Fahad Albutairi is a Saudi stand-up comedian, actor, screenwriter and political prisoner. Albutairi became the first comedian to perform on stage professionally in Saudi Arabia and in the GCC, following the relaxation of stringent laws against criticism of certain aspects of Saudi society. He is also one of the most notable YouTube personalities from the country. In March 2018, he was arrested in Jordan, reportedly "handcuffed, blindfolded and put onto a plane for Saudi Arabia." His wife, women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, is also under arrest.
|Born:||May 12, 1985, Khobar, Saudi Arabia|
|Medium:||Stand-up, YouTube, film, television|
|Alma mater:||University of Texas at Austin|
|Years active:||2006–2018 (detained and imprisoned by Saudi Authorities)|
|Genres:||Observational comedy, Satire, Character comedy, Improvisational comedy|
|Website:||Fahad Albutairi's Official site|
|Twitter:||Fahad Albutairi's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Fahad Albutairi's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Fahad Albutairi's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Fahad Albutairi's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Fahad Albutairi's IMDb|
About Fahad Albutairi
Saudi comedian and YouTube personality who has appeared on stage in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states.
He started performing stand-up comedy while at the University of Texas at Austin.
He was named "the Seinfeld of Saudi Arabia" by The Washington Post in March 2013.
His family comes from Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
He has shared the stage with many artists icluding Gabriel Iglesias .
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