Amanda Seales
Comedian, Host & DJ
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Comedian, actress, writer, producer and more, Amanda Seales doesn’t just make you laugh, she makes change!

Amanda has an uncanny knack for taking serious topics (racism, rape culture, sexism, police brutality) and making them relatable and interesting through humor. She combines intellectual wit, irreverent silliness and a pop culture obsession to create her unique style of smart funny content for the stage and screens.

Along with performing stand up across the globe, Amanda tours colleges doing comedic lectures on everything from sexism and diversity, relationships to black popular culture.

The former MTV VJ with a master’s in African American studies from Columbia University is a series regular as Tiffany on HBO’s Insecure. In 2017, she was named one of Time Out LA’s Comedians to Watch. In addition, Amanda is creator/host of LA’s hit comedy game show, Smart Funny & Black, at Nerdmelt. She has also written/produced/starred in two seasons of her scripted comedy, Get Your Life, available on Blavity.

Amanda speaks truth to change via her wildly popular Instagram and monthly column “Amandaland” at InStyle Mag. She recently went viral after articulately and passionately confronting Caitlyn Jenner on issues of race and equality in America during a livestreamed dinner hosted by Katy Perry on YouTube.

A Jedi Khaleesi with a Patronus that’s a Black Panther with wings, Amanda Seales continues to keep audiences laughing, thinking, and living in their truth!

Speech Topics

  • Seat at the Table: Understanding Your Role in Crucial Conversations on Race in America
    Amanda Seales’ viral dinner table confrontation with Caitlin Jenner, on Katy Perry’s recent YouTube livestream, about the topics of race and privilege in America, inspires this lecture highlighting the different ways in which all can be an effective and inclusive part of critical conversations that create progress in the quest for racial equality.
  • Sideye Seminar: Identifying & Defining Everyday Sexism
  • Musical People: How Black Music Moved the Black Experience
Official Site
Podcast: Small Doses with Amanda Seales
Official Site: TIL This Week
Official Site: Get Your Life
Official Site: DivaWorks of Art
Article: Inside Amanda Seales' Throwdown With Caitlyn Jenner (Guest Column)
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