Hasan Minhaj (; born September 23, 1985) is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host.
Best known for his Netflix show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, he has won two Peabody Awards and two Webby Awards. After working as a stand-up comic and appearing in minor television roles, he came to prominence for his work on The Daily Show as its senior correspondent from 2014 to 2018.
Minhaj was the featured speaker at the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
His first stand-up comedy special, Homecoming King, debuted on Netflix on May 23, 2017 received positive reviews from critics, and earned him his first Peabody Award in 2018.
Minhaj left The Daily Show in August 2018 to host a weekly comedy show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, which debuted on Netflix on October 28, 2018.
In April 2019, he won his second Peabody Award for Patriot Act, and he was listed among TIME's 100 most influential people in the world.