Zeeko Zaki (Arabic: زيكو زكي) is an American actor and model who got recognition for his role of Special Agent Omar Adom “O.A.” in the American crime drama television series “FBI”. He has been working in the series since 2018 and he is the first Arab-American actor to be cast as a protagonist in a major US network show. Zaki made his guest appearance in the spin-off series of FBI “FBI Most Wanted” in 2020. He played the recurring role of Staff Sergeant Matt Darzi in the American military drama television series “Valor” from 2017-2018.
Besides on November 17, 2020, the third season of the American crime drama television series “FBI” got premiered where Zaki portrays the main role of V alongside actor, Jeremy Sisto, and actress, Missy Peregrym. He is active in the social media platform with around 126k followers on his Instagram account: @zeekozaki and has around 14k followers on his Twitter account: @zeekozaki
What is Zeeko Zaki famous for?
- Famous as an American actor and model
- Known for his role of Special Agent Omar Adom “O.A.” in the American crime drama television series “FBI”
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Where is Zeeko Zaki from?
Zeeko Zaki was born on January 18, 1990, in Alexandria, Egypt. His birth name is Zeeko Zaki. He holds an American nationality. His ethnicity is mixed while Capricorn is his zodiac sign. He is of Egyptian, Syrian, and Turkish descent. He is Muslim by religion.
Zaki was born as the eldest son to Emon Zaki(mother) and Sherif Zaki(father). His family immigrated to the United States when he was just 1 year old. His maternal grandparents immigrated before his family. He has a younger brother and sister. His father is a stylist who runs a Sherif Zaki Salon and Spa and his mother assists his father in his salon.
He was raised in West Chester, Pennsylvania along with his siblings. He did his schooling at Unionville High School. He became interested in acting after he participated in the musical comedy “Seussical” organized in school.
Then, he joined the community theatre group “Unionville Players” and started doing acting in the theatre shows. Later, he attended Temple University in 2009 but he drops out of the university after a year to pursue his career as an actor. In 2010, he moved to North Carolina and he began working in theatres.
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Zeeko Zaki Career: Highlights
- Zeeko Zaki made his on-screen debut in 2012 with the role of Sergeant in the American political thriller television series “Homeland” for an episode.
- Then, he portrayed the role of Michael in the short film “The Therapy Lesson”.
- He also appeared in the role of Gus in the 2012 American romantic comedy-drama film “Stuck in Love” 2012.
- He has made his guest appearances in various TV series such as “Revolution”, “Under the Dome”, “The Game”, and “Satisfaction”.
- In the year 2013, he played the role of Prisoner in the American drama film “Heart of the Country”.
- He then appeared in two short films: “McDuffy: The Urban Eagle”, and “Tuesday”.
- He played the role of Afghan policemen in the 2015 American family adventure drama film “Max”.
- Zaki portrayed his first recurring role of Akmal Barayev in the American military drama television series “Six” in 2017.
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- In the same year, he appeared in the recurring role of Hamid in the American television series “24: Legacy”.
- He has appeared in various TV films and series including “The Night Shift”, “Daytime Divas”, “NCIS: Los Angeles”, “The Inspectors”, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”, and “Allegiant”.
- From 2017-2018, he portrayed the recurring role of Staff Sergeant Matt Darzi in the American military drama television series “Valor”.
- Zaki got his career breakthrough in 2018 after he started portraying his first lead role of Omar Adom “OA” Zidan in the American crime television crime drama television series “FBI”. His role has been appreciated a lot.
- He currently stars in the series alongside actor, Jeremy Sisto, and actress, Missy Peregrym. The 3rd season of the show premiered on November 17, 2020.
- In 2020, he made his guest appearance in the American crime drama television series “FBI: Most Wanted”.
Zeeko Zaki Wife
Zeeko Zaki is not married. He is currently not dating anyone. He seems to be much more focused on his career than his personal life. He has not revealed his personal life yet. However, he loves traveling and is fluent in both English and Arabian. At present, he is living a happy single life in his home in Atlanta.
Zeeko Zaki Net Worth
Zeeko Zaki has quite good earnings from his profession as an actor. Having his professional career started in 2012, Zaki has managed to come a long way up becoming one of the prominent actors in Hollywood. With his earnings from his several films and series, Zaki has managed to amass a healthy fortune estimated to be around $3 million as of 2020. He also earns additional income from his endorsement deals. He is living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle with his earnings.
Zeeko Zaki Height
Zeeko Zaki is a good-looking man with a well-maintained athletic body physique in his early 30s. He stands tall with a height of 6ft. 5inches (1.95m) while his body weighs around 112kg(230 pounds). He has a fair complexion with black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes. His biceps size is 14.5 inches while his chest size is 42 inches. He wears a shoe of size 11(US).