Lila Hart is a 4’6 Filipina American stand up comedian who defies odds and stereotypes with her comedy. Lila was born in Hawaii with a congenital birth defect, Spinabifida which is when the spine and spinal cord don't form properly. After 12 surgeries and endless gratitude for her family, Lila is able to walk and walk tall. Lila graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Productions and has traveled to 23 countries. After years of jobs in fields such as search engine optimization and selling knives door-to-door, Lila wanted to pursue her dreams as a comedian. In 2016 she began her journey into comedy and in less than 5 years has already made a name for herself. Lila’s career has taken her to many places including performing all along the West Coast to Tennessee.
Lila is a comedian who not only has performed at thousand seat theaters but is also no stranger to unusual comedy venues such as strip clubs, backyards, and AA meetings. Lila’s presence on social media is massive, with hundreds of thousands of followers and millions of views across multiple platforms. During Lila’s first year of stand-up comedy she was on Little Women LA as a representative for disabled comedians. Finally, in 2019 Lila began her live talk show called Small Talk Live. Aiming to be the first disabled talk show host, and one of the only female talk show hosts on late night, Lila Hart may be small but she has big goals, all of which culminate in her new late night talk show Small Talk Live with Lila Hart!
Lila currently lives in Los Angeles California with her boyfriend of 2 years Eric Abbenante. Eric and Lila are partners in life and in Comedy: Eric and Lila co-founded Channel 310 together, a comedy network created by comedians. Eric directs, edits, and writes for Lila’s talk show Small Talk Live with Lila Hart. Lila and Eric make a great team. Lila and Eric co-wrote a feature film cartoon called “Commander in Chief Cupcake”. Lila and Eric are currently producing Commander in Chief Cupcake (release date TBD)
Speaking of Cupcake, Lila’s cat is also a star! @PresidentCupcake on instagram is a khao manee cat that Lila and Eric have parented for 2 years now. You can follow her exploits on her instagram until Commander in Chief Cupcake is released.
Lila’s career in stand up comedy has taken to her so many different heights, we look forward to where it brings her next. Thank you for following her journey here on Lila Hart’s official website!