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Ali Sultan

College Comedian

Ali Sultan is a clean college comedian and professional Yemeni American comedian.

About Ali Sultan

Ali Sultan saw his first stand up comedian when he moved to America from Yemen at the age of 15. He grew the desire to go on stage, but first he needed to learn English. 

Ali is the first professional Yemeni American comedian to be featured on Television when Kevin Hart hand picked him to perform on Comedy Central’s Hart of The City. He filmed his Half Hour comedy special in Dubai for Comedy Central Arabia. He was named both Best Local Comic and artist of the year by City Pages. He represented Minnesota and won the Best in The Midwest competition at Gilda’s LaughFest. His album happy to be here debuted at #2 on iTunes and can be heard on iTunes, Spotify, Sirius Xm and has over 700k streams on Pandora.

Ali is a regular performer at colleges and comedy clubs, New York Arab American Fest, and he was named “Top 5 comedian to watch” by Growler magazine, one of 15 Arab Americans to steal the spotlight by and featured by PBS and Funny or Die for his sketch work. He was also named one of the Biggest Comics in the Middle East by Esquire.

Ali also performs clean comedy for Colleges, non-profits and corporate events.  When Ali isn’t telling jokes Ali enjoys doing a comedy podcast This Week With The Refugees. His latest 2021 special can be seen on Wanda Skyes Unprotected Sets on Epix.

Virtual Comedian

Ali performs both live in-person and as a virtual comedian.

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  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 
  • Wanda Skyes Unprotected Sets on Epix 
  • Comedy Central’s Hart of The City 
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