Youssef Kerkour is a Moroccan-British actor know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Height and Movies
|Birthdate ( Age)||9 June 1978|
|Place of Birth||Rabat, Morocco|
|Spouse/Partner||Name not Known|
|Parents||Father – Name not Known
Mother – Name not Known
|Education||United States to study psychology at Bard College|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Last Update||October 2021|
Youssef Kerkour is a Moroccan-British actor. He is best known for portraying Syrian refugee Sami in the comedy-drama series Home, a role for which he was nominated at the 2020 British Academy Television Awards.
Unable to obtain a visa to remain in the United States, Kerkour moved to England and continue his acting career
Early Life and Family
Kerkour grew up in Rabat, Morocco.His father was a Moroccan mathematics professor and his mother an English school teacher; they had met in France in the 1960s and moved together to Morocco.As a child, Kerkour loved to sing and dance, and idolised Bruce Lee after his father took him to a screening of the film Enter the Dragon.
In his early teens, Kerkour took a school trip to Stratford-upon-Avon, England, the home town of William Shakespeare, and attended a production of Henry V; he credits this experience with inspiring his love of acting.Kerkour moved to the United States to study psychology at Bard College, but spent much of his time taking dance and acting classes instead.He began pursuing an acting career at the encouragement of a university professor.
Youssef Kerkour Wife
Kerkour is married and has a two-year-old daughter.He has lived in London for two decades.He not reaveal the details about his wife and Children.
Youssef Kerkour Net Worth
Youssef Kerkour is a Moroccan-British actor has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2021.Although after playing good role his fortune would surely be increased in the upcoming days.
In 2001, Kerkour played The Visitor in a production of the Steve Martin play Picasso at the Lapin Agile.Unable to obtain a visa to remain in the United States, Kerkour moved to England and continue his acting career.He spent two years at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, and five years with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Kerkour starred in the comedy-drama series Home, which debuted in March 2019 and lasted two series.In the series, he played Sami Ibrahim, a Syrian asylum seeker who moves in with a middle-class English family. The role was based on the experiences of real-ife Syrian refugee Hassan Akkad.Kerkour had not expected to be cast as Sami, since it was such a departure from the typecast violent characters he would usually play.
For his role as Sami, Kerkour was nominated for Best Male Comedy Performance at the 2020 British Academy Television Awards, losing the award to Jamie Demetriou (for Stath Lets Flats).Kerkour is slated to appear in a film adaptation of The Alchemist, alongside Sebastian de Souza and Tom Hollander.