Aries was born on April 3, 1975 in Chicago but grew up in New Jersey. He remembers at the young
age of six being the funnyman of the household and impersonating family members at the dinner table during holidays.
By age 14, Aries was belting out his fresh stylings in front of paying audiences. He appeared on Russell Simmons’s Def
Comedy Jam on HBO and Showtime at the Apollo, and in 1992, Aries moved to Los Angeles, landing a recurring role on
NBC’s A Different World. He later joined Mad TV as a series regular, where he thrived for eight seasons.
He’s appeared in numerous feature films, including Home of Angels, Out-of-Sync, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, The Pest and Jerry Maquire.