Degario “Double D” Turner is by far one of the most fun loving comedians out on the circuit today. HIs comedic style is his personality, mostly real life situations that he converts into eye tearing jokes. His dialog is light-hearted and refreshingly hilarious, which adds to a perfect blend of comedy that is guaranteed to leave everyone laughing in their seats.
Degario “Double D” Turner coined the name “Double D” due to having a speech impediment (stuttering) and always saying things twice, hence the comedic name “Double D” The unique thing about his comedic delivery is that he does not stutter on stage.
His star potential extends as a skilled writer with the ability to write for other comedians regardless of their style or age. This young gifted comedian from Sparta, GA, migrated to Atlanta in 1991 to hone his comedic skills. In less than two years he became so impressive that many veteran comics wanted him to accompany then on the road.
In just a short time in the business, Degario “Double D” Turner has performed in every major city at various events/venues, clubs, and theatres. He has opened and featured for major acts such as: John Witherspoon, Mark Curry, Don DC Curry, Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Chris Tucker, Gary Owens, Rickey Smiley, Monique, Katt Williams, Mike Epps and Tyler Craig. Double D has also been the headlining act of the RJE Comedy/Poetry Caberet Tour for the past 10 years.
Double D made his television debut on BET’s Comic View in 2000. He then returned in 2001, 2002, and 2005. Just recently Double D was the opening act on the Royal Comedy Tour with names like Sommore, Don DC Curry, J Anthony Brown & D.L. Hugley. (2010)
Double D has a warm spirit that makes you feel you’ve known him personally for a very long time. He travels extensively overseas to various countries sharing his brand of humour. He always delivers a great performance. He loves meeting his audience after each performance to thank them personally for coming out. Whether you need something to laugh at or someone to laugh with, Degario “Double D” Turner is a comedian who always delivers!