Iko Uwais Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Nov, 2019
Facts of Iko Uwais
Date of Birth: 1983 , February-12
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: Indonesia
Name Iko Uwais
Birth Name Uwais Qorny
Father Mustapha Kamaluddin
Mother Maisyaroh Kamaluddin
Nationality Indonesian
Birth Place/City Jakarta
Profession Actor, Stuntman
Working For TV show, Movie
Net Worth $4 Million
Married Audy Item
Married to Audy Item
Children Two
Awards Infotainment Awards
Movies Merantau, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Raid, Triple Threat
TV Show Wu Assassins
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Award winning-actor, Iko Uwais is famously known for his portrayal of Rama in the Indonesian action film The Raid. He also made an appearance as Razoo Qin-Fee in the American epic space opera film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Born And Raised In Jakarta, Indonesia

Uwais was born Uwais Qorny in Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 12, 1983, to Maisyaroh Kamaluddinn (mother) and Mustapha Kamaluddin( father). His grandfather, H.Achmad Bunawar, was a silat master as well as the founder of a silat school.

He holds Indonesian citizenship and belongs to Asian ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. Concerning his education, he went to Tiga Berantai Silat School in Jakarta. 

Landed Debut Role In Merantau

In 2009, The 5 feet 6 inches tall actor firstly appeared as Yuda in the Gareth Evans directed Indonesian martial arts action film Merantau. 

Iko Uwais with Jackie Chan SOURCE: The Jakarta Post

For his marvelous work, he later got the nomination for the Indonesian Movie Award for Best Newcomer Actor and Favorite Newcomer Actor in 2010. In 2011, Uwais portrayal as Rama in the Indonesian action film The Raid.

In 2015, Iko played Razoo Qin-Fee's role in the American epic space opera film Star Wars: The Force Awakens starring Harris Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher. In 2016, he joined the cast of martial arts action film Headshot as Ishmael. 

Recently, Uwais starred as Oka Tedjo in the American buddy action comedy film Stuber and as Jaka in the martial arts film Triple Threat. Also, he got the main role as Kai Jin in the American supernatural action crime drama television series Wu Assassins the same year.

Currently, the prominent actor is working on his upcoming action project Snak Eyes alongside Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, and Samara Weaving.

How Much Is Iko Uwais' Net Worth?

The 36-year-old actor has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of November 2019. He accumulated his good fortune from a professional acting career. Iko has worked in many hits films as a stuntman and choreographer.

One of his projects, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has box office collection of $2,068,223,624, which was made against the budget of $245,000,000 was a huge success. 

Shared Two Daughter With Wife Audy Item

The Stuber's actor is a married man and is married to Audy Item, an Indonesian singer. The couple tied the knot at the Hotel Gran Mahakam in Jakarta on June 25, 2012. 

As of now, the couple enjoys seven years long conjugal relationship with no issues of divorce.

Iko and Audy blessed with two daughter SOURCE: IDN Times

The pair later welcomed their first kid daughter, Atreya Syahla Putri Uwais, and later had their second kid daughter, Aneska Layla Putri Uwais.

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