Born in New York, but raised in Vancouver, he has been performing professionally on radio, television and stage for over 20 years. Once a full-time Morning DJ, Growe has since transitioned into stand-up comedy and television. He now resides in Toronto, and while shooting Cash Cab, he made his theatrical debut with Adam Growe's The Mom and Pop Shop, a hit one-man show at the 2008 Toronto Fringe Festival. In 2013, he began touring his live trivia stage show The Adam Growe Quiz Show. He played Superintendent McClellan in the television series Monster Warriors.