Vaibhav Sethia grew up in Kolkata, and then studied in IIT Roorkee. He worked several jobs, included at an oil company and an education startup, before turning to standup comedy. He, along with Anirban Dasgupta and Sourav Ghosh, organised regular open mics in Kolkata, before moving to Mumbai in February 2016. His special, Don’t, was released on Amazon Prime Video in 2018. He is currently performing trials of his new special, This One Time.