From a dumpster baby in China to TikTok comedy queen in Hollywood, Jiaoying Summers is one of the hottest rising comedians today. She is also one of the most popular comedians on TikTok with more than 1.2 million followers, 23.2 million likes and over 400 million views. She is a regular headliner at The Laugh Factory and also performs at The Comedy Store and The Hollywood Improv, where she has her own monthly show. She recently headlined at Carolines NYC and starred in Netflix is a Joke Festival's Women in Comedy Show. Her 30-minute comedy special is streaming on Peacock TV and Prime Video.
In this episode, Melissa and Jiaoying talk about empowerment through humor and overcoming obstacles like beauty standards as an Asian Woman.
Jiaoying is an activist and philanthropist empowering women and children and helping causes that touch Asian American communities. She was recently featured on FOX News 5, NBC4, NBC Bay Area, KRON4, The LA Times, LA Confidential, San Francisco Chronicle, and Vogue. She is the owner of The Hollywood Comedy in Los Angeles, and focuses on producing shows that promote representation in comedy. Jiaoying is a headliner at New York Comedy Festival 2022 and will be inducted into The Asian Hall of Fame in November.