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Retha Jones, a native of Los Angeles, tried her hand in modeling where she did a few runway fashion shows in Los Angeles. After her brief stroll
down the “cat walks”, Retha was cast in a 50 city tour with America’s number one black stage play, Shelly Garrett’s Beauty Shop. Retha then decided to pursue a career in stand up comedy where she performs in major clubs across the country, including opening for stars of comedy such as Richar Pryor, who specifically asked for Retha to open during his return to stage. She has made several television appearances on BET’s Comic View, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, and Last Comic Standing where she reached the semi finals. In 2007, Retha placed 1st Runner Up in the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition. She was also crowned Winner of the 2007 California’s Funniest Female contest, and Winner of the 1st annual 2007 California Comedy Festival. Retha can also be seen in various film and television projects such as UPN’s One on One, Lifetime’s Strong Medicine, and Breakaway Film’s My Big Phat Hip Hop Family. When in Los Angeles, Retha can be found at the many of the most popular clubs.