Jay Mandyam was pushed into doing stand-up comedy by one of his college professors at the age of 19. He has performed at clubs and colleges all over the nation and worked with national headliners, including Whitney Cummings, Chris Hardwick, Tim Allen, Louie Anderson, D.L. Hughley, & his comedic idols Christopher Titus and Paul Reiser. Jay’s comedy focuses on himself, sharing stories from his childhood, his relationship with his dad, his dating life, and all the many times his big mouth has gotten him in trouble.
In 2018, Jay made his international debut by touring India. As for television, Jay was featured on the third season of the hit HBO TV show “Silicon Valley.” He also made a couple of appearances on Comedy Central’s “@midnight with Chris Hardwick,” Howard Stern’s “The Wrap Up Show,” and "Modern Family."
In addition to stand-up, Jay is an accomplished writer, having written on Russell Brand’s TV show, the Netflix show “The Fix with Jimmy Carr,” and Adam Sandler’s Netflix special “100% Fresh”. In 2019, Jay was seen every night as “Indian Jay” on "The DL Hughley Show" on TVOne. In 2021, Jay will make his late-night stand-up comedy television debut on “Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!”