Hasan Minhaj is an American comedian and television host who after years of hard work and dedication, came to limelight for his outstanding work on The Daily Show as the senior correspondent from 2014 to 2018.
Besides being a comedian, he is also a writer, political commentator, and actor. Since hard work and fame comes with a money, we are here discussing Minhaj's net worth and source of income.
How Much Is Hasan Minhaj's Net Worth? Details Here!!
After graduating from the University of California, Davis, Minhaj became interested in comedy. Chris Rock's show Never Scare became a huge inspiration for him to start comedy as a full-time profession.
He then started doing small shows and taking minor roles in television shows. His life changed forever when he became the senior correspondent of The Daily Show.
Similarly, his other famous work includes The Patriot Act with Hasan, Voice over on Far Cry 4 as Rabi Ray Rana and recent appearances in Goatface.
There is no doubt that along with name and fame, he has also acc u mulated huge income. As per the various sources, his net worth is estimated to be around $3 million which, however, is not an official figure.
CAPTION: Scene from Hasan Minhaj's apartment SOURCE: The Express Tribune
Further, Hasan's 27 acting roles and 9 writing roles that he has done as of December 2018 is his another source of income. The average salary of American comedian is estimated between $30k and $40k. But as he is experienced Minhaj might be able to earn more than the provided average salary. Since he is also an actor, he might earn over $50 per hour for an act.
With such earning, Minhaj lives a lavish lifestyle. He has a luxurious apartment in the center of NewYork and lives with his wife Beena Patel. He also owns a Mclaren sports automotive car costing up to a $1 million USD.
CAPTION: Hasan's car SOURCE: IMDb
Despite his huge fame he is still not counted as one of the top-earning comedians. But we could hope he finds more success in the coming days and be one of them.
Hasan Minhaj's Journey So Far!!
Minhaj determined his future after being inspired by a stand-up comedy of Chris Rock’s Never Scared. Although he is a student of political science and graduated from the University of California, Davis, became famous for his comedy acts.
In 2009, Minhaj was a finalist for NBC’s Stand-Up for Diversity. He was filming on television sitcom State of Georgia, 'Disaster Date' and 'Failosophy' on MTV show. Minhaj appeared in guest roles on Arrested Development and Getting On, host Standup Planet and a web series in 2013.
Similarly, in 2014, he gave voice to the video game Rabi Ray Rana Far Cry 4 and theatre on the “Truth with Hasan Minhaj” in 2014.
Tenure from 2014 to 2018 Minhaj came to prominence appearing on The Daily Show as its senior correspondent which excelled his professional career. Before that, he was working as a stand-up comic and struggling with minor television roles.
CAPTION: Hasan Minhaj in White House Correspondents' Dinner SOURCE: CBC
On April 29, 2017, as a featured speaker at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, he performed on the traditional role of roasting Washington, national politics, D.C. society, the current president, current events, the Washington press corps, and the American media. He criticized President Donald Trump, as Trump was boycotting the dinner, calling him the "liar in chief."
Similarly, the startup standup comedy on Netflix on May 23, 2017, received a huge response from the audience and made him win a Peabody Award in 2018 for Homecoming King.
With this success, Minhaj retired from the “The Daily Show” on August 2018 and appeared hosting own weekly comedy show, Patriot Act with Hasan on Netflix on October 28, 2018. The show patriot act explores the modern cultural and political landscape.
He is the winner of Wild 94.9 “Best Comic Standing” and Chhaya CDC award in 2008 and 2016. He is also nominated for Teen Choice Award and Shortly Award in 2017 and 2018. Those moments helped him to act for Katt Williams, Pablo Francisco, and Gabriel Iglesias.
Minhaj also worked for the website titled Ning to gain experience in writings. Later he started writing comedy. Kevin Shea, W.Kamau Bell, and Arj Barker are known inspirations for Minhaj.
Hasan Minhaj's Facts
- He loves ice cream.
- He has been a public advocate for the LGBT rights.
- He is a Muslim.
- The first dinner he hosted is The Radio and Correspondent's Dinner in 2016.