Kier "Junior" Spates, a native of Houston Texas, has to be one of the funniest
comics you will ever encounter. He has traveled the globe with such
greats as Aretha Franklin, Lyfe Jennings, Music soul Child, Frankie
Beverly and Maze, Gerald Levert, Anita Baker and Anthony Hamilton. In
2005, he toured as one of the primary acts on the "Rickey Smiley and
Friends Show." In addition to all of this named above, he has also done
military tours; the USO Tours to Japan and Bahrain. Kier has also
managed to dominate the stage on the college scenes as well. His
standup has been embraced on the campuses of University of Southern
LA, Texas A&M, University of Houston, University of North Texas and
Texas Southern University. The list just goes on and on. These
performances have commanded accolades on the Improv circuit all over
the United States.
Kier Spates has also had many on screen television appearances, as
well. BET’s "Comic View" and "Getting Paid" are just a couple that
received rave reviews. We must not forget "Dre" in Barbershop Blues
with New Edition’s Ralph Tresvant. He has traveled with many hit stage
plays as well. One of his most notable accounts was "Confessions"
starring the late Gerald Levert, Kelly Price and Tommy Ford. Steve
Harvey has now made Kier Spates a regular member of the Steve
Harvey Morning Show, He delivers daily funny tips as Junior at
7:48AM EST, Monday through Thursday on the Steve Harvey
Morning Show. Junior is also the spokesperson for the popular
dating site Locateyourlove.com. Finally, you can catch Junior as the
opening act on Steve Harvey’s Grand Finale Comedy Tour. Critics
everywhere have responded by calling Junior "THE NEXT BIG
THING IN STAND-UP COMEDY."
Kier Spates is truly a force to be reckoned with. His motto to date is
unforgettable. So when you think of this up and coming, stand up
comedic great, please remember his belief that laughter doeth the heart
good like medicine. And in the words of Kier himself:
"This Just Got Serious"