Zakir Khan is an Indian comedian and actor. In 2012, he rose to popularity by winning Comedy Central’s India’s Best Stand Up Comedian competition. Khan has also been a part of a news comedy show, On Air with AIB.
|Born||20 August 1987|
|Birthplace||Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Height||5ft 11 in (170 cm)|
|Siblings||Zeeshan Khan, Arbaz Khan|
Zakir Khan age is around 35 years till 2022. He was born on 20 August 1987 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He born into a Indian Muslim family. He is 5ft 11in tall and has black eyes.
Zakir is a stand-up comedian, writer, poet and YouTuber. He is one of the most popular stand-up comedians in India.
His father, Ismail Khan is a Music Teacher at St. Raphael’s School, Indore and his mother, Kulsum Khan is a homemaker.
He have two brothers named Zeeshan Khan and Arbaz Khan. His brother is Zeeshan is the lead singer in a music band named Malang.
Zakir did his early studies from St. Paul Higher Secondary School in Indore. Later, he did diploma in Sitar due to his passion in music. He also pursued a bachelors degree in Commerce, which he later dropped out.
Zakir born into a family with a musical background, He developed an interest in music at a very young age. He learned music under the tutelage of his father and grandfather.
He wanted to became a radio producer for which he moved to Delhi. There, he did radio programming at ARSL for a year and then, shifted to Jaipur in 2009 for an internship. After completing his internship, Zakir returned to Delhi.
Zakir started his career as a Stand-up Comedian. He came into the limelight after winning Comedy Central’s ‘India’s Best Stand Up Comedian’ competition in 2012.
While in Delhi, Zakir tried his hands in different fields, ranging from theatre to radio. Eventually, he took up the job of a copywriter and main researcher at HT Media Ltd. He worked there for about 4 years. Later, his roommate, Vishwas, encouraged him to do open mics. Slowly, he started performing in cafes and people started liking his jokes. Gradually, his performances started receiving standing ovations. He was then called to Mumbai to write the script for a news comedy show “On Air with AIB”.
He was praised for his comedy style in NDTV Prime’s ‘The Rising Stars of Comedy.’ Subsequently, he received wide popularity for his punchline “Sakht Lauda”.
In 2015, he wrote and co-hosted ‘On Air with AIB,’ a news comedy show. The show was telecasted on Star World, India. Some of his popular comedy shows include “Trading Station”, “A Promising Game”, “Haq Se Single” and “Chacha Vidhayak Hain Hamare”.
In September 2017, Zakir featured as a mentor in the fifth season of “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge,” which was judged by Akshay Kumar. He has also appeared as one of the judges in Amazon Prime’s Comicstaan Season 2 and Season 3.
He has even co-hosted the 5th Annual Golden Kela Awards along with other famous comedians like Vir Das and Papa CJ.
Zakir Khan Net Worth
Zakir Khan is one of the most popular stand-up comedian in Indian Comedy scene. He have multiple source of income in which Stand-up Comedy is major source of income. He also judges the shows and do multiple shows for Prime Video which led him to quite good money.
He also owns a YouTube channel with over 7 million followers from which he make good amount of money.
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||8 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||20 Lakh +|
|Yearly Income||4 Crore +|
|Income Source||Stand-up Comedian, Youtuber|
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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What is the religion of Zakir Khan?
Ans. Zakir is a Indian Muslim.
2. Is Haseeb Khan brother of Zakir Khan?
Ans. Many people believe Haseeb is the brother of Zakir Khan, but this is a false rumor.
3. How old is Zakir Khan?
Ans. Zakir is 35 years old.
4. How long is Zakir Khan show?
Ans. Zakir Khan shows may vary slightly in length but will generally run for 90 minutes to two hours.