Rishi Mahesh studied Theatre and Business at Northwestern University, graduating with honors in playwriting.
He received the 2020 Agnes Nixon Playwriting award for his play Sorry for giving a knife to the party but in fairness we're way too old for y'all to be renting a bounce house.
Rishi was named a finalist for the 2021 Warner Bros. Television Actors in Training Program, and was a nominee for the ABC Digital Talent Search.
He has performed standup comedy across the country, and been booked by colleges such as George Washington University and the University of California - Santa Barbara. He currently hosts and produces a monthly comedy variety show in LA, "Chicago 10's Comedy."
Co-created by Rishi, "Using Protection Web Series" was an official 2022 Selection by SeriesFest.
He is currently represented by Canopy Media Partners.