Tony T. Roberts, also known as Tony Roberts, is an American comedian and actor. He has appeared on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, BET’s ComicView, It’s Showtime at the Apollo, and “Shaquille All Star Comedy Jam”
Tony was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised by his mother Annette Roberts along with his younger siblings Yvette and Terry. Tony has a younger brother Willie, with whom he was not raised.
He went to Henry Ford High School and graduated in 1981 along with his lifelong friend Perry Conway who helped and managed him with his comedy.
Roberts now lives in northern California with his wife Carmel and their 3 children, as well as 3 older children Lil Tony, Antoine and Tonya.
Roberts first stepped onto the stage at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle in Royal Oak, Michigan. After Performing on BET’s comic view a fan gave Tony a gold chain with a microphone on it, and told him he was her favorite comic. Tony wears it to every performance he has.
He has appeared on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, BET’s ComicView, and It’s Showtime at the Apollo. In February 2006, Roberts was picked to participate in the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen.