|Birth name||Nicole Rene Glaser|
June 1, 1984 |
|Alma mater||University of Kansas|
|Notable works and roles||Nikki & Sara Live
Glaser was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Julie E. (née Burke) and Edward J. Glaser. She has German and Irish ancestry. Glaser mostly grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. She graduated from Kirkwood High School, attended the University of Kansas, and graduated with a degree in English.
Glaser started performing stand-up at the age of 18. Less than two years later, she was a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing. Since then, Glaser has performed stand-up on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan, and two seasons of Last Comic Standing.
Glaser co-hosted the podcast We Know Nothing with comedian Phil Hanley and roommate/musician Anya Marina. We Know Nothing is a humorous relationship-based podcast that takes calls from listeners and attempts to give them love advice. In 2015, she left the podcast after she determined that it was interfering with her personal relationships.
On June 2, 2015, Glaser got the green light for her new sex-themed talk show, "Not Safe With Nikki Glaser." Comedy Central ordered ten episodes of show, which is set to air in January 2016.
|2009||The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Comedian|
|Punching the Clown||Olympia|
|It's On with Alexa Chung||Herself|
|2010||I Am Comic||Herself|
|2011–2012||Red Eye||Panelist||Has appeared on two episodes|
|2012||Awkward. After Show. You're Welcome.||Host||Co-hosted with Sara Schaefer|
|2012–||Big Morning Buzz Live||Panelist|
|2013||Nikki & Sara Live||Host/Creator||Co-hosted and co-created with Sara Schaefer|
|Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell||Guest|
|Last Call with Carson Daly||Guest|
|Those Who Can't||Abbey Logan||An Amazon original series|
|The Half Hour||Herself||Season 2 Episode 2: Stand-up comedy set|
|Inside Amy Schumer||Amanda||Episode 3: A Porn Star Is Born|
|Women Who Kill||Herself|
|Adam DeVine's House Party||Herself||Season 3 Episode 7: Marriage Material|
- "St. Louis comic Nikki Glaser is headed for MTV late-night". St Louis Post-Dispatch. January 24, 2013.
- "The Life of the Road Warrior with Nikki Glaser". Splitsider. January 27, 2011.
- "Nikki Glaser to tape Comedy Central pilot, NSFW w/Nikki Glaser". The Laugh Button. December 2, 2014.
- Angelo, Megan (December 28, 2012). "Friends First, Talk-Show Hosts Later". The New York Times. Retrieved December 30, 2012.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (November 22, 2013). "'Nikki & Sara Live' Canceled After Two Seasons by MTV". TV by the Numbers.
- "Nikki & Sara LIVE: Cast". MTV. Retrieved June 30, 2014.
- "Nikki Glaser is getting her own raunchy Comedy Central show". A.V Club. June 2, 2015.
- "Interview: Amy Schumer & Judd Apatow on Bringing TRAINWRECK to Life". Nerdist. April 29, 2015.