Aziz Ansari Net Worth 2019, Early Life, Career and Achievement
Aziz Ansari Net Worth – Aziz Ansari is an American actor and stand-up comedian who has a net worth of $18 million. Aziz Ansari is best known for his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC series, Parks and Recreation.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Aziz Ansari was born on 23rd February 1983 in Columbia, South Carolina to Shoukath and Fatima. He originally hails from a Muslim family in the state of Tamil Nadu in India.
His father is a gastroenterologist, and his mother works as an employee in a medical office. He has a brother, Aniz Adam Ansari, who is a writer, visual editor, and an editor by profession.
He grew up in the city of Bennettsville, in the state of South Carolina, and attended two schools, ‘The Marlboro Academy,’ and ‘The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics’ in Hartsville, South Carolina.
The comedian isn’t married. However, he was once in a relationship with a pastry chef, Courtney Mcbroom. Sadly, the affair lasted for only two years. It collapsed after the comedian co-authored a book about having a successful relationship.
However, Aziz and Courtney’s romantic relationship didn’t lead to marriage because of the comedian’s busy schedule. After Aziz breaks up with Courtney, there was a rumored of Aziz dated the Oscar-winning actress, Jennifer Lawrence in 2016.
The couple spotted in several events and public places. Back in 2016 on Valentine’s Day, Ansari and Jennifer were dining at the Commodore in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
In the same year, the two stars were spotted sightseeing together in Monteriggioni, Italy after attending the wedding of Jennifer’s best friend, Laura Simpson. Later, Jennifer claimed that they were just good friends. As of 2018, Jennifer is dating Crooke Maroney.
In January 2018, Aziz has been accused of sexual misconduct by an unknown woman who said she went on a date with him shortly after the 2017 Emmy Awards.
Thirty-three years old photographer “Grace” explained the encounter to Babe.net. According to a woman, Ansari invited her out on a date on 25 September 2017.
Aziz Ansari’s career began in 2004 when he was in the small role of a bricklayer in the television series ‘Uncle Morty’s Dub Shack.’ In 2007, he played the character of a fruit vendor in the television musical comedy series ‘Flight of the Conchords.’
After a brief stint in movies and television, he produced and starred in various roles for his sketch comedy show ‘Human Giant’ which went on for two seasons.
His career touched newer heights when he wrote and starred in the stand-up comedy tour ‘Dangerously Delicious’ (2012).
He also gave a voice-over for the character of Squint in the movie ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ the same year, and also received a short role in the Kanye West movie ‘Cruel Summer.’
Ansari was given a small role in the 2014 comedy film ‘Date and Switch,’ starring Nicholas Braun, Dakota Johnson, and Zach Cregger.
He was approached by noted film personalities to give voice-overs for ‘Major Lazer’ (2015), and he partnered with Alan Yang and created the comedy-drama television series ‘Master of None’(2015). Later, he has also hosted one of the episodes of ‘Saturday Night Live’ (2017) with rapper Big Sean.
Aziz Ansari Net Worth and Achievement
With his amazing comedy skills and gigs in stand-up comedy, Ansari constantly received several guest appearances on several television shows.
With these small roles on television shows, he even received comedian roles in some mainstream movies such as ‘Funny People’, ‘Observe and Report’, ‘This is the End’ and ‘Get Him to the Geek’. Though the movies didn’t do well, the performance of Aziz Ansari collected several smiles and laughter.
Then Aziz’s past hard work paid him off by delivering the role of ‘Dev Shah’ in Master of None, which is a Netflix Original series. It premiered in November 2015 with ten episodes and received various positive reviews even from the critics.
Ansari’s performance in the ‘Master of None’ got him several awards, which includes Golden Globe award n the category of ‘Best Actor in a television series comedy or musical’.
He was constantly getting nominated for several roles in various movies and television series but had not won any. But with ‘Master of None’, he was able to receive a global level recognition and even got honored with Peabody Award in 2016 for the Netflix original series.
Being the first Asian-American actor to receive a Golden Globe, Ansari has created history. His talent, comedy timing and acting skills speak loud for his net worth too.
Ansari had also assisted the book ‘Modern Romance: An Investigation’, which deals with all sorts of comedic problems of dating in the modern world.
He owns a house worth $2.687 at Los Feliz Estates, which is also equipped with a swimming pool. He has also written a book titled Modern Romance: An Investigation that highlights the comedic pitfalls of dating in the modern era.
It was released in 2015 and his co-author was the sociologist, Eric Klinenberg.