Indian-American comedy actor and stand-up comic best known for his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC series Parks and Recreation. He has also appeared in such movies as 30 Minutes or Less, Ice Age: Continental Drift, and Funny People. In 2015, he began starring on his own Netflix series titled Master of None.
He majored in the field of marketing while studying at New York University.
In 2015, he released his first book, Modern Romance: An Investigation. He became the first Asian to win best actor in a TV comedy at the 2018 Golden Globes for his role in Master of None.
His parents are named Fatima and Shoukath. He grew up with a brother named Aniz. He dated professional chef Courtney McBroom for two years.
He starred alongside Amy Poehler on NBC's Parks and Recreation.