Seven Things You Don’t Know About Rip Michaels!

Comedian Rip Micheals has been featured on MTV’s Wild ‘N Out, BET’s Comic View and Showtime at the Apollo.

Want to learn more about him? Read these seven facts below and make sure to Cheap It Real during select Knicks and Rangers games!

1 Rip is originally from Chicago, Illinois

Despite how Rip made his mark on the New York Comedy scene, he actually grew up in Chicago.

2 His favorite movie is... Friday

Rip Micheals is a big fan of the movie Friday, written by and starring Ice Cube.

3 Adele is his favorite musician?!

Even though it may make him sound ‘sensitive,’ Rip’s favorite musician is Adele.

4 "A Thousand Miles" by Vanessa Carlton is Rip's guilty pleasure... seriously!

Although Rip may not like to admit it, he loves listening to “A Thousand Miles” by Vanessa Carlton.

5 Bernie Mac encouraged his personal comedic voice

While performing at the Cotton Club in Chicago, Bernie Mac gave Rip advice in taking his comedy to the next level by developing his own unique comedic voice.

6 Rip admires Katt Williams

While Rip looks up to many comedians such as Corey Holcomb, Roz G, and Rob Stapleton, he truly admires the talent of Katt Williams. He’s also a fan of Katt’s velvet jackets!

7 He makes frequent trips to Waffle House

During his recent tour with Wild ‘N Out, Rip made frequent trips to Waffle House with his castmates including Nick Cannon.