Despite the fact that the show’s host is a well-known face on television, While serving in the military, he got a taste of what he wanted to do in the future: stand-up comedy. He served in the United States Marine Corps for six years, during which time he earned the rank of corporal.
With the assistance of the United Service Organizations (USO), he has been able to continue to demonstrate his patriotism by travelling the world to entertain troops.
A career in the military is something he says he would have been happy to continue regardless of what happened in his comic career had it not taken such a drastic turn. Now you know why he’s always kept his hair in a neat, tidy style: because of the camaraderie.