About Kier "Junior" Spates
Kier "Junior" Spates, a native of Houston Texas, has to be one of the funniestcomics you will ever encounter. He has traveled the globe with suchgreats as Aretha Franklin, Lyfe Jennings, Music soul Child, FrankieBeverly and Maze, Gerald Levert, Anita Baker and Anthony Hamilton. In2005, he toured as one of the primary acts on the "Rickey Smiley andFriends Show." In addition to all of this named above, he has also donemilitary tours; the USO Tours to Japan and Bahrain. Kier has alsomanaged to dominate the stage on the college scenes as well. Hisstandup has been embraced on the campuses of University of SouthernLA, Texas A&M, University of Houston, University of North Texas andTexas Southern University. The list just goes on and on. Theseperformances have commanded accolades on the Improv circuit all overthe United States.
Kier Spates has also had many on screen television appearances, aswell. BET’s "Comic View" and "Getting Paid" are just a couple thatreceived rave reviews. We must not forget "Dre" in Barbershop Blueswith New Edition’s Ralph Tresvant. He has traveled with many hit stageplays as well. One of his most notable accounts was "Confessions"starring the late Gerald Levert, Kelly Price and Tommy Ford. SteveHarvey has now made Kier Spates a regular member of the SteveHarvey Morning Show, He delivers daily funny tips as Junior at7:48AM EST, Monday through Thursday on the Steve HarveyMorning Show. Junior is also the spokesperson for the populardating site Locateyourlove.com. Finally, you can catch Junior as theopening act on Steve Harvey’s Grand Finale Comedy Tour. Criticseverywhere have responded by calling Junior "THE NEXT BIGTHING IN STAND-UP COMEDY."
Kier Spates is truly a force to be reckoned with. His motto to date isunforgettable. So when you think of this up and coming, stand upcomedic great, please remember his belief that laughter doeth the heartgood like medicine. And in the words of Kier himself:
"This Just Got Serious"