Bio: New Jersey hasn’t been the same since this guy has come on to the comedy scene in 1987 when comedy was booming and people were coming out to shows and looking forward to a great show. Carlo possesses a unique and equally dangerous blend of off the wall comedy that’s sure to please every crowd, it’s like Sam Kinison meets Tony Soprano.
Growing up in the predominantly Italian North Ward Section of Newark NJ where a sense of humor was greatly appreciated and where everyone knew each other and where you could leave your doors open at night and not worry.
For Carlo, his love for comedy started from the age of 5 as he was constantly glued to the TV watching his all time favorite comedy idols Abbott & Costello on channel 11 every Sunday morning, it was then he knew that was what he wanted to do. Early on in his childhood everyone always told him that he was quite a character and that show business was his calling. As soon as he could drive, Carlo set his sights on NYC by taking his turn at open mic nights whenever and wherever he could. After years and years of performing and paying his dues and realizing that there we so many talented comedians all vying for the same dreams, Carlo knew he had to stand out and be different than the rest and continued to work hard and give it 100% of his time & devotion. Thus, Carlo, has forged a successful career and hasn't looked back since despite the numerous road blocks and personal hardships he had to endure.
Carlo has very old school ideals and believes that's it’s all about the fans and supporters because without them he wouldn't have gotten to where he is at. Now more than ever Carlo firmly believes that more people should go out and SUPPORT LIVE COMEDY even with the current state of affairs today people still need to get out and laugh and enjoy real entertainers who have true talent not the junk reality TV that everyone is being spoon fed these days.
Besides standup comedy, Carlo has amassed quite an impressive acting career which has given him some unique opportunities to work with some Hollywood royalty such as Robert DeNiro & Al Pacino, Ashton Kucher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Denzel Washington, as well as being seen on various T.V. shows like Law & Order S.V.U, Blue Bloods, The Blacklist, Bull, Homeland, The Good Wife, Boardwalk Empire & many more.
In April 2016 Carlo launched a new radio show on the Hamilton Radio Network called Animal House Radio with an ensemble cast of characters that has quickly shot to the number #1 spot and has garnered many syndication opportunities and has just been picked up by Armed Forces Radio to be heard by over 30 million active military personnel both home & abroad as well as all veterans.
Comedy has always been Carlo's first and foremost desire and still loves performs all over the country and has meet such wonderful people along the way, Carlo has performed at Zainey's, Side splitters, Funny Bone, and New York Comedy Club, The Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club, The Funny Stop, His comedy influences are The Dean Martin Roasts, Don Rickles, Rodney Dangerfield, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Sam Kinnison, John Belushi. In his spare time, Carlo enjoys going to the gym and hanging out at the beach, collecting all kinds of toy memorabilia, and watching Abbott & Costello.