The #1 Donald Trump Impersonator in the World, John Di Domenico, on how comedy, satire, and late night TV is dividing, uniting, and trolling America... John Di Domenico is an American, Emmy Nominated, Actor, Writer, Comedian and Impersonator,
The #1 Donald Trump Impersonator in the World, John Di Domenico, on how comedy, satire, and late night TV is dividing, uniting, and trolling America…
Di Domenico has been performing Trump since 2004. When Donald Trump announced his presidential run in June of 2015, Di Domenico’s career took off, he became the official Donald Trump for numerous TV shows, making countless appearances on Conan O’Brien, Chelsea Handler, Fox News Redeye, Fox & Friends and many more outlets. Di Domenico also reads the tweets and performs sketches on Slate’s Trumpcast podcast and live shows. Di Domenico is the only Trump impersonator in the world to appear on the This Morning, Britain. Today Show & Sunrise Australia, Today Show Ireland, plus hundreds other international TV, radio and news appearances.
John has made hundreds of live appearances as Donald Trump around the country and internationally he can be seen and heard in videos on Youtube, commercials, animated series, voiceovers, virtual reality, apps and even toys.
John has appeared as Trump in four feature films and the 13 episode Canadian Comedy Awards Winning web series “You’ve Got Trumped” and is the winner of ABC’s The View’s National Trump Contest and The Laugh Factory’s International Trump Competition.
John is originally from the Philadelphia area where he started his acting career, then moved to New York to work in theatre, television, film, standup and was a member of the Improv Company “Some Assembly Required”. He now lives in Las Vegas.
John appeared in the off-Broadway hit Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding, The Line That Picked Up 1000 Babes, Bernie’s Bar Mitzvah and KABOOM directed by BT McNicoll. His off-off Broadway credits include The Execution and Big Blonde. Along with his theatre work John appeared in the comedy feature films Meet The Spartans, Disaster Movie, Purge of Kingdoms, Not Another Celebrity Movie and 30 Nights of Paranormal Activity. John was grateful to be cast as Howie Reinstein in the Heidi and Kennedy episode of The Soprano’s. He has numerous national commercials to his credit including VISA, Olive Garden, Comcast, Miller Beer, and recently shot a commercial in Israel as Jay Leno for the Israeli Lottery.
John attended East Stroudsburg University and graduated from Temple University with a BA in Speech Communications. John spent a year as an Intern for U.S. Senator Arlen Specter. He overcame a severe speech impediment as a child to become a performer.
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