Jackie Kashian is an American stand-up comedian and is of Armenian descent. Kashian was born in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin and raised by her father, Elliot, and her stepmother, Nancy, along with her four older brothers and one older sister. She graduated from South Milwaukee High School in 1983.
Jackie's new album, "I Am Not The Hero Of This Story", was #1 comedy album on iTunes and Amazon and is critically acclaimed. She is in the twelfth year of her podcast The Dork Forest, where she talks with people about what they love to do, think about and collect. She also has a new podcast on the Nerdist Network with Laurie Kilmartin called The Jackie and Laurie Show.