Originally from Tacoma ,Washington, Ken is now a Chicago based Comedian and published writer. Ken Hamlett, the self-proclaimed DILF of comedy stumbled into stand up shortly after giving up his career as a Division 1 college athlete. Being a Division 1 athlete sounds much more impressive than what it was; because somebody's gotta take last place. His love for crowd work and his energetic storytelling brings audiences into his world of being a dad and ex nerd.
Ken is currently a regular opener for Nimesh Patel (Lucky Lefty Tour & Fast & Loose Tour) and Nate Jackson (I'll do it myself Tour). Ken Hamlett has starred in "Step Into Standup", a PBS Documentary. He is the two-time winner of Western Oregon University’s Last Comic Standing and the winner of the 2018 Western Oregon Comedy Competition. Ken Hamlett has also been featured at comedy Festivals such as Just For Laughs Vancouver, Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival, Gilda's Laugh Fest, Burbank Comedy Festival, and more. He is the producer and host of the award winning podcast and nationally traveling show: A Drunken Night Out.