Tig taro is a standup comedian, storyteller, and writer originally from Mississippi. Tig writes, produces, and stars in the semiautobiographical comedy series One Mississippi, premiering this fall through Amazon Studios. Her memoir, 'm J st A Person, released this year through Harper Collins Publishing, is a New York Tim s Bestseller. The Television Academy has acknowledged Tig with an Emmy nomination for her HBO standup special oyish irl Interrupted. Her Netflix Original documentary, TIG, premiered to critical acclaim and is availabl for streamin. You can also see Tig as "Barb" on Amazon’s Emmy Awardwinning series Transparent.
In 2013, Tig was nominated for a Grammy Award for her standup
release, IVE, which sold over 100,000 units in ju t six weeks. IVE is a standup set delivered just days after Tig was diagnosed with invasive bilateral breast cancer. Tig has since announced her cancer to be in remission, and remains a favorite on onan an his American Life. In her time off, Tig enjoys bird watching with her wife Stephanie, their twin sons, and cat Fluff, at home in Los Angeles.