Bohemian Rhapsody's Rami Malek: Age, bio, net worth, film and TV roles & more

11 February 2019, 10:22 | Updated: 22 February 2019, 14:43

As the Oscars take place this weekend, get all the facts on the BAFTA, SAG and Golden Globe award-winning actor including his age, family, film and tv credits, net worth and more.

Rami Malek has picked up another gong for his role in Bohemian Rhapsody, this time taking home the award for Leading Actor at the BAFTA awards.

Watch his acceptance speech, which was aired on the BBC this month.

Malek, who plays the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in the hit biopic, also took home a SAG and Golden Globe last month for his part in the same film,

As we await to see if Malek scores the Best Actor Oscar this weekend, find out how much do you know about the U.S.

Get our trivia on the Bohemian Rhapsody star including his age, film and TV work, net worth, awards, dating status and more...

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  1. How old is Rami Malek?

    Rami Malek was born on 12 May 1981.

    At the time of writing his article his is 37 years old and will be 38 in May 2019.

  2. Where is Rami Malek from?

    Rami Malek was born in Los Angeles, California to Egyptian immigrant parents Said Malek and Nelly Abdel-Malek.

  3. What is Rami Malek's full name?

    Malek's full name in Rami Said Malek.

  4. What does Rami Malek's parents do?

    Malek's late father was a tour guide in Cairo who then sold insurance.

    His mother is an accountant.

  5. How tall is Rami Malek?

    Rami Malek is believed to be 175cm or 5'8" tall.

  6. Does Rami Malek have a twin brother?

    Yes, Rami has an identical twin brother Sami, who was born four minutes after him.

    He also has an older sister, who is an ER doctor.

  7. What was Rami Malek's breakthrough role?

    Rami Malek first shot to fame as a computer hacker in Mr. Robot.

  8. What else has Rami Malek starred in?

    See some of the many roles of Rami Malek, who has start in everything from The 24 Gilmore Girls, below:

    The Voyage of Foctor Doolittle (2020)

    Rami Malek is the voice of Chee-Chee in the film.

    Mr. Robot (2015-2019)

    Malek plays Elliot Alderson in the TV series, which is set to end this year.

    Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

    Malek stars as the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.

    BoJack Horesman

    Malek voices Flip McVicker in the TV series.

    Papillon as Louis Dega in 2017

    Buster's Mal Heart as Buster in 2016

    Until Dawn video game as the voice of Joshua in 2015

    Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb as Ahkmenrah in 2014

    Finn in Need For Speed in 2014

    Dr. Adam Terry in TV series Believe (2014)

    See more of his early roles here, courtesy of IMDB.

  9. What awards has Rami Malek got?

    Rami Malek wins Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Rami Malek wins Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards. Picture: USA TODAY Network/SIPA USA/PA Images

    Malek has won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and a Critics' Choice Television Award for Mr. Robot.

    So far, Malek has picked up the gong for best actor at the BAFTAs, the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards and the Australian Film Critics Association for his role as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.

    He has also been nominated for an Oscar for the same role.

    Watch him talk about how he prepared for the role in our video.

  10. What is Rami Malek's net worth?

    According to, Malek is now thought to be worth $8million (£6.8m)

  11. Who is Rami Malek dating?

    Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton attend the EE British Academy Film Awards gala dinner
    Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton attend the EE British Academy Film Awards gala dinner. Picture: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images

    Rami is currently dating Bohemian Rhapsody co-star Lucy Boynton, who plays Freddie Mercury's muse Mary Austin.

Watch Rami Malek and Gwilym Lee play our ultimate Queen quiz:


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