Kortney Shane Williams was born in Cleveland Ohio in July of 1984. He relocated with his parents and 3 other siblings to Tampa, FL in 1994. After graduating from High School, Kortney attended The University of South Florida, with the intention of becoming an architect. However, his academic plans were derailed by an urge for Stand-Up Comedy. Kortney began performing in night clubs at the age of 20. After 2 years of performing throughout the Southeast, he moved to New York and began performing nationwide. In the Summer of 2009, Kortney would change his residence once again to Seattle, WA. Now Kortney works as a Stand-Up Comedian, Producer, and a writer on his Comedy Sports Blog.