Rami Malek Biography

Updated On Dec 30, 2018 Published On Dec 20, 2015
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Date of Birth: 1981 , May-12
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Rami Malek
Birth Name Rami Said Malek
Nick Name Rami
Father Said Malek
Mother Nelly Abdel-Malek
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Religion Coptic Orthodox
Ethnicity Egyptian
Profession Actor
Net Worth $8 million
Salary $2 million per year
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Famous for Mr Robot, Bohemian Rhapsody
Affair with Angela Sarafyan, Portia Doubleday
Married No
Children No
Education Notre Dame High School, University of Evansville
Awards Critics' Choice Award, Primetime Emmy Award
Movies Bohemian Rhapsody, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
TV Show Mr Robot, Gilmore Girls, The Legend of Korra
Siblings Sami Malek
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Winner of the Golden Globes Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama, Rami Malek is an actor from the United States and he has been active in acting since 2004. He is popular in the world for starring the role of Nate in the movie, Short Term 12.

Rami Malek was born as Rami Said Malek on 12 May 1981 in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America as the twin brother of Sami Malek. He is the son of father Said Malek and mother Nelly Abdel-Malek. He is an American and of Egyptian ethnicity and stands five feet and nine inches tall.

Graduated from Notre Dame High School, Rami Malek attended the University of Evansville and he finally earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from there in 2003.

Keen on acting since his childhood days, Rami made his acting debut in 2004 and that was as Andy on the television series, Gilmore Girls, starring Alexis Bledel. However, his breakthrough role came only after a decade and that was after portraying his role in the movie, Short Term 12, featuring Brie Larson.

Since 2015, Rami Malek appeared as the lead role of Elliot Alderson in TV series Mr. Robot, for which he won a Critics' Choice Award and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

In a 2017 movie Papillion, which is a remake of 1993 film Papillion, Rami appeared along with Charlie Hunnam. Papillion was premiered in September 2017 at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival

In November 2016, it was announced that Rami will appear as Freddie Mercury on the screen in his upcoming movie Bohemian Rhapsody, which will be the biopic of a British rock band Queen formed in London in 1970. In the film he has acted alongside other actors like Aidan GillenTom Hollander, and Mike Myers.

Rami Malek is not married yet but has been in an affair with many girls. Tall and handsome, Rami Malek and his on-screen couple, Twilight, Angela Sarafyan were once rumored as a real-life couple, but nothing has been confirmed by the Twilight co-stars.

In 2015, Rami started dating American actress Portia Doubleday. Malek insists on living a private and secret life and he hasn't disclosed any details regarding his love affairs and relationships.

His net worth is said to be $8 million as of 2018 and his annual income reportedly stands at $2 million. For movies like Oldboy, Battleship, The Legend of Korra and The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II.Rami Malek reportedly made earnings of $2 million, $1 million, $800 thousand and $1 million respectively, which have all added to his current net worth.

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Born in Los Angeles, California

May 12 , 1981

Egyptian descent, Rami Malek was born in Los Angeles, California, United States of America as the twin brother of Sami Malek. He is an American and is of five feet and nine inch tall. He is tall and attractive. 

Graduated from University of Evansville

2003

He received his primary education from Notre Dame High School. Soon after graduating from there, Rami Malek attended University of Evansville and he finally earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from there in 2003.

Began his acting career

2004

Keen on acting since his childhood days, Rami  Malek made his acting debut in 2004 and that was as Andy on the television series, Gilmore Girls. In 2005, he appeared in two different television series Over There and Medium.

First feature film, Night at the Museum

2006

After making his acting debut in 2004, Rami Malek appeared in two different television series in 2005 and then finally in 2006, he appeared in his debut movie. That year, he played the role of King Ahkmenrah in the movie Night at the Museum. 

Appeared in Short Term 12

2013

Though Rami Malek made his acting debut in 2004, it took a long time to finally earn his name and fame as an actor in the international level. In 2013, he starred the role of Nate in the movie, Short Term 12 and for this role he was critically acclaimed.

Nominated in Satellite Awards

2015

Rami Malek got nominated in one of the major prestigious awards in his life and that was in Satellite Awards. He was nominated in this award for this role on the television series, Mr. Robot and that was for Best Actor in a Series, Drama. Its decision is still pending.

Nominated in Golden Globes, USA

2016

Golden Globes, USA is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world. Rami Malek has also been nominated in this award once and that was for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama. Its decision will be announced in 2016.

Net Worth Update

2018

Rami Malek has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2018 and is said to receive an annual slary of $2 million. 

Upcoming TV shows and Movies

December 25 , 2018

Rami Malek played Freddie Mercury, the lead vocal of a British rock band of Queen formed in London in 1970, in the movie Bohemian Rhapsody. The movie was released on December 25, 2018.