Find out from this article who Hasan Minhaj is, his career, and other personal information about him; also find out about his net worth.
Who is Hasan Minhaj?
Hasan Minhaj was born on September 23, 1985, in Davis, California. His parents, Seema and Najme, are Indian Muslims from Uttar Pradesh who emigrated from India to the U.S. before Hasan was born. After Minhaj’s birth, his mother spent eight years in India completing medical school, but she visited the U.S. in 1989 to give birth to Hasan’s sister, Ayesha.
Minhaj and his father (an organic chemist) stayed in the U.S., and after graduating from Davis Senior High School in 1983, Hasan earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California, Davis, in 2007. Minhaj is fluent in English, Hindi, and Urdu.
Career of Hasan Minhaj?
Hasan became interested in comedy as a college student after he watched his first stand-up special, Chris Rock’s “Never Scared,” and he began regularly driving to San Francisco to perform comedy. He won a “Best Comic Standing” competition put on by the San Francisco radio station Wild 94.9 in 2008, which led to him opening for Pablo Francisco, Katt Williams, and Gabriel Iglesias. In 2009, Minhaj relocated to Los Angeles to take part in NBC’s Stand-up for Diversity program.
Hasan then guest-starred on “The Wanda Sykes Show” (2010), “The Legend of Neil” (2010), “Arrested Development” (2013), and “Getting On” (2013), had a recurring role on the ABC Family sitcom “State of Georgia” (2011), and appeared in the short films “True Stories from My Crappy Childhood” (2010), “Moving Takahashi” (2011), “Indian Spider-Man” (2012), and “Good Son” (2013). In 2011, he was a cast member on the MTV hidden camera show “Disaster Date,” and he hosted “Philosophy” on the network in 2013.
From 2014 to 2018, Minhaj was a correspondent on “The Daily Show,” and during his time on the show, he hosted the 2016 Radio and Television Correspondents’ Dinner and the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
In 2015, Hasan starred in the Off-Broadway one-man show “Homecoming King,” which he later adapted into his 2017 Netflix stand-up special. He appeared in the films “Rough Night” (2017), “Most Likely to Murder” (2018), and “The Spy Who Dumped Me” (2018), and he was featured in the 2019 documentary “Dads.”
In 2018, Minhaj guest-starred on “Champions,” appeared on “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” and the Comedy Central special “Goatface,” and served as a guest judge on “The Final Table.” From 2018 to 2020, he hosted, executive produced, and wrote for Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj,” which aired 40 episodes over six seasons and earned him a Peabody Award.
In 2021, Hasan had a recurring role on the Apple TV+ series “The Morning Show,” and he released the stand-up special “Hasan Minhaj: The King’s Jester” in 2022. In September 2022, it was announced that Minhaj had been cast in the Disney film “Haunted Mansion.”
What is the net worth of Hasan Minhaj?
Hasan Minhaj is an Indian-American comedian who has a net worth of $4 million. He is best known for his work as the host of the popular Netflix show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj. Minhaj got his break as a senior correspondent on “The Daily Show.”