Australian comedian and TV and radio personality Nazeem Hussain delivers his acid wit with a sweet smile. An experienced and professional function MC, Nazeem regularly hosts high-profile events, and brings his unique brand of humour to the corporate sector as a keynote speaker and comedian.
Known for his ‘cheerful manner that belies the acuity of his observation’ (Guardian UK), Nazeem Hussain is an in-demand Australian comedian and TV and radio personality.
An experienced and professional function MC, Nazeem regularly hosts high-profile events ranging from the Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW gala dinner to AFL Multicultural Launch.
With his unique brand of humour and extensive experience in the corporate sector, he is the perfect addition to a corporate team-building experience as a keynote speaker, or as the much-needed entertainment for your corporate event.
Nazeem is the star and creator of the critically acclaimed TV show Legally Brown (SBS), nominated for Most Outstanding Comedy in the 2015 Logie Awards (Australian BAFTAS).
He is also a familiar voice on the airwaves, regularly heard on Triple J and NOVA, and has been seen on the The Project (Ten), It’s a Date (ABC), Balls of Steel Australia (The Comedy Channel), Studio Ten, (Ten) and Q and A (ABC).
In 2015, Nazeem Hussain’s debut solo show sold out around Australia and Europe (including a season at London’s prestigious Soho Theatre) and was twice nominated for a Helpmann Award (Australian Oliviers) for Best Comedy. Nazeem also won the Best Newcomer Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
His 2016 follow-up show matched this success and he has since again toured around Australia, completed an Edinburgh Fringe Festival and been invited to perform at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival as a part of Hollywood superstar comic Kevin Hart’s LOL Showcase.
He also launched his first Comedy Podcast Burn Your Passport, which was shortly ranked in the Top 20 most-listened to Podcasts in Australia.
Most recently, Nazeem’s Netflix special, Nazeem Hussain: Public Frenemy which started streaming globally in 2019, received great reviews and was even listed by Funny Or Die and Chortle as one of their favourites.
Nazeem’s prime time TV comedy series ‘Orange Is The New Brown’ aired in 2018 to rave reviews. Several sketches from the show have since gone viral, being viewed by over 10 million people.
Other career highlights include performing a support slot for renowned US comic Dave Chappelle in 2014.
Fun, professional, and sharp in wit, Nazeem keeps the audience laughing.
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