Wildly popular comedian and actor Matt Rife announced his ProbleMATTic World Tour hitting cities across North America, Australia, and Europe throughout 2023 and 2024. Produced by Live Nation, the massive tour with more than 100 dates kicks off on Thursday, July 20 in Bend, OR at Hayden Homes Amphitheater with stops across North America in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Austin and more this year before wrapping up 2023 with a New Years Eve show on Sunday, December 31 at The Louisville Palace in Louisville, KY.
In 2021, Rife self-produced and distributed through YouTube his first one-hour comedy special, “Only Fans”. This past April, the comedian bet on himself again and self-released his highly anticipated second stand-up special, “Matthew Steven Rife” on YouTube. The special was taped in Austin, TX and is dedicated to his biggest role model, his grandfather Steven who had recently passed. Rife will be taping his third stand-up special this fall in Washington, DC at DAR Constitution Hall.
Matt Rife has exploded as one of the fastest growing comedians through his viral content and remarkable engagement on TikTok, where he has amassed over 13 million followers, and more than 2 billion views globally. As one of the most buzzed about comedians in the business, Rife has been selling-out comedy clubs and theaters across the country. Rife brings forth his refreshingly genuine presence along with elevated material that is quick witted and vulnerable. From a small town near Columbus Ohio, Matt started performing at the age of fifteen then moved out to Los Angeles two years later where he began his career in Hollywood.
In addition to stand-up, he made his television debut on MTV’s Wild ‘N Out as the youngest cast member in history for four seasons before moving on to other MTV properties, such as hosting the reboot of TRL and appearing on The Challenge. Other credits include Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Fresh Off The Boat, BET’s North Of The 10, and NBC’s comedy competition show Bring The Funny.