Tim J. Dillon is an American comedian, podcaster, and actor best known for hosting the Tim Dillon Show podcast. Born and raised in Island Park, New York, Dillon ventured into acting as a child and even featured on the PBS children’s show Sesame Street.
Before making a name for himself in comedy, Dillon worked in various fields, including as a printer salesman, a mortgage broker, and a New York City tour guide. He started his stand-up career around 2010 and, following his performance at the 2016 Just for Laughs comedy festival, was named by Rolling Stone as one of the “10 Comedians You Need to Know” in 2017.
In addition to his stand-up, Dillon co-hosted the Real Ass Podcast spin-off, Bastard Radio, in 2020. His comedic style is described as boisterous and articulate, often expressing contrarian views. In 2022, he released his first standup special: Tim Dillon: A Real Hero.
The Tim Dillon Show is a comedic podcast discussing American cultural issues, entertainment, and politics. Initially named “Tim Dillon Is Going to Hell,” the show first aired on the GaS Digital Network with co-host Ray Kump. However, Dillon later left GaS Digital, bringing in Ben Avery as producer. In September 2022, Avery left the show.
Dillon currently lives in Los Angeles and openly identifies as gay. He battled substance abuse in his past, becoming sober several years ago. Dillon is also a real estate investor, owning properties in Austin, Texas, and the Hamptons, New York.
In terms of his political stance, Dillon has expressed that he doesn’t align with any political side, despite leaning conservative. He did not vote in the 2020 US general election and has expressed support for health care for all.