Stand-up comedian. Writer/director. Future diabetic. Matt Wright was introduced to comedy in the 2012 “Yuk Yuk’s Funniest Newfoundlander” contest, placing 2nd overall in his 3rd ever show and has been touring Canada since. Matt released his debut comedy album Vasectomy Baby in summer 2014 which has a five-star rating, climbed to #2 on the iTunes Canada, and can be heard frequently on SiriusXM. In 2014, Matt was selected to perform at Shaun Majumder’s Gathering Festival, the Atlantic Halifax Fringe Festival, and headlined Yuk Yuk’s for the first time. Matt was a national semi-finalist in the SiriusXM Canada’s Next Top Comic Competition, and The Overcast named Matt Best St. John’s Comedian in their Best Of Local People 2014 issue. Matt made his television debut on CBC’s Halifax Comedy Festival in 2015.