Biography / Wiki
Aziz Ismail Ansari is an American Actor, Comedian, Writer, Director, and Producer. He is most popular for his role as ‘Tom Haverford’ on the NBC series Parks and Recreation. He is also the star of the Netflix show ‘Master of None’ for which he has won multiple awards. He won two Emmys and a Golden Globe for this series.
While studying at New York University in 2000, Aziz started performing as a stand-up comedian. He created and starred in the MTV comedy show ‘Human Giant’. This opened a door for him and landed him acting roles in various feature films.
Continuing his comedy career further, he released his first comedy special in January 2010 and it was called ‘Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening’ and was telecasted on Comedy Central Records. He also wrote his first book in 2015 and it was named Modern Romance: An Investigation.
In 2016, Aziz was named in the Time 100 list of most influential people. Aziz continues to make people laugh and is a well-known comedian actor. His latest Comedy Special, Aziz Ansari: Right Now, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album and was released in July 2019.
Height / Weight / Age
Aziz is 39 years of age and the actor’s comic charm has only grown with his age. His wide smile is one of his notable characteristics. The actor is not one of the tallest and stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and has a slim frame and weighs 68 kg.
Being a successful TV Star and comedian among other things, Aziz earns significantly well from his shows. The actor-director has a net worth of $18 Million. In 2018, Ansari also purchased an apartment in Tribeca.
Education / Family
Aziz belongs to a Tamil Muslim family from Tamil Nadu, India. He was born on 23rd February 1983, to Mr. Shoukath and Mrs. Fatima Ansari. His father is a gastroenterologist and his mother is an obstetrician and gynecologist.
Aziz was raised in Bennettsville in South Carolina. He went to Marlboro Academy and also studied in the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics. Aziz completed his graduation from New York University Stern School of Business. He is a Bachelor of Business degree in marketing and passed out in 2004.
Aziz Ismail Ansari
|Birth Place||Columbia, North Carolina, USA|
|Date Of Birth||23rd February 1983|
|Height||In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 6’’
|Weight||In Kilograms – 68 Kgs
In Pounds – 149 Pounds
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, Writer, Director, and Producer|
|School||Marlboro Academy, South Carolina Governor’s School|
|College||Stern School of Business, New York University|
|Home Town||Columbia, North Carolina|
|Fathers Name||Shoukath Ansari|
|Mothers Name||Fatima Ansari
|Brothers||Aniz Adam Ansari
Career / Fashion And Style
In 2005, the famous magazine Rolling Stone included Aziz in their Annual ‘Hot List’ as a choice for the ‘Hot Standup’. His series ‘Human Giant’ ran on MTV for 2 successful seasons. The biggest break of Aziz’s life came when he was cast for the NBC comedy “Parks and Recreation”.
His role as “Tom Haverford” is memorable and was praised by viewers and critics. Parks and Recreation ran for a successful 9 seasons and is often named one of the best comedy series.
Aziz worked with Parks and Recreation writer Alan Yang and created and starred in the 2015 Netflix series ‘Master of None’. He has also featured in many movies, such as I Love You, Man, This Is the End, Get Him to the Greek, 30 Minutes or Less and Observe and Report.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
He is currently dating the Danish Physicist Serena Campbell.
|Girlfriend||Courtney Mcbroom (Ex)
|Children||Son – NA
Daughter – NA
Here we provide you the list of Aziz’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Sukollawat Kanarot|
|Favorite Actress||Davika Hoorne|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Switzerland|
|Favorite Things To Do||Playing Polo and Fishing|
Some Interesting Facts About Aziz Ansari
- He is the first Asian-American actor to receive the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
- Both of Aziz’s parents have made appearances in the two seasons of Master of None.
- He was accused of sexual misconduct, by a woman, under the #MeToo movement ongoing at that time.
- Ansari describes himself as “not religious” on Twitter.
- He also likes to think that he is a “Foodie” but does not like the term.