Rell Battle started in the entertainment business studying theater at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he later hosted his own late night radio show on WJFK 106.7 FM. This Washington D.C. native later went to work for MTV radio while still in college.
After moving to Los Angeles to pursue stand-up, he was quickly chosen to perform as a “New Face” for the Jamie Foxx “Laffapalooza” festival. Since then, he has performed at comedy clubs venues throughout the country and overseas to entertain the troops. Rell recently opened the Showtime network special Chocolate Sundaes, shot at the Saban Theatre. Rell just also shot a pilot for Spike TV and appeared on Comedy Central’s hit sketch show Key and Peele. Most recently Rell can be seen in Superior Donuts on CBS.