Kerri Pomarolli is a stand up comedian, actress, and author.
After moving to Hollywood in search of that one role that would make her famous, she found compromising her faith was not worth the star on the Walk of Fame. One night after much prayer it was apparent that God had other plans for her, Pomarolli was to do stand up. She was led to her first gig, in all places, at the world famous Hollywood Improv. Although she performed in front of a very secular crowd, Pomarolli was the only performer asked to come back.
Pomarolli continues to hone her craft by working the comedy club circuit and has become one of the most sought after Christian comedians and tours extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has shared the stage with such diverse Christian Comedians as Ron McGehee, Sherri Shepherd, Carlos Oscar, and Anthony Griffith. Whether she’s at a secular comedy club or a church congregation Pomarolli uses comedy as her pulpit and has become an innovative and charismatic evangelical. She is a founding member of ACT IN FAITH, a national touring group of Hollywood actors, regularly performs standup comedy and speaks at women's conferences, singles events, marriage conferences, pastor's conventions, MOPS national, fundraisers, Outreach events, has become a renowned National Pro-Life speaker and customized church events. She traveled to Swaziland with Heart for Africa to see firsthand the needs of the children and fell in love with them, vowing to help raise money for food, shelter, and clothing.
Pomarolli is also an accomplished actress, published author and veteran of television with credits that include over 28 appearances on The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, recurring roles on Port Charles and Young and the Restless, and Lifetime Network. She has been a popular guest on many TV shows on FOX, TBN, CBN, TLN, ABC, ABC Family Network, Daystar, CNN Headline News Showbiz Tonight, Hallmark Channel, Pre Show Host GMA/Dove Awards and many others.
Pomarolli has appeared on the Oxygen Network’s hit reality show, Tori and Dean: Inn Love and starred and produced I Love Kerri, which premiered on Sky Angel. Kerri starred in the comedy "ENGAGED" that also premiered on Sky Angel network. Kerri is one of the many Christians in Hollywood interviewed in the groundbreaking documentary "Hollywood on Fire" where she talks about the past, present, and future of faith in the entertainment industry.
Pomarolli writes her own advice column, Report From A Hollywood God Girl, in national magazines, has written articles for the Teen magazine Brio, is a contributing writer in Flint Wainess’ book "Its Not Me Its You”, co-writer with author Matthew Paul Turner on the book “How To Ruin Your Dating Life” published by Nav Press, and is part of a book “Relevant Nation 50 Revolutionaries Under 40” published by Relevant Press.
In 2008 Pomarolli published her first book, “If I Am Waiting On God, Then What Am I Doing In A Christian Chatroom: Confessions Of A Do It Yourself Single.” The book was later re-released to reach a secular audience under the title "Guys Like Girls Named Jennie."
Provocative and passionate, Kerri is a devout Christian who continues to lead outreach through humor. She tours extensively throughout the United States and Canada to Churches, Corporate, and today’s top comedy clubs.
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