Vince Ebert (* 23 May 1968 in Miltenberg as Holger Ebert) is a Germany comedian, lecturer, presenter, author, and recipient of a degree in physics.
Vince Ebert grew up in Amorbach in Lower Franconia (Bavaria). Ebert's classmates gave him the name "Vince" when he was 14 years old because he was a fan of Vince Weber. After his military service with the Signal Corps, he studied physics at Julius Maximilian University in Würzburg from 1988 to 1994 and majored in experimental solid state physics and minored in astronomy. He earned his degree in physics in 1994. Vince Ebert worked from 1995 to 1997 as a consultant at the management consultancy Ogilvy & Mather Dataconsult in Frankfurt am Main. He discovered his talent for satirical revue while giving PowerPoint presentations. From 1997 to 2001 he worked as a strategic planner for the advertising agency Publicis in Frankfurt. He is married to the actress Valerie Bolzano. In 1994 he became Bavarian champion in beach volleyball.
In 1998 Vince Ebert made his first appearances as a comedian on various revue stages. He presented his first solo set Die jetzt aber wirklich große Show (Now A Really Great Show) in 2001 at the Neues Theater Höchst. He was discovered by Susanne Herbert, Eckart von Hirschhausen's. manager. Under the direction of Eckart von Hirschhausen, he created his first science satire program: "Urknaller - Physik ist sexy ("Big Bang - Physics is Sexy"). The premiere took place in 2004 at Frankfurt's "Käs". Although he is an atheist, he performed at the German Evangelical Church Assembly (Evangelischer Kirchentag) in Hamburg in 2013. Since September 2016 Vince Ebert has been touring Germany , Austria and Switzerland with his seventh solo routine Zukunft is the Future (Future is Future). In 2014 he and Eric Mayer started a family-friendly science show "Schlau hoch 2 - Vince and Eric reisen zu den Sternen"  ("Clever squared - Vince and Eric Travel to the Stars"). In his comic work he explores scientific concepts.
Vince Ebert also moderates events such as the "Felix Burda Award", the "Brand Gala" and the annual ThyssenKrupp IdeenPark reception (co-moderated by Thomas Gottschalk). In his capacity as Keynote speaker, he gives lectures on scientific and economic topics, at the Alpensymposium, for example, or on Bühnen des Wissens (Sprecherhaus). Also in English since 2016.
Vince Ebert appears in various Television shows such as Mitternachtsspitzen (WDR), TV total (ProSieben) and is also a regular guest on talk shows such as Markus Lanz (ZDF), the NDR Talkshow and the Kölner Treff (WDR). Between 2009 and 2011, Vince Ebert appeared as a "guest lecturer" on the WDR show Der dritte Bildungsweg, which was moderated by Jürgen Becker during this time. In 2012, together with Eckart von Hirschhausen, he hosted a season. Ebert has been hosting the show Wissen vor acht - Werkstatt ("Science Before Eight - Workshop") on ARD since 2011, where he explains interesting concepts in physics in less than three minutes.
Vince Ebert is a patron of the Galileum Solingen. Additionally he sponsors the Technoseum's "Jugend für Technik" (Youth for Technology) initiative in Mannheim. He is also an ambassador for the MINT Zukunft schaffen and for the Stiftung Rechnen which aims to impart basic mathematical and scientific knowledge.