Jeff Allen often jokes about his wife and kids. Allen is originally from the South Side of Chicago and has been doing comedy for more than 40 years. During his career, Allen has overcome problems with drugs and alcohol. He turned his life around after he hit bottom and almost got a divorce from his wife, Tami. Today Allen lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and has two sons.
The comedian does a form of clean comedy that is religious in nature. He often touches upon the topic of his relationship with God, but he also talks about his marriage and children with ADHD. He is known for the phrase “happy wife, happy life,” which is also the name a comedy special that has appeared on the Odyssey Channel, Family Net and the Worship Network. Allen is also featured on “The Apostles of Comedy” and “Bananas Comedy” series videos. He is a regular member of the Apostles of Comedy Tour. Allen has performed at a variety of venues, including comedy festivals, the National Prayer Breakfast, ships in the Persian Gulf and on the Indian Ocean, churches, nightclubs and corporate events. In 2005, Allen was a featured performer during the presidential inauguration. The Christian comic aims to provide inspirational and thought-provoking humor to audiences of different ages and backgrounds.