Get to know Nabil Abdul Rashid, BGT Golden Buzzer comedian

Get to know Nabil Abdul Rashid, BGT Golden Buzzer comedian

Nabil Abdul Rashid is a Nigerian- descent English comedian. He made history in 2010 as the youngest black comedian to perform stand-up at the Hammersmith Apollo at the age of 25.

Nabi Abdul Biography and Early Life

On September 3, 1987, Abdul Rashid was born in North London, England. He was born to a medical doctor father and a politician, businesswoman mother.

He studied medicine in the Soviet Union throughout the 1940s and 1950s while the Soviets taught African doctors. Afghan woman became his first wife during the Russo-Afghan War. After that, his father relocated to England and started a hospital there. After returning to Nigeria, Abdul Rashid also met his mother.

Abdul Rashid and his family migrated to Kaduna, Northern Nigeria, in 1990, after returning to England. He had a private school education and travelled the world at an early age. Essence International School was where he went to school.

When he returned to the U.K. in 2006, he settled in the Surrey town of South Croydon. He also has a B.A. in Drama and Applied Theatre from St. Mary’s University College in Twickenham. It was awarded to Abdul Rashid in 2012.

Known asNabil Abdul Rashid/ Nabil Abdulrashid
Real nameMohamed Nasir Nabil Abdul Rashid bin Suleman Obineche
Birthday3 September 1985
Birth placeNorth London, London, England.
Zodiac signVirgo

Nabil Abdul Rashid Family and Relationships

Abdul Rashid has a condition known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He also advocates against knife and gun crime.

Abdul Rashid married in 2011 September. British Pakistani-Punjabi is the nationality of his wife. They are the parents of two daughters.

What happened at Britain’s Got Talent?

On Britain’s Got Talent in May 2020, he received a Golden Buzzer from Alesha Dixon, propelling him to the semi-finals. After winning the judges’ vote in October, he advanced to the finals, where he came in 4th place.

One thousand individuals criticized his performance in the semi-final and the final by 2,200 people. “The comedian’s satirical take on his life experiences as a black Muslim was likely within audience expectations”. The media watchdog Ofcom said in a statement.


Abdul Rashid performed stand-up at the Hammersmith Apollo in 2010 at the age of 25. Then he also became the first black comedian to play at the venue. “Which Religion is Funniest?” was the topic of his entry into the “Which Religion is Funniest?” competition. And also, he was crowned joint winner of the national competition, which David Baddiel judged. He was selected to perform at The Infidel’s premiere in London.

Abdul Rashid has done stand-up comedy at the Comedy Store, Jongleurs, and Choice FM Comedy Club. Abdul Rashid worked on The Show Sho Show from 2009 to 2010, in which he wrote, starred in, and directed.

He has collaborated with the producers of Little Miss Jocelyn and also 3 Non-Blondes on a sketch program.

Stand-up comedian Nabil AbdulRashid
Stand-up comedian Nabil AbdulRashid

Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic! has travelled the world with Abdul Rashid’s religious comedy show.  He was part of the Peace Youth and Community Trust’s (PYCT) first Muslim Comedy Tour in July 2011. In May 2012, he spent two weeks teaching youngsters about HIV through theatre in Malawi.

Abdul Rashid and Ola Gbaja co-founded Norbury Comedy Club in January 2013. Sundays will see a show put on by the Baba Foundation restaurant.

Channel 4’s 4thought. Tv aired Abdul Rashid’s interview in April 2013. Also, he made an appearance on BBC Local Radio in October of that year.

The Comedy Store in London hosted Eid Special Comedy Night in July 2015, where he performed.

And also, BBC Two’s two-part documentary series Muslims Like Us featured him in December 2016.

In 2020, he competed on Britain’s Got Talent and won the Golden Buzzer award from judge Alesha Dixon. In the final, he came in fourth place behind Jon Courtenay, a singing comedy.

He was revealed as a contestant on Celebrity MasterChef in April 2021.

Nabil Abdul Rashid at BGT 2020. Muslim Golden Buzer comedian Nabi Abdulrashid at Britain's Got Talent
Nabil Abdul Rashid at BGT 2020

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Nabil Abdul Rashid social media

NAvu Abdulrashid is active on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

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Nabil Abdul Rashid net worth

At this time, the net worth of Nabil Abdul Rashid is 1.5 million approximately. He has amassed a sizable fortune from his principal profession as a comedian.


What is Nabil Abdul Rashid’s real name?

His real name in full is Mohamed Nasir Nabil Abdul Rashid bin Suleman Obineche.

Who is Nabil Abdul Rashid’s wife?

His wife is a British Pakistani-Punjabi. However, her identity is being kept a secret.

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