Ali Velshi is a Ismaili Muslim of Gujarati Indian descent who was born in Nairobi, Kenya. His family moved to Canada in 1971. Over the years has worked diligently and climbed the corporate ladder to host his own show on MSNBC called Velshi & Ruhle, complete with an office on the esteemed NBC headquarters in New York.
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Ali Velshi is today an influential broadcaster who uses his platform to weigh-in on political issues.
In this video, he urges Americans to vote with a poignant personal story.