Hasan Minhaj is an American actor and comedian. He is currently a Senior Correspondent on The Daily Show. Minhaj graduated from the University of California in political science, then turned to comedy as a platform to speak out about political issues. In 2008, he won Wild 94.9's "Best Comic Standing" competition, which resulted in his working as an opening act for Katt Williams, Pablo Francisco, and Gabriel Iglesias. After numerous guest and regular appearances on national television shows and rising YouTube popularity, Minhaj joined the Daily Show as a correspondent. Through his public speeches and stand-up, Minhaj delivers comedy as a powerful tool for political activism in an endearing manner that has gained a large social media following.
Married in 2015 Spouse-Beena Patel
“There's all sorts of terrible things that happen around the world. And comedy's one of those few things where you can discuss those things.”