Barkhad Abdi net worth

Barkhad Abdi net worth

Net Worth: $100 Thousand

About Barkhad Abdi

Barkhad Abdi net worth

It has been calculated that the total size of Barkhad Abdi net worth is as much as 100 thousand dollars, as of right now. He has earned a huge part of his net worth because of his career as an actor although he is also known as a director. In 2013 he appeared as an actor for the first time when he appeared in a movie called “Captain Phillips”. For his work in this film, he also received some nominations. He was nominated for Academy Awards, BAFTAs and Golden Globes. In fact, he became a winner of a BAFTA award.
The actor was born in 1985 in Somalia. When he was six years old, Barkhad Abdi moved to Yemen. In 1999, he and the rest of his family moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota. They soon got accepted by a Somali community there. Barkhad Abdi was also studying there at the Minnesota State University Moorhead. Before he got involved into acting, Barkhad Abdi was working as a sales person of mobile phones in a shopping mall. Moreover, he also worked for some time as a DJ and a limo driver.
In 2013, Barkhad Abdi debuted as a movie actor in his first film called “Captain Phillips”, where he appeared next to Tom Hanks.

He was chosen as one of the four actors to portray main roles out of 700 people who came to audition for the role. Therefore, his appearance in this film made his name even more known and also added up a lot to the total estimate of Barkhad Abdi net worth.
For his acting work, Barkhad Abdi received various nominations, such as the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor and a Golden Globe Award. In addition, he became a winner of a BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actor.
In fact, his work in the film called “Captain Phillips” was his first experience in a film. For his appearance in the film, Barkhad Abdi was paid 65 thousand dollars. However, after the filming was done, Barkhad Abdi came back to his work as a sales person of mobile phones.
In 2014 he started to work in TV land, where he got the role of Roko in the TV show called “Hawaii Five-0”. He has worked as a director of some productions too such as “Ciyaalka Xaafada” and he also directed a few music videos. Thus, this work has also increased the overall sum of Barkhad Abdi net worth.

Now you have an idea why Barkhad Abdi net worth is this huge

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