Ron Funches Comedian, Wife, Son, Tour, Movies and TV Shows

Ron Funches Biography

Ron Funches (Full Name: Ronald Kyle Funches) is a popular American comedian and actor who started his comedy career in Portland, Oregon, at age 23. He spent his early life in Chicago prior to shifting to Salem, Oregon, as a teenager. Following relocating to Los Angeles in 2012, Ron started starring as a guest on many comedy series, such as @midnight, Mulaney, and Kroll Show.

From 2014 until 2016, he appeared as a regular on the NBC series Undateable, and in 2015, started performing as a voice actor on series such as BoJack Horseman, The Adventures of Puss in Boots, and Adventure Time. Ron later performed the voice role of Cooper in the animated film Trolls (2016).

In addition, he had guest-starring roles on several television series such as Transparent (2016), Black-ish (2017), and replayed the role of Cooper in the Trolls spin-off series Trolls: The Beat Goes On! (2018). In 2020, he again replayed the role of Cooper in the sequel movie Trolls World Tour. Early in 2020, he voiced Ron on the Netflix series Hoops. In 2021, Ron started voicing Kevin in the FX series Poorly Drawn Lines.

Quick Facts

Age 41 years old (born March 12, 1983)
Net Worth $500, 000
Wife Christina Dawn (2020-2022)
Occupation Comedian
Son Malcolm Funches
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Ron Funches Age

Ron was born on March 12, 1983, in Carson, California, United States. He is 41 years old. Ron celebrates his birthday on March 12, every year.

Early Life And Education

He was born in Carson, California to his parents. Ron spent his early life with his mom and sister in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago, IL. His mother worked as a social worker. When Ron was 13 years old, he went to Salem, Oregon, to reside with his father, who was working there as a pipefitter. He studied at Douglas McKay High School. Following high school, Ron moved to Portland, Oregon, where he served a variety of jobs.

Ron Funches Wife

Ron was married to Christina Dawn. The two married in August 2020 and welcomed a son Teddy in 2022. In October 2022, Ron and Christina split. He also has a son Malcolm Funches. Ron welcomed his son Malcolm when he was 20 years old. Malcolm has autism.

Comedian Ron Funches

He is a stand-up comedian. Ron started pursuing stand-up comedy at the age of 23 in Portland. Following having a small role on an episode of Portlandia in 2011, he moved to Los Angeles in 2012. Early in 2013, Ron was a regular panelist on the comedy series @midnight, had a recurring role in the comedy series Crash & Bernstein (2013), and served as a writer on The Eric Andre Show and Comedy Central’s The Half Hour (2014).

Additionally, in 2014, he performed as a regular comic panelist on Chelsea Lately. Early in 2014, he appeared in many episodes of Drunk History, and in 2015, performed several guest-starring voice roles on the animated series BoJack Horseman, The Adventures of Puss in Boots, and Adventure Time. Ron later appeared as Shelly on the NBC comedy series Undateable from 2014 until the series ended in 2016. He also had a supporting role in the 2015 comedy film Get Hard.

Movies And Tv Shows


– Movie Mind Machine in 2015 as himself.
– Get Hard in 2015 as Jojo.
– Trolls in 2016 as Cooper.
– Once Upon a Time in Venice in 2017 as Mocha.
– Killing Hasselhoff in 2017 as Bill.
– Noelle in 2019 as Elf Mortimer.
– Sylvie’s Love in 2020 as Tank.
– The One and Only Ivan in 2020 as Murphy.
– 80 for Brady in 2023 as Chip.
– Under the Boardwalk in 2023 as Anemone.
– Trolls Band Together in 2023 as Cooper.
– Inside Out 2 in 2024 as Bloofy.

TV Shows

– Portlandia in 2011 as a Baseball Player.
– Crash & Bernstein in 2013) as Roland.
– New Girl in 2013 as a Street Musician.
– Mulaney in 2014 as Rodney aka Tall Tucan.
– Selfie in 2014 as Wayne.
– Bob’s Burgers in 2014 as Horseplay / Patrick.
– Cougar Town in 2015 as Marty.
– Another Period in 2016 as Hamish’s Cellmate.
– Black-ish in 2017 as Ledarius.
– Powerless in 2017 as Ron.
– Future Man in 2017 as Ray.
– Infinity Train in 2019 as Khaki Bottoms.
– Loot (2022-present) as Howard.


In 2016, Ron voiced the role of Cooper in the animated movie Trolls. The film debuted at the BFI London Film Festival on October 8, 2016. Trolls received generally positive reviews from critics and garnered $347 million worldwide against its $125 million budget. The film also won an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”.

Weight Loss

In 2015, Ron weighed 360 lbs. He drastically changed his eating and exercise habits, finally dropping 140 pounds from his 360-pound frame. His friends were supportive when he started losing weight. Ron was not shy in dishing about his well-known significant weight loss to the audience.


Ron will tour Laughs Comedy Club, Seattle, WA on October 26, 2024.


– Elliot Mothman (Inside Job).
– Ajabu (The Lion Guard).
– Shag Rugg (Jellystone).
– King Shark (Harley Quinn).
– Cooper (Trolls Band Together).


Ron toured Denver on Thursday, June 13, 2024. He is known for being the best stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He has also built an impressive acting resume.

Adventure Time

Ron appeared as The Fool in the fantasy animated television series Adventure Time. The series was a ratings success for Cartoon Network, with some of its episodes attracting more than three million viewers. It has received universal acclaim from critics.

Voice Acting

Early in 2019, Ron started voicing the role of King Shark in the DC Comics TV series Harley Quinn and the role of Fox in the TBS series Final Space. He replayed his role of Cooper in the Trolls sequel, Trolls World Tour (2020). Ron also voiced Shag Rugg on the 2021 HBO Max television series Jellystone!.


He is a voice actor recognized for voicing:

  • King Shark.
  • Cooper.
  • Shag Rugg.


Ron will be at Laughs Comedy Club in Seattle, WA on October 25, 2024, at 9:45 pm.


Ron is a man of above-average stature who stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (approx. 1.75 m).

Net Worth

Ron has garnered a decent net worth of $500, 000 from his professional career as a comedian, actor, and writer. He has been in comedy since the age of 23.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Is Ron Funches Wife?

Ron’s wife was Christina Dawn from 2020 to October 2023.

How Old Is Ron Funches?

Ron is a 41-year-old who was born on March 12, 1983, in Carson, California, United States.

Who Is Ron Funches?

Ron is a comedian, actor, and writer who appread in the NBC shows Undateable and Powerless. He and Chris Hardwick were regular winners on @midnight. Ron was also a roundtable guest on Chelsea Lately. He released his first comedy album The Funches of Us in November 2015.

Social Media Account

Instagram – ronfunch