Who Is Neel Nanda? The Comedian Passed Away Days After His Birthday

Neel Nanda, a stand-up comic of Indian descent who appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Adam Devine's House Party, has died shortly after his 32nd birthday.


Born in Atlanta, Georgia, he developed a love for comedy at a young age after watching Comedy Central on TV.


Nanda used to live with his parents and sister in Atlanta, according to American Media.

On December 24th, his longtime manager Greg Weiss confirmed the news of his demise, stating he was a "great comic and human being."

"Great Comic & Human Being"

He headlined a comedy gig at Jokers Theatre and Comedy Club in Toronto, promoting his "birthday" weekend show on December 15 and 16 on Instagram.

Its My Birthday Weekend!

Jimmy Kimmel Live

He gained fame for his five-minute performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," a late-night talk show, in 2017.

Been A Host

He has been the host of Unnecessary Evil, a weekly show at the Westside Comedy Theatre in Los Angeles.

Appreciation Post

Comedian Matt Rife described him as "one of the nicest, hardest working comedians I've ever called a friend, hoping you are at peace".

Heartfelt Goodbyes

Several comedy clubs, such as Jokers Theatre and Comedy Club, along with other comedians, posted condolences on social media.

To Be Known

The cause of Neel Nanda's death has not been revealed.

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