When asked to describe Beena Patel there is a tendency for most to describe her as the beautiful bride of popular American comedian Hasan Minhaj. Although she is indeed his wife, such a description can be said as selling her short because she is way more than that. That being said, Beena Patel is a successful medical practitioner who has been highly involved in the private and public health sector, with lots of achievement to back this claim. Read on to know more about Beena Patel, her early life, achievements, family and other interesting facts.
Beena Patel Biography
Beena Patel was born in the United States of America. However, she hasn’t made privy her exact date of birth to the media but judging by her looks it won’t be wrong to assume she was birthed in the late 1980s. She is an American national and belongs to the Asian ethnic group. Not much is known about her childhood or early educational background except the fact that she was a very smart kid, well versed in speaking 4 languages which comprise of – English, Gujarati, Hindu, and Spanish.
Upon completion of her high school education in 2003, she attended the University of California, Davis where she majored in Neurobiology, physiology, and psychology. After four years at the institution, she eventually graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in the aforementioned fields. The following year, she bagged a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University Of California Davis School of medicine. In her quest for self-enhancement, she enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) so as to obtain a Doctor of Public Health degree (DrPH). During her time at UCLA, she was known to engage herself in a series of medical outreach organized by various health organizations. As a result of that, she was awarded the prestigious Roemer Award at the event of her graduation from UCLA in 2013.
At the start of her career, Beena Patel first found a job as a clinical research manager at “Retinal Consultants” in Sacramento, California. While working for Retinal Consultants, she also worked for top pharmaceutical companies like Lucentis. Besides working for Retinal consultants, she has also worked for CAVE consulting Group, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research as a Medical Director. For all her achievements and contributions in the health sector, she was offered the position of transformation consultant for MedAmerica in 2017 and still holds that position till date.
What You Should Know About Her Family
Not much is known as regards the family of popular medical practitioner Beena Patel which is as a result of her private nature and desire to withhold information as regards their identity so as to keep them away from the scrutiny that comes with being in the spotlight. However, it is known that she hails from a Hindu family and imbibes the Hindu culture taught to her by her parents in her everyday life.
It is no news that she is happily married to popular comedian Hasan Minhaj and is known to gush constantly about how much she loves him. According to her, they met while they were both students at the University of California and it was love at first sight. They dated for several years until January 2015 when they finally got wedded. On April 22, 2018, their union was blessed with the birth of their first child (a baby girl).
Other Interesting Things About Hasan Minhaj’s Wife
Here are five facts to keep to mind about Beena Patel…
1. Besides being a medical practitioner, she has a talent for interior decoration. Her husband once revealed she was the one who decorated their apartment when they moved to New York.
2. Despite dating Hasan Minhaj for several years, she didn’t move in with him until after marriage as is the requirement of Indian customs.
3. Beena Patel, unlike her husband, isn’t a social media freak. She is pretty quiet on social media and has her Instagram page set on Private.
4. Despite her busy schedule she is known to take out time to accompany her husband to several red carpet events, award shows and correspondent dinner as a way of supporting him.
5. She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches. Her weight and other body measurements are not known. However, her most impressive body features are her black hair, pretty face, and large brown eyes.