Preacher Lawson

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Preacher Lawson
Personal information
Born (1991-03-14) March 14, 1991 (age 27)
Portland, Oregon, United States
OriginOrlando, Florida
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
RelativesJoshua Lawson
Justin Lawson[1]
YouTube information
Years active2010 - present
GenreComedy, cooking, music videos, vlogs
(August 9, 2018)
Total views4,229,012
(August 9, 2018)

Preacher Lawson (born March 14, 1991) is an American comedian. He is known for being a finalist on the 12th season of America's Got Talent. Some people have referred to him as the best comedian to ever perform on the show.[2]

Background Information[edit]

Preacher Lawson was born in Portland, Oregon on March 14, 1991. Lawson moved to 20 different places before he was 10 years old. He lived the longest in Memphis, Tennessee. Lawson grew up as a comedian in Orlando, Florida and considers it to be his hometown.[3] Preacher started writing jokes when he was 16 for about a year, then performed for the first time at age 17. He won the 2015 Funniest Comedian In Florida and the 2016 Seattle International Comedy Competition.[3] After LeBron James decided to join the Los Angeles Lakers, Lawson stated on his Twitter that he had always been a Lakers fan and then he used the hashtag Bandwagon.


2017: America's Got Talent[edit]

Lawson appeared on season 12 of America's Got Talent in 2017 and made it through successive elimination rounds, reaching the season finals, where he was one of the final 10.[4] He also appeared in that year's America's Got Talent Live! show in Las Vegas that was part of the winner's prize. [5]

YouTube career[edit]

Lawson also runs a YouTube channel, where he posts travel vlogs, cooking guides, and music videos, all with a comedic twist. His channel has over 2,000,000 views and over 150,000 subscribers.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Lawson resides in Los Angeles, California and is a vegan.


  1. ^ PreacherLawson (7 September 2017). "How To Make Sushi - Cooking With A Comedian" – via YouTube.
  2. ^ Dixon, Marcus James (20 September 2017). "Preacher Lawson's final 'America's Got Talent' performance: Comedian recalls story about 'naked dude' [WATCH]".
  3. ^ a b "Bio". Preacher Lawson.
  4. ^ "'America's Got Talent' finalist Preacher Lawson brings his stand-up to The Wilbur tonight". Vanyaland. 2018-01-19. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  5. ^ "America's Got Talent Live winner to play Vegas". Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2017-09-24. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  6. ^ "PreacherLawson". YouTube.

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