Ever seen the 2018 CBS American crime drama series titled FBI? If you have, then you’d certainly remember Zeeko Zaki who portrayed the role of Omar Adom, an FBI special agent in the series. The show centers on the inner workings of the New York office of the FBI, thus bringing to light how these agents use their intellect, talent, as well as technical expertise in solving major crimes in the country. He starred alongside Missy Peregrym who portrayed the lead role of special agent Maggie Bell.
The super talented Egyptian-American actor, Zeeko Zaki began his acting career in 2012 playing the role of Gus in the romantic comedy-drama, Stuck in Love. Since then, he has continued to land interesting roles both in films and TV shows. Asides acting, Zeeko is also a model; he has appeared in several commercials for companies like Verizon, Pepsi, Citi Bank, and Microsoft Phone, etc. Join us as we take you through his bio, career, family, and other interesting facts below.
Who is Zeeko Zaki and How Old is He?
The FBI star actor was born on the 18th day of January 1990 and his birth took place in the Alexandria City of Egypt. Although he was born in Egypt, it was in Pennsylvania, USA that he was raised. His family reportedly moved to the US when he was just an infant. He also visited his hometown during the summers of his childhood.
As a child, Zeeko Zaki attended Unionville High School, Pennsylvania. While he was there, he participated in the stage production of Seussical, a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty in his freshman year. From there, Zeeko was determined to pursue a career in acting when he grows up. Later on, he joined the theatre group, Unionville Players, hence featuring in their several productions at the community theatre. Zaki also attended Temple University briefly before dropping out in order to focus on his acting career.
Acting Career and Rise to Fame
The Egyptian-American actor made his film debut in 2012 when he was cast as Gus in the American comedy-drama film, Stuck in Love. He also appeared in a short film, The Therapy Session. Later in the same year, he made his first TV appearance with guest roles in the American spy thriller, Homeland and post-apocalyptic sci-fi series, Revolution. His outstanding performances made way for him to land higher roles subsequently.
In the following year, he portrayed the role of a prisoner in John Ward’s Heart of the Country alongside Gerald McRaney and Jana Kramer. He also featured in a short film, McDuffy: The Urban Eagle in the same year. Thereafter, he played a minor role in the 2014 short film, Tuesday before landing another interesting role in Max in 2015. Afterwards, he was cast as Paparazzo in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip. His other movies include Allegiant (2016) and Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018).
The actor came into the limelight in 2018 when he was cast as Omar Adom in the CBS crime drama series, FBI. There, he has been playing the lead character alongside Missy Peregrym, and Jeremy Sisto to date. He also reprised his role in the show’s upcoming spinoff, FBI: Most Wanted which is set to be released in 2020. His other notable TV shows include 24: Legacy, Six, and NCIS: Los Angeles, among others.
Zeeko Zaki’s Family
Zeeko Zaki was born into an Egyptian family, however, there is no much information regarding his parents including their names. The much we are able to gather is that his father is a stylist while his mother manages a hair salon in Pennsylvania. Records show that his parents moved to the United States from Egypt when the actor was just one month old. Here, he grew up in West Chester neighbourhood of Pennsylvania. He grew up a Muslim, a faith which he still practices today. More so, he has two younger siblings – a sister and a brother whose identities have not been revealed. Additionally, the actor is fluent in both English and Arabic.
Is She Married, Who is the Wife?
The FBI star has won the hearts of his many fans with his remarkable performances on-screen. However, when it comes to his personal life, Zaki likes keeping a low profile regarding his love life and affairs. While many of his fans are curious to find out if he is married or not, the movie star has not given any insights regarding that. He has never been seen with any woman and has not been in any known relationship to date. Perhaps, he likes keeping his love life under the radar to avoid being mixed up in rumours and controversies. Apparently, Zeeko Zaki is still single and is yet to make it down the aisle.
Height and Body Measurements
Zeeko Zaki is undoubtedly a good-looking dude and the dream of so many young ladies out there. He is very tall, stands a towering height of 6 feet 5 inches and weighs a proportional 230 pounds. In addition, Zaki has seductive body measurements of 43-14-35 inches for his chest, biceps, and waist respectively. He wears a shoe of size 11 (US), has dark brown eyes, and black hair.