Preacher Lawson

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Preacher Lawson
Personal information
Born (1991-03-14) March 14, 1991 (age 28)
Portland, Oregon, United States
OriginOrlando, Florida
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
RelativesJoshua Lawson
Justin Lawson[1]
YouTube information
Years active2010 - present
GenreComedy, cooking, music videos, vlogs
(February 26, 2019)
Total views5,989,170
(February 26, 2019)

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. He returned for America's Got Talent: The Champions, where he finished in 5th place overall.

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 started work as a comedian in Orlando, Florida, and considers it to be his hometown.[2] 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.[2]


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 finals, where he was one of the final 10.[3] He also appeared in that year's America's Got Talent Live! show in Las Vegas that was part of the winner's prize. [4]

2019: America's Got Talent The Champions[edit]

Lawson was invited to compete on America's Got Talent: The Champions in 2019. He advanced to the finale after he received the most votes from the superfans of the United States. In the finale came he in the top 5 and came in 5th place overall.

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 5,000,000 views and over 200,000 subscribers.[5]

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. ^ a b "Bio". Preacher Lawson.
  3. ^ "'America's Got Talent' finalist Preacher Lawson brings his stand-up to The Wilbur tonight". Vanyaland. 2018-01-19. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  4. ^ "America's Got Talent Live winner to play Vegas". Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2017-09-24. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  5. ^ "PreacherLawson". YouTube.

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