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Marcella Arguello

About this Artist

Marcella is a stand up comedian, writer and actor whose comedy knows no bounds; she eagerly discusses any and every topic that tickles her. From dating short guys - because she has no other options at 6’2’’ - to being mistaken for a man, her Latinx identity, her take on race & gender, and wild stories & situations she’s gotten herself in and out of. Marcella’s debut half hour comedy special Bitch, Grow Up. on HBO & HBO Max is quickly becoming a comedy classic. It’s a half hour that fully represents the comedians abilities to handle all forms of comedy - from one liners to stories to crowd work, the seventeen years she’s put in really shines through. Of the special, Latin Media writes that Marcella “manages to ruffle feathers while delivering a routine that feels absolutely joyous.” writes, “she has earned this moment.”

She is most proud of her monthly show, Women Crush, which has a fresh and diverse line up, including national headliners as well as the brightest up and comers; Marcella mercilessly hosts the best curated show in all of Los Angeles. Don’t miss an opportunity to check it out. Her debut album, The Woke Bully - which debuted at #3 on the Billboard Comedy Charts and was named One Of The Best Comedy Albums of 2019 by NPR program Bullseye - is a combination of Marcella’s unique perspective & honesty and captures what it’s like to experience her live. In 2023, she can be seen on Fuse TV’s second season of We Need To Talk About America, where first generation comedians dissect American-centric topics and viral videos. Marcella was also the host of The Cache on Tubi in 2021, a hilarious clip show that infuses Marcella’s unique perspective on viral videos. In 2020, COVID-19 halted the entertainment industry but Marcella managed to guest star in Sarah Cooper’s Netflix Special Everything’s Fine, was seen as a panelist on David Spade’s Lights Out on Comedy Central, killed her over-the-top dance numbers on The Funny Dance Show on E! and had a covid compliant interview on FuseTV’s Like, Share, Dímelo. Her stand up can be seen on the second season of 2 Dope Queens on HBO as well as Night Train with Wyatt Cenac on STARZ; previously she has made a guest appearance on Comedy Central's Corporate and on episodes of FuseTV's Trivial Takedown. Recently listed Marcella as number 10 in their list of "Top female comedians working in film and television today" alongside Amy Schumer, Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong. In the Fall of 2017, presented their list of “Comedians You Should and Will Know” and Marcella was the top industry pick which gaind her a feature in the November issue of New York Magazine. Marcella was deemed an “LA Comedian to Watch in 2017” by Time Out Magazine while maintaining her reign as a fan favorite and six-time winner on Comedy Central’s @midnight. She wrote for the renewed Netflix series “Bill Nye Saves The World” and was a writer on the first season of the James Corden-produced show, Drop The Mic on TBS.  Additionally, Marcella won her appearance on TruTv’s Comedy Knock Out, was featured on Viceland’s Flophouse, and in 2015 on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly; her stand up has been highlighted on rapper Tyler, The Creator’s mobile app and on Fox’s The Real.

Her controversial takes on Twitter (@marcellacomedy) have featured the comedian on CNN, Fox,, and various other entertainment websites. She is a regular opener for Hasan Minhaj, Felipe Esparza and Nico Santos. She has previously opened for Hannibal Buress, David Alan Grier, Norm MacDonald, J.B. Smoove, Melissa Villaseñor, Ron Funches, Godfrey, Joey Coco Diaz, Melanie Comarcho and has shared a stage with Bill Burr, Dave Chappelle, Paul Mooney and Robin Williams.

She has worked at The Improv Comedy Clubs all over the country and is a regular at The Punch Line Comedy Clubs in Northern California. She has performed at The New York Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Chris Hardwick’s ID10T Festival, Riot LA Comedy Festival, Lucille Ball Comedy Fest, overseas for American troops and comedian Sean Keane referred to her as the “finest export from Modesto since George Lucas.”