He attended New York University"s Tisch School of the Arts and graduated with a degree in musical theater in 1999.
Twitter Delaney first came to the attention of the public via his Twitter account which he created in February 2009. As of December 2015, Delaney had 1.22 million followers. While many other comics were initially hesitant to share their material on social media, Delaney is considered one of the first comedians to fully use social media to his advantage by sharing jokes on Twitter.
Delaney credits comedy writer and director Graham Linehan with his rise in popularity on Twitter and in the comedy community after Linehan began responding to Delaney"s tweets.
In 2010, Paste magazine named Delaney one of the ten funniest people on Twitter.