She is the daughter of the Iranian political satirist and poet Hadi Khorsandi. Her family left Iran when she was a child following the Islamic Revolution. In January , she became president of Humanists UK ,  and became vice-president in The daughter of Hadi Khorsandi , she was born in Iran and says her earliest memory is 'riding on a bicycle in Tehran, on my uncle's lap at dawn, to get chocolate milk'. She and her family were forced to flee from Iran to London after the Islamic Revolution following the publication of a satirical poem her father composed which was seen as critical of the revolutionary regime. Khorsandi was raised without any religion,  and identifies as an atheist and a humanist.
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She started comedy around , and made her first appearance at Edinburgh in — as part of a triple-hander show with Russell Brand and Mark Felgate. She made her solo debut in , returning in and — the year she was nomianted for best breakthrough act at the Chortle Awards. She has appeared on a number of Radio 4 programmes, including Quote A book about her childhood experiences of growing up in London in the Seventies is due to be published in spring Book now.
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But it is the eight-month fling that takes centre stage, as the Iranian-born comic recounts how this manipulative man was a master of the veiled insult masquerading as compliments. No one in the audience has ever asked me. If I dress up as a menopausal Britney.
The comedian is the latest high-profile woman to have her image used in a fake ad. Having your photo appropriated by a dating website fraudster seems to be the latest measure of true celebrity status. Now, today, it has emerged that fakers are using a portrait of comedian Shappi Khorsandi to lure in unwary suitors. What am I? Your hairdresser?