Tahar Rahim Biography

Tahar Rahim

Have you ever heard the word Passion before? There is nothing wrong with pursuing what you derive pleasure at doing. Some people will never be satisfied with other things except they find themself in where their heart wants. One such person is Tahar Rahim, who doesn’t stop till he got what he wanted.

Tahar Rahim Wiki

Tahar was born in the year 1981, July 4, in Belfort, Territoire de Belfort, France. Before he was born, his family relocated from Oran, Algeria. He has a sibling named Ahmed Rahim. Presently, there is no information about Tahar’s mother nor father, but we will keep you updated as soon as we are informed.

How Old Is Tahar Rahim?

As of the year 2020, Tahar is 39 years of age. His Zodiac sign is Cancer since he was born on July 4.

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Educational Background

That earned his secondary school degree from the Lycée Condorcet of Belfort. After finishing secondary school, he wanted to further his career by applying for Sports in Strasbourg; he lost interest and opt-out to apply for Computer Science in Marseille. He still did not derive joy in what he was doing and decided to quit to follow his passion.

That Rahim enrolled in the Paul Valéry University of Montpellier to study Film making. He moved to Paris in 2005 to study drama at the Laboratoire de l’Acteur under Hélène Zidi-Chéruy while operating in a factory during the week, and in a night club on weekends to survive.

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Tahar Rahim Career

Tahar started his acting career in the year 2005 when director Cyril Mennegun hired him for the pseudo-documentary film Tahar the Student. He featured in the television series La Commune. He also starred in the movie Love and Bruises by a Chinese director, Lou Ye’s, who has been banned twice by the Chinese government for making movies. The duo met when they were presenting different roles in different films. He had his breakthrough in the film Prophet.

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Rahim also featured in Des Hommes Libres (Freemen) produced by  Ismaël Ferroukhi of Le Grand Voyage fame. He was selected to be among the people to give a verdict for the Un Certain Regard section of the 2015 Cannes movie Festival.

He featured in the European crime drama television series, The Last Panthers. In the year 2018, he appeared as Judas in the film Mary Magdalene, written by Helen Edmundson. He is presently in the movie The Eddy.


In the year 2009, he won the European Film Award as European Actor. He also won Best Actor and Most Promising Actor for Un prophète.

In the year 2010, Tahar won the Best Actor at the César Awards, France. He also won Best Actor for the Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards.

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He also won Best Actor for the Globes de Cristal Awards, France. Rahim also won Best Male Newcomer at the Étoiles d’Or, France.

In the year 2011, he won Best Actor at the CinEuphoria Awards.


  • Height: 5ft 6inches
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Body Type: Slim

Is Tahar Rahim Married?

Tahar fell in love with French actress Leïla Bekhti; He met her when he was filming the movie Prophet in the year 2007. The two decided to marry in the year 2010. They both have a son together named Souleymane Rahim.

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Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $5million. His money is earned from his movie career.

Social Media

He is active on Instagram with over 101k followers, Twitter with over 29.4k followers, and Facebook with over 26k followers.

Originally posted 2020-05-01 20:04:53.

Author: 9jaglitz

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