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Actor Starring in HBO's "The Night Of"

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Riz Ahmed also known as Riz MC, is a British Pakistani actor, rapper, and activist.

As an actor, he has won one Emmy Award, out of two Emmy nominations, and was also nominated for a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award, and three British Independent Film Awards. He was initially known for his work in independent films such as The Road to Guantanamo, Shifty , Four Lions, Trishna, Ill Manors, and The Reluctant Fundamentalist , before his break-out role in Nightcrawler. In 2016, he starred in Una, Jason Bourne, and as Bodhi Rook in the first Star Wars Anthology film, Rogue One. That year, he also starred in the HBO miniseries The Night Of as Nasir Khan; the show and his performance were critically lauded.

At the 2017 Emmy Awards, he received two nominations, for his performance in The Night Of and his guest spot in Girls; he won the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for The Night Of, becoming the first Asian and first Muslim to win in the category, the first South Asian male to win an acting Emmy, and the first Muslim and first South Asian to win a lead acting Emmy.

As a rapper, he is a member of the Swet Shop Boys, earned critical acclaim with the hip hop albums Microscope and Cashmere, and earned commercial success featuring in the Billboard 200 chart topping Hamilton Mixtape, with his song "Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)" winning an MTV Video Music Award.

As an activist, he is known for his political rap music, his political rap has inspired many, has been involved in raising awareness and funds for Rohingya and Syrian refugee children, and has advocated representation at the House of Commons. In 2017, he was included on the front cover of the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

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Riz Ahmed

Actor Starring in HBO's "The Night Of"

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Riz Ahmed Biography

Riz Ahmed also known as Riz MC, is a British Pakistani actor, rapper, and activist.

As an actor, he has won one Emmy Award, out of two Emmy nominations, and was also nominated for a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award, and three British Independent Film Awards. He was initially known for his work in independent films such as The Road to Guantanamo, Shifty , Four Lions, Trishna, Ill Manors, and The Reluctant Fundamentalist , before his break-out role in Nightcrawler. In 2016, he starred in Una, Jason Bourne, and as Bodhi Rook in the first Star Wars Anthology film, Rogue One. That year, he also starred in the HBO miniseries The Night Of as Nasir Khan; the show and his performance were critically lauded.

At the 2017 Emmy Awards, he received two nominations, for his performance in The Night Of and his guest spot in Girls; he won the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for The Night Of, becoming the first Asian and first Muslim to win in the category, the first South Asian male to win an acting Emmy, and the first Muslim and first South Asian to win a lead acting Emmy.

As a rapper, he is a member of the Swet Shop Boys, earned critical acclaim with the hip hop albums Microscope and Cashmere, and earned commercial success featuring in the Billboard 200 chart topping Hamilton Mixtape, with his song "Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)" winning an MTV Video Music Award.

As an activist, he is known for his political rap music, his political rap has inspired many, has been involved in raising awareness and funds for Rohingya and Syrian refugee children, and has advocated representation at the House of Commons. In 2017, he was included on the front cover of the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

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  • Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed Teach You British Slang | Vanity Fair
  • Riz Ahmed on dual identities, stereotypes and representation
  • Riz Ahmed | W magazine

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  • How to book Riz Ahmed?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Riz Ahmed for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Riz Ahmed, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Riz Ahmed or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Riz Ahmed?

    Booking fees for Riz Ahmed, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Riz Ahmed, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Riz Ahmed?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Riz Ahmed for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Riz Ahmed for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Riz Ahmed or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Riz Ahmed or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Riz Ahmed is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Riz Ahmed for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Riz Ahmed generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randall Park, Hasan Minhaj, Aziz Ansari, Brian Tyree Henry and Sterling K. Brown. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Riz Ahmed for an upcoming event.

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  • Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed Teach You British Slang | Vanity Fair
    Riz Ahmed on dual identities, stereotypes and representation
  • Riz Ahmed | W magazine
    Riz Ahmed On Feeling Like An Outsider In Hollywood | TIME 100

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