Hasan Minhaj is a well known actor and comedian who currently resides in the country of the United States of America. At present Hasan Minhaj is associated with The Daily Show as it’s senior correspondent. Hasan Minhaj became a part of The Daily Show in the year 2014, later, at the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Hasan Minhaj was seen as a speaker. On the 23rd of May, in the year 2017, Hasan Minhaj was seen in his debut comedy special for Netflix titled, Homecoming King. The special was instantly loved by fans and critics alike and was given a positive review by both.

Personal Life

Hasan Minhaj was born on September 23, in the year 1985. Hasan Minhaj, inspite of being a performer in the United States of America, is originally from the country of India. Hasan Minhaj belongs to a Muslim family who hail from the cities of Aligarh, Seohara and Bijnor, all of which are located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Hasan Minhaj’s father Najme Minhaj and mother Seema Usmani Minhaj, moved to the city of Davis, located in the state of California.

It was here that Hasan Minhaj was born and raised. Hasan Minhaj’s father was a chemist and worked in the United States of America, so he did choose to remain in the country along with his son, while his mother returned to their home country, India, to complete her degree at medical school. She later visited the United States of America, in the year 1989, to give birth to his sister, Ayesha Minhaj. Ayesha, is currently an attorney located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

In the year 2015, in the month of January, Hasan Minhaj got married to a woman named Beena Patel. Hasan Minhaj had met her in college, whilst at UC Davis. Hasan Minhaj’s wife Beena is a Doctor of Public Health since the year 2013 and has actively worked with patients without homes ever since then. Beena Patel also is a Management Consultant for the corporation MedAmerica.

The Couple live together in New York City and became proud parents to a baby girl on 22nd of April in the year 2018.


Hasan Minhaj was a student at the University of California in Davis. It was here that he earned a major in the field of political science. After watching Never Scared, by Chris Rock, he was inspired to enter the field of comedy as a stand-up comedian.

Hasan Minhaj went on to participate in various competitions, winning some as well. Most of them were on radio and television. Later he even landed a job at The Daily Show and soon his work was noticed by various circles. Eventually, Hasan Minhaj’s main claim to fame was his one-man stand up show called Homecoming King, which even became a special on Netflix and earned him worldwide fame.

Last Modified: 04 Aug, 2018

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