About Rafinha Bastos
With a career spanning over 15 years, and a grasp at raunchy humor that sells outtheaters everywhere he goes, Rafinha Bastos is one of the most important andwell respected comedians in Brazil. Also an actor and journalist, he is amongst the30 most watched comedians in the world on YouTube, with videos that havemore than 250 million views. With over 11 million followers on Twitter, the NewYork Times has deemed him one of the most influential people in the world.Bastos is the owner of the biggest comedy club in Latin America ("Comedians" inSão Paulo). Since 2010, his achievements in Brazil include the executiveproduction of the Brazilian version of Saturday Night Live, a series of shows onnational network television ( "CQC" and "A Liga"). He wrote the script, produced,and directed a show about his own life, “The Life of Rafinha Bastos”, on the FXchannel. As if that weren’t enough, he also acted in four other series and eightdifferent films. One of his greater success stories thus far, is having written thescript, produced, and acted in "Internet - The Movie", which after being releasedin theaters in Brazil, it had its rights bought by Netflix and is one of the mostwatched movies of the streaming service in the country.Currently based in Los Angeles, he’s a regular performer at major comedy clubs inthe city, such as the Laugh Factory and Improv. He also hosts the competitionshow “Ultimate Beastmaster”, on Netflix. His third stand-up special, "Ultimatum”,an original Netflix production, will be released September 21, 2018. Rafinha’sprevious stand-ups were also licensed by the streaming platform, and his veryfirst special, “A Arte do Insulto" - “The Art of the Insult”, was the first localcontent available on Netflix Brazil in 2011.