Comedian Ashima “Skinny Fyne” Franklin was born and raised in Mobile, AL. She moved to Atlanta in 2005 to pursue a lifelong dream of being in the comedic entertainment industry. She did that by getting a job in one of Atlanta’s most famous comedy spots Uptown Comedy club as a waitress. She wanted to be in the best environment and culture that would give her exposure on how comics operated. In 2006, Ashima felt she was ready to take the stage after studying under some of the countries funniest and most talented comedians. It was clear from the start that her dynamic stage presence and girl next door personality, mixed with a classic southern accent that Ashima would clearly put her stamp on the comedy world. New to comedy, but not new to making people laugh Ashima has already successfully performed at some of the most premiere comedy venues and recently shot an independent comedy with Comedian Pierre. Ashima’s ability to draw an audience into her comedic perspective of real life events and leave them nearly in tears laughing is the reason she has experienced such a welcoming embrace from comedy industry professionals who have sought her out to roast and host.