Want to know more about Aziz Ansari, the creator of the popular Netflix TV Show Master of None? Learn about his net worth and other fun facts right here.
Aziz Ansari: Biography
Aziz Ansari is an American actor, filmmaker, and comedian. He was born on February 23, 1983, in Columbia, South Carolina. He is most well known for his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC TV Show Parks and Recreation as well as for the Netflix TV Show created and starring him, called Master Of None. Aziz Ansari was raised in a Tamil Muslim family from Tamil Nadu, India. He grew up in Bennettsville, South Carolina which is outside the state capital of Columbia. Aziz earned his education at the Marlboro Academy as well as the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics. For college, Aziz attended and graduated from the New York University Stern School of Business with a major in marketing. Aziz Ansari’s mother is named Fatima and she works in a medical office. His father is named Shoukath and his a gastroenterologist. Both of his parents have appeared in episodes of the show he created, Master of None.
Aziz Ansari shown looking sleek in a black suit in the photograph above. Aziz is often photographed doing something silly or comedic, holding true to his personality as a comedian.
Aziz Ansari: Master of None and other TV Show appearances
Aziz Ansari started becoming popular for his comedic talent in 2009, when he began appearing as character Tom Haverford on the hysterical and popular sitcom Parks and Recreation, which stars famous comedian Amy Poehler. In the same year, he also made a big impression for his small part in Judd Apatow’s Funny People. The film starred famous comedians Adam Sandler and Seth Rogan and Aziz played the role of a wild stand up comedian named Randy. Aziz eventually moved on to bigger movie roles, such as the 2011 crime comedy movie 30 Minutes or Less, which also starred Jesse Eisenberg. Aziz is also the voice of the character Darryl on the animated comedy show Bob’s Burgers since 2012. Some of Aziz Ansari’s popular stand up specials, which have helped solidify his career as a comedian, include Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious and Aziz Ansari: Live in Madison Square Garden. His even landed a headlining show at the popular music festival Bonnaroo in 2010. When Parks and Recreation ended in 2015, Aziz Ansari debuted his new series, Master of None on Netflix, which was created and written with the help of Alan Yang. In the show, Ansari plays an actor named Dev and the plot of the show follows the ups and downs of his romantic life and his career. Aziz Ansari has earned several Golden Globe nominations for Master of None, including the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy Series and Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy.
Above can be seen Aziz Ansari holding wilted flowers. He has a best-selling book out about love and romance. It was published in 2015.
Aziz Ansari: Net Worth, Fun Facts and More
Here are some fun facts to know about comedian Aziz Ansari: Although Aziz Ansari was raised to be Muslim by his parents, he describes himself as not religious. In 2014, Ansari was in a relationship with professional chef Courtney McBroom. The two split after two years of dating in 2016. Aziz is a self-identified feminist, thanks to his girlfriend’s influence. He even incorporated an episode about feminism titled Ladies and Gentlemen in his show Master of None. Aziz Ansari is a foodie, although he does not like that term. He and his friends have formed a Food Club where they dress up in suits and captain hats and reward restaurants with plaques that show their faces and state that they have dined there and deemed the food “plaque-worthy.” Aziz Ansari is a close friend of and has worked closely with comedian Harris Wittels. Aziz has a brother Aniz Adam Ansari, who co-wrote one of the episodes of Master of None. Aziz Ansari has also written a best-selling book about relationships, in addition to his many roles on television. The book is called Modern Romance and was published in 2015. It was co-authored with sociologist Eric Klinenberg. Aziz Ansari is one of the most popular people on Twitter. He has more than 8 million followers. Aziz Ansari is estimated to have a net worth of approximately $17 million as of 2015. His high net worth has earned him a ranking on the Forbes’ list of highest paid comedians.
Aziz Ansari makes a funny face for the camera in the picture above. He sure knows how to make us laugh!
Aziz Ansari: In Conclusion
Since breaking out into television with Parks and Recreation, Aziz has experienced wild success as a comedian and public personality. His fast talking and witty humor have won him a place in the hearts of Americans nationwide. We are excited to see what more Aziz Ansari has in store for us in the future and appreciate how much he makes us laugh with his excellent sense of humor.