A Chicago native, Andre LaVelle has always had leadership qualities. Commercial artist/illustrator turned stand-up comedian turned photographer turned writer turned director turned fit lifestyle guru turned radio talk show host, this renaissance man is multifaceted and multitalented. His outlook and business acumen is evident in his various successful ventures.
A noted photographer, he is the visionary behind an extensive photographic portfolio that captures the truisms of the human body. His artwork has been featured in various gallery exhibitions, print media, calendars, and documentaries, and his commercial studio LVI, “LaVelle Visual Imagery”, produced images, graphic design, and art direction for film, television, music, and fashion industry.
He produced comedy shows, traveling cross-country showcasing his brand of humor, sharing the stage with such names as Damon Wayans, Cedric the Entertainer, Jeff Garlin, Sheryl Underwood, Adele Gibson, DL Hughley, and a myriad of talent throughout the industry.
He created PCW Fit (Pit Crew Warriors), on both coasts, coaching a variety individuals in and outside of the entertainment industry. He’s had such clients as Lexington Steele, Kym Whitley, Deniece Williams, John Marshall Jones, and Matthew St. Patrick to name a few.
Presently he is also co-hosting radio talk shows, utilizing his comedic timing in a wide range of genres, including sports and pop culture, with a unique perspective from his lifetime of experiences.