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Aziz Ansari

One of the upcoming stand-up comedians, Aziz Ishmael Ansari was born on February 23, 1983 to Fatima and Shoukath. His family is basically is Tamil muslim family. He has declared the fact that he is an atheist. He studied in Marlboro Academy and South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics. He spent his childhood in Bennettsville in South Carolina. He completed his graduation from the New York University with majors in marketing. Aziz began his career by acting in Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre as well as in shows which are weekly like invite them up. He was a frequent performer in it. He got his breakthrough in 2005 when he was included in the annual ‘Hot List’ prepared by Rolling Stone as their choice for Hot Stand-up. In 2006, he was awarded in US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, in Colorado by HBO for the Best Stand-up. These events brought him in headlines. He formed a group with fellow comedians, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel and director Jason Woliner. They released several short films and also did a show named greenlit and aired in MTV and the show became popular and ran for two seasons. He achieved world-wide recognition when he was hired by the producers of the comedy show, ‘The Office’ aired by the NBC channel. He won many awards for his outstanding performance and fame. He hosted MTV movie awards in 2010 and had the audience in splits. He also acted in several films like ‘Man’, ‘I love you’ among many others.