Aziz Ansari is an Indian-American comedian-actor who is commonly known for his role as Tom Haverford in 2009’s hit comedy series Parks and Recreation.
This comedian is also a two-time Emmy winner and Golden Globe receiver becoming the very first Asian-American to do so. Likewise, Aziz is a bemusing movie director who has directed and produced his current Netflix series, Master of None.
This stand-up comedian turned movie producer was born on the 23rd of February 1983 in Columbia, South Carolina. He was born and raised by his Indian father, Dr. Shoukath Ansar, and Muslim mother, Fatima Ansari with his brother Aniz Ansari. As for his education, Aziz attended New York University’s Stern School of Business to study marketing in 2004.
Net Worth: $20 Million.
As of 2021, Aziz is expected to have a net worth of approximately $20 million. A majority of his income comes from his profession as an actor and comedian in numerous television series. Also, this multitalented individual earns a hefty amount of income from directing television shows and writing screenplays.
Income sources in Aziz Ansari’s $20 Million Net Worth.
He earned his first share of income by performing as a stand-up comedian in theatres like Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre ever since entering university. His influence in comedy can be accredited to another comedian, Chris Rock.
Upon graduation, Aziz started hosting and earning from an MTV comedy night show called Human Giant that successfully ran for two seasons.
In subsequent years, his growing popularity and sarcastic talent led him to work with NBC’s popular sitcom Parks and Recreation in 2009.
The show and Aziz’s charm were well-received by the audience. As a result, the show went well for six years and Aziz is believed to have earned a significant sum of money from this.
As of now, he is writing, acting, and co-producing, in collaboration with Netflix, Master of None that aired in November 2015 and is still ongoing. He has directed 6 episodes so far earning him several awards and nominees.
Besides acting, this 37-year-old also began his career as an author in 2015 when he published his first book Modern Romance that saw him receiving $3.5 million in advance.