Bashir Salahuddin Bio, Age, Wife, Movies, Net Worth, Height, Comedy Central

Bashir Salahuddin Biography

Bashir Salahuddin is an American actor, writer, and comedian. Salahuddin produced the half-hour comedy series Brothers in Atlanta along with Diallo Riddle. However, due to some reason, the series got canceled back in 2016. Similarly, he appeared as the male lead, in Hulu pilot comedy, Crushed.

Bashir Salahuddin Age | Family

Bashir was born on 30 June 1976 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. In conclusion, He is 42 years old. Bashir has a brother named Sultan. Not much is known about his parents and other family members names. He was born and raised on the south side of Chicago as one of eight kids

Bashir Salahuddin Education

He attended Whitney M. Young High School on Chicago’s west side. Bashir graduated from Harvard, class of ’98, and created Paper Planes. He met fellow writer and friend Diallo Riddle there. Both have a passion for artistic collaboration, which began during their time at Harvard.

Together, they created their production company, named Paper Planes, as a branding effort to describe their intelligent, collective comedic personality. They viewed the paper plane as a cool, iconic symbol of both writing (the paper) and slight rebelliousness (throwing a paper plane in school).

Bashir worked as a paralegal in Chicago after graduation but saved his money so that he could move to work in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles.  In January 2016, it was confirmed that the half-hour comedy series “Brothers in Atlanta”, (based on a 2013 pilot) that HBO had commissioned from Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle, had been canceled.

Salahuddin was cast as the male lead, siblings Will and Celia (Regina Hall), in a Hulu pilot comedy, Crushed.

Bashir Salahuddin Wife

Bashir is married to his high school sweetheart Diallo Riddle. Together they started their production company Paper Planes.

Bashir Salahuddin Comedy Central

South Side, because Comedy Central had the good sense to greenlight the series created by Diallo Riddle, creator and executive producer of “Officer Goodnight” along with Bashir Salahuddin, creator and executive producer of “Allen Gayle.”

Salahuddin and Riddle star in the series, alongside Sultan Salahuddin and Chandra Russell. First season guest stars include Lil Rel Howery, Nathaniel “Earthquake” Stroman, Jeff Tweedy, Lisa Raye McCoy, Kel Mitchell and Ed Lover.

Bashir Salahuddin Movies | TV Shows


Snatched (2017) as Morgan Russell

Gringo (2018) as Stu

A Simple Favor (2018) as Detective Summervile

Top Gun: Maverick (2020)


Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Looking (2015) series regular (season 2), 6 episodes

Looking: The Movie (2016)

GLOW as Keith Bang (2017–2018), 14 episodes

The Last O.G. (2018)

Bashir Salahuddin Awards




Nominated work


2011 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Series (shared with the others)

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon


2012 64th Writers Guild of America Awards Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) – Series (shared with the others)


2017 69th Writers Guild of America Awards Comedy/Variety – Sketch Series (shared with the others)

Maya & Marty


2018 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (shared with the others)



Bashir Salahuddin Net Worth

Salahuddin’s estimated net worth is around $1 million. As a multitalented writer, Salahuddin who has played his hands-on article writing and screenwriting, his estimated salary is more than $80,000 annually.

Bashir Salahuddin Height

Bashir’s height is currently unknown.

Bashir Salahuddin Comedy Central

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Bashir Salahuddin Glow

Salahuddin portrays Keith Bang in the Tv series Glow. GLOW  is an American comedy web television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. The series revolves around a fictionalization of the characters and gimmicks of the 1980s syndicated women’s professional wrestling circuit, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (or GLOW) founded by David McLane. Rich Sommer also has a recurring role in the series as Mark Eagan, and Marc Evan Jackson as Gary.


Bashir Salahuddin Grey’s Anatomy

Bashir Salahuddin played Tucker-Jones in the season two Grey’s Anatomy episode Bring the Pain.