Zakir Khan (born on 20 August 1987) is an Indian stand-up comedian, Musician, Writer, and YouTuber. He became famous after he won the Central’s ‘India’s Best Stand Up Comedian’ competition in 2012. Zakir is one of the most popular Indian Comedians and is known for his famous line “Sakht Launda”.
Zakir Khan Biography
He was born on Thursday, 20 August 1987 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. His family has its roots back in Rajasthan. Zakir attended Indore’s St. Paul Higher Secondary School. After completing his schooling, he enrolled himself in B.Com but dropped out of the college in between.
He had a deep interest in musicians from a very Young Age. He dropped out of college & pursued a diploma in Sitar. He wants to become a radio producer for which he moved to Delhi. After that, he moved to Jaipur for an internship. After completing his internship he came back again to Delhi.
|Profession||Youtuber, Stand-up Comedian|
|Debut Tv Show||Comedy Circuit (2012)|
|Birthday||20 August 1987|
|Birthplace||Indore, Madhya Pradesh|
|Hometown||Indore, Madhya Pradesh|
Zakir Khan Age, Height & Weight
How old is Zakir Khan? Being born on 20 August 1987, he is 35 years old. He holds Indian Nationality. His zodiac sign is Leo.
How tall is Zakir Khan? He is 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.7 m) tall and Weight around 77 Kg. He has brown eyes and black hair.
|Age (2022)||35 Years|
|Height (approx.)||Centimeters – 170 cm|
Meters – 1.70 m
Feet & Inches – 5’7″
|Weight (approx.)||76 Kg|
|Body Measurements||Will Update|
When he was in Delhi, he tried his luck in many different things ranging from theatre to radio. Initially, he took up the job of a copywriter and main researcher at HT Media Ltd and work there for almost 4 Years. After some time his roommate Vishwas encouraged him to do open mics.
With the passage of time, his performances started receiving standing Public Attention. After that, he was called to Mumbai to write the script for a news comedy show “On Air With AIB”. The year 2012 was a life-changing year for him, he won Comedy Central’s ‘India’s Best Stand Up Comedian and rose to his immense name and fame.
His Punchline “Sakht Launda,” which means a guy with immense self-control who could not be easily manipulated by pretty and cunning girls, helps him to gain huge popularity.
In 2015, he was the Co-star On Air with AIB,’ a news comedy show. His famous shows are “Promising Game” (2017), “Haq Se Single” (2017), “Chacha Vidhayak Hain Hamare” (2018), and the oldest one “Trading Station” (2014).
In September 2017, he was featured as a mentor in the fifth season of “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge,” which was judged by Akshay Kumar. He had hosted the 5th Annual Golden Kela Awards along with other famous comedians like Papa CJ and Vir Das.
|School||St. Paul Higher Secondary School, Indore|
|Qualification||Diploma in Sitar, B.Com (Drop-out)|
Family, Parents & Siblings
He was born in a Muslim Family to Ismail Khan and Kulsum Khan. His father is a music teacher while her mother is a Homemaker. He grew up along with his two brothers, Zeeshan Khan (Lead Singer at Malang-The Band) and Arbaz Khan (Student). Ustad Moinuddin Khan. a famous instrumentalist and vocalist was his grandfather.
• Father Name – Ismail Khan
• Mother Name – Kulsum Khan
• Brother Name – Zeeshan Khan, Arbaz Khan
• Sister Name – Not Known
• Affairs/Girlfriend – Not Known
|Parents||Father– Ismail Khan (Music Teacher) Mother-Kulsum Khan (Housewife)|
|Siblings||Sister– None |
Brothers– Zeeshan Khan, Arbaz Khan
Zakir Khan Girlfriend (Relationship)
Who is the Girlfriend of Zakir Khan? As of 2022, he is unmarried and happy in his single life. There are no rumors about his relationship with anyone.
However, he had talked about his girlfriend in many of his shows and videos. He hasn’t revealed anything about his girlfriend officially.
|Marital Status||Unmarried (Single)|
Zakir Khan Net Worth
What is the Net Worth of Zakir Khan?
As of 2022, Zakir Khan Net Worth is around $ 1 Million (Approximately).
|Net Worth in Dollars||$1 Million|
|Net Worth in Crore||₹ 7 Crore|
|Net Worth in Lakhs||700 Lakhs|
|Source of Income||Stand up shows, Brand Endorsements|
|Film Maker||Anurag Kashyap|
|Poet||Mirza Ghalib, John Elia|
|Book||The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand|
|Film||Chhoti Si Baat (1976)|
Some facts about Zakir Khan
• He loves playing the Sitar, singing, and composing songs.
• He did his first comedy show with the popular comedian “Neeti Palta.”
• He is fond of dogs and has a pet dog, Champ.
• He credits his father for the success that he has achieved in his life.
• Once in an interview he revealed that his family was connected with music for ages.
• When he was in Jaipur for an internship he did a number of odd jobs to support his daily needs.
• When he was returning to Delhi he didn’t have any money to pay the rent of his room in Jaipur.
• He also revealed that if he had not been a comedian, he would have been a music teacher.
• Zakir shared in an interview that his dream project was to design a farming course for teenagers where he intended to groom their personalities.
Frequently Asked Questions
Zakir Khan estimated income is around ₹ 7 – 15 Lakh (Monthly).
No, he is unmarried and single (May Be).