Hampton Yount was born in Virginia, started comedy in Washington D.C., aged four years, and now lives in Los Angeles. Hampton won the D.C. Improv Comedy Competition and other lesser important comedy contests in VA. He's been a recurring presence at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, South by Southwest, The D.C. Comedy Festival and the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival, was a semi-finalist at the Laughing Skull Festival and was recently named one of Esquire's best new stand-up comedians. Hampton was previously a creative consultant on Rob Dyrdek's "Fantasy Factory" (MTV), a writer for "Loiter Squad" (Adult Swim) and "Upload with Shaquille O'Neal" (TruTV) and is currently a creative consultant on "Ridiculousness" on MTV. Hampton has appeared on the G4 Network, contributed writing for "Chelsea Lately" and performed his stand-up to millions of listeners on the "Bob and Tom Radio Show" and the "Nerdist Podcast." Most recently, Hampton appeared as one of Comedy Central’s "Comics to Watch" at the New York Comedy Festival and can be seen on the new Comedy Central show, "Adam DeVine’s House Party."
Hampton also makes a webcomic with his brother Clay Yount. It has an awesome fanbase and has been a critics' favorite.