Born in India, Aasif Mandvi is a British-American actor and comedian. He is known for his work as a Daily Show correspondent and appeared in the 2012 film, The Dictator. Well, he is the man of all seasons. Besides that, he is the lead actor, co-writer and producer of the web series Halal in the Family, which premiered on Funny or Die in 2015 and films include The Last Airbender, Us & Them, and The Internship.
Born Aasif Hakim Mandviwala in Maharashtra, India, on March 5, 1966, under the birth sign of Pisces. He holds an American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic group.
Mandvi is the son of Hakim Mandvi and Fatima Mandvi. His father had originally come to work in textiles research at Bradford University and later ran a corner shop, whereas his mother, was a nurse.
Regarding his education, Aasif graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Theatre. The, he worked as a performer at Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World resort.
The 53-years-old man is married to Shaifali Puri. The couple met each other in 2013 at California’s Post Ranch Inn. Since 2013, they started dating and after dating for 3 years the pair shared their wedding vows on August 26, 2017, in front of 220 relatives. Their wedding ceremony was held at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre on the occasion of a multicultural celebration.
Till now, the duo stays together in a happily married life and there is no sign of rumors or extramarital affairs.
The actor, Mandvi has a net worth to be around $800,000 as of 2019. His fortune came from his successful hard work career. He has appeared in the numerous movies which made a good box office collections:
After his graduation, Aasif served as a performer at Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World Resort. Later, he started appearing in off-Broadway productions. Also, he won the Obie Award for his critically acclaimed one-man show Sakina’s Restaurant.
Similarly, the actor made his debut in 1988 in Miami Vice as Doorman in the episode “Line of Fure”. Aasif appeared in the several movies and TV series including ER, The Sopranos, Sex, and the City, CSI, OZ, The Bedford Diaries, Sleeper Cell.
Likewise, he also appeared in numerous film. In 1990, he made his debut in the film No Retreat, No Surrender 3: Blood Brother. Additionally, he had a major supporting role in the independent film American Chai, playing the main character roommate, “Engineering Sam“.
Moreover, his another credit in the movies including Analyse This, Random Hears, 3.A.M, American Chai, the Mystic Masseur, Blazing Samurai, Drunk Parents, and Human Captial.