Sugar Sammy

Birth Day February 29th, 1976
Birth Place Montreal, Quebec
Age 48 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Samir Khullar, popularly known as Sugar Sammy is a Canadian comedian actor, writer, and producer. He is one of the top-selling Canadian comedians of all time. He performed at Just for Laughs for 7 years. He has performed all across the globe including several countries in Europe and Asia. He is the first comedian to perform at Just for Laughs in English, French, Hindi, and Punjabi. For his contribution to comedy, he has received numerous awards and honors. 

What is Sugar Sammy Famous For?

  • The first comedian to perform at Just for Laughs in English, French, Hindi, and Punjabi.
  • Performed at Just for Laughs 7 years in a row since 2004.

Sugar Sammy Comedian

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Where was Sugar Sammy Born?

Sugar Sammy was born on 29 February 1976. His birth name is Samir Khullar. His birth place is in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He holds Canadian nationality. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He grew up in the Cote-des-Neiges neighborhood of Montreal, Quebec. He worked in his parents' convenience store. 

He saw Eddie Murphy's 1983 comedy special, Delirious at the age of 8. He credits that experience identified what he wants to become in the future. 

He attended Marianopolis College. While in college, he occasionally performed at open-mic nights at the Comedy Works and the Comedy Zone. He later attended McGill University, where he studied cultural studies. He also worked as a nightclub promoter. He used to let women into parties for free. Thus, he was given the name Sugar Sammy. It eventually became his stage name.

Sugar Sammy Career Timeline

  • Sugar Sammy has performed on tv several times since 2004. 
  • He appeared at the Just For Laughs Festival for seven years in a row. 
  • He opened for Dave Chapelle at Toronto's Massey Hall in August 2006. 
  • He appeared in Quebec's Le Show Raisonnable in 2007. 
  • He released his debut comedy album, Down With the Brown in January 2008. 
  • He was signed by The Gersh Agency in 2009. 
  • He released the DVD Sugar Sammy Live in Concert: Direct from Montreal in 2009. It became the number-one best-selling comedy DVD on for five straight weeks. 
  • He was awarded "The Revelation of the Year" in 2009.
  • He has toured all across the globe including United States, England, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Ireland, Thailand, China, India, the Philippines, Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan, Abu Dhabi, Egypt, Kuwait, Singapore, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Dubai, Haiti, Australia, New Zealand, and Australia among others. 
  • He appeared at the Sydney Comedy Festival, Johannesburg Comedy Festival, the Cape Town Comedy Festival.
  • His Comedy Now! special was aired on the Comedy Network, CTV, and A in Canada and on Comedy Central in the United States. 
  • He is the first artist chosen by Comedy Central India to tour their country in March 2013. He performed in Mumbai, Banglore, and Delhi.
  • He won two Oliver Awards, one for Best Show and second for Comedian of the Year 2013. 
  • He won Oliver for Comedian of the Year at the 16th annual gala in 2014. 
  • Sugar Sammy and comedian Simon-Oliver Fecteau launched the ten-episodes series, Ces gars-la on Quebec's French V network in February 2014. 
  • He performed his hit show, You're Gonna Rire in front of 115,000 people in Montreal in 2016.
  • He hosted 2 evenings of Sugar Sammy's International Gala at his hometown in July 2017.  
  • He hosted the 17th edition of the Just for Laughs Canadian Comedy Tour annual comedy tour in 2017. 
  • He released "You're Gonna Rire" and "En Francais S.V.P." on DVD and digitally in May 2018.
  • His one-hour TV special, Sugar Sammy Live in Dubai aired in 14 countries. 
  • He was named one of the judges on "La France a un Incroyable Talent" in 2018. 
  • His 72-minute HBO Canada special became one of the network's highest-rated TV specials and a first for any Canadian. 
  • The special was later released on DVD and made number 1 on the stand-up comedy best-sellers list on Amazon Canada. 

Sugar Sammy Wife

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Who is Sugar Sammy Married to?

Sugar Sammy is a married man. He is married to Nastassia Markiewicz. The couple got married in 2015. Detail information about his personal life will be updated soon. 

How Tall is Sugar Sammy?

Sugar Sammy stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a body weight of 190 lbs i.e. 86 kg. He has an average body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black. 

What is Sugar Sammy Net Worth?

Sugar Sammy is one of the best-selling comedians in the world. He has performed over 1500 shows in over 30 countries across the globe. His major income comes from his comedy career. He was chosen by Apple to perform in their tv ads in French Canada in 2016. He also ran a billboard ad in 2014. His net worth is estimated at $6 million. 

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