Chris Ayotte (pronounced “A-yacht”) is an international award-winning Elvis Tribute Artist and celebrity impressionist. He has entertained for a variety of venues across the country with his distinct voice and fun-loving style of comedy. Chris is especially recognized for his vocal likeness to Elvis and for his ability to re-create the three decades of Elvis from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Those who have heard Chris call him “one of the best."
In addition, Chris does impressions of a wide range of celebrities, U.S. presidents, famous politicians, legendary singers, sportscasters, and more. His lively sense of humor and audience interaction make for an unexpectedly enjoyable show. Whether for weddings, anniversaries, retirements, banquets, fundraisers, graduation parties, and birthdays, corporate or church events, Chris can customize his routine to fit the celebration. His unique brand of wholesome showmanship will delight and entertain audiences of all ages.
Born an entertainer, Chris grew up in suburban Detroit and has been performing since childhood. In school, Chris sang in show choir, starred in school-wide plays, musicals, and talent shows, and even performed Elvis tributes with the high school marching band. In college at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Chris sang in the renowned Men’s Glee Club, performed in both a mixed ensemble and men’s quartet, and worked as a sports announcer for the student radio station.
Following graduation, Chris freelanced as an announcer and actor for TV, industrial video, and radio. His credits include several live TV commercials for the local NBC affiliate and acting as game show host for trade show videos. He also performed in civic theater to raise funds for charitable causes. Chris recently starred in an 11-show run of "Don't Be Cruel - The Life & Times of the King", a one-man theatrical event about Elvis' life, at Andiamo Novi Theatre in Novi, MI. Chris and his family reside in Canton, MI.