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 ArabAmerica.com 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.
Ali performs both live in-person and as a virtual comedian.
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Ali, went above and beyond when he performed at our Annual Conference, the feedback was great from the participants. He really put a smile on many of the attendees, especially during the unprecedented year, it was a perfect way to end the year. We would definitely bring Ali to future events, he is quite the professional at his craft. 10/10, Three thumbs up!
A total engaging crowd pleaser!
We felt so so lucky to be able to book Ali Sultan-- he's got some amazing credits and is a total professional.
I hired him for a company party and everyone had a fantastic time- he was super original and wildly hilarious.
I got great feedback from the attendees and I am so excited to see him move forward in his career-- my kids now listen to his album and quote him. You can't go wrong hiring Ali.