Barkhad Abdi’s earnings and personal wealth has been made public. Actor Barkhad Abdi, of Somali descent, has a $100 thousand fortune.
Barkhad Abdi was raised in Yemen after being born in Mogadishu, Somalia.
He moved his family to Minneapolis, Minnesota, as Somalia descended into a bloody civil conflict in the late 1990s while he was only entering his teenage years.
After graduating from Minnesota Private University, Barkhad worked for his brother’s telephone company as a retail clerk, limo driver, and disc jockey.
In the 2013 film “Captain Phillips,” Barkhad starred opposite Tom Hanks in his first official on-camera appearance.
He Received A Lot Of Attention For His Work
He received a lot of attention for his work in the movie and has now been recognized for and received 31 big movie awards, along with the Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Best Supporting and the BAFTA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Bit Part.
Additionally, he is a candidate for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award. Barkhad Abdi disclosed in March 2014 that he received $66,500 for his services on Captain Phillips.
In addition, he received a little bonus for addressing award ceremonies and promoting the movie.
He was employed at his brother’s Minneapolis cellphone store just before getting the job.