Aziz Ansari Net Worth - Salary From Parks and Recreation And Other Ventures

BY PALISTHA Updated on 17 March, 2021

Aziz Ansari Net Worth
$20 million

Aziz Ansari's net worth of $20 million includes his earnings from television appearances and comedy specials. Image Source: Aziz Ansari Instagram.

Birth Name Aziz Ismail Ansari
Birth place Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Profession Actor, Producer, Director
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Hair Color Black

American actor Aziz Ansari is best known for his appearance in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. He has found immense success as a stand-up comedian and has also written several tv-series including Master of None and Aziz Ansari: Right Now.

The popular Asian-American actor has received critical acclaim for his performances in various series and works as a creator. He has also amassed a fortune from his career, and according to Celebrity Net Worth, Aziz Ansari's net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.

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Aziz Ansari Net Worth And Earning Source

The well-known actor started his career as a stand-up comedian in 2000 and has established himself in the entertainment business. Along with fame, Aziz Ansari has also accumulated a massive fortune of $20 million from his successful career.

Income As A Stand-Up Comedian

Aziz Ansari's introduction to the entertainment industry came in 2000 when he started performing while studying at New York University. He used to perform comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and also on the weekly show Invite Them Up and later in the sketch comedy show, Human Giant.

Ansari continued his stand-up career even after finding fame as an actor. He released Intimate Moments for a Sensual, his first comedy special on Comedy Central Records in January 2010. His other comedy specials include Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious, Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive, and Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden.

Among his five comedy specials, Ansari's most recent one, Aziz Ansari: Right Now, even earned a Best Comedy Album nomination at the 2020 Grammy Awards. And along with the immense fame, Aziz Ansari's net worth also saw considerable growth due to his stand-up career.

Income From Television Series

Having performed on various stand-up and sketch comedy shows, it came as no surprise when Aziz Ansari appeared in scripted comedy series. He had brief appearances on shows like Flight of the ConchordsScrubsRaaaaaaaandy!, and Shutterbugs

However, Aziz only gained recognition after he starred in the famous sitcom Parks and Recreation. Ansari was featured on 124 episodes of the NBC show and was undoubtedly paid handsomely for his work. One of his co-stars, Nick Offerman's salary per episode, was $30K while lead actress Amy Poehler earned $200,000 per episode. While Ansari's salary might not be as much as his co-stars, he must have pocketed a considerable sum from his time on Parks and Recreation.

Aziz Ansari Net Worth And Salary From Tv-series.

Apart from acting, Aziz Ansari has also written and produced a few tv-series. He created the show Master of None with the Parks and Recreation writer Alan Yang. It was an instant success but only ran for two seasons. He also created Shutterbugs and starred in it too.

Many of the shows that the American actor has been part of have gained immense success. And as a result, he has earned a significant amount from these tv-series, which helped increase Aziz Ansari's net worth.

Income From Movies

Along with television shows, Aziz Ansari has also appeared in and voiced characters in a number of movies. A few of the notable films that he was part of and their respective box-office collections are listed below:

Movies Worldwide Collection
Funny People $71.58M
Get Him to the Greek $91.72M
Observe and Report $26.97M
$30 Minutes or Less $40.66M
Ice Age: Continental Drift $877.24M
This Is The End $126M
Date and Switch $28K
Epic $268.42M

Many of the films that the Asian-American actor has been part of did well at the box-office. While his role in the movies might have been small, he must have pocketed a certain amount of profit bonus from the millions of dollars it grossed. And the actor's total income from his movie career has helped increase Aziz Ansari's total wealth.

Lifestyle And Assets

Like many Hollywood celebrities, Aziz Ansari has also made California his home and enjoys a lavish lifestyle. He has a fortune worth $20 million to his name and has invested in properties in both Los Angeles and New York.

Aziz Ansari bought a property in Los Feliz in 2013 from director Andrew Douglas. According to the Los Angeles Times, Ansari paid $2.68 million for the house, which has a built-in barbecue, swimming pool, and wood deck. He also owns a loft in the well-known Tribeca building in New York, making him a neighbor of stars like Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift. He paid $5.7 million for the three-bedrooms-two bathrooms apartment.

Looking at the real estate assets he has under his name, it is clear that Aziz Ansari lives comfortably.


  • Aziz Ansari was born Aziz Ishmail Ansari on the 23rd of February 1983, in Columbia, South Carolina.
  • His family is from Tamil Nadu, India, and Ansari has visited the country and performed there.
  • He has a Bachelor of Business degree in marketing from the New York University Stern School of Business.
  • Ansari's father, Shoukath Ansari, and his mother, Fatima Ansari, are both involved in the medical field.

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