Riz Ahmed (Oscar) Age, Girlfriend, Height, Wife, Family, Biography and More

Riz Ahmed
Riz Ahmed

BioData / Biography

 Riz Ahmed is a famous actor and musician in England. Riz Ahmed age is 38 (years old) as of 2021, and his wife Fatima Farheen Mirza is an American novel writer. He was born and brought up in London in a Muslim background family.  In 2021, Rizwan Ahmed was nominated for the Oscar Awards and become the first Muslim actor who grabbed the Academy Award for his performance in Sound of Metal.

Real Name  Rizwan Ahmed
Pet &NicknameRiz MC
Profession LineActor, Rapper, Activist
WifeFatima Farheen Mirza (American Novelist)
ChildrenSons-  None
Daughter- None
Marriage DateYear 2020
Fatima Farheen Mirza husband
Fatima Farheen Mirza (wife of Rizwan)

Morphology (Physical Appearance)

Rizwan Ahmed Oscar award
Riz Ahmed
Weight70 kg,
154 pounds
Height      183 centimeters
1.83 meters
6’feet 0’’inches  
BodyChest: 40 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches
Waist: 31 Inches    
Eye Color  Brown  
Hair Color  Black  
Skin ColorAlmond

Career Path

The Road To Guantanamo
The Road To Guantanamo

 He started his career with British movie The Road To Guantanamo as a Shafiq Rasul in 2006.

And in 2008, he has featured in the horror drama serial Dead Set in which he played the role of Riq and constantly works in 5 parts of the series.

He has acted in various drama serials such as Britz(2007), and Night Crawler (2014).


He made his appearance in various British films like Freefall (2009), Shifty (2009), Rage (2010), Centurion (2010), Four Lions (2010), Trishna (2011), lll Manors (2012), The Relectant Fundamentalist (2013), and Venom (2018).        

 In 2016, he made his appearance as a Nasir Naz in the miniseries The Night Of, due to which he received positive reviews from the audience for his performance.

 Riz Ahmed playing the role in the American drama film Sound of Metal, along with Olivia Cooke and Paul Raci, which released on Amazon Prime video in 2019.

Social Media Accounts

Instagram Id @riz_ahmed

Personal Life of Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed's childhood pic
Riz Ahmed‘s childhood pic

 He was born in a well-educated family in London on 1 December 1982, his family roots has British Pakistani.

Riz Ahmed's childhood pic
Riz Ahmed‘s childhood pic

 In the 1970s, his family shifted to England from Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, and during British rule, Riz’s ancestor Shah Muhammad Sulaiman became the first Muslim Chief Justice in Allahabad High Court.

 He completed his schooling at Merchant Taylors School, Northwood and for higher education he enrolled in Oxford University, and received his college degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Later, his interest was developed in acting due to which he joined ‘Royal Central School of Speech and Drama’ and he learns acting skills.

 In 2021, Rizwan shared about his marriage on the podcast show “Grounded with Louis Theroux” that he has recently married Fatima Farheen Mirza, who is an American novelist.

Date of birth  1 December 1982 (Wednesday)
Age38 years (as of 2020)
Birth Place  Wembley, London, Engalnd
Birth & Zodiac sign  Sagittarius (based on date of birth)  
Nationality  British  
Religion  Islam  
Home villa  London  
School NameMerchant Taylors School, Northwood
University/College Name  Christ Church (Oxford University), Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Education QualificationGraduate in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics,
Acting Course
Food & Dietary habits  Non-Vegetarian    
Interest & Hobbies  Reading books, Playing Cricket, Movies
Awards        Berlin International Film Festival
2012: Shooting Star Awards Actor for ‘lll Manors’   

Sunset Film Circle Awards
2020: Best Actor forSound of Metal’  

Toronto Film Critics Association  
2021: Best Actor for ‘Sound of Metal’  

Satellite Awards
2021:  Best Actor in a Motion Picture for ‘Sound of Metal’
Net Worth$3 Million Dollars
Riz Ahmed awards
Riz Ahmed earned various awards

Family & Ancestor

MotherNot Known
FatherNot Known (Shipping Broker)
BrotherKamran Ahmed
SisterNot Known

Favourite & Beloved things

FoodMutton Biryani, Grilled Fish, Meat Soup and
Actor  Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Irrfan Khan
RestaurantGrand Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, France
Holiday & Festivity Destination(s)  London, France
Color & Dye(s)Black

Some minor known facts about Riz Ahmed

  • Riz Ahmed does not smoke and drinks alcohol like other actors.   
  • Apart from his acting career, he also inclined in social works and raising the funds for the Syrian refugee children and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar.
Riz Ahmed Time  100
  • Rizwan also grabbed his name in the list of most influential people Time 100 in 2017.
Jackie Chan
Riz Ahmed with Jackie Chan
  • He has a good friendship with famous actor and martial artist Jackie Chan.
  • He also a good rapper, during his college days, he participated in a various rap battles and won many freestyle rap battles.
  • Ahmed has released his album songs Microscope (2011), and The Long Goodbye in 2020.
Om Puri
Riz Ahmed with Om Puri
  • He considers the Indian film actor Om Puri of his idolized.
  • In 2021, he acted in the film Mogul Mowgli which written by himself with Tariq along with stars Aiysha Hart, Alyy Khan, and Sudha Bhuchar.
Riz Ahmed magazines
  • He has featured in various cover of magazines like Hollywood Reporter, GQ, etc.
  • The fan followers on his Instagram account are more than 550k (as of 2021).
Riz Ahmed pet dog
Riz Ahmed with his pet dog
  • Ahmed is an animal lover and has a pet dog in his home.

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