Mawaan Rizwan Biography – Pakistani-born British actor and comedian, Mawaan Rizwan was born on August 18, 1992, in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
|Date of Birth:||18 August 1992|
|Net Worth:||$1 million – $5 million|
Mawaan Rizwan Nationality
Rizwan was born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. However, his family emigrated to London in 1994 but were threatened with deportation, but were granted indefinite leave to remain after legal battles and protests for the family’s immigration rights.
Mawaan Rizwan Age
Rizwan was born on August 18, 1992, hence he is currently 31 years of age.
Mawaan Rizwan Height and Weight
Rizwan stands at a height of 5ft 9 inches but his weight is not known to us at the moment.
Mawaan Rizwan Family and Siblings
Rizwan was born to Shahnaz Rizwan and Rizwan Siddiqui. He has a brother named Nabhaan Rizwan and a sister.
Mawaan Rizwan Education
As of the time of filing this report, we have no information regarding Rizwan’s educational background.
Mawaan Rizwan Career
At the age of 16, Rizwan started posting videos to YouTube. He gained roles on several broadcast and online programs as a result of the recognition he garnered for these.
He started playing the lead role in the children’s news spoof comedy series DNN: Definitely Not Newsround in 2013, which was nominated for a BAFTA award. He co-starred with Oli White and Jimmy Hill in the Disney XD UK television series Mega Awesome Super Hacks in 2015.
The documentary How Gay Is Pakistan?, which examines the challenges experienced by other LGBTQ Muslims living under Islamic law, which forbids homosexuality, was filmed in 2015 when Rizwan visited Pakistan, where he was born.
International broadcasts of the documentary included ABC2 in Australia, CBC in Canada, and in a number of regions via Amazon Prime Video.
In 2010, Rizwan’s stand-up comedy career officially got underway when he had his debut performance at a Leicester Square basement club.
He played in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where reviewers gave his performances in 2018 and 2019 high marks. In support of the nonprofit organization Help Refugees, Rizwan took part in the charity event Choose Laughs? in 2018 at the Playhouse Theatre.
With the release of “I’ve Got a New Walk” and “Mango” in April 2019 and “Never Been Skiing” in September 2019, Rizwan’s first two singles were made available to the public.
In the comedic series Two Weeks to Live on Sky One in 2020, Rizwan was featured. Following praise for his work as a writer on the Netflix series Sex Education, his part in the BBC Three drama Murdered by My Father, and his tour opening for Jonathan Van Ness of Queer Eye, Forbes named Rizwan one of their “30 Under 30” movers for their 2020 list.
He co-hosted Jonathan Ross’ Comedy Club in September 2020. He made an appearance in Taskmaster’s 10th series in 2020 as well, placing third.
Rizwan co-wrote, co-produced, and featured in the BBC Three surreal comedy series Juice, which premiered in September 2023.
The series is based on the same-titled performance by Rizwan from the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe. In Juice, Rizwan’s mother and brother also played Jamma’s family, who were played by Rizwan.
Mawaan Rizwan Wife
Rizwan is gay. However, details about his love life are not known to us at the moment.
Mawaan Rizwan Children
Rizwan has no children at the time of filing this report.
Mawaan Rizwan Religion
Rizwan was born into a Muslim family, hence he is believed to be one.
Mawaan Rizwan Net Worth
Rizwan has an estimated net worth to be around $1 million to $5 million as of 2023.