Lloyd Diamond was born and raised in New York City. As a child, Lloyd had a gift for doing impressions of Jerry Lewis, Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, among others. He loved making his family and friends laugh. Some of his early comedy influences were Richard Pryor, Jerry Lewis, Bill Cosby, Steve Martin, and Eddie Murphy. His friends in high school encouraged him to pursue a career in comedy. One night his brother took him to an open mike at the New York Comedy Club and he was bit by the performing bug ever since. Lloyd performed while in college. Since then he’s appeared at the Comic Strip, Stand up NY, Caroline’s, New York Comedy Club, and Boston Comedy Club. He’s appeared on the Comedy TKO segment on “Showtime at the Apollo”, “Good Morning America’s Make Us Laugh All Night Long Competition, “Jane Hanson’s New York “Chapelle’s Show” and “America’s Got Talent”.
Lloyd also sings, dances does impersonations. and plays drums. He was invited by Sandy Hackett, son of the legendary Buddy Hackett, to play Sammy Davis Jr. in his production of “The Tribute to the Rat Pack” in Las Vegas. Although his most popular character is Sammy Davis Jr, Lloyd also does impersonations of James Brown, Ray Charles, Chris Rock, Jerry Lewis, Bill Cosby, Michael Jackson and many others. Still loyal to his stand-up roots, Lloyd performs his unique brand of comedy in clubs and colleges across the country. Lloyd leaves audiences laughing with his boundless energy, charisma, physical comedy, and clean material. He’s a comedian with a wide range of impressions, characters, voices, and facial contortions. Lloyd continues to make a name for himself as a well rounded entertainer.