Rami Said Malek is an American actor, known by his stage name Rami Malek. Malek was born on May 12, 1981. Known for his roles in the television series Mr. Robot (20152019) as computer hacker Elliot Alderson, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Malek was listed as one of the top 100 influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2019.

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Since his breakthrough, Malek has acted as the lead antagonist Lyutsifer Safin in the James Bond movie No Time to Die (2021), played David Hill in Christopher Nolan’s biographical film Oppenheimer (2023), and starred in Papillon (2017) and The Little Things (2021).

Quick Info

FULL NAME Rami Said Malek
BORNMay 12, 1981
AGE42 years old (2023)
BIRTHPLACE Torrance, California
HEIGHT5 feet 8 inches (175cm)
NET WORTH$20 Million

How was the early life of Rami Malek?

Rami Malek was born and raised in Torrance, California in the US. Malek was the son of Egyptian immigrants Said and Nelly. His mother worked as an accountant, and his father insurance salesman. He has an identical twin brother named Sami and an older sister named Yasmine.

In his early life, Malek attended Notre Dame High School in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles. He spent his freshman year on the debate team there. His debate teacher was impressed by his dramatic interpretation, even though he had trouble with rhetoric, and encouraged him to pursue drama. Later on, he performed in the one-man show “Zooman and the Sign“.

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Malek attended his further education in theater at the University of Evansville in Indiana. Additionally, he studied abroad for a semester at England’s Harlaxton College. Malek then worked as an intern at the Connecticut-based Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.

Malek moved to New York after graduating and began acting in plays with the Slant Theatre Project. Shortly after, returned to Los Angeles to seek work in Hollywood. He failed many times to find acting work for a long time. Director Mara Casey called him for his movie due to his hard work and acting style. Malek was cast in his first role in a 2004 episode of “Gilmore Girls“.

Rami Malek career

In 2005, Malek made appearances on the supernatural drama “Medium” and the action war drama “Over There” in the wake of his television debut on “Gilmore Girls”. The same year, he started appearing in the sitcom “The War at Home” in a recurring role as Kenny Al-Bahir.

In 2006, Malek debuted as Pharaoh Ahkmenrah in the fantasy comedy “Night at the Museum” on the big screen. Afterward, he played the same part in the follow-up movies, “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” and “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”.

In 2015, Malek landed his big break as the mentally ill computer hacker Elliot Alderson on the suspenseful psychological series “Mr. Robot”. Huge critical acclaim and many awards, including the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, were he was awarded for his performance. Through 2019, the show ran for four seasons. At the same time, Malek voiced Flip McVicker, a recurring character on the adult animated series “BoJack Horseman“.

It was revealed in December 2021 that Malek would be appearing in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer. He played David L. Hill, a physicist, in it. Malek appeared in David O. Russell’s Amsterdam, an all-star ensemble cast film that was released in October 2022. On July 11, 2023, he is starring in the thriller film The Amateur.

Rami Malek Personal Life

Malek and his co-star Lucy Boynton in “Bohemian Rhapsody” have been in a romantic relationship since 2018. He lives in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Laurel Canyon. They are not together in 2023 they broke up.

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Malek is active in many charitable organizations, such as the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation and the ACLU. He started collaborating with the (RED) organization in 2018 to raise money and awareness for HIV/AIDS, motivated by his role as Freddie Mercury.

How much is Rami Malek worth?

The American actor Rami Malek has a net worth of $20 million US dollars. In the film “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Rami Malek played Queen’s lead singer Freddie Mercury. He is most recognized for his award-winning roles in the television series “Mr. Robot” and the movie. Malek made history by becoming the first actor of Egyptian descent to win Best Actor at the Oscars for his role in the latter.

He has no social media on any platform his main income source is from acting there is no other source. Malek owned a mansion worth up to $2 million US dollars in the Hollywood Hills in May 2021.

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