Riz Ahmed Height Weight Age Net Worth

Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed
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Birth Date

December 1, 1982


40 years old


United Kingdom

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 8 in | 173 cm

Net Worth

$3 Million


66 kg | 145.5 lbs


38 in | 96 cm

Shoe size

Not available


30 in | 76 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Rizwan Ahmed was born in Wembley, London, England, on December 1, 1982, is a British actor.

Young Riz Ahmed began his professional acting career in 2006.

He made big screen debut in docudrama film The Road to Guantánamo (2006) in role as Shafiq.

He got his television debut in ABC miniseries The Path to 9/11 (2006) in role as Yosri.

Riz's breakthrough performance came as Rick in neo-noir psychological thriller film Nightcrawler (2014).

He released his solo debut studio album "Microscope" in 2011.

Riz Ahmed Height and Weight

How tall is Riz Ahmed and what is his weight? Riz Ahmed's height is 5' 8" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 173 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 145.5 іn pоunds or 66 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Riz Ahmed Age

Riz Ahmed is 40 years old.

Riz Ahmed Net Worth

Riz Ahmed net worth is around 3 million dollars.

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Ruben Stone in drama film Sound of Metal (2019).

He co-wrote, produced and starred as Zed in drama movie Mogul Mowgli (2020), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film and won the British Independent Film Award for Best Screenplay.

He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his role as Rick in neo-noir psychological thriller film Nightcrawler (2014).

He won the Berlin International Film Festival Shooting Stars Award for his role as Aaron in crime drama film Ill Manors (2012).

He won the Geneva International Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Shifty in urban crime thriller movie Shifty (2008).

He was nominated for the Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor for his role as Omar in political satire black comedy film Four Lions (2010).

He was nominated for a National Film Award, UK for Best Breakthrough Performance in a Film for his role as Bodhi Rook in epic space opera film Rogue One (2016).

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short and the BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film for his role as Riz in short film The Long Goodbye (2020).

Jason Bourne (2016) action thriller as Aaron Kalloor

The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012) political thriller drama as Changez Khan

Una (2016) drama as Scott

City of Tiny Lights (2016) crime thriller as Tommy Akhtar

The Sisters Brothers (2018) Western as Hermann Kermit Warm

He played Carlton Drake / Riot in superhero film Venom (2018).

He voiced Takai in animated romantic fantasy film Weathering with You (2019).

Encounter (2021) drama thriller as Malik Khan

He voiced Amin Nawabi in animated documentary film Flee (2021).

He voiced Ballister Boldheart in animated science fantasy adventure comedy film Nimona (2023).

Best TV Shows

He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Nasir Khan in HBO crime drama television miniseries The Night Of (2016).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Paul-Louis in HBO comedy drama series Girls (2017).

Wired (2008) ITV miniseries as Manesh Kunzru

Dead Set (2008) horror comedy drama miniseries as Riq

The OA (2016-2019) Netflix mystery drama series as Elias Rahim


Attended Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood.

Graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University (2004), with a degree in PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics).

Studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Has older brother, Kamran.

Has Pakistani ancestry.

He is also a rapper under the name Riz MC.

He released his first single "Riz MC: Post 9/11 Blues" in 2006.

He started his own record label, Battered Records in 2006.

He was a member of jazz-house electronica band "Confidential Collective".

He was a member of hip hop group "Swet Shop Boys".

He released studio album "The Long Goodbye" in 2020.

Lives in London, England, United Kindom.


He married novelist Fatima Farheen Mirza in 2020.