Toni Byrd was born in New York, raised in Long Island City
Queensbridge. At a very young age she recognized that she had a knack
for storytelling, as well as being naturally funny. She burst onto the
comedy scene with her quick, witty keen take, on her daily life
tapped into her God-given talent by bringing comedy to the world from a
lesbian’s perspective. Byrd has captured the attention of many veteran
Comedians, as well as opened for many of today's top urban comedic
talent in New York and abroad. She has also performed at various comedy
venues across the nation.
Byrd’s acting ability is phenomenal when it comes to attacking a role.
She appeared in the movie, Foreign Minds Think Alike and the web series,
Bum Rush as Cory in Episode 8. Comedian Toni Byrd continues to wow
audiences with her raw stage presence. She aspires to be great as she
hones her skills in comedy. With sold out shows of stellar performances,
she will reach her destiny in due time. The sky is the limit as she
consistently hones her craft, on the journey to become a great
entertainer. Look out for her on the big screen and on stage, coming to a
city near you.