M88 Signs Actor & Comedian Desi Banks

M88 Signs Actor & Comedian Desi Banks
  • PublishedMarch 28, 2024

In a groundbreaking move, M88 has officially signed actor, stand-up comedian, and entrepreneur Desi Banks for representation, as exclusively reported by Deadline.

Desi Banks is currently captivating audiences nationwide with his “Purpose Chaser” theater tour, following a successful 50-city tour in 2022. With a stellar lineup including comedy heavyweights like Mike Epps, Deray Davis, Kountry Wayne, Gary Owens, and Lavell Crawford, Banks has solidified his place as a sought-after talent in the entertainment industry. Boasting an impressive portfolio of over 3,500 original videos, Banks commands a massive following of over 15 million fans across various social media platforms.

Acknowledged as a rising star by none other than Kevin Hart himself, Banks recently made waves with a cameo appearance in a Hartbeat-produced Super Bowl ’23 commercial for DraftKings. Collaborations with industry giants like Ludacris and 21 Savage further underscore his growing influence and versatility.

As an actor, Banks has graced the silver screen in notable films such as Will Packer’s “Little,” alongside Issa Rae and Regina Hall, as well as the Terry J. Vaughn-produced “Merry WishMas.” His talent shines through in indie projects like “Haunted Trail,” where he landed a lead role, available on platforms such as BET+ and Prime Video.

In addition to his flourishing acting career, Banks is also the CEO and founder of Desi Banks Productions, cementing his status as a multifaceted creative force in the industry.

M88, founded in 2020 by former WME partner Phillip Sun and Macro founder and CEO Charles D. King, specializes in representing diverse talent across various entertainment sectors. Recent signings include notable names like Tawal Panyacosit, Justin Calen-Chenn, Funny Marco, Andrew Lopez, and Iñaki Godoy, reflecting M88’s commitment to amplifying voices from all backgrounds.

Desi Banks’s partnership with M88 signifies an exciting new chapter in his career, further solidifying his position as one of the most promising talents in the entertainment landscape. As he continues to captivate audiences with his unique blend of humor and authenticity, the future looks brighter than ever for this dynamic performer.

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