Aziz Ansari is American actor and comedian born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina to Fatima and Shoukath. Ansari is best known for Tom Haverford role on the television sitcom Parks and Recreation on NBC with Amy Poehler. He is an accomplished stand-up comedian of 2000s and performs his comic roles with extensive energy and logic. He started performing stand-up comedy in New york city where he was graduated and had a degree in marketing.
Along with Rob Heubel and Paul Scheer, Ansari formed ‘Human Giant’, a sketch group in 2005. The group started with their own MTV series for two seasons in 2007 and 2008. He released his first Comedy Central Special and comedy album ‘Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening’ in January 2010. Later in 2012, he released his second stand-up special ‘Dangerously Delicious’ and made it available on his website exclusively. In 2013, ‘Buried Alive’, his third stand-up special premiered on Netflix.
Ansari also appeared on Scrubs as supporting actor and in films such as ‘Observe and Report’, ‘I Love You Man’, ‘Get Him to the Greek’, ‘30 Minutes or Less’ and ‘Funny People’. He also played the role Sinjay in the HBO sitcom ‘Flight of the Conchords’. He has also given his voice in animated film 'Epic' and 'Ice Age: Continental Drift'. Ansari was linked to Chef Courtney McBroom and actor Amy Poehler during his acting career.
Ansari is known to be one of the tech-savvy comedians who promoted his videos and reached wide range of audience himself.