It’s always nice to laugh after a long stressed day, so we all enjoy a good comedian. One of the most talented comedian’s is Aziz Ansari, and to watch him is a real joy.
Aziz Ansari is an Asian-American standup comedian, creative writer, director, film producer, and actor. He started to gain popularity when he participated in the drama series Parks and Recreation. The show was aired from 2009 to 2015 and brought him worldwide fame.
Aziz’s work is appreciated, and he received accolades such as the Golden Globe Award and Emy.
Aziz Ismail Ansari was born on 23rd February 1983 in Columbia South Carolina, the United States of America. He was raised in a Muslim home in Bennettsville, South Carolina. His father, Shoukath, is a gastroenterologist and his mother, Fatima, is a gynecologist. Both of his parents participated in the first two seasons of Master of None and in that way they showed their son that they are supportive of him. Ansari has one brother which whom he grows up, and he is also an actor. Aziz had high-school education in two schools. He started his schooling in Marlboro Academy and later on he continued in the South Carolina Governor’s School for Mathematics. Afterward, he got a degree in a New York University Stern School of Business.
Aziz Ansari started his career in New York, as a standup comedian while he was on a college. In that time he began to create his comedy content. After the two seasons of Human Giant in which he had a lot of success, he got various opportunities. Aziz got a role as Randy Springs in the TV show Funny People. After that he participated in the shows I love you and 30 Minutes Less.
In January 2010 showed up his first comedy special named Intimate Moments for a Special Evening, and on March 2012 he released the show Dangerously Delicious on his website. The massive success of these two shows made Aziz to produces other shows such as Buried Alive, Live at Madison Square Garden. He also did a voice-over in a couple of animated films such as Epic and What’s your number. Aziz Ansari took a role of Dev Shah in hit series Master of None. Later he directed a couple of these series together with his younger brother Adam and Alan Yang. The film series had excellent critics and has a lot of fame. The Master of Fame brought him 4 Emmy Rewards nominations and a Peabody Award. His 2nd season of the show was very well received and got him certification 100% fresh by Rotten Tomatoes.
From 2009 till 2015 he played Tom Haverford in NBS television series Parks and Recreation, and this role brought Aziz enormous success. It’s also important to mention that he published a book Modern Romance: An Investigation which he co-authored with Eric Kilnenberg.
Aziz Ansari is the first Asian – American actor who won the Golden Globe, which is an impressive success. In addition to this, he got recognition as one of the Times 100 Most Influential People.
At this moment, Aziz is not married, but in the past, he had one crucial relationship which was followed by fans and media. The relation was with a professional chef Courtney McBroom. The couple met in August 2013, and they even co-authored a book about relationships. They have been together until January 2016 because of Aziz’s work schedule.
In January 2018 Aziz had a bad situation in his life. The self-acclaimed feminist accused Aziz of inappropriate sexual behaviors and sexual misconduct. A woman using pseudonym “Grace” posted online these accusations.
Aziz Ansari Net Worth 2020
Due to his significant biography, it’s not a surprise that Aziz was rated as 6th world highest-paid comedian by Forbes with his earning of 9.5 $ million. That amount only increased in 2019, and his new net worth was estimated to be $18 million according to Celebrity. His annual income is about $9 Million, and his earnings are from comedies and films. We are not in a doubt that Aziz’s earnings will get higher, considering his massive talent for comics and acting also.