Gibran Saleem

Greensboro, North Carolina – Standup

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Gibran Saleem was born in North Carolina and raised in Virginia in a Pakistani household. He started comedy while attending graduate school for psychology at New York University. While attending school he performed for the TBS Rooftop Comedy College Competition and was individually handpicked as an MVP nominee on a national level out of hundreds of comedians. He has contributed to MTV on their development initiative entitled the MTV Millennial Project and was recently part of the “awkward text” segment on MTV’s “Failosophy.” Additionally, he was featured as the character “Jagbir” on the MTV Desi series, “Writer’s Block,” and was profiled on Canada's B4U channel (not in a bad way).

Currently Gibran is working on web-series that he wrote and created called Hashtag Heroes: A story about two amateur super heroes who decide the take their career to the next level by building a social media presence. His stand-up television debut on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live is scheduled for Spring 2014.