comedian. actor. screenwriter. producer. pirate.


Azhar Usman is a multi-hyphenate standup comedian (actor, writer, producer) from Chicago. He is a Staff Writer & Co-Executive Producer of two critically acclaimed, A24-produced original comedy series: RAMY on Hulu, and MO on Netflix. He appears onscreen as NAJAF THE GYRO KING, a recurring comedic role in the historic Ms. Marvel on Disney+, and previously played a recurring role in Patriot on 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

Brother Ali (2023)
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:


SAT 10/07/237:30PM CTChicago, IllinoisUnited Center (Opening for Dave Chappelle)TIX
FRI 10/13/237:30PM ETDetroit, MichiganHouse of Comedy (Producing Paul Elia's Standup Special)TIX
SAT 10/14/237:00PM ETDetroit, MichiganHouse of Comedy (Producing Paul Elia's Standup Special)TIX
SAT 10/14/239:30PM ETDetroit, MichiganHouse of Comedy (Producing Paul Elia's Standup Special)TIX
TUES 10/17/237:30PM CTMilwaukee, WisconsinFiserv Forum (Opening for Dave Chappelle)TIX
MON 10/23/237:00PM CTCollege Station, TexasTexas A&M University (Rudder Theatre)TIX
TUE 11/14/239:15PM CTChicago, IllinoisZanies Comedy Club (LIVE TAPING)TIX
WED 11/15/239:15PM CTChicago, IllinoisZanies Comedy Club (LIVE TAPING)TIX
WED 11/22/238:30PM CTChicago, IllinoisCedar's Mediterranean Kitchen (CeaseFire November Comedy Show)TIX
SUN 12/03/235:30PM CTLittle Rock, ArkansasMadinah Institute's Annual Banquet (Hope & Healing)TIX


Numinous Company, Inc.
Jot Singh (Associate Producer)
+1 (510) 691-6440
MUSE Bookings
Mansoor Panawala
+1 (773) 383-5906
Artists First
Curtis Shaw Flagg (Manager)
9465 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
+1 (773) 621-1479
Innovative Artists
Matt Bourne (Agent: Colleges & Comedy Clubs)
1505 10th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
+1 (310) 656-0400
Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson McGinnis Ryan
Patti Felker (Entertainment Attorney)
Jordan Rojas (Entertainment Attorney)
1801 Century Park E # 2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
+1 (310) 441-8000