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Riz Ahmed is a British actor born on 01 Dec 1982 in Wembley, United Kingdom. Apart from acting skills, he is a rapper and social activist too. Riz won an Emmy Award and has received nominations for a Golden Globe and three British Independent Film Awards. His breakout role in ‘Nightcrawler’ gave him more fame and popularity.
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Ahmed’s debut film was ‘The Road to Guantanamo’, where he played the role of Shafiq Rasul, a part of Tipton Three. In 2007, Ahmed got an opportunity to play Sohail Waheed in ‘Britz.’ He was then a part of ‘Dead Set,’’ Wired,’ etc. Ahmed got portrayed in Freefall in July 2009. In 2009, he got featured in many films, which include ‘Rage,’ ’Four Lions’, and ‘Centurion.’
Family and Personal Life
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Ahmed belonged to the Muslim community. He has been venting about the negative stereotypes defaming Islam both in a personal and societal context. As a social activist, he has been raising funds for Syrian refugee children and representing them at the House of the Commons. He has also been contributing to the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and Rohingya refugees of Bangladesh.
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Age (as of today)
|Date of Birth
|December 1, 1982
|Place of Birth
|Wembley, United Kingdom
|1.72 m, 5 feet 8 inches
|75 kg, 165.5 lbs
|Net Worth / Wealth
Height, Weight, and Age
Riz Ahmed's height is pretty average measuring 1.72 m. Boasting a weight of 75 kg. Being born on December 1, 1982, translates to an age of 41 years as of todays date (March 1, 2024).
When I was growing up, I felt like I had to qualify it and say I’m British-Pakistani. But now I kind of feel like, in this day in age, this is what British looks like. It looks like me; it looks like Idris Elba, and hopefully through Nasir Khan, people will see that that’s what an American can look like as well.Riz Ahmed
The music I make and the process of acting, for me, are both about trying to understand people and get inside what makes us tick. That’s the main thing that excites me. Our sense of who we really are and what drives us.Riz Ahmed
Bandwagons roll through our lives. It’s up to you whether you jump on them unquestioningly or jump on them to overturn them and subvert them.Riz Ahmed
Anyone driving great social change, willingly or not, is going to be a fascinating contradictory mix of idealism and ego.Riz Ahmed
First, you have stereotypes, and that will be the black drug dealer, the east Asian kung fu master, the Middle Eastern terrorist in ‘True Lies.’ Then you have stuff that takes place on culturally specific terrain, that engages with it, but actually subverts assumptions. ‘Smashes’ stereotypes. That’s where I’ve come into the game.Riz Ahmed