Jak Knight - Bio, Net Worth, Death, Wife, Age, Height, Career, Facts

Jak Knight

Facts About Jak Knight

Celebrated Name Jak Knight
Nick Name Jak
Birth Name Jak Knight
Gender Male
Profession Stand-up Comedian , Actor , Writer
Place Of Birth Seattle, Washington
Birth Nation United States
Famous For A stand-up comedian and writer most famous for writing Netflix series, Big Mouth
Home Town Seattle, Washington
Ethnicity African-American
Religion Christianity
Debut Television Show/Series Big Mouth
Death Date 2022-07-14
Place Of Death Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Residence Los Angeles, California
Links Instagram

Stand-up comedian and writer, Jak Knight is no more with us. The Netflix series, Big Mouth writer Knight tragically died at the age of 28 in Los Angeles on 14 July 2022. He was a stand-up comedian and writer who is known for his writing works for Big Mouth, Black-ish, Pause with Sam Jay, and Bust Down. He was also an actor and starred in several series he wrote. 

What is Jak Knight Famous For?

  • A stand-up comedian and writer most famous for writing the Netflix series, Big Mouth. 

Where is Jak Knight From?

Jak Knight was born in 1994 in the United States. He grew up in Seattle, Washington. He hails from African-American ethnicity. He moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy and writing. There is not much information available about his family, relationships, education, and net worth. 

Jak Knight Career

Jak Knight started as a stand-up comedian. A young Jak used to perform at open mics in Hollywood Improv. He was named a 2014 Comedy Central Comic to Watch and 2015 New Face at the Montreal Just For Laugh Festival. A Hilarious comedian, he was also a talented writer. He was most famous for writing the Netflix series, Big Mouth from 2017 to 2021. He was a writer of several episodes of Big Mouth. He also voiced the character of DeVon in 27 episodes of Big Mouth. His 30-minute Netflix stand-up special aired as part of "The Comedy Lineup" series in 2018. He then wrote an episode of the sitcom, Black-ish as well as credited as executive story editor of several episodes of it. 

Knight is next known for his work in the tv series, Pause with Sam Jay. Besides writing several episodes of the show, he also stars in the series. The latest, Knight was known as the writer of Peacock's tv series, Bust Down. He is the writer and creator of several episodes of the show. He also stars as Jak in the show. The series is a comedy series about four friends working in dead-end jobs at a casino. 

How Did Jak Knight Die?

Comedian, writer, and actor Jak Knight tragically died at the age of 28 in Los Angeles. His family confirmed Knight's death to media outlets. However, the cause of the death of Jak Knight at an early age has not been disclosed yet. 

Peacock, where he worked on the comedy series, Bust Down paid their tribute to Knight's passing. They wrote, "We are devastated by the passing of Jak Knight. He was a brilliant comedian, visionary, and artist and we were all lucky to experience his greatness. Our hearts are with Jak's family, friends, and community during this heartbreaking time."

Actor and comedian, Kumail Nanjiani also paid tribute to Knight via social media. He wrote, "Rest In Peace Jak Knight. Hilarious comedian and a great guy. I can't believe it."

Trivias About Jak Knight You Need To Know.

  • Before his death, he has just finished filming the movie, First Time Female Director.
  • In 2018, he was named the L.A. Comic to Watch by TimeOut.