ABOUT MONA

“she’s created a singular niche — and a hilarious one at that” – LA Weekly

Mona Shaikh is a stand-up comedian, host and producer of Minority Reportz. She was most recently featured on The Hollywood Reporter, CNN, MSNBC and opens for Jay Leno. She also emcee’d the Women’s March in SF in Jan 2019 and made history by being the first South Asian/Middle Eastern Female Comedian to perform in front of over 60,000 people! She’s been featured in Forbes, LA Times, Newsweek, The Guardian, LA Weekly, New York Post, Huffington Post, Washington Post and BBC. She can also be seen regularly on The Young Turks, The Stephanie Miller Show & John Fugelsang show on SiriusXM and Mo’Kelly Show on IHeartRadio. Mona has also headlined in Dubai, Portugal as well as London. In addition to being seen all around Los Angeles at major comedy clubs as The Comedy Store, The Stand Up Comedy Club, Flappers Comedy Club, The Laugh Factory, Ice House Pasadena, Hollywood Improv and many more, she hosted the Hollywood Improv for Comedy Juice night with Dane Cook. She became the first Pakistani female Comedian to be selected for the Laugh’s Factory Funniest Person in the World Competition and made history by becoming the first Pakistani female Comedian to headline Hollywood Improv.

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Mona at Netflix is a Joke Festival
Netflix is a Joke

Mona at Netflix is a Joke Festival

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“Guard your dream like a precious gem. It’s your life to live, don’t let anyone tell you how to live it”
Voyage Jacksonville

“Guard your dream like a precious gem. It’s your life to live, don’t let anyone tell you how to live it”

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Mona Quoted In The NY Times
NY Times

Mona Quoted In The NY Times

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Mona discusses her Hollywood Reporter Op-Ed on Cheddar News w/ Hena Doba
Cheddar News

Mona discusses her Hollywood Reporter Op-Ed on Cheddar News w/ Hena Doba

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Hype Magazine: Courageous Stand-Up Comedian Mona Shaikh on Some Wicked *ish!
The Hype Magazine

Hype Magazine: Courageous Stand-Up Comedian Mona Shaikh on Some Wicked *ish!

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Mona’s Debut Appearance on CNN+
CNN+

Mona’s Debut Appearance on CNN+

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Mona Writes Op-Ed about Public Masturbator, Louis CK winning a Grammy
The Hollywood Reporter

Mona Writes Op-Ed about Public Masturbator, Louis CK winning a Grammy

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Silenced by abuse and tradition, Mona Shaikh is fighting back through comedy
MSNBC

Silenced by abuse and tradition, Mona Shaikh is fighting back through comedy

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Mona Shaikh on The Mo’Kelly Experience-KFI 640AM
KFI 640AM

Mona Shaikh on The Mo’Kelly Experience-KFI 640AM

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Mona featured on Hype Magazine
The Hype Magazine

Mona featured on Hype Magazine

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Mona makes her debut on Cheddar News
Cheddar News

Mona makes her debut on Cheddar News

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Mona on Friday Funnies- Black News Channel
Black News Channel

Mona on Friday Funnies- Black News Channel

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Mona makes cover story on The Hollywood Reporter!
The Hollywood Reporter

Mona makes cover story on The Hollywood Reporter!

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Mona on Spectrum One LA discusses Minority Reportz presents Comedy Benefit for Afghanistan
Spectrum One LA

Mona on Spectrum One LA discusses Minority Reportz presents Comedy Benefit for Afghanistan

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Catch Mona chatting w/ Egberto Willies of Politics Done Right About growing up in a conservative Muslim home!
Politicsdoneright.com

Catch Mona chatting w/ Egberto Willies of Politics Done Right About growing up in a conservative Muslim home!

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Mona Shaikh

Mona Shaikh is a stand-up comic/actor of Pakistani descent from NYC now residing in Los Angeles. YOUTUBE LIVE 5 DAYS A WEEK- SUBSCRIBE FOR DAILY NEW EPISODES: www.youtube.com/monashaikhcomedian
Mona Shaikh
Mona Shaikh19 hours ago
Went to the screening of Jungle Cry tonight! What a fantastic movie, the lead actors were awesome and the kids in the movie just steal your heart!

Go watch it! It opens in theaters this Friday across US!

#junglecry #India #Rugby
Mona Shaikh
Mona Shaikh1 day ago
It's my BIRTHDAY WEEK!!

Come catch me on May 19th The Laugh Factory, Long Beach 8pm Show AND 930PM Hollywood!!

DOUBLE THE FUN!!
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#laughfactory #comedy #standupcomedian #birthday #birthdaygirl
Mona Shaikh
Mona Shaikh5 days ago
Last night at The Laugh Factory was FIRE!

Catch me Headlining The Laugh Factory Long Beach Sat. May 14th 7pm!

Sun May 15th 730pm The Comedy Chateau
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#comedy #standupcomedy #standupcomedian
Mona Shaikh
Mona Shaikh6 days ago
I'm so very proud of this interview with cheddar news. Thanks Hena Doba for always being such a supporter.

If you haven't watched it...you should. I do a breakdown of why sexual predators like Louis CK continue to win Grammy's while female comedians (including his victims) are left behind!
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#louisck #Grammys #CheddarNews #comedy #standupcomedy #sexualpredators

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