Winner of the Tournament of Laughs 2020 comedy competition run by America’s TBS TV network.
The British comedy magician, real name John van der Put, with his chihuahua sidekick Mr Piffles triumphed over the likes of Jeff Ross, Margaret Cho, Gilbert Gottfried, Gina Yashere and Jim Norton for audience votes.
Piff along with his trusty sidekick Mr Piffles - The World’s Only Magic Performing Chihuahua™, and Las Vegas Showgirl, Jade Simone, perform a one-of-a-kind comedy and magic show suitable for eight to eighty year olds. Opening in 2015 at the iconic Flamingo Hotel and Casino in The Piff the Magic Dragon Theatre, Piff has broken all box office records, selling out nightly and earning a reputation as one of the city's most sought-after shows.
Following breakout appearances on “AGT” (NBC) and “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (CW), Piff and Mr Piffles have performed to hundreds of thousands in some of the most iconic venues across the globe including Radio City Music Hall, Shakespeare’s Globe, the O2 and the Sydney Opera House. Last year alone, he was honored with three gold medals including “Best Comedian,” “Best Magician” and “Best Headliner” in the 2019 Best of Las Vegas Awards, won the 2019 CEA Casino Comedian of the Year Award and named one of the 10 Comics to Watch in 2019 by Variety Magazine. His highly anticipated one-hour special featuring his good friend, Penn Jillette, is in final edit. Previously, Piff opened for Mumford & Sons on their UK Tour of Two Halves and even graced the cover of their Grammy award winning album Babel.
Call him unique, call him an icon, whatever you call him, Piff will leave you asking…
"How are you going to top a guy in a dragon suit?" (New York Times)
The stand out star of NBC’s America's Got Talent and Penn & Teller: Fool Us