Azhar Usman

Born and raised in Chicago, Azhar is an outspoken American Muslim standup comedian of Indian descent. A former attorney turned actor, he served as a writer for Hasan Minhaj’s historic speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner and currently has a recurring role in Amazon Studios’ critically-acclaimed ‘Patriot.’ Azhar contributed original comedy material to multiple Netflix original standup specials (Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Dave Chappelle). He performed at the 2018 Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, Canada this year and is in active development on multiple creative projects. He is a paid regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York City and continues to tour globally.