Ralphie May Part One
July 29, 2014•14 min
Stand-up comedian Ralphie May was born on February 197, 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He grew up in Clarksville, Arkansas and began making people laugh at an early age. He was 17 years old when he won a contest to open for comedian Sam Kinison, who suggested he pursue a career in comedy. He took up his offer to move to Texas, where he studied at the Performing Arts in Houston. He later moved to Los Angeles, leading him to participate in the first seaason of Last Comic Standing. Though he finished in second place, he has had much success in the business and has appeared in a number of comedy shows. He has been seen in The Wayne Brady Show and on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. In 2005, in addition to joining Celebrity Fit Club, he released his comedy album called Just Correct. He also has three Comedy Central specials to his name.