Gina Brillon was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. The Puerto Rican actress, comedian, writer (and new mom!) has been a standup comic since she was 17 years old. Her 1-hour special Gina Brillon: The Floor is Lava won a Gracie Award and is available on Amazon Prime Video, along with her first special, Pacifically Speaking. Her 1/2 hour special Easily Offendedwas one of the top shows from the Entre Nos franchise on HBO Latino, and streams on all HBO DigitalPlatforms. She’s made appearances on HBO Max’s HA Festival: The Art of Comedy, Comedy Central’sLive at Gotham, E!’s Chelsea Lately,The View, Late Night with Seth Meyers andJimmy Kimmel Live. You have seen her on Kevin Can Waiton CBS and The Conners on ABC. In 2012, she became the first (and only) Latina winner of NBC’s Stand up for Diversity Showcase. The following year, she was a “New Face” at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. Gina is a singer, published writer, and poet. Her pieces have appeared in the New York Post and Daily News, among others. In 2019, she was featured on Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias’ “Beyond the Fluffy Tour” -hitting 46 cities around the US. Currently, Gina and co-host Katherine G. Mendoza dole out advice on their podcast Mess In Progress: The Homegirls Guide to Self-Help.