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Troy Kinne

Troy Kinne

He is the writer/director/performer/ of his own Sketch Comedy TV show - KINNE on 7Mate Australia. The show which saw him nominated for the 2015 Logie Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer. After his stand up comedy debut, Troy won almost every young comic competition in the country, among which was the ‘You Gotta Be Joking’ competition at the Comic’s Lounge in Melbourne. This win saw Troy receive the prize of a trip to New York to attend the American Institute of Comedy. Troy has since performed at a number of well-known clubs in the U.S. including Caroline’s on Broadway, Stand Up New York, Gotham Comedy club, the Laugh Factory, The Hollywood Comedy Store and The Comedy Cellar. He is often recognised from his performance on ‘The Search for Australia’s Funniest Man’ DVD featured with FHM magazine in Jan 2006.

Early in his career Troy made a number guest appearances on Nova FM’s ‘Hughsie and Kate for Breakfast’, performed on The Comedy Channel’s Stand Up Australia and Comedy Gold, and appeared in sketches featured in Peter Helliar’s TV show The Bounce on Channel Seven. 

Troy's comedy is known for being extremely relatable. Proof of this is the majority of his video content going 'viral' online. Videos produced by Troy such as 'Shit Never Said During The Olympics', 'The Real Man Of Now', 'The Actual Bachelor', Things Never Said By Couples While Assembling IKEA Items' and 'The Mysterious Basket' have all gone viral with millions of views, and have been featured as news items on, The Daily Telegraph and the TV show Sunrise.

As well as headlining at comedy clubs around the country and not limiting himself to Australia, Troy has also taken his act to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Jakarta, and Hong Kong, has opened for Amy Schumer upon request, and has toured East Timor and the Solomon Islands entertaining the Troops of Australia's Armed Defence Forces. This year Troy toured the KINNE LIVE stand up show all over the country following series 2 of KINNE.


“Comic Genius” - The Daily Telegraph

“Australia’s best new sketch comedy show” - Herald Sun

“A rapid-fire night of Laughs” - Herald Sun

"One of Australia's best new talents" - The Daily Telegraph

"Bottom clenchingly funny" - The Groggy Squirrel

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