Vince Sorrenti

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Vince Sorrenti
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Vince Sorrenti in January 2012
Birth name Vince Sorrenti
Born (1961-03-25) 25 March 1961 (age 53)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Subject(s) Humour
Website http://www.vincesorrenti.com/

Vince Sorrenti (born 25 March 1961 in Sydney, New South Wales) is one of Australia’s best known and leading comic entertainers, a respected and successful Australian stand-up comedian from Punchbowl, New South Wales.[1] He is of Italian heritage. Sorrenti performs at many functions and events, such as the AFL Grand Final Breakfast. He writes an opinion piece for The Daily Telegraph, and in 2004 appeared on A Current Affair with his comedy antics.

Whilst studying Architecture at Sydney University, he played rugby union and became a keen advocate of student causes. During this time, on annual retreats to Don Hearn's Health Cabins at Manyana on the New South Wales south coast, his eclectic style of stand-up comedy was born. His 'unbelievable' catch-phrase, the product of firm friendships within the Australian Customs Service, evolved during these sabbaticals.

Sorrenti is currently a comic entertainer who performs for a variety of private and public events.[2] He also serves as the "face" for television and print marketing for an Australian property web site, Tyreright (Tyres4U tyre store chain), MailPost Australia, and Uncle Tobys Oat Brits.[3]

Vince Sorrenti is a three-time winner of the Mo Award, presented as recognition of excellence in live performance.[4]

Sorrenti was criticized as a homophobic mysoginist after a "comedy" routine went badly wrong at a NSW AHA Dinner in Sydney in November 2012. http://afr.com/p/national/sexist_jokes_served_up_at_hotels_iWzLYGF2MY2nOHNQ7JXzTO

Sorrenti has also been on the Australian Celebrity Apprentice in 2012.

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