Just Another Sudanese Kiwi Working to Make His American Dream Come True
Mo Kheir would like you to write a recommendation for his green card application. The accomplished Comedian, Musician, Architect, and Sudanese-New Zealander comes from a long line of impressive people — a legacy he’s acutely aware of, and actively trying to live up to. In this episode, Mo breaks down how his background in Architecture helps inform not only his unique approach to writing music, but writing jokes as well.
Mo Kheir moved around a lot as a child living every from Oman to Qatar before settling in for most of his childhood in New Zealand. He studied architecture in university, but ended up pursuing music, and achieving success with his band No Wyld. While working on his music he also began doing stand up comedy, finding success in New Zealand where he won the 2011 Raw Comedy Quest. Now living between New York & LA, Mo continues to pursue comedy and has begun writing books.