Actor Said Taghmaoui Early life,Career,Personal life,Global recognition

Published Date   09th Dec. 2017, 17:52 pm
Actor Said Taghmaoui Early life,Career,Personal life,Global recognition
Quick Info
Birth Name: Saïd Taghmaoui
Nationality: French-American
Net Worth: $5 million

Actor Said Taghmaoui is best known for his portrayal in film roles like French film La Haine which is directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. He is a famous French-American actor and screen writer.


Actor Said Taghmaoui was born on 19 July, 1973 in Villepinte, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. He holds an American nationality. He belongs to Berber ethnicity. His birth sign is cancer.

He is a good looking actor. He is tall with height five feet and eight inches. He has well maintained his body figure.

He is professionally working as an actor and screen writer. Except French, he can speak many more language. He can fluently speak German, Italian and English. He has also appeared in numerous English-language films such as Three Kings and Sameer in Wonder Woman (2017).

Early life and education

Actor Said Taghmaoui was born in Villepinte, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. He grew up with his seven siblings. Among them, he has four brothers and three sisters.

Actually, his parents were Moroccan immigrants. They belongs to Berber ancestry from Essaouira. However, he was raised in the Rose des Vents quartier of the Aulnay-sous-Boiscommune.

Said Taghmaoui did not attend higher education during his childhood period. To become a boxer, he had to drop his school at a very young age.

Career and net worth

In 1994, he began his career in the Television series ‘Tous les garcons et les filles de leur. In the same year, he has made his debut in the short movie Putain de porte.

In 1995, he met with actor and director Mathieu Kassovitz. After that, they appeared in the film La Haine. Later, Said Taghmaoui was nominated for a Cesar Award. This award is given on the basis of the performance to the Most Promising Actor category.

Actor Said Taghmaoui came with several film in 1995 including J’ aime beaucoup ce quue vous faites, L’educateur & C’est mon histoire. Later, he appeared in the international films in Germany, Morocco, Italy and US.

In the year 1996, he appeared in TV series, L’histoire du samedi. He came with the TV movie ‘Elvis Aziz’ in the same year.

In 1997, he came with Hideous Kinky, The Garden of Eden, Men Behind Bars & Lascars. In 1997, his films Prima del tramonto, Three Kings & Last Minute Kasbah were released.

In 2008, he featured in Vantage Point as a leader of a terrorist group plotting to kidnap the U.S. president. He has appeared in the British film ‘My Brother the Devil’ in 2013.

He has made his debut in the television including ‘The West Wing’, ‘Lost’, ‘Sleeper Cell’ ‘The Missing’, ‘Touch’, ‘House of Saddam’ and many others.

Similarly, his famous movie includes Espionage Tonight, American Hustle, Conan the Barbarian, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Kite Runner, Spartan and others.

In 2016, he appeared with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. In the recent year 2017, he came with the role in DCEU movie Wonder Woman.

His current net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Personal life 

Talking about his personal life, he is practicing Muslim. In 1999, he moved to United States. Finally, he has got an American citizenship in 2008. Except French, he can speak several languages such as English, German and Italian.

There is no any rumors and controversies found in the social media about his affairs and relationship status. He has well managed his private as well as public status till this date.

To view his official website, click here.

 Global recognition

Actor Said Taghmaoui is globally known as a French-American actor and screenwriter. He is best known from his roles in French film La Haine since 1995. This film is directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.

He is becoming more popular after playing number of English-language films. In 1999, he performed a role of the Iraqi interrogator captain in Three Kings. He played a role of Omar in Traitor in 2008.

His latest films includes Conan the Barbarian (2011), My Brother the Devil (2012), Touch (2013), The Missing (2014), For All Eyes Always (2014), La nuit est faite pour dormer (2015), The Infiltrator (2015), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Wonder Woman(2017).

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