Actor, comedian, YouTube star, Desi Banks signs with CAA
EXCLUSIVE: Actor, comedian and social media personality Desi Banks signed on with CAA to be portrayed.
Banks, whose online reach exceeds 12 million subscribers on multiple social media platforms, is crossing the cultural zeitgeist of comedy, music and sports.
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As an actor, Banks appeared in the Will Packer film Small, with Issa Rae and Regina Hall. He then appears in Viacom’s Haunted trail to appear on BET + and Amazon Prime. Plus he was in the movies Happy Wishes, produced and directed by Terri J. Vaughn, and Love by chance.
As a comedian, Banks toured the college circuit and appeared on the In Real Life Comedy tour. Banks has also worked with large corporations, partnering with brands and participating in social campaigns with companies such as Madden, Google, Burger King, TikTok, etc. A huge sports fan, Banks has also teamed up and played in campaigns for his hometown teams, the Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Braves, and Atlanta Falcons, among others. Earlier this year, the NFL brought in Banks to co-host its official season opening night before, which included a performance by Ed Sheeran.
A prolific content creator, Banks’ production company has produced more than 2,000 original videos, short films and skits over the years. His self-produced web series How’s it going in the hood, a spin-off of the movie Ice Cube Friday, has received six million views and is counting.
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