Anthony Steven Kalloniatis (born August 22, 1967, known professionally as ANT, is an openly gay Greek-American Jewish stand-up comedian and actor.
ANT prefers his name spelled in all caps.
A native of Londonderry, New Hampshire, ANT performed at comedy clubs across the nation. For four years starting in 1995, he was a semiregular cast member on the WB series Unhappily Ever After.
With the end of that show and looking for ways to supplement his income, ANT recruited several men to become internet models. His involvement in the voyeur cam business is documented in the 2001 film WebCam Boys, which he also co-produced.
ANT achieved fame as a contestant on Last Comic Standing, having now appeared in four of that show's five seasons. That same year, he released a comedy album on Comedy Central Records, Follow My Ass. In 2005, he released the comedy DVD, "ANT: America's Ready."
He is the host of VH1 reality series Celebrity Fit Club and was a regular judge of talent on Steve Harvey's Big Time. His television series, U.S. of ANT, premiered on MTV Network's gay-targeted Logo cable channel in the summer of 2006. ANT also frequently appears as a commentator on such shows as VH1's Best Week Ever and CNBC's Dennis Miller, and is a regular guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
In 2007, he appeared along with Snoop Dogg as a guest star on MTV's sketch comedy show Short Circuitz.
On March 20, 2007, ANT celebrated his 5th appearance on The Howard Stern Show.
Ant is an avid poker player and also one of the "famous faces", due to being a regular player on the online poker website Hollywood Poker which is run in conjunction with Ongame Network.
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