s an Irish-American stand-up comedian and writer, best known for his five years in the cast of Saturday Night Live, as the sidekick/announcer of MTV's wildly popular late-1980s gameshow Remote Control and as host of Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central from 2002-2004.
Wil Sylvince is one of the most explosive comedians performing around the world today. His comedic performances on BET's "Comic View," HBO'S "Def Comedy Jam" and "Showtime at the Apollo" all garnered standing ovations by the audiences, a feat rarely accomplished by many performers.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Wil has honed his act in New York's top comedy clubs -- the Comedy Cellar, Comic Strip Live, Caroline's on Broadway, Stand-Up NY and the Gotham Comedy Club.
His unique perspective on political and social issues, with a twist of his West Indian Hatian culture makes Wil a comedian in high demand. He has been hand-picked by comedian heavyweights Damon Wayans, D.L. Hughley, Chris Tucker, Kat Williams and Bill Bellamy to tour the country.
When not touring with other comedians, Wil is a wanted commodity at college campuses everywhere. His versatility to work clean as well as edgy make him one of the nation's top booked college comedians.
In addition to his on-camera work, Wil also prides himself on his exceptional comedy writing skills. His writing has been used and featured on The Fugees' album "The Score" and Wyclef's "The Carnival." He was also a contributor to sketch shows "The Chappelle Show" on Comedy Central and Damon Wayan's "The Underground."
His work definitely speaks for itself, leaving audiences in amazement and always wanting more. Wil Sylvince is definitely a rising star worth keeping an eye on.