Usama Siddiquee

Usama Siddiquee is a Bengali-American stand-up comedian, writer and actor based in New York. This year, Usama had his late night debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He has recently had some great roles in Netflix’s Inventing Anna and Survival of The Thickest, on HBO’s And Just Like That, Comedy Central’sAwkwafina, and on FX’s Better Things. He was featured on the 2020 season of America’s Got Talent as a semi-finalist. In 2018 he was a New Face at Just For Laughs and is a 2020 ABC showcase alumni. Shortly after JFL he was passed at the world famous Comedy Cellar in New York and performs there regularly. His standup has also been featured on Showtime’s Desus and Mero, MTV’s News, and Bravo’s Cash Cab. He was a finalist for  the 2017 NY’s Funniest Competition at Caroline’s; a finalist in the 2017 NBC Standup Competition; 1st place winner of the 2016 Laughing Devil Cup Comedy Festival in New York; the 1st place winner of the 2015 Yonkers Comedy Festival as well as the 1st place winner of the 2015 Make Me Laugh Albany Comedy Festival. Usama has also featured on videos for NBC, Buzzfeed, Refinery29, and Huffington Post.