Rob Delaney (born 19 January 1977) is a comedian and a writer from Boston, Massachusetts. He lives in Los Angeles. He attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Rob Delaney's career received attention via his Twitter account. As of August 2012, Delaney has 518,464 followers. In 2010, Paste magazine named him one of the ten funniest people on Twitter. In May 2012, he became the first comedian to win the 'Funniest person on Twitter award' at the Comedy central awards. Delaney has written several articles for Vice magazine. In December 2011, Comedy Central announced Delaney would shoot a pilot for a variety show, called "@RobDelaney". After Kim Kardashian's divorce from Kris Humphries, Delaney announced on Twitter that he planned on suing Kim Kardashian to prevent the divorce. No lawsuit was ever filed. Delaney is married and has a son. He has battled severe depression on two occasions, which he has documented in a blog post.