About Kevin

Comedian Kevin M. Horton most notably starred in “American Pie Presents the Book of Love” for Universal Studios, along with a handful of television guest stars on prime-time, Disney, and Nickelodeon. As a writer, Kevin draws from his improv background to craft relatable, yet hilariously ridiculous characters in high-concept scripts and copy for film, TV, and branded-content. He is also an adept events-coordinator, having written and hosted various charitable benefits, corporate functions, and national conventions.

Kevin has over a decade of experience working in advertising, with a body of work containing dozens of national commercials, including the award-winning “Mean Streets” campaign for Starburst which was featured on Ad Week, and his spokes-person position for Federal Student Aid in the long-running “Matt & Mike” campaign. He is currently working in branded-content with companies like Vitamin Patch Club and Buzzfeed Partner.

Excellence in Entertainment

ACTOR

Since moving to Los Angeles from St. Paul, Minnesota, Kevin M. Horton went on to star in hit films like “American Pie Presents the Book of Love” for Universal Studios, along with a handful of television guest-stars on prime-time, Disney, and Nickelodeon. He also steals the show in cult movies like SyFy Channel’s “Mega Python vs. Gatoroid” and the classic teen comedy “G.B.F.” He’s no stranger to stage either, having performed in over forty states and several cruise ships during his time on the national tour of the critically-acclaimed comedy “The Queen of Bingo.”

WRITER

Having studied film and screenwriting at the University of Minnesota, Kevin also draws on his background as an improv-comedian to craft relatable, yet hilarious characters in high-concept scripts for film and television. He’s currently working in branded-content with companies like Vitamin Patch Club and Buzzfeed Partners. Kevin has over a decade of experience working in advertising, with a body of work containing dozens of national commercials, including the award-winning “Mean Streets” campaign for Starburst which was featured on Ad Week, and his spokes-person position for Federal Student Aid in the long-running “Matt & Mike” campaign.

COMEDIAN

Kevin M. Horton gained his comedic chops as a Chicago-trained improviser and spent several years in the Master Class at Leslie Kahn & Co in Hollywood. He’s written jokes for many successful television personalities, and hosted many corporate events and conferences for companies like AmericInn Hotels & Suites, QVC’s “Quacker Factory” Cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, and two national concert tours for Christian kid’s band Go Fish.

History of Hosting & Hospitality

Early on, Kevin spent his summers at Trout Lake Camps in Northern Minnesota, where he worked his way up to the Recreational Director position. His duties included planning and orchestrating daily games for 600+ campers and staff, as well as writing and performing comedic skits and educational dramas in a variety of indoor and outdoor venues.

Kevin’s event-planning abilities and hosting potential potential didn’t go unnoticed, and he quickly gained professional representation as an Emcee for corporate events and national conferences throughout the Upper Midwest. During that time, Kevin hosted the national convention for AmericInn Hotels & Suites at the Excel Energy Center, the “Spring Blitz” Baptist Youth Conference at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, and joined two national concert tours, acting as children’s comedian “Jumpy McJumperson” for an audience of thousands with Christian kid’s band Go Fish.

Upon moving to Los Angeles, Kevin began writing jokes for TV personalities and live events as well as touring the country with Theatre A Go-Go’s comedy, “The Queen of Bingo.” Kevin not only performed as several characters in the show, he also Associate Produced the production; organizing show bookings and travel, acting as company liaison between presenters, cast and crew. This led to him being selected as Emcee and Guest-Performer for QVC’s “Quacker Factory Cruise” (with nearly two thousand women in attendance) aboard Royal Caribbean’s largest ship at the time, Oasis of the Seas.

Soon, Kevin was hired as Karaoke Host and Group Events Coordinator at Barney’s Beanery, a world-renowned restaurant and bar on Route 66, where he worked for five years. He then took a job as Media Consultant for eyeseethree, Inc. writing copy and producing ads and promotional materials for corporate clients of the Southern California-based web-development firm.

Currently, Kevin works in branded-content; writing, hosting, and producing ads and live events for non-profits and companies like Federal Student Aid and Buzzfeed Partner.

Live Events

EVENT VENUE ROLE
Children’s Tumor Foundation “Glow!” Fun Run CBS Radford Studios Karaoke Host / DJ
Life SoCal Catholic Youth Convention Galen Center - USC Assistant Event Coordinator
“Influence Your Brand” Social Influencers Convention The Crest Theater - Los Angeles Host / Writer
Barney’s Beanery Nightly Karaoke and Group Events West Hollywood, Burbank, & Pasadena Locations Karaoke Host, DJ, Group Events Coordinator
“Jean Bice’s Quacker Factory Cruise” Presented by QVC Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas Performer, Host, Writer
“The Queen of Bingo” Comedy Tour presented by Theatre A Go-Go, Inc. National Theater Tour Performer, Associate Producer
Go Fish Kids’ “Superstar” National Concert Tour National Concert Tour Host, Writer
Go Fish Kids’ “Splash” National Concert Tour National Concert Tour Host, Writer
“Spring Blitz” Baptist Youth Conference Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Host, Writer
AmericInn Hotels & Suites National Convention Excel Energy Center Host
Trout Lake Camps Summer Rec Programs, Games, and Skits Trout Lake Camps - Pine River, MN Recreational Director, Host, Writer

Ad Campaigns

COMPANY MEDIUM ROLE
Vitamin Patch Club Online Campaign Spokesperson, Writer
Club 21.org Down Syndrome Resource Center Online Promotional Video Writer, Director, Producer
Federal Student Aid National Television Campaign Spokesperson, Writer
DiGiornio / Buzzfeed Partner Online Branded-Content Campaign Performer, Copy Contributor
Starburst National Television Campaign Performer, Copy Contributor
Pizza Hut National Television Campaign Performer
El Pollo Loco Regional Television Campaign Performer, Copy Contributor
Haggar Slacks National Television Campaign Performer, Copy Contributor
Treasure Island Resort & Casino Regional Television Campaign Performer, Copy Contributor
Culver’s Family Restaurants Regional Television Campaign Performer
Winnebago / Itasca Motor Homes National Television Campaign Performer
Best Buy In-House Industrial Films Performer, Copy Contributor
Target In-House Industrial Films Performer, Copy Contributor