Omar is a stand-up comedian, writer & performer based in Los Angeles. A graduate of Rice University, he realized shortly after graduating that there are no refunds for college. He moved to LA in 2010 to pursue a career in comedy and quickly became a local favorite performing regularly at many clubs across the city including The Improv, The Comedy Store & The Ice House.
Omar’s comedy is a mix of personal stories and social commentary based on his unique life experiences conveyed with a likability and wit that audiences can’t help but fall in love with. He’s performed in a number of festivals including The 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival in Minneapolis, MN, The Dallas Comedy Festival, RIOT LA, & CROM Comedy Festival in Toronto.
In addition to stand-up, Omar also co-hosts the Foodie Call podcast on The Nerdist School Network. He has also written, directed, & produced a YouTube web series with fellow comedians called GRINGO and has guest-starred on other web series/sketches featured on Funny or Die and Más Major.