- Met future Human Giant costars Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel while performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City.
- Named "Hot Standup" by Rolling Stone in its 2005 Hot List.
- Speaks Tamil.
- 2015, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2016, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
- 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Winner
- Shoukath Ansari — Father
- Fatima Ansari — Mother
- New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York, New York, United States (BS in Marketing, 2004)
- Birth Name: Aziz Ansari
- Birth Place: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
- Profession: Actor, Comedian
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