Akhtar Early Life and Education

Adeel Akhtar was born on September 18, 1980, in London, England. He is a son of a Pakistan father and Kenyan mother and has an older sister named Sadia. Akhtar is an English woman from a mixed ethnic background.

The talented British actor, Akhtar joined the Cheltenham College after completing his primary education in 1994. He graduated from Cheltenham with a degree in law. However, he moved to New York and pursue his career in acting. He joined Actors Studio Drama School and gained an experience in acting.

Akhtar Career

Adeel made an onscreen debut in 2002 in the movie named, Let’s Roll: The Story of Flight 93 as Hijacker Saeed Al Ghamdi. Right after that, he appeared in the police procedural television series, Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Hazim. He won the British Academy Television Award for portraying Shahzad in the series, Murdered by My Father. Before that, he was also a nominee for British Academy Television Award for playing Wilson Wilson in series Utopia.

Youtube: Adeel Akhtar won the BAFTA TV Awards 2017.

As of now, Akhtar has made an appearance in the multiple movies and series. Some of them are listed below


  • Traitor- 2008
  • Four Lions- 2010
  • The Dictator- 2012 
  • War Book- 2014
  • Pan- 2015 etc

Television series

  • Conviction- 2006
  • Angelos Epithemiou’s Moving on- 2010
  • Trollied- 2013
  • River- 2015
  • The Night Manager- 2016 and so on

British Academy Television Award winner, Akhtar has currently appeared in the movie, The Big Sick, and Victoria & Abdul. In the same way, he also portrayed in the series, Unforgotten, Ghosted and Apple Tree Yard.

Youtube: British actor, Adeel Akhtar talking about the movie, the Big Sick.

Akhtar Personal Life

Aged 41, British actor, Akhtar is very secretive towards his personal life. Till date, he has not revealed any info about his love life. Neither has he been seen involved in it. He might be focused on his career and doesn’t seem interested in getting engaged in any type of love relationship.

Akhtar Net Worth

Adeel Akhtar has collected decent money from his acting professions. As of 2017, his estimated net worth is unknown but his popularity describes that he must be earning money in million dollars.