Artist verifiedAhmed Mekky

Ahmed Mekky is an Egyptian actor, singer, and rapper. He's known for his philanthropy and activism.

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Ahmed Mekky

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Who Is Ahmed Mekky? Ahmed Mekky is an iconic Egyptian actor, singer, and rapper. Born in 1977, he grew up in Egypt’s capital city of Cairo. He began his career as an actor in the late 90s, appearing in several popular movies such as “The Yacoubian Building” (2006) and “The Island” (2009). In 2011, he released his debut album “Nour el Ain” which achieved immense success and cemented him as one of Egypt’s leading musical artists. Acting Career Mekky began his career as an actor in the late 90s, appearing in several popular Egyptian films such as “The Yacoubian Building” (2006) and “The Island” (2009). He has also starred in numerous television series including the sitcom “El Selem We El Telmeez” (2012). He has established himself as a prominent figure in the Egyptian film industry and continues to appear in several films and television shows. Music Career In 2011, Mekky released his debut album “Nour el Ain”. The album was a huge success in the Middle East region, spawning several hit songs including “Nour el Ain” and “El Deif W El Qalb”. In 2015, he released his second album “Bokra Eh” which featured a track with American singer Jason Derulo. In 2018, he released his third album titled “El Nas Elly Fakerny” which featured collaborations with prominent Arab singers such as Amr Diab and Tamer Hosny. Philanthropy And Activism Mekky is also known for his philanthropic work and activism. He was involved in the 2011 Revolution that overthrew former president Hosni Mubarak. In 2017, he was selected as an ambassador for the World Youth Forum held in Sharm El Sheikh. In 2019, he launched a campaign to raise awareness about mental health called “Your Mind Is A Garden”. He also founded the Ahmed Mekky Foundation which provides financial support to underprivileged children in Egypt. Personal Life Mekky is married to fashion designer Ghada Abdel Razik and they have two children together. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family.