For the last two and one half years, Ron White has been performing with
Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy on "The Blue Collar
Comedy Tour". The show has played to sold out audiences in over 53 cities
and has grossed over 12 million dollars. The Blue Collar Comedy Tour will
continue into 2003 and will be released as a major motion picture
distributed by Warner Brothers in early 2003.
When not performing with Blue Collar, Ron is a regular headliner at comedy
clubs and concert halls across the United States. He has performed on "An
Evening at the Improv" and "Carolines Comedy Hour". During his career Ron
has performed with a number of acts as varied as Sam Kinison and George
Jones. Rayovac and Georgia Pacific are some of the corporations Ron has
performed for in the past year.
Ron appeared at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in 2001. Ron was voted
"Best Act of the Friday Night Gala" by Anne Sutherland, he also scored
"Best Joke" and "Artistic Impression" by Bill Brownstein, both of "The
Gazette"."Ron White" sheer genius. I'm coming back tomorrow night. I hope
Ron White is too. Said George Balcan of Montreal's "The Gazette".
Having earned rave reviews in Montreal in 2001, Ron returned for the Just
for Laughs Comedy Festival 2002. The Hollywood Reporter noted Ron earned
strong reviews for his performance in the "Masters Show" and "Nasty Show"
where he was featured with the likes of Robert Schimmel and Dave Attell.
Ron also appeared at the 2002 Chicago Comedy Festival.
Ron appeared on "Late Night with David Letterman" October 11, 2002 and he
will be featured as a part of Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" which will
be aired beginning December 28th 2002. Ron has been selected for a half
hour stand up special for Comedy Central which will be taped in December
2002. Ron is currently working with the Fox Network to develop the "Ron
White Show" for the fall of 2003.
Fans filing into Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium were reciting
their favorite Jeff Foxworthy or Bill Engvall lines, but they left talking
about Ron White - all four men received warm welcomes and big laughs
throughout their individual sets, but White stole the show, said Barry
Couter of the Chattanooga "The Times and Free Press".
Ron is originally from Texas and lives in Dallas with his son Marshall