Rudy Moreno was born and raised in the tight knit community of Lincoln Heights, a suburb of Los Angeles .
Rudy began his career at the age of 13 in garage bands with friends in his neighborhood, he attended Lincoln High School graduated at the age of 16 years old. Rudy went on to broadcasting school with a dream to work in radio, after several audition tapes, he received a call from a station in Santa Maria , California where he worked the weekend shift, Rudy continued to pursue his dream of broadcasting with stints in Santa Paula and then as an intern at LA radio station KLOS .
Rudy then worked in nightclubs as a DJ, and doing the typical DJ work at parties, social gatherings, weddings , etc.
Eventually Rudy got married and decided to do the 9 to 5 thing and in 1991 was approached by band leader Rudy Salas of the famed rock group Tierra. He said that Rudy was so funny that he should be a comedian and if he wanted to, he would help him and let him open for the band, which they did. After that it just snowballed .
By the summer of 1991, Rudy was approached by TV Producer Jeff Valdez and he booked Rudy to his first TV appearance on Comedy Compadres. Since then Rudy has appeared on over 40 television shows in his current career, including Jimmy Kimmell, Criminal Mind, Everybody Loves Raymond, Arrested Development, shows on NBC, CBS, ABC, Starz, HBO, Showtime, and more.
Besides TV, Rudy continues to open in concert for such stars as Smokey Robinson, Black Eyed Peas, Bobby Caldwell, Los Lobos, Natalie Cole, and many more.
Rudy has been a National Headlining Comedian for over 25 years with shows in Las Vegas, New York, of course Los Angeles and has worked all of the A – List Comedy Clubs across the country. He has the longest running show in Los Angles at the Ice House in Pasadena this year marks his 18th consecutive year doing shows there.
Rudy is also an accomplished guitar player and has a working classic rock band.
Rudy and his family are the creators of Komics for Kids an annual fundraising event to help inner city children.
So whether it be broadcasting on the radio, doing stand up, acting on TV or theater, or just rocking out with his band, Rudy will entertain you. Otherwise he’ll have to go back to that boring job as a bikini model.