Matt Wright

Comedian and Emcee

Why You Need Matt

Matt Wright is a two time JUNO Award losing Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, and actor who has appeared on televised galas for Just For Laughs, CBC, and CTV. He played The Weatherman on Season 2 of Son of a Critch.

Matt has written for six seasons of This Hour Has 22 Minutes where he was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award, as well as two episodes of Still Standing.

His album “Vasectomy Baby” went to #2 on the iTunes Canadian Comedy charts and can be heard across North America on SiriusXM.

He is also an accomplished actor/director, Matt’s short film “Wife and Death” was an official selection at multiple film festivals and earned him the “Best Emerging Filmmaker” award at the 2016 Nickel Film Festival. His follow up film “Snowstorm Roulette” was chosen to compete in the CBC Short Film Faceoff, and was nominated for “Best International Comedy Short” at the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival.

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Why You Will Love Matt

“We host a gala each year and for the first time we hired entertainment, a comedian — Matt Wright. We wanted to make sure that the comedian was professional and tasteful. Matt was both of those things and best of all, he was hilariously funny!”

Patricia Seaman
New Brunswick Health Research Foundation

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