Barkhad Abdi

Oscar Nominee

Barkhad was born under the official name Abdi, Barkhad Abdinasir on April 10th, 1985. He has been a credited actor since the 2013 film Captain Phillips.

Barkhad has a limited track record in supporting parts. To date, Barkhad has only been in the 2013 biography movie Captain Phillips. Barkhad Abdi has yet to establish a position as a bankable star.

Barkhad Abdi has earned salaries up to $65,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2013 biography film Captain Phillips, which brought in $107,000,000 at the box office.

Barkhad has stayed out of the media limelight, having been featured in three magazine articles.

As an actor Barkhad Abdi has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Muse in the 2013 movie Captain Phillips.

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" I would DJ pool parties in Minneapolis, but I never swam there!


Formerly worked with his brother in a mobile phone store and also as DJ.
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