajectory of a firecracker & ready to explode. The self-proclaimed “insecure narcissist,” Jessimae has founded a solid comic reputation in New York City & beyond, slaying audiences with her unequivocal, straightforward, ravishingly raw humor. Slamming listeners with her thoughts on everything from her roots in Syracuse, NY, to her fear of children & her infatuation with John Stamos, Jessimae will hook you in from the moment she hits the stage. The dynamic Jessimae Peluso is an artist in the truest sense of the word, persistently out to challenge herself & her audience.
To avoid a life riddled with meth & unwanted children, Jessimae left Syracuse and headed to Boston, where she performed improv with “The Tribe,” laying the sod for what would become a burgeoning, spontaneous brand of original comedy. In 2009, Jessimae began to bud on stages in the mighty five-borough metropolis. These days she is a blooming voice in the scene, finding welcoming audiences in dozens of local clubs & across the country. Jessimae has performed in numerous comedy festivals, including the Standup Norge Summer Series in Oslo, Norway & she has shared the stage with the great Doug Stanhope whom called her the morning after the gig at 7am to go get waffles. Jessimae, however, is still waiting for her childhood dream of smashing watermelons on stage with Gallagher yet to be fulfilled.
Jessimae has leapt onto the small screen as well with appearances on The Tyra Banks Show, The Bethenny Show, & E!’s Chelsea Lately. She made a couple appearances on MTV’s Failosophy & is a regular on MTV’s hit show Girl Code & coming soon, Jessimae will be hosting MTV’s Spring Break: Cancun. She’s been named “one of the funniest comedian to follow on Twitter” by The Huffington Post, but when she wasn’t obsessing over a tweet, Jessimae contributed to and has been featured in Ok!, Cosmopolitan & Glamour magazines as well as Playboy.com & MadeMen.com.