Born in 1983, Aziz Ansari is 35 years old American actor, producer, director, and a famous comedian within the film industry. Aziz, who is rumored to be dating Jennifer Lawrence is well known for his comical role of Tom Haverford, in the comedy-drama series Parks and Recreation.
Aziz Ansari has spent almost 14 years of his career in the film industry, acting in different sitcoms and films which has helped the Indian American actor to accumulate an impressive net worth for himself.
Aziz Ansari's Net Worth: $18 million
In a recent review by Celebritynetworth, it is estimated that Aziz Ansari has a net worth of around $18 million, a considerable $1 million increase to his previous year, where he was holding a net worth of $17 million.
Aziz owns a house in Los Feliz Estates, which is worth $2.687 million and is accommodated with all the necessary facilities, including a swimming pool.
The American actor has acted in several comedy films, which have earned quite well at the box office. Some of his films with their respective earnings are enlisted below:
|2009||I Love You, Man||$87,911,400|
|2010||Get Him to the Greek||$70,408,300|
|2012||Ice Age: Continental Drift||$190,251,300|
Aziz Ansari's Career
Before entering the Hollywood film industry, Aziz often performed at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, and in Invite Them Up.
Ansari collaborated with comedians like Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, and director Jason Woliner, for producing short films. Together they produced two series, titled Shutterbugs and the Illusionators. MTV decided to air one of their series, which debuted on April 5, 2007, and ran for a total of two seasons, until the group decided to part ways.
Parks and Recreation
Ansari was amongst the first actors to be hired for the cast of Parks and Recreation, along with Chris Pratt, Nick Offerman, and Adam Scott. Aziz was offered the role of Tom Haverford, a government official with immense self-confidence but an underachiever.
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His acting for the show gained him many positive reviews, which included a tag of Breakout TV Stars by Entertainment Weekly, Yahoo! TV placed him at #1 in their list of TV MVPS, and TV Guide named him the Scene Stealer.
Master of None
Due to his popularity in Parks and Recreation, the show's writer cum creator Alan Yang offered Ansari the role of Dev Shah in his other series. Master of None, is a Netflix original series, and Aziz himself directed a few of its episodes.
YouTube: Aziz Ansari at the Emmys 2017
The series has earned a total of four Emmy nominations including two for Ansari; Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. Aziz and Yang won the Emmy for the category of Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for their episode of Parents. The series also earned them the honor of Peabody Award in 2016.
Aziz has also appeared in the Flight of the Conchords, an HBO series and in Scrubs, an ABC sitcom. He also has a recurring role in Bob's Burgers, an animated comedy series.
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