|Real Name/Full Name
|Rami Said Malek
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|12 May 1981
|42 years old
|In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Father –Said Malek
Mother –Nelly Abdel-Malek
|Notre Dame High School
|University of Evansville
|Actor, Film Producer
Rami Malek is an American actor who is an Egyptian. His outstanding acting career has not only won him fame but also earned him millions of dollars. As a lead actor in several films, he has won several best lead actor awards including high-end awards such as the Choice Award and Primetime Emmy Award.
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Biography and Early Life
Rami Malek was born on 12th May 1981 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. His parents are Egyptians. The family foundation has been based on Egyptian Coptic Orthodox religious beliefs. His mother, Nelly Abdel, worked as a bookkeeper. His late father, Said Malek, used to work in Cairo as one of the tour directors and also worked as merchandised insurance. Malek has a twin brother, Sami. He also has a sister who is a medical doctor.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Rami Malek in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rami Malek’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 23rd February 2024 having been born on 12 May 1981. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
He was enrolled in Notre Dame High School. He was a classmate of the famous actress Kristen Dunst. With the pressure at home from his parents to become a lawyer, Malek had to enroll in a debate class to please his parents. However, he really struggled with his argument in the debate. One of his teachers noticed his struggles and also noted he was talented in drama.
The teacher then encouraged him to participate in the play ‘Zooman and The Sign’ where he did his best such that his parents became emotional watching the play. He then obtained full support from his parents to pursue an acting career. He did the play together with Sami. He graduated from high school in 1999.
Later he joined the University of Evansville, Indiana. He pursued a Bachelor of Fine Arts and majored in the study of theatre. He also studied some of his semesters at Harlaxton College in Lincolnshire in England. When he was a final year student, during the summer, he did his internship at Eugene O’Neil Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut. He completed his bachelor’s degree in 2003. He came back to college to receive his alumni award, having achieved personal and community success.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
His upbringing was not a bed of roses due to financial constraints. In fact, he wanted to join a theatre college, but due to initial high debt, he had to wait long before he could join a theatre school. As a result, he had to move from Los Angeles to New York. Besides, while living in New York, he had to share one bedroom with his friends who were in the theatre.
Despite the challenges, his ambition of being among the best actor was new every day. In fact, he maintained a good profile of friends, including theatre directors and writers. Together with his friends, they formed the Slant Theatre Project, where they could entertain people in the city through acting their own scripts.
Life became hard in New York, and he had to move in with his parents in Los Angeles. At that time, he was still sending his applications to various companies for a positing in acting, but nothing good was forthcoming. Consequently, he began doing jobs such as making falafel, shawarma and delivering pizzas for a number of restaurants in Hollywood. He started being depressed since it was almost one and half years doing the jobs without getting an acting career.
On the verge of giving up his acting career, he wanted to obtain a real estate license and venture into the real estate business. Fortunately, he got a call from Mara Casey, a casting director who gave him his first role in television ‘Sitcom Gilmore Girls’
Is Rami Malek Gay?
No. Rami is not gay. He is straight. Despite being secretive about his love life, no controversies about his sexual orientation are present in public. Besides, he is not yet married. He also has no children of his own.
Rami began his official career in acting in 2004. He acted in the Gilmore Girls television series. The same year, he acted ‘Halo 2’ film. He earned a Screen Actors Guild pass in 2005 after outstanding acting in the Steven Bocho drama. In 2006, he acted in the film ‘Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian’ and ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.’
He also acted in the ‘Buster’s Mal Heart’ in which his role entailed owning two lives as Buster and as Jonah. His outstanding acting techniques have earned him more media appearances. He has featured on several occasions on Mr. Robot broadcasting since 2015. In Mr. Robot’s broadcasting, he obtains fame for his lead role in the film ‘Elliot Alderson.’ Also, he has appeared in popular films such as ‘The Master.’ ‘The PacificHe’ and the ‘Larry Crowne Need For Speed.’
- He received the Young Alumnus Award in 2017 presented by the University of Evansville.
- He has been nominated for the Golden Globe Award, Satellite Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Dorian Award.
- Rami was awarded the Best Actor Award in Drama Series
- He won the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series by Primetime Emmy Award
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rami Malek in 2024
As of 2024, Rami Malek’s net worth is $10 million. His main source of income is through acting. Besides having won much publicity and popularity through acting and awards, he has obtained several high-end endorsement deals.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
His trips as an actor made him love London. In fact, in one of his statements, he said that he is looking for a place to settle in London.
Rami Malek has shown that through hard work, dedication and persistence, one can achieve his or her dreams. He is now among the prominent actors in America. Besides, he has earned millions of dollars from his career. He is still single and has no children.