About the Host
From the smash success of his multi award-winning Funny Money youth financial literacy program to television appearances and nightly stints on comedy club and corporate stages across North America, James Cunningham is a performer whose remarkable and diverse career knows no boundaries.
James has been featured on many national and international network shows through the course of his career. Most recently, James hosts the Food Network Canada and Cooking Channel series Eat St. by Paperny Films, which profiles the best street food carts across North America. He has also appeared on "Last Comic Standing", "Just for Laughs", "Comedy Inc.", and a variety of other programs.
As a stand-up comedian, James has proven time and time again that he is one of the most entertaining and skilled professionals on and off stage and has a long list of clientele to prove it. From distinguished corporate audiences to crowds of all ages, his performances have earned countless recommendations.
Live, James has enjoyed sharing the stage with Howie Mandel, Jeff Foxworthy, Stephen Wright, Michael Bublé, Aretha Franklin, Barbara Walters, Anthony Robbins, Suze Orman, Hilary Swank, Kenneth Cole, Dr. Oz, Arianna Huffington, and Suzanne Somers, to name a few.
As an MC, he is repeatedly asked to host award galas, business conferences and conventions around the world. He recently had the pleasure of hosting shows with former President Bill Clinton and Virgin CEO Sir Richard Branson.