Riz Ahmed- Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Marriage

Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed is a British actor and rapper who has been working in the entertainment industry since 2006. His most notable roles are those in Rogue One, The Night Of, Four Lions, Nightcrawler, and Jason Bourne.

Quick Facts

Real Name  Rizwan Ahmed
Pet &NicknameRiz MC
Profession LineActor, Rapper, Activist
WifeFatima Farheen Mirza (American Novelist)
ChildrenSons-  None
Daughter- None
Marriage DateThe year 2020

Riz Ahmed Biography

Riz Ahmed is a British-Pakistani actor who was born in Wembley, London. He was born Rizwan Ahmed on 1 December 1982. His grandparents immigrated to England from Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, in the 1970s, following the India-Pakistan partition. His parents’ names are unknown. It is widely believed that he is a mummy’s boy. He is of Pakistani ancestry and holds an English passport.

Riz Ahmed age
Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed Height And Weight

Ahmed attended Merchant Taylors’ School in Northwood and graduated with a degree in PPE from Oxford University (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). He then attended the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He is 1.73 meters tall.


When it comes to Riz Ahmed’s work, he has been active in the entertainment industry since 2006 and continues to do so. In 2006, he made his film debut as Shafiq in the film The Road to Guantanamo. He also starred as Yosri in two episodes of The Path to 9/11 that year. His career took off when he was cast as Shifty in the film Shifty. He was also nominated for a British Independent Film Award for Best Actor for the part. He has extended her wings equally comfortable in all modes of communication.

Moreover, he has been successful in stunning his fans and critics with his amazing acting. He starred as Omar in the 2010 film Four Lions and as Aaron in the 2012 film Ill Manors. In 2014, he gained worldwide recognition as Rick in the film Nightcrawler. In 2016, he starred as Nasir Khan in the television miniseries The Night of, for which he received Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations.

Apart from his acting profession, Ahmed is a rapper who has released a number of singles, mixtapes, and full-length albums. Heems of Das Racist, and he established the hip-hop group Swet Shop Boys. In 2011, he released his debut album Microscope; then, in 2016, he released his mixtape Englistan.

Riz Ahmed’s Net Worth

His job success has rewarded him handsomely, as his net worth is believed to be $3 million as of November 2023. He is currently filming The Sisters Brothers as Morris. He stands at 5 feet 8 inches (1.72m) tall and weighs 70 kilograms. His hair is jet black, and his eyes are dark brown.

Riz Ahmed’s Wife, Marriage

Riz Ahmed is married to Fatima Farheen Mirza. Fatima, his wife, is a bestselling novelist. They secretly married in 2020. The couple met in a Brooklyn coffee shop.