Paul Elia is an LA-based standup comedian, actor, and content creator from Detroit, Michigan. Among the few Chaldeans/Assyrians in Hollywood, the Iraqi-American artist has appeared in dozens of films and television shows including Ramy, Lady Dynamite and is perhaps best known for his recurring roles on TBS’s Conan, appearing in over a dozen sketches. Currently, he is a series regular in a new Animation with Amazon and A24 titled #1 Happy Family USA, which is slated to be released mid 2023.
With fellow collaborator and friend Matt Rife, the duo created one of the hottest Independent shows today LowKey Comedy Show. Birthed during the coronavirus pandemic in a direct response to the halting of live entertainment, LowKey has been featured on The Tonight Show, the Netflix is a Joke Festival, Dubai Comedy Festival and multiple Just For Laughs appearances. Paul is represented by Christina Shams at Avesta Ent.