For the American triathlete, see Ben Hoffman (triathlete).

Benjamin Isaac Hoffman (born December 13, 1974[1]) is an American comedian, actor and writer. He is also a country music singer, performing under the name Wheeler Walker, Jr.[2]

Early life

Hoffman is originally from Lexington, Kentucky.[3][4] He is the older brother of Scissor Sisters bassist Babydaddy (Scott Hoffman).[4]


Ben Hoffman created and hosted The Ben Show, which premiered on Comedy Central on February 28, 2013. The show was broadcast on Comedy Central for one season.

Hoffman was a writer and correspondent for Sports Show with Norm Macdonald on Comedy Central[4] and has written for the MTV Movie Awards. He has appeared on New Girl and Drunk History and has produced content for and appeared on Current TV's infoMania.[4][5]

In 2016 Hoffman released a country music album entitled Redneck Shit, under the alias Wheeler Walker, Jr.[6] It debuted at No. 9 on the Top Country Albums chart and No. 1 on the Comedy Albums chart, selling 5,900 copies in the first week.[7]

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