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 UNTITLED Mo Amer original series for Netflix (2022). He will appear onscreen in a recurring role in the highly-anticipated Ms. Marvel (Disney+), scheduled for release in 2022, 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. He is a strategic advisor/investor to Jambb, the premiere standup comedy NFT marketplace.


"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:


Innovative Artists
Steve Muller (Talent Agent)
Matt Bourne (College Bookings)
Zack Kaplan (Voiceover)
1505 10th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
+1 (310) 656-0400

MUSE Bookings
Mansoor Panawala
+1 (773) 383-5906