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Joel Ozborn Travels from Sydney, NSW

Joel Ozborn


  • Comedy
  • Corporate Entertainment
  • Entertainment
  • Master Of Ceremonies

Between sell out comedy festival shows, national theatre tours and corporate events, Joel Ozborn averages close to 200 performances a year.  Joel’s clean and professional comedy has made him a hit with corporate clients across the globe.   

Whatever the corporate occasion, whether it’s an award ceremony, gala event, conference, client party or product launch, Joel Ozborn is sure to make your next event a success.

Where to begin with Joel's story? ...

One night when Joel was just a young teenager, his father took him to see American comedian/magician, The Amazing Johnathan. Before Jonathan took to the stage however, Joel witnessed another comedian called Peter (who in later years would change his name back to Akmal.) By the end of that fateful evening, Joel knew he would become a comedian himself.  

Joel‘s first opportunity at stand up comedy came in the form of his high school public speaking competition. Rather than delivering a conventional speech on politics or the environment, he chose to turn his speech into a stand up routine about the anxiety of Wombat’s, which left both students and teachers in stitches, and Joel with the Public Speaking Award. Joel then began honing his craft on the street at Sydney’s Circular Quay.   

Not too long after leaving school Joel got a call from The Amazing Johnathan who offered him to move to America and tour around the country with him. Joel jumped at the opportunity, and also further developed his street performing in Los Angeles on the Venice Beach Boardwalk, and travelling across America, taking in the best and worst that America had to offer.   

Upon returning to Australia, Joel became a regular in comedy clubs across the nation where he continued to develop his stand up.   He has gone on to perform regularly at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, The Adelaide Fringe Festival, The Sydney Comedy Festival, The Brisbane Comedy Festival and has taken his comedy around the world from South East Asia to Las Vegas. 


I fell a little bit in love with Joel Ozborn. This tall, nonchalant Eric Bana look-a-like was perfect… went down a treat in a packed house. People were rocking backwards and forwards, holding in their stomachs and letting out shouts of laughter.

The Advertiser

Joel was great, very entertaining especially with a difficult to please guests. He definitely won over a tough crowd of older male dealers. He was great in engaging the audience and it was a definite value add that he went around the room and spoke to as many of the guests as he could. We would definitely recommend him and would absolutely use him for another event!


As you can imagine, a business awards ceremony can sometimes be a bit dry, however as host, Joel’s comedic wit, enthusiasm and fresh jokes meant our guests were in stitches all night long, while also staying focused on the proceedings of the evening. His ability to think quickly on his feet was tested, when an impromptu charity auction was sprung on us. In literally a minute Joel transformed from MC to auctioneer. His professionalism, adaptability and ability to work under pressure have been a blessing to us all, which has made working with Joel a delight to work with. I would highly recommend him to any organisation looking for a comedian MC to host a corporate event, and would not hesitate in booking Joel again to host one of our events.

Cumberland And Courier Newspapers



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