Monica Nevi is a native of the Seattle area, having grown up about 20 minutes south in the glory that is Renton, Wa. The product of a wonderfully humorous family and diverse life experience, she went on to earn a degree from Seattle University and lived in the city for 3 more years after going to school. A collegiate basketball player, after injuries ended her career she decided to move forward with the next most accepted career for a young woman and pursue her strong interest in stand-up comedy. After starting and performing for the duration of her time in college and beyond Monica continues to perform all over the country with great comedians, in great festivals, in great competitions, television appearances and continues to love it.
Her debut special “Big Stepdad Energy” was filmed in Philadelphia with Helium Comedy Studios and released in October 2022. It was voted top 50 specials of the year by We Own The Laughs magazine.
She has appeared on FOX’s nationally syndicated TV show ‘Laughs’ and ESPN’s Sports Center, as well as Seattle based television programs ‘New Day Northwest’ and ‘[the 206]’
Monica released her documentary series ’80 For 80′ on Amazon Prime Video this year where she hosts and interviews hilarious short episodes with people over the age of 80. It is available now on YouTube.
She debuted two albums in late 2020 within one month of each other. Her first standup album, Mostly Finger Guns followed by her debut comedic guided meditation Chill. Both went #1 on the comedy charts.
Monica is regularly touring nationally and internationally and can be seen performing in clubs, colleges, theaters, comic book shops and Thai restaurants all over.
Monica would love to come perform in new places. Tell your friends, about her, the podcast, ’80 for 80′ or tell her yourself how much you like her. Or just say hey, girl. Say Something Nice