Aziz Ansari Net Worth: Career & Lifestyle

Aziz Ansari

World-class comedian, writer, actor, producer, and director Aziz Ansari originally Aziz Ismail Ansari net worth is $20 million as of 2021.

Ansari is well-known for his parts in the NBC series Park and Recreation, where he played Tom Haverford and the Netflix series Master of None for the role of Dev Shah.

He is also famous for his extraordinary writing.

He won Emmy awards for superb writing in the Netflix series “Master of None” for two consecutive years.

Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari (Source: IMDb)

Likewise, Aziz Ismail Ansari is the first Asian American to win a Golden Globe award for acting on television.

The star was nominated for Grammy awards for his album Aziz Ansari: Right now for best comedy album in 2019.

Similarly, American news magazine included Ansari in the 100 most influential people in 2016.

Early Life

Aziz Ismail Ansari was born on February 23, 1983, in Colombia, South Carolina, United States.

He was born to a Tamil Muslim family from the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Aziz is the eldest son of father Shoukath, a gastroenterologist, and mother Fatima, an obstetrician & gynecologist.

Even though both the parents were from India and from a conservative Muslim family, he does not consider himself religious.

His younger brother Aniz Ansari is also into showbiz.

Growing up in the rural town of Bennettsville, South Carolina, he attended Marlboro Academy.

Similarly, he also went to the South Carolina Governor’s School of Science and Mathematics.

He obtained a Bachelor of Business degree in marketing from New York University Stern School of Business in 2004.

He started doing standup comedy during his college days.

Ansari used to perform in different spots around New York City, including Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.

Quick facts

Birth Name Aziz Ismail Ansari
Net Worth $20 Million
Birth Date February 23, 1983
Birth Place Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Tamil
Education New York University (BBA)
Horoscope Pisces
Father’s Name Shoukath Ansari
Mother’s Name Fatima
Siblings Aniz Ansari
Age 41 Years Old
Height 5 ft. 6in
Weight 139 lbs.
Skin Tone Dark
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marriage  Unmarried
Relationship Serena Campbell
Profession Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director, Writer
Salary $9 million annually
Social Media InstagramFacebook , Twitter
Last Update May, 2024

Aziz Ansari Net Worth and Income

With an estimated yearly salary of $9 Million, Aziz Ansari currently has a net worth of $20 Million.

Ansari was ranked sixth on the Forbes list of highest-paid comedians in 2015, with earnings of $9.5 million.

Maybe his show on Netflix is called Master of Nothing, but he might be the master of everything in real life.

From hosting a Saturday Night Live and standup comedy to working in hit movies such as Funny People, Scrubs, the star has done it all.

Ansari has to stagger his wealth through his work as an actor, producer, and director.

Aziz Ansari House, Cars & Yacht & watches


Hong LA house, Los Angeles

In 2013 comedian Aziz Ansari bought this 3,000 square feet house for $2.687 million in Los Angeles.

Built in 1969 and designed by Roger Hong, the house boasts four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Ansari's House in Los Angeles
Ansari’s House in Los Angeles

Filled with almost every luxurious comfort, the house offers a pool and spa, original walnut dressers, a gorgeous courtyard, and all updated appliances.

Tribeca Apartment, Franklin Street, New York (Current Residence)

In 2017 Aziz Ansari bought an apartment under the name of his accountant Thomas G. Carr.

He was keeping a secret about this apartment purchase.

The apartment boasts 2,452 square feet of living space with three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

The other specifications of the apartment include attractive exposed bricks, wood-beamed ceilings, and large windows.

Reportedly Ansari paid $5.7 million for the apartment located at Franklin Street, New York City.

The coolest thing about this particular place is that Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake also own the place in the same building.


Actor Aziz Ansari has been spotted in several automobiles.

But for his formal events, he takes stunning Audi A8 Long Wheel Base.

The sticker price for this particular model is $86,500.

This car is equipped with every luxurious feature.

It comes with a 3.0L V-6 engine which boasts 369 horsepower and 1370 pound-feet of torque.

The scene in his Netflix show Master of None, where Dev and Arnold get stuck in an alley in Sicily in their car, actually happened in real life.

The scene was later recreated on the show. In real actor, Ansari got stuck in a narrow alley in Sicily and was helped by the locals to get it out.


The comedian/actor might not have a fleet of a car, but he surely has a collection of watches that can make anyone jealous.

He has a collection of vintage Rolex watches. He loves vintage Rolexes.

First is his collection is Rolex Explorer. This model of Rolex comes with a price tag of $6,995 and goes up to $9,000.

Another in his collection is Rolex Day-Date. This model was priced at $1,850 back in 1970. But by 1982, the price went up to $8,850. At today’s rate, it costs over $21,941.

He also has been spotted with Rolex Submariner 5508 in some of his shows. This is an extremely rare and collector watch.

Some other features of the watch are automatic with sweep center seconds, 100m=330 FT depth rating, and stainless steel.

This watch comes with an estimated price of $45,000.

Aziz Ansari Lifestyle and Vacations


Comedian Aziz Ansari is usually seen in a Hi-low fashion style.

The Hi-Low fashion is embraced by rappers and actors because they can afford it.

The hi-low strategy is to pair high-end and often-times designer clothes with day-to-day brans.

It seems like Ansari has embraced the strategy as well.

His custom designer Dana Covarrubias does all the work for him to pick up the outfits.

According to Dana, Ansari’s choices are a little bit flashy regarding his outfits.

For shows, Aziz goes for Saint Laurent leather jackets. These jackets cost right around $5,000.

He likes playing the guitar and was seen belting out Metallica’s hits with the God Damn Comedy Jam in 2018.

Some of Aziz’s go-to brands

Aziz loves Steven Alan for shoes. He likes common projects sneakers and Alden or Gucci for loafers.

For his tux’s he goes for Brooklyn tailors, and for pants, he always goes for Unis.

In terms of jeans, Aziz goes for APC jeans though he is not much of a jeans guy.

Even for his formal look, he keeps things simple with different suits paired with leather shoes.

With all these, we can say that Aziz Ansari has mastered his wardrobe.

For sunglasses, he does Pat Sun and Saint Laurent.

Often, he carries a Contax T3 with black and white film and the Olympus Styles Epic cameras for taking pictures.


Aziz has been to different places for his shows or just for vacations.

When he is not busy acting, producing, or directing, Aziz loves to visit places.

He has been spotted in different places, locations, and countries, enjoying his days on vacations.

Also, he goes to many destinations for his stand-up comedy shows.

Ansari likes to go to different places and live out their culture when preparing for a role or writing scripts.

Aziz Ansari on a vacation to Italy
Aziz Ansari on a vacation to Italy

He bumped into Jenifer Lawrence while he was in Italy.

Aziz and his girlfriend also went to India.

Ansari went to Formentera Island’s topless beach in Spain with his girlfriend, Serena Campbell, in 2019.


Star comedian Aziz also likes to give something back to society.  Aziz is involved in four charitable foundations and supports six causes.

Ansari re-presented his role as Tom Haverford for a special charity episode of Parks and Recreations. They raised money for Feeding America, a US hunger-relief organization, in 2019.

Further, he appeared in a talking goat to inspire donations to lessen poverty in an animated video for Oxfam America.

Further, he is a supporter of the Malala Fund, which promotes girl’s education.

After the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, Aziz partook in charity programs to benefit the victims.

Likewise, the “Parks and Recreations” special reunion in 2020 raised $3 million for Feeding America’s COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Movies, Investments, Endorsements & Book Publications

One of the favorite faces in television shows and movies, Aziz Ansari, has been into numerous movies in the course of his career.

star comedian has been a part of numerous movies either by acting or by doing voice over.

Some of his recognized voice-over in movies include the 2013 Epic, 2012 Ice Age Continental Drift.

He also has done voice-over in television shows.

He made a cameo in Jay-Z and Kanye West’s song ‘Otis’ from their album Watch The Throne.

His roles in 2011 30 Minutes or less and 2013 Epic were well acknowledged.

Similarly, the comedian has won two primetime Emmys and also nominated for multiple awards over the years.

Ansari with Dave Chappelle
Ansari with Dave Chappelle

He partnered with comedian Dave Chappelle for his three shows at the Paramount Theatres in Texas in May 2019.

Similarly, in 2017 GQ and in 2018 New York Post featured  Ansari.

The star also appeared on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords.

Likewise, he has appeared in talk shows such as The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon and Comedians.


With the fortune earned from movies and television series, Ansari has been able to invest some of them into profitable businesses.

He was the executive producer of Netflix’s “Master of None” TV series and MTV’s “Human Giant”.

Ansari also has invested in David Chang’s New York-based restaurant in 2016 but stepped off from it in 2018.

Reportedly, Ansari and Jimmy Fallon invested in this celebrity chef’s startup.

Books Publications

Aziz Ansari has also been in writing books.

He published the book Modern Romance: An Investigation.

Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg wrote and published this book on 16th June 2015.

The number one New York Times bestseller book won the Goodreads Choice Award for non-fiction in 2015.

This book discusses people’s love life and inclinations in romance.


Ansari started making short films along with director Jason Woliner and comedians Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer, leading to the sketch “Human Giants” in 2005.

His debut on the big screen was “School for Scoundrels,” which was released in 2006.

After that movie, he landed on several more roles, including 2009 “Funny People,” 2010 “Get Him to the Greek,” and 2013 “this is the End.”

Also, he was the first cast on “Parks and Recreation.”

Ansari was nominated for the American Comedy Awards for the role of a sarcastic Tom Haverford in Parks and Recreation.

Likewise, Ansari started streaming Master of None on Netflix in 2015. He also directed six episodes of the series.

Ansari Roasting James Franco
Ansari Roasting James Franco

Moreover, in 2010 Ansari hosted the MTV Movie Awards. He also appeared in Roast of James Franco in 2013.

3 Facts about Aziz Ansari

  • Aziz Ansari was on a break in 2018 due to being accused of sexual misconduct and facing media criticism.
  • Ansari’s father Shoukath Ansari and mother Fatima Ansari were featured in Master of None’s episode titled “Parents,”.
  • Rolling Stone magazine placed Aziz Ansari in 49th place in their Greatest Stand-up Comedians of all-time list.


Who is Aziz Ansari dating?

Reportedly Aziz is dating Danish physicist Serena Campbell since 2019.

How does Aziz Ansari know Kanye?

Ansari met Kanye West when Kanye came to see his stand-up show at the Largo in Los Angeles.

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