Salma Hindy


Salma Hindy is a first-generation Egyptian-Canadian Comedian, Writer, Actor and Performer who has recently moved to New York City. Salma has opened for Ken Jeong, Ramy Youssef, Beth Stelling, and most recently was a regular opener on Chelsea Handler's Peoples Choice Awards Winning Tour: Vaccinated & Horny. Salma will be opening for Chelsea on her new tour, Little Big Bitch, in late December. Salma is currently voicing a Series Regular character on Golden Globe Winner Ramy Youssef's new A24/Amazon adult animated series, #1 Happy Family. She has written for CBC's This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Salma is currently developing her own half-hour scripted comedy series with Crave (Bell media). Salma's debut comedy album, Born on 9/11 has received rave reviews on Hype Magazine, The Star, Comedy Cake, Patron and Pearl and The Manitoban. You can watch Salma on New Faces at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, CBC's Laugh Out Loud, CBC Gem's "New Wave of StandUp" , Comedy Night with Rick Mercer, CTV’s Stand Up with Jon Dore and Seasons 1 & 2 of Roast Battle Canada (which she was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for). Salma has her own episode on True Dating Stories where she chronicles going on a blind date chaperoned by her Imam father. She has also given a TEDx talk about her emotional journey in breaking away from her religious family and pursuing comedy, titled "Why People Pleasing is Hurting You."
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