Wassim El-Mounzer

Wassim El-Mounzer

Wassim began his comedy career like most stand ups—while teaching ESL in South KoreaWassim began his comedy career like most stand ups—while teaching ESL in South Korea. He enjoyed it so much that he quit his job at "U Can English Academy" and moved back to Canada to pursue comedy more seriously. In 2018, Wassim was named by the Montreal Gazette as one of the artists to watch and was featured on the BBC Arts Hour and CBC's Laughter at the Lion D'Or. He has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival three times and in 2019 was the opening act for Sugar Sammy on a Canada-wide theatre tour. In 2021 he performed at the Just For Laughs festival as a part of the JFL Originals comedy album recording (which can be streamed on Sirius XM). This summer he was featured on the New Faces Canada show at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal.

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