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Mike Trainor

Mike Trainor
Trainor enjoying breakfast
Birth name Michael Trainor
Born (1981-02-06) February 6, 1981 (age 33)
West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
Medium Stand-up
Nationality American
Years active 2003–present
Genres Observational comedy, self-deprecation
Subject(s) Food, sex, stupidity
Influences Bill Cosby, Denis Leary, Howard Stern, Opie and Anthony, David Letterman, Marc Maron, Rodney Dangerfield
Website Official website

Mike Trainor (born February 6, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian and writer. He provides commentary on the TruTV series truTV Presents: World's Dumbest.

Personal life

Trainor grew up in West Orange, New Jersey. He began performing stand-up comedy in the summer of 2003 after graduating from Elon University. Trainor is a member of the Kappa Alpha Order. He now lives in Astoria, New York.


Trainor began his career in New York City, performing at his first open-mic comedy show at the bar Nevada Smiths. Trainor also started off his career worked for the radio stations Q104.3 and WCBS 880 and at the television news station NY1. He has been working solely as a comic since the Spring of 2008. Trainor has been featured in Maxim Magazine and for a while was a regular contributor to From 2004 to 2006 he was the co-host and producer of the show "Four Quotas" on Sirius Satellite Radio alongside his longtime collaborator Steve Hofstetter.

Trainor currently provides humorous commentary on the show "TruTV Presents: World's Dumbest..." and the web series "The 411" on Yahoo.[1] In June 2011 Trainor replaced Ted Jessup as Creative Consultant at Meetinghouse Productions, Inc. (the company behind TruTV Presents: World's Dumbest... after Jessup's departure to Family Guy. Trainor was also in a commercial for Golden Corral


Trainor has written a book titled "Fat Things: They Might Not Make You Fat, But You Have Them In Common With Fat People" published by Giant Books in 2009. It was illustrated by Mauricio Restrepo.


In 2010 Trainor put out an album on the label Next Round Entertainment titled "Giant".


External links

  • Official Website
  • The site of the drinking game Trainor invented: Now You Drink
  • The book "Fat Things'" website
  • Trainor's album "Giant" on iTunes
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