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Jacob Williams was a stand-up comedian act from Season 7 of America's Got Talent. He was eliminated in the Semifinals.


Jacob Williams' comedy is known for its dry wit and imaginative twists. He has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy, including Andy Dick, Tom Green, Whitney Cummings and many more. In 2011, Jacob opened for Pauly Shore's comedy special in Las Vegas. He also performed on a show for the Bob and Tom All-Stars Tour in California that year. Jacob lives in Chicago where he studied improv at Second City, Comedy Sportz and Annoyance Theater. He currently tours nationally with his stand-up act. 1


Jacob Williams's audition in Episode 710 consisted of joking about performing to a sold-out crowd in a movie theatre, his dad disappearing emotionally from his childhood, having an imaginary girlfriend, and how he uses Twitter. Howard Stern, Sharon Osbourne, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes," sending him to the Vegas Round.

Vegas Round

Jacob Williams was one of the Judges' Favorites in the Vegas Round. He was sorted into the "Comedians" category. His performance in Episode 712 consisted of joking about touching a woman's fingers being too big of a moment, losing his keys, glasses, and even his job, and working right below the least amount not to get fired from his job. His audition was strong enough for the judges to send him to the Quarterfinals along with Tom Cotter.


Jacob Williams's Quarterfinals performance in Episode 718 consisted of joking about wanting money from his mother, blaming his eating of ice cream on an imaginary cat, throwing up in baby's mouths, and eating at restaurants alone. He received enough votes to be sent to the Semifinals in Episode 719 instead of Cristin Sandu and Rock Star Juggler Mike Price.


Jacob Williams's Semifinals performance in Episode 728 consisted of joking about his awkwardness in situations such as shopping at Victoria's Secret, buying cheese at Subway, and going into a women's bathroom by accident. He did not receive enough votes to place in the Final 4 of that night, eliminating him from the competition in Episode 729 along with Sebastien "El Charro de Oro", instead of David Garibaldi and His CMYK's.

After The Show

Jacob became a recurring cast member for a few seasons of MTV's "Wild N Out"

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