How much is Aziz Ansari worth? $18 million.
How did Aziz Ansari earn his money and wealth?
Aziz Ansari, the India-born actor has had a global presence in the comedy genre. He was born and raised in Tamil Nadu, India by his parents Fatima Ansari and Shoukath Ansari. He is listed as the sixth highest paid comedian on the Forbes list in 2015. He has received accolades for his outstanding performances in several series and movies too. Aziz mastered his acting skills by being a part of Upright Citizens Brigade. He took his time and learned the craft of being a comedian on screen. He then took the platform of stand-up comedy for exploring his own talent on stage and also to test his skills in front of live audiences. HE started this stand up comedy with MTV’s show ‘Human Giant’ in the year 2005. He found success in this field and then bagged a role in NBC’s show ‘PArks and Recreation’ in the year 2009.
With his amazing comedy skills and gigs in stand-up comedy, he 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 a 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.
What are the highest grossing movies of Aziz Ansari?
- Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012): $190,251,300
- Epic (2013): $117,783,000
- I Love You, Man (2009): $87,911,400
- Get Him to the Greek (2010): $70,408,300
- Funny People (2009): $63,810,900
- 30 Minutes or Less (2011): $42,840,700
- Observe and Report (2009): $29,542,500
- School for Scoundrels (2006): $24,957,800
- What’s Your Number?(2006): $16,199,200
- The Rocker (2011): $8,194,900
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