Kier Spates, also known as Junior on the Steve Harvey Morning Show is a native of Houston Texas, and is one of the funniest comics you will ever encounter. On his path to stardom he has traveled the globe performing comedy and in multiple stage plays. He has also been featured in television and movies. Kier is a rising star as a writer and producer, earning credits for several shows such as the Emmy Nominated daytime television hit STEVE, Miss Universe, Showtime at the Apollo on FOX, and Little Big Shots. Where It All Started As a stand-up comedian Kier has lit up the stage in comedy venues around the country. He has also been blessed with the opportunity to provide laughter on the USO tour for the military in Japan and Bahrain, The Rickey Smiley and Friends Tour, and was the opening act for Steve Harvey’s Grand Finale Tour. With comedy being the base of his success, he is still performing and can be seen on stages in a city near you. It’s Junior Time! As a co-star on the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show, Junior provides rapid fire comedy and the uncut, hilarious truth in his very own segment entitled, “Truth Be Told.” Junior, alongside a star-studded cast can be heard Monday through Friday on the radio or online via the iHeartRadio broadcast application. With 18 years of stand-up comedy experience, and under the tutelage of some of the best comedians in the business, Kier has become a force to be reckoned with and the best is yet to come! Kier’s motivating factor to his work is simple: Laughter doeth the heart good like medicine. Everyone was born with a talent that deserves to be shared with the world. Live in your purpose!