Ben started his comedy career in 2010 at age 19. Ben has performed at the Jewish Comedy Festival, the Cannabis Comedy Festival, 420Toronto at Yonge and Dundas Square, NXNE, Comedy Bar, Thunder Bay Comedy Festival and Second City. Ben was a regular comic at The Corner Comedy Club and Absolute Comedy before joining Yuk Yuk’s in 2019. Ben is the host of the Toronto Comedy Podcast presents: Quarantined with Ben Bankas and The Ben Bankas Freedom of Comedy Podcast on Patreon. Ben started the FIRST comedy show in Toronto after all venues were closed indefinitely in March 2020 due to the Covid Pandemic. On June 5th, 2020, Ben started "Ben Bankas and the Covidiots" at Christie Pits. That turned into the "Freedom of Comedy Protest" at Bickford Park which Toronto Life, Rebel News and CBC Comedy reported on. Ben Bankas is a breath of fresh air in the Canadian Comedy scene and is always pushing the limits in the hopes of providing his audience with something new to laugh at.