Omar Sy Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For The Intouchables
Full Name Omar Sy
Profession Actor, Comedian
Nationality French
Age 44 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth January 20, 1978
Birthplace Trappes, France
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Omar Sy is a French film actor and comedian, born in Trappes in the Yvelines office, France. He is well-known for his duo with Fred Testot, Omar & Fred, and for his role in The Intouchables, written and directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, which became the second-highest-grossing French film of all time in the French box office. Omar Sy has Fulani origins, and he is a Muslim by religion.

Career Journey

Omar Sy commenced his career after high school in 1996 with Radio Nova as a comedian, where he met comedy partner Fred Testot.  Then, he featured in the TV show Le Cinéma de Jamel on Canal+ channel, with Jamel Debbouze. He then created a TV show called Le Visiophon.

He has starred in the TV game show Fort Boyard in 2006. He co-starred in the fourth film of the Jurassic Park saga, Jurassic World, which was released in June 2015.

About Omar Sy

Omar Sy earned the César Award for Best Actor on 24 February 2012 for his role in The Intouchables (featuring with prominent actors i.e., François Cluzet & Audrey Fleurot). He also became the first black actor to win the honorary French award. The character also got him a nomination for a Satellite Award for Best Actor. On 30 December 2012, Omar Sy was voted favorite personality in France, based on a poll run by Le Journal du Dimanche, ahead of fellow actor Gad Elmaleh.

Omar’s net worth is around $5 million starting in 2021. He usually makes his riches from his famous profession as a French humorist turned actor. He is a very passionate and entertaining personality. He has shown and proved his talent through his acting skills. After all, he has won many awards for his hard work and success in his journey.

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Omar Sy Career

Profession: Actor, Comedian

Known For: The Intouchables

Net Worth: USD $5 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Demba Sy

Mother: Diaratou Sy

Brother(s): None

Sister(s): None

Marital Status: Married

Children: 2

Son(s): Tidiane Sy, Alhadji Sy

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