Riz Ahmed
Riz Ahmed
Celebrated Name: Riz Ahmed
Real Name/Full Name: Rizwan Ahmed
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 1 December 1982
Birth Place: Wembley, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Height: 1.72 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Riz Ahmed Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

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.

Maybe you know about Riz Ahmed very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Riz Ahmed’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Ahmed was born to a British Pakistani family. His parents are from Muhajir background. His grandparents migrated from India to Pakistan during the 1947 partition of India. His father is a shipping broker. His parents moved to England from Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, during the 1970s.

Ahmed attended Merchant Taylor’s School, Northwood, through a special scholarship program. Ahmed graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University with a degree in PPE( Philosophy, Politics, Economics). Ahmed found his study experience in Oxford terrible- he later studied acting at the Center School of Speech and Drama.

Personal Life

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.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 1 December 1982, Riz Ahmed is 54 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. His height is 1.72 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


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.’

Ahmed was into Plan B’s film, III Manors, in 2012. Ahmed himself scripted and directed a short film,’Daytimer’, in 2014. Ahmed appeared in Rogue One as Bodhi Rook, which already created a buzz in his fan clubs. Again in 2016, he created a strong fanbase with his outstanding skills in ‘The Night Of.’ In 2018, his appearance in Venom also amazed and doubled the craze. He had also been playing Hamlet in Netflix originals.

Awards & Achievements

Ahmed won the Shooting Star Award in the 2012 Berlin International film Festival. He won 3 consecutive awards in British Independent Film awards for best performances. He won the Best Actor for ‘City of Tiny Lights’ in the British Urban film festival. He had been winning the best actor category in well-named award shows, which include- Gold Derby Awards, Golden Globe, Gotham, London Film Critics Circle, Nashville Film Festival, Emmy Awards, Sundance Film Festival to name few.

Net Worth & Salary of Riz Ahmed in 2024

Riz Ahmed Net Worth
Riz Ahmed Net Worth

Ahmed has an estimated worth of $5 million approximately as of June 2024. His income draws from the film industry and the television series. A part of his income also draws from his freestyle rapping. But he contributes most of his amount for society’s sake. It is expected that his net worth may increase in the near future, keeping in mind his hard work and dedication towards his respective field.

Ahmed is the most successful South Asian and Muslim man to be successfully placed in Hollywood without having any negative impact. Not only as a fellow actor or as an entertainer, but Rizwan Ahmed as a whole is also a very kind human being striving to make the society around him a better place to reside.



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