Hasan Minhaj is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor and television host.
He was born on September 23, 1985, in Davis, California, to Indian Muslim parents from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
Much of his comedy centers around his takes on Indian culture and the modern American political landscape through the use of satire, observational comedy and black comedy.
Minhaj is known for his Netflix series, Patriot Act, which covers a wide range of issues, explaining how he leverages the show to address complex social issues with humor.
In January 2015, Minhaj married his longtime partner Beena Patel, whom he met in college.
Patel received a Doctor of Public Health in 2013 and has since worked in public health research and policy.
Hasan Minhaj net worth
According to various sources, including Celebrity Net Worth, Market Realist and Net Worth Bro, Minhaj’s net worth as of 2023 is around $4 million.
The comedian mostly earns as a talk show host and a comedian.
Hasan Minhaj career
Minhaj began his career in comedy as a stand-up comedian, performing at various clubs and venues across the United States.
He gained national attention in 2014 when he joined the cast of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as a correspondent, where he quickly became known for his sharp wit and incisive commentary on politics and current events.
In 2017, Minhaj launched his own weekly comedy show on Netflix called Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, which quickly became a critical and commercial success.
The show, which combines comedy with in-depth investigative journalism, explores a wide range of topics, from politics and culture to technology and social issues.
Over the course of its six seasons, Patriot Act, has won multiple awards and nominations, including an Emmy for Outstanding Motion Design.
In addition to his work in comedy, Minhaj has also acted in a number of films and television shows, including The Spy Who Dumped Me, The Daily Show and Arrested Development.
He has also written for a variety of publications, including The Huffington Post and The Sacramento Bee.