Hakeem Kae-Kazim - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 15, 2022
|Best Known For:||Hotel Rwanda (film)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||October 1, 1962 (age 60)|
|Birth Name /
|High School:||Bristol Old Vic Theatre School|
|University:||The Royal Shakespeare Company|
|Married Date:||January 14, 2000|
|Wife's Name:||Bronwyn Kae-Kazim|
Ayesha Kae-Kazim (daughter)
|Height:||1.82 meter (5 feet 12 inch)|
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Who is Hakeem Kae-Kazim?
Hakeem Kae-Kazim is an actor by profession and British, Nigerian by nationality. He is best known for starring in the TV series Black Sails and the film Hotel Rwanda as Georges Rutaganda.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Image: Dolce Magazine)
Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Age, Parents, Siblings
Hakeem Kae-Kazim was born on October 1, 1962, in Nigeria. His mother worked as an accountant while his father worked as an engineer. The names of his parents are not known. Also, there are no facts available on his siblings, if he has any.
He spent the first few of his life in Nigeria. After his family relocated to London, England, he was raised there.
Kae-Kazim trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 1987. He was educated in The Royal Shakespeare Company. His ethnicity is Nigerian.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Hakeem Kae-Kazim began dating the love of his life in June 1998 and married his girlfriend Bronwyn on January 14, 2000. He has three children with his wife- daughters Ayesha Kae-Kazim (born June 27, 1999), Shadha Kae-Kazim (born April 2003), and Jadesola Kae-Kazim (born May 2012).
Currently, the couple seems to be very happy with their relationship and marriage. Also, there is no talk about the possibility of divorce.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Bronwyn (left) with their daughters (Image: Instagram- posted June 2019)
Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Career
Hakeem Kae-Kazim fell in love with acting while participating in school plays and continued to hone his skill at The National Youth Theatre. After years of working in the theatre, he transitioned successfully to British television.
His beginning appearances were in the episode(s) of The District Nurse (1987), Screen One (1991), Love Hurts (1994), Trial & Retribution (1997), Canterbury Tales (2003), and in the films Global Effect (2002), Critical Assignment (2004).
Finally, his role in the 2004 film Hotel Rwanda as Georges Rutaganda is his breakthrough role. The film which went on to earn an Oscar nomination gained him international attention.
Over the years Hakeem Kae-Kazim has worked in dozens of films. Some are namely The Fourth Kind (2009), Man on Ground (2011), Half of a Yellow Sun (2013), Black Beauty (2020), Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), etc. Moreover, Kae-Kazim has starred in the TV series Lost (2006), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2007), Black Sails (2014-2015), Dynasty (2017), Love, Death & Robots (2019), to name a few.
On the set of Godzilla vs. Kong, Hakeem Kae-Kazim has worked with Julian Dennison, Jessica Henwick, Lance Reddick, and Demián Bichir.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim in Hotel Rwanda (Image: mxdwn Television)
Kae-Kazim has also done extensive voiceover work in TV, and radio as well as in video games such as Final Fantasy XIV, Halo 3 ODST, Halo: Reach, Guild Wars, and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. He has been called a 'Man with a Beautiful Voice' and says he enjoys doing voiceover work.
He is also a humanitarian and is an appointed global ambassador for Africa 2.0. The organization provides a platform for emerging and established African leaders to drive forward the transformation of Africa.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Net Worth, Salary
Hakeem Kae-Kazim’s net worth and annual salary are under review and there are no such estimates.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Hakeem Kae-Kazim is followed by thousands of followers.
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