Ali Siddiq is an American comedian and actor. He was born on February 24, 1979, in Houston, Texas. Siddiq began his career as a comedian while serving a six-year prison sentence for drug trafficking. He performed stand-up comedy shows for fellow inmates, and after his release, he continued to pursue a career in comedy.
Siddiq’s comedic style is known for its storytelling and social commentary. He has appeared on several television shows, including “This Is Not Happening,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” and “Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents.” He has also released several comedy albums, including “It’s Bigger Than These Bars” and “Ali Siddiq: The Houston We Have a Problem.”
In addition to his comedy career, Siddiq has acted in several television shows and movies, including “The Oath,” “Marlon,” and “The Last O.G.” He has also hosted the web series “Awe Me Artist Series” on YouTube.
Siddiq is known for his unique perspective on life, drawing on his experiences growing up in Texas, serving time in prison, and his observations on society as a whole. He continues to tour and perform stand-up comedy shows across the United States.