Hakeem Kae-Kazim - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 15, 2022

Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Hotel Rwanda (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : October 1, 1962 (age 60)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Birth Place: Nigeria
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
High School: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
University: The Royal Shakespeare Company
Ethnicity: Nigerian
Nationality: British, Nigerian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: January 14, 2000
Wife's Name: Bronwyn Kae-Kazim
Children: 3

Ayesha Kae-Kazim (daughter)
Shadha Kae-Kazim (daughter)
Jadesola (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.82 meter (5 feet 12 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Black
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Hakeem Kae-Kazim?

Hakeem Kae-Kazim is an actor by profession and British, Nigerian by nationality. He is best known for starring in the TV series Black Sails and the film Hotel Rwanda as Georges Rutaganda.

Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Image: Dolce Magazine)

Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Age, Parents, Siblings

Hakeem Kae-Kazim was born on October 1, 1962, in Nigeria. His mother worked as an accountant while his father worked as an engineer. The names of his parents are not known. Also, there are no facts available on his siblings, if he has any.

He spent the first few of his life in Nigeria. After his family relocated to London, England, he was raised there.

Education, Ethnicity

Kae-Kazim trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 1987. He was educated in The Royal Shakespeare Company. His ethnicity is Nigerian.

Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Hakeem Kae-Kazim began dating the love of his life in June 1998 and married his girlfriend Bronwyn on January 14, 2000. He has three children with his wife- daughters Ayesha Kae-Kazim  (born June 27, 1999), Shadha Kae-Kazim (born April 2003), and Jadesola Kae-Kazim (born May 2012).

Currently, the couple seems to be very happy with their relationship and marriage. Also, there is no talk about the possibility of divorce.

Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Bronwyn (left) with their daughters (Image: Instagram- posted June 2019)

Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Career

Early Days

Hakeem Kae-Kazim fell in love with acting while participating in school plays and continued to hone his skill at The National Youth Theatre. After years of working in the theatre, he transitioned successfully to British television. 

His beginning appearances were in the episode(s) of The District Nurse (1987), Screen One (1991), Love Hurts (1994), Trial & Retribution (1997), Canterbury Tales (2003), and in the films Global Effect (2002), Critical Assignment (2004).

Finally, his role in the 2004 film Hotel Rwanda as Georges Rutaganda is his breakthrough role. The film which went on to earn an Oscar nomination gained him international attention.

Films, Series

Over the years Hakeem Kae-Kazim has worked in dozens of films. Some are namely The Fourth Kind (2009), Man on Ground (2011), Half of a Yellow Sun (2013), Black Beauty (2020), Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), etc. Moreover, Kae-Kazim has starred in the TV series Lost (2006), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2007), Black Sails (2014-2015), Dynasty (2017), Love, Death & Robots (2019), to name a few.


On the set of Godzilla vs. Kong, Hakeem Kae-Kazim has worked with Julian Dennison, Jessica Henwick, Lance Reddick, and Demián Bichir.

Hakeem Kae-Kazim in Hotel Rwanda (Image: mxdwn Television)


Kae-Kazim has also done extensive voiceover work in TV, and radio as well as in video games such as Final Fantasy XIV, Halo 3 ODST, Halo: Reach, Guild Wars, and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. He has been called a 'Man with a Beautiful Voice' and says he enjoys doing voiceover work.

He is also a humanitarian and is an appointed global ambassador for Africa 2.0. The organization provides a platform for emerging and established African leaders to drive forward the transformation of Africa.

Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Net Worth, Salary

Hakeem Kae-Kazim’s net worth and annual salary are under review and there are no such estimates.

Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Hakeem Kae-Kazim is followed by thousands of followers.

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