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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 &Nickname||Riz MC|
|Profession Line||Actor, Rapper, Activist|
|Wife||Fatima Farheen Mirza (American Novelist)|
|Children||Sons- None |
|Marriage Date||Year 2020|
Morphology (Physical Appearance)
|Weight||70 kg, |
|Height||183 centimeters |
|Body||Chest: 40 Inches |
Biceps: 13 Inches
Waist: 31 Inches
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
He was born in a well-educated family in London on 1 December 1982, his family roots has British Pakistani.
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)|
|Age||38 years (as of 2020)|
|Birth Place||Wembley, London, Engalnd|
|Birth & Zodiac sign||Sagittarius (based on date of birth)|
|School Name||Merchant Taylors School, Northwood|
|University/College Name||Christ Church (Oxford University), Royal Central School of Speech and Drama|
|Education Qualification||Graduate in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, |
|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 for ‘Sound of Metal’
Toronto Film Critics Association
2021: Best Actor for ‘Sound of Metal’
2021: Best Actor in a Motion Picture for ‘Sound of Metal’
|Net Worth||$3 Million Dollars|
Family & Ancestor
|Father||Not Known (Shipping Broker)|
Favourite & Beloved things
|Food||Mutton Biryani, Grilled Fish, Meat Soup and|
|Actor||Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Irrfan Khan|
|Restaurant||Grand 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.
- Rizwan also grabbed his name in the list of most influential people Time 100 in 2017.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
- Ahmed is an animal lover and has a pet dog in his home.