Riz Ahmed Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs and Net Worth

Riz Ahmed Biography

Riz Ahmed was born on 1 December 1982, in London, England. He is an English actor, rapper, and musician. His full name is Rizwan Ahmed. Similarly, he is best known for his performance in the films Nightcrawler (2014) and Star Wars Anthology film Rogue One, among others. He is also known for his music productions.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 38 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 66 KG. Additionally, he has a well-maintained physique and has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Relationship Status

The actor is in a marital relationship with American novelist Fatima Farheen Mirza. Ahmed revealed his marital status in the podcast Grounded with Louis Theroux in January 2021.


Information regarding his parents is not currently available but will be updated as soon as we get enough details. Besides, he has an older brother named Kamran.

Education, School/College University

Addressing his educational profile, he attended Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood, and attended Christ Church, Oxford University for his further education, he subsequently graduated from the University earning a degree in PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). He also studied acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.


Riz Ahmed first started his career as an actor making his film debut in the British film The Road to Guantanamo (2006) and also made his TV debut the same year in The Path to 9/11. Similarly, he started gaining good recognition for his performances in films including The Road to Guantanamo (2006), Shifty (2008), Four Lions (2010), Trishna (2011), Ill Manors (2012), and The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013). Ahmed achieved further success starring in the thriller Nightcrawler (2014), Star Wars Anthology film Rogue One (2016), Venom (2018), and Sound of Metal (2019). Besides, on TV, he is well-recognized for starring Nasir Khan in the miniseries The Night Of in 2016.

Riz Ahmed Biography
Riz Ahmed Biography

Likewise, he is equally popular as a rapper and musician. Initially gaining popularity from his satirical rap track entitled “Post 9/11 Blues” in 2006, he released his second rap single “People Like People” in 2007 and released his debut album, Microscope in 2011. Furthermore, he is a member of the hip hop duo Swet Shop Boys along with Heems and the duo has released an album and two EPs. He also gained critical acclaim for his second studio album The Long Goodbye, released in March 2020.

Riz Ahmed’s Social Media

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Riz Ahmed’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Riz Ahmed.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Riz Ahmed? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $ 3 million, which he has earned from his successful acting and music career.


  • Full Name: Rizwan Ahmed
  • Profession: Actor, Musician
  • Age: 38
  • Date of Birth: 1 December 1982
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: English
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  • Weight: 66 KG
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • School: Merchant Taylors’ School
  • College/University: Christ Church, Oxford University and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
  • Father: N/A
  • Mother: N/A
  • Sibling: Kamran Ahmed (Older Brother)
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 3 million
  • Source of Income: Acting and Music