Comedian-Actor // Screenwriter-Producer // Startup Advisor


Azhar Usman is a multi-hyphenate standup comedian (actor, writer, producer) from Chicago. He is presently a Staff Writer & Co-Executive Producer of the critically acclaimed original comedy series RAMY (Hulu), and a Staff Writer on the hit Netflix original series MO (2022). He appears onscreen as NAJAF THE GYRO KING, a recurring comedic role in the historic Ms. Marvel (Disney+), and previously played a recurring role in Patriot (Amazon). Azhar is the co-creator of Allah Made Me Funny–The Official Muslim Comedy Tour, which inspired a generation of Muslim comedians all over the world. Additionally, he runs a boutique creative producing and consulting firm (Numinous Company), leveraging his background in the media and entertainment industries, as well as his professional experience as an attorney and former fintech startup entrepreneur."Azhar is untouchable. He's like a comedian from the future."
Dave Chappelle
"Takes you to another planet!"
Mr. Dick Gregory
"America's Funniest Muslim"

Selected Interviews

Nouri Sardar & Hasnain Ali (2021)
Raman Sehgal & Sharon Lee Thony (2021)
Pete Holmes (2017)
Aamer Rahman (2018)
Imran Ali Malik (2019)
Baraka Blue (2019)
Hanne Wouters (2017)
Jerome McDonnell (2016)
Tim Barnes (2015)
Sarfraz Manzoor (2007)


Some of Azhar's projects:


Zero Gravity Management
Michael McConnell (Manager: Literary & Theatrical)
William Deasey (Manager: Literary & Theatrical)
11110 Ohio Ave, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90025
+1 (310) 694-3800
Innovative Artists
Matt Bourne (Agent: Colleges & Comedy Clubs)
1505 10th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
+1 (310) 656-0400
MUSE Bookings
Mansoor Panawala
+1 (773) 383-5906