Hasan Minhaj Net Worth:$3 Million
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 23, 1985 (36 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Davis, California, U.S.|
Hasan Minhaj is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host of Indian descent. His Netflix show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj won two Peabody Awards and two Webby Awards.Hasan is best known as the Senior Correspondent on the television series The Daily Show since 2014. Minhaj starred on the TV series Disaster Date in 2011 and as Seth in the series State of Georgia in 2011.
Minhaj is currently on season 2 of the Apple TV+ drama The Morning Show in a recurring role.
Hasan Minhaj net worth 2022:
Hasan Minhaj is an Indian American comedian who has a net worth of $3 million.
His first stand-up comedy special, Homecoming King, debuted on Netflix on May 23, 2017, received positive reviews from critics and earned him his first Peabody Award in 2018.
Minhaj left The Daily Show in August 2018 to host a weekly comedy show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, which debuted on Netflix on October 28, 2018.In April 2019, he won his second Peabody Award for Patriot Act, and he was listed among Time’s 100 most influential people in the world.
Hasan Minhaj Wiki:
|Birth name||Hasan Minhaj|
|Born||September 23, 1985 (age 36)|
Davis, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||UC Davis|
|Genres||Politicalnews, satire,observational comedy,black comedy,sarcasm,insult comedy,surreal humor|
|Subject(s)||American politics,Indian culture,political punditry,popular culture,current events,mass media/news mediacivil rights|
|Spouse||Beena Patel (m. 2015)|
Hasan Minhaj was born on September 23, 1985, in Davis, California, United States to Indian Muslim parents from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. His parents, Najme and Seema Minhaj (née Usmani) immigrated to the United States from India.
After his birth, he and his father, an organic chemist, remained in the United States. His mother returned to India for 8 years to complete medical school,visiting the U.S. after three years to give birth to his sister in 1989.
He attended Davis Senior High School, graduating in 2003.Minhaj then attended the University of California, Davis, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He graduated in 2007.
While in college, he was interested in comedy after seeing Chris Rock’s Never Scared, the first stand-up special he watched. He began traveling to San Francisco to perform.[In 2008, he won Wild 94.9’s “Best Comic Standing” competition, which resulted in his working as an opening act for Katt Williams, Pablo Francisco, and Gabriel Iglesias. He also worked part-time for the website Ning, an experience he used to write comedy.Minhaj lists Kevin Shea, W. Kamau Bell, and Arj Barker as inspirations.
In 2009, Minhaj moved to Los Angeles to perform on NBC’s Stand-up for Diversity, on which he was a finalist.In 2011, he was recurring on the TV sitcom State of Georgia and starred in various roles on the MTV hidden camera show Disaster Date. Through posting on YouTube, he was cast on Failosophy on MTV.
In 2012 he starred as Kurt in the television series Watsky’s Making an Album. Minhaj has also appeared in episodes of the TV series The Wanda Sykes Show, The Legend of Neil, Money from Strangers, Arrested Development, and Getting On.
In 2015 he was nominated for a Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game for Far Cry 4. Minhaj performed at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in 2017. He also wrote the video shorts Racist Rap Battle and Indian Spider-Man in 2012.
On June 18, 2016, Minhaj performed a set as the host of the annual Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner. The set gained attention for his condemnation of the United States Congress’ inaction in passing gun control legislation.
On April 29, 2017, Minhaj was the featured speaker at the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, where he took on the traditional role of roasting Washington, D.C. society, national politics, current events, the current president, the Washington press corps, and the American media. He criticized U.S. President Donald Trump, who was boycotting the dinner, calling him the “liar in chief,” and reminded the press to do their job.
Minhaj’s one-man show, Homecoming King, debuted Off-Broadway in October 2015.The show featured a central theme of the immigrant experience in the United States today, illustrated with stories from Minhaj’s life as a second-generation Indian-American Muslim.
He later turned the show into his first stand-up special, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, which premiered on Netflix on May 23, 2017. The special was filmed at the Mondavi Center at Minhaj’s alma mater, UC Davis, in January 2017, and won a television Peabody Award.
In March 2018, Netflix announced that Minhaj would host his own weekly show on the platform.The new show, entitled Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, premiered on October 28, 2018. The show received an initial order of 32 episodes. Patriot Act explores the modern cultural, political and economic landscape. In April 2019, Minhaj was listed among TIME’s 100 most influential people in the world.
In September 2019, he testified during a U.S. House Committee on Financial Services hearing on student loan debt.
On November 13, 2020, it was announced that Minhaj would join season 2 of the Apple TV+ drama The Morning Show in a recurring role.
Personal life and family
In January 2015, Minhaj married Beena Patel, whom he had met in college. Beena received a Doctor of Public Health in 2013 and has since worked with homeless patients and is management consultant for MedAmerica.
Minhaj and his wife are both second generation Indian-Americans; Patel is a Hindu of Gujarati descent, and Minhaj is a Muslim of Uttar Pradeshi descent, something he discussed in his comedy special, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King.
They lived in New York City prior to the pandemic, but have since moved to nearby Greenwich, Connecticut.They have two children: a daughter (born April 2018) and a son (born February 2020).
In addition to English, Minhaj is fluent in his native Indian languages of Hindi and Urdu. Minhaj did not know he had a sister until he was 8 when his mother and sister returned permanently from India. She, Ayesha Minhaj, is an attorney, working in the San Francisco Bay Area