Hasan Minhaj is an American comedian, writer, producer and television host.
He was born on September 23, 1985, in Davis, California, to Indian Muslim parents who immigrated to the United States.
Minhaj is best known for his work as a correspondent and writer on the popular satirical news program, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
He began his career as a stand-up comedian, performing at various clubs and venues across the United States.
Minhaj gained national attention in 2014 with his one-man show, Homecoming King, which he later adapted into a Netflix special in 2017.
The show explored his experiences growing up as a first-generation Indian-American Muslim and the challenges he faced in reconciling his cultural identity with his American upbringing.
In 2017, Minhaj joined The Daily Show as a correspondent, where he quickly became a fan favorite for his sharp wit and incisive commentary on current events.
He also hosted his own weekly comedy show on Netflix, called Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, which premiered in 2018 and ran for six seasons.
The show tackled a wide range of topics, from politics and social issues to pop culture and technology, and was praised for its informative and entertaining approach to complex subjects.
In addition to his work in comedy and television, Minhaj has also been involved in various social and political causes.
He has spoken out against Islamophobia and discrimination against Muslims, and has been a vocal advocate for immigrant rights and racial justice.
Hasan Minhaj sister
Minhaj’s sister is named Ayesha Minhaj.
She is a lawyer and civil rights advocate based in California.
Ayesha has worked on a variety of legal cases related to civil rights, including cases involving discrimination, police brutality and immigration.
She has also been involved in community organizing and advocacy efforts aimed at promoting social justice and equality.
Ayesha is known for her dedication to public service and her commitment to fighting for the rights of marginalized communities.
She is a respected figure in the legal community and a role model for many young people who aspire to make a positive impact on the world.