The ultimate observer, ISMO is able to makes people see familiar things anew through his
unique perspective. ISMO uses his outsiders point of view to find the humor in the most ordinary
ISMO started his comedy career in 2002 in his home country of Finland; becoming one of the
top performing comedians in the country today. There, ISMO wrote and starred in 2 seasons of
his own sitcom, ISMO. He filmed four DVD specials from 2008 to 2016, and has sold-out
numerous concert halls and theaters across the UK and Finland. The comedian has also
performed to sold-out crowds across the world including: US, Canada, Australia, England,
Scotland, Faroe Island, Denmark and Iceland. He has been gaining attention at the biggest
comedy festivals around the world including: Just For Laughs in Montreal, Toronto, Sydney &
Melbourne, Bermuda, Edinburgh Fringe and the New Zealand International Comedy Festival.
ISMO made his US debut in 2014 at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood where he won the title of
“The Funniest Person in the World.” In December 2015, he relocated to Los Angeles from
Finland, and now performs regularly at the clubs in LA along with headlining across the US. He
has appeared on national television; NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly, and just became the
first Finnish Comedian to perform on Conan in 2018. Ismo’s clip from Conan has been viewed
65+ million times.