Hakeem Kae-Kazim is a renowned British-Nigerian actor, he is best known for his classical and romantic voice.
He is one of actors that stood out in the movie “Hotel Rwanda” and ” Black Sails”. Hakeem Kae-Kazim is also a global ambassador for the Africa 2.0 whose mission is to transform Africa via training new generation leaders.
This article discusses Hakeem’s biography and Net Worth.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim Profile
- Full Name: Hakeem Kae-Kazim
- Age: 58
- Nationality: British-Nigerian
- State of Origin: Lagos
- State of Residence: London
- Marital Status: Single
- Occupation: Actor
Hakeem Kae-Kazim Age
Hakeem was born on the 1st of October 1962 in Lagos State during Nigeria’s Independence day celebration. Hakeem spent his early years in Lagos, Nigeria before relocating with his parents to England.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim Education
Hakeem’s passion for acting drove him to attend Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. It was there he polished his acting skills. After his graduation in 1987, he got a slot at the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he undertook classical training in performing.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim Career
Hakeem was able to secure a work position at the Royal National Theatre together with Brian Cox and Ian Mckellen. After working there for a while he got employed into British television.
During his career at British TV, he starred in The Bill, Trial & Retribution and Grange Hill. Hakeem relocated to South Africa, where he became popular for movie and television roles.
One of Hakeem’s most outstanding roles was his role as Georges Rutaganda in the heart felt emotional Oscar nominated movie Hotel Rwanda.
His role in this movie put him on the spotlight and got him a lot of international recognition. He also explained that playing the role gave him opportunity to get the full picture of the Rwanda’s genocide which affected his interaction with the survivors.
Immediately after this recognition he relocated to Los Angeles where he met up with Donald Cheadle and A-list actor he met during the shooting of Hotel Rwanda.
Hakeem has been opportuned to work with many A-list of Hollywood such as Johnny Depp, Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, Donald Cheadle and many more.
Hakeem appearance was noticed in Slipstream together with Sean Astin and The Front Line. This was before starting in the famous Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, he played the character Captain Jocard.
After starring in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Hake got new role in the mind blowing movie , X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Hakeem has also starred in series such as Lost, Law&Order: Special victims Unit and Criminal Mind.
Hakeem has starred in the 24 serie movie. He played the character Colonel Iké Dubaku in season 7. His other roles are found in Gotham and Dominion, Black Sails, Black Caesar,Roots in 2016 and Dynasty. Hakeem is also involved in the BBC fantasy series Troy: Fall of a City as Zeus, king of the Olympians.
Hakeem’s voice has been one of his essential tools in his career, most people can easily recognized with unique and beautiful sound. Hakeem’s voice has been used in the creation of video games like Final fantasy XIV, Guild Wars, The Saboteur, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Halo 3 ODST, Halo: Reach, Guild Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean and The Golden Compass.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim is also a global ambassador for the Africa 2.0 who aim is to transform Africa via training of new generation leaders to invest in infrastructure creation. Apart from starring in Hollywood movies, Hakeem has also starred in few Nollywood movies such as Last Trip to Abuja and Black November.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim Relationship
Hakeem is not dating and fathering any child but his fans are still expecting to see who he will introduce to the public as his girl.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim Achievements
Hakeem received a nomination at the Gemini awards in 2004 in the best performance by an actor in a Featured Supporting Role category.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim Net Worth
Hakeem has appeared in iconic movies and gained popularity, he has an estimated net worth of 5 million U.S dollars.