Oscars Special: Rami Malek (Best Actor)

Published Date: 25 Feb, 2019 Updated date: 25 Feb, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The 91st Academy Awards have just come to an end with many deserving winners including Rami Malek. The 31-year-old took center stage of the most prestigious honor to compete against the best actor category for his 2018 movie, Bohemian Rhapsody.

American actor, Rami Malek is known for his role of Freddie Mercury in the 2018 film, Bohemian Rhapsody. Other than this, he still mesmerizes playing the lead character of a computer hacker in the 2015 American drama thriller, Mr.Robot.

Rami’s First Lead Oscars Nomination & Win

Rami Malek took the challenging role of Freddie Mercury and left the audiences to mesmerize to his performance. Similarly, the actor is gaga over winning the awards in his very first Oscars nomination as a male lead.

Rami Malek accepts the best actor award at the Oscars held on 25 February 2019 at Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, California (Picture: Dailymail)

Rami was in full shock at first winning the prestigious claim to which the other top Hollywood A-Lister’s competed. Similarly, he even kissed his girlfriend and co-actor, Lucy Boynton.

Rami Malek award acceptance speech at the 2019 Oscars (Video: Youtube)

Besides him, there were other four actors competing were Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Willem Dafoe, and Viggo Mortensen.

Rami Malek Bio & Family

Born as Rami Said Malek on 12 May 1981, he was raised by his Egyptian immigrant parents, late Said (died 2006) and Nelly Malek. He has a brother named Sami who is his identical twin born after him in just four minutes. His late father, Said job was of a tour guide in Cairo who later sold insurance. Besides his dad, Rami’s mother works as an accountant and his brother is into the teaching profession.

Rami has obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana in 2003.

Career & Net Worth

Rami has a net worth of $8 million from his acting career since 2004. He took the most prominent part of his fame and fortunes acting in the biographical film upon Freddie Mercury titled Bohemian Rhapsody. The blockbuster movie from a production cost between $50-$55 million collected $$860.9 million at the box office.

Besides at the big screens, Rami plays the pivotal role of Elliot Alderson in the 2015 USA Network hit tv sitcom, Mr. Robot. The series created American screenwriter; Sam Esmail is Rami’s breakthrough career role.

He made his acting debut in the 2004 American TV sitcom, Gilmore Girls.

Dating & Rumored Affair With Co-Actors

The actor is currently dating his Bohemian Rhapsody co-star, Lucy Boynton during the film shoot in the United Kingdom since early 2018. Before Lucy, his another possible relationship was with Mr. Robot costar Portia Doubleday in 2015.

Other than that, he was also linked with the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 costar Angela Sarafyan in 2012. Nevertheless, the actor has not spoken any details of his previous possible relationships.

Some Interesting Facts About Rami Malek

  • Malek was at the age of four upon which he spoke colloquial Egyptian Arabic at home.
  • He is the first Egyptian actor bagging the title of the Academy Award for Best Actor.
  • The actor bagged the best actor category in the 2016 Emmy Award for Mr.Robot.
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