Hi, I’m Zach Zimmerman


TimeOut NY Comic to Watch 2019

“world class comic” - Chicago Reader


Zach Zimmerman is a sweet, queer Southern boy with a ribald sense of humor. A 2019 TimeOut NY Comic to Watch, Zach’s first comedy album Clean Comedy,debuted at #1 on the iTunes Comedy charts the Billboard Top 10. He’s been profiled in New York Magazine, Vulture, and Splitsider for his unique, provocative, vulnerable comedy, and published humor pieces in The New Yorker and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.

He's a new game show host and writer on Scruff's new in-app queer quiz show, and is the creator of New York Times-featured 100 People in a Room, an interactive social experiment appearing at ARS Nova on June 18, QueerEyeRL, an improvised QueerEye parody, and Let’s Have Sex, a late night show about what happens late at night.

Prior to relocating to Brooklyn in 2017, Zach trained and performed in Chicago, appearing with Baby Wants Candy and The Second City Theatricals. He is a proud first-generation Princeton University graduate, and an out queer vegetarian atheist.

He once opened for the drag queen Alyssa Edwards.