Being a stand-up comedian may not be as easy as it appears but believe it or not, many have made a living from it. Dina Hashem, whose name may be relatively new in the industry is a good reference and she has been able to make a name for herself through her onstage performances that usually turns out to be exceptional.
She has not only been featured in a couple of television shows like the Roast Battle and Conan but has also written a number of digital content for British and American pay television channels like Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and TV Land. Hashem may not also be the best comedian of her time but looking at her accomplishments in the entertainment business so far, there is no doubt that she is aiming for the top in her career. Let’s take a look at the comedian’s personal details and career achievements.
Dina Hashem – Biography
Born into a Muslim family on August 25, 1985, Dina Hashem is an American citizen of the Caucasian race and she was raised by her parents who she is yet to reveal their identities. Also hidden is her place of birth and siblings but she, in her own words, developed an interest in comedy from a young age following her fondness for comedy shows. As for her educational background, she was a student of Rutgers University, a New Jersey-based institution where she first made an approach towards becoming a comic star.
Dina Hashem began her career in comedy in 2010 when she was urged by a couple of her friends to audition for the year’s New Jersey Comedy Festival taking place at Rutgers University. After competing with a good number of local comics like herself, she won first place and from there, she decided to pursue a career in comedy. She began to perform regularly in different show centres across New York City. She was known as a local comic who tries to tackle several related issues in society through her jokes. She is, in fact, among the few Americans from Muslim homes who are able to address some issues with their classic comedic packages. Her comic style, of course, revolves around her use of subdued delivery with some dark patches of stories about her life and Islamic upbringing.
Outside her comedy career, Dina also appeared in a number of films as an actress. One of these films is Ghost Friend where she appeared as Willow. Additionally, she worked on episode 10 of Inside Amy Schumer and served as a construction production assistant in a 2015 comedy movie Sisters which featured actors like Maya Rudolph, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena and Tina Fey, among others.
Although Dina Hashem is yet to win internationally recognised awards for her brilliant works in comedy and movie industry, there is no doubt that the sky is the starting point for an ambitious lady as her. Thanks to her exceptional writing skills as well, the New Jersey-based Muslim humourist is equally touching lives with her writeups on websites owned by TV Land, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.
Other Interesting Facts About Dina Hashem
- Net worth
Although an upcoming talent in the entertainment industry, Dina Hashem is not doing bad in her career as a comedian and actress and even though she is yet to speak up about her earnings per show, some net worth calculating sites estimated her fortune to sit around $250 thousand.
- Favourite show
One of her most-loved shows as a child is the long-running American animated comedy, The Simpsons. The television show which runs its 30th season as of 2019, is the longest-running scripted primetime TV series in the US. Matt Groening is the series program creator and it is voiced by many renowned actors like Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta, Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright and Harry Shearer.
- Relationship status
Dina may be secretly dating someone or she may be more focused on building her career. There are no reports about her past relationships or marriage and presently she is yet to be spotted with anyone as her boyfriend or husband.
- Social media presence
Dina Hashem is quite active on various social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram where she is massively followed by her friends and fans and in turn, she updates them on her daily activities. Dina has more than 9k followers on both Instagram and Twitter. Similarly, she has over 5k fans following her on Facebook.