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Hasan Minhaj : Biography, Careers, Acheievements and More

Who is Hasan Minhaj? 

Hasan Minhaj is a viral comedian, writer, and producer based in California. He is the recipient of two webby and two Peabody awards. His debut film that streams on Netflix was Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King. He was listed in TIME’s 100 lists of most influential people in the year 2019.

Running his self-owned channel on YouTube, Minhaj has also done guest roles for the shows ‘Getting On’ and ‘Arrested Development.  In April 2017, Hasan was the featured speaker at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. 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.

Minhaj’s first stand-up comedy show, ‘Homecoming King’, also comes under the list of contributions the actor has made to the industry. Talking about his achievements and honours, Minhaj was chosen as a featured speaker for the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

In 2011, Minhaj was cast in the sitcom ‘State of Georgia.’ He also got the opportunity to play various roles on MTV’s ‘Disaster Date.’ Soon after, he started posting videos on YouTube through which he landed the show ‘Failosophy’ on MTV. In 2013, the American actor and comedian starred in shows like ‘Getting On’ and ‘Arrested Development.’

Hasan Minhaj

Quick Bio

Name Hasan Minhaj 
Born 23rd September 1985
Gender Male 
Profession Comedian, Actor, Producer, Writer 
Birth Sign Libra
Country Davis, California
Nationality American
Religion Islam
Ethnicity Indian
Height 6ft 

183 cm 

1.83 m

Weight 75 kg


Hair Color Black 
Eye Color Black
Father Name Minhaj
Mother Seema
Spouse Beena Patel
Children 1
Net Worth $2 million 

Early Life 

Where was Hasan Minhaj born?

  • Hasan Minhaj was born in the year 1985 in Davis, California. His family originally from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. He belongs to a Muslim family. However, he grew up with his sister Ayesha in California.
  • His mother returned to India to complete her med school while his sister, father, and father stayed behind in the US. His father is a chemist by profession. He attended Davis Senior high for his elementary and high school education. He pursued Political Science at The University of California.


What is Hasan Minhaj famous for? 

  • Hasan Minhaj was greatly influenced by Chris Rock’s Never scared and started performing in San Francisco. He also wrote comedy for the website named NING. He became one of the finalists for NBC’s stand up for diversity and appeared on a sitcom named Georgia’s State.
  • His YouTube got him the position of a cast for ‘philosophy’ on MTV. He also hosted a web series named Standup Planet in 2003. He then became one of the hosts at the Annual Radio and Television correspondent’s dinner.

Personal Information  

Want to know more about Hasan Minhaj? 

  • Minhaj is 6 feet tall and weighs around 75 kg. He has got black eyes with short black hair. His face has a thick beard, which gives him a very cool look. 


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Who is he dating?

Hasan has married his college sweetheart Beena Patel in the year 2015. They also have a daughter and share a great family relationship.

Net Worth 

What is the Net Worth of Hasan Minhaj? 

  • Minhaj accumulated great wealth for his comic and acting skills. His average wealth is considered to be 3 million USD as of now. However, his salary and yearly income are still not revealed to the media.

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  • He was greatly influenced by Chris Rock’s Never scared
  • He is a viral comedian and was a finalist for NBC’s standup 
  • He also knows Urdu, Hindi, and French apart from English 
  • His name was on the list of the top 100 most influential people in The TIME magazine.

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