Nick began his comedy career in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the age of 16 with an improv company called "Comedy Sports. Three years later he decided to try stand-up making his debut at the Acme Comedy Company.
In his first year of stand-up, Nick was chosen to perform at the "Aspen Comedy Festival." Shortly after the festival Swardson taped eight national commercial spots and became The Barq's Root Beer Commercial Spokesman.
Going into his third year of stand-up, he's already performed at comedy clubs across the country. His television credits include: NBC's Comedy Showcase, Comedy Central's, "Make Me Laugh" and "Premium Blend."