November 17, 2022

Mohammed Amer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics 

Mohammed Amer Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight85 kg
Date of BirthJuly 24, 1981
Zodiac SignLeo
Eye ColorDark Brown

Mohammed Amer is a Palestinian-American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and television personality who has gained acclaim with his Netflix comedy special Mo Amer: The Vagabond. A member of the American stand-up comedy troupe Allah Made Me Funny, Mohammed Amer has also been a part of many other shows and movies such as Black Adam, RamyCrashingMoThe Late Show with Stephen ColbertLast Call with Carson DalyThis Week at the Comedy Cellar, The Daily Show, Mo Amer: Mohammed in Texas, Jimmy Kimmel Live!Late Night with Seth MeyersThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Made in HollywoodThe Kelly Clarkson Show, and Americanish.

Born Name

Mohammed Mustafa Amer

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Nick Names

Mo Amer, Mohammed Najjar

Mohammed Amer as seen while posing for the camera in April 2022Mohammed Amer as seen while posing for the camera in April 2022
Mohammed Amer as seen while posing for the camera in April 2022 (Mohammed Amer / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Kuwait

Nationality

Palestinian, American

Education

Mohammed Amer got enrolled at a British school in Kuwait and learned English, speaking it in a British accent. Afterward, he attended Piney Point Elementary located in Houston, Texas.

Occupation

Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer, Television Personality

Family

  • Father – He was employed as an engineer for the Kuwait Oil Company and passed away in 1995.
  • Siblings – Haifa (Older Sister), Omar (Older Brother) (Pilot). Amer has 3 more older siblings.

Genre

Observational Comedy, Satire, Self-deprecation, Storytelling, Improvisational Comedy, Character Comedy

Subjects

Islamic Humour, Islamophobia, Political Satire, Family, Marriage, Racism, American Immigration, Geopolitics, Refugees, Arab Culture, Popular Culture

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Medium

Stand-up, Television, Film

Build

Average

Mohammed Amer performing at the 1001 Laughs Comedy Festival in Ramallah, Palestine in 2016Mohammed Amer performing at the 1001 Laughs Comedy Festival in Ramallah, Palestine in 2016
Mohammed Amer performing at the 1001 Laughs Comedy Festival in Ramallah, Palestine in 2016 (Fjmustak / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mohammed Amer has dated –

  1. He was previously married to a Mexican-American woman and they lived in Los Angeles. It was later revealed in his 2021 Netflix special Mo Amer: Mohammed in Texas that he got divorced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Mohammed Amer is of Palestinian descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Sports a beard

Mohammed Amer as seen while smiling for a picture in Yellow Springs, OhioMohammed Amer as seen while smiling for a picture in Yellow Springs, Ohio
Mohammed Amer as seen while smiling for a picture in Yellow Springs, Ohio (Mohammed Amer / Instagram)

Mohammed Amer Facts

  1. He is the youngest of 6 siblings.
  2. He was 9 years old when Amer, his sister, his brother, and his mother fled his birth country of Kuwait in October 1990 during the Gulf War. The family emigrated to the United States and settled in Houston, Texas. His father later joined the family in the United States in 1992.
  3. His father died when Mohammed Amer was 14 years old.
  4. In 2006, he became a member of the stand-up comedy troupe Allah Made Me Funny. The troupe has become the longest-running artistic collective of Muslim comic performers in the world.
  5. Mohammed Amer performed at the Islamic Relief Evening of Inspiration event at the Royal Albert Hall organized by Islamic Relief in April 2007.
  6. He became a U.S. citizen in 2009 and that subsequently enabled him to travel to Palestine and Jordan and visit his family he had not seen for almost 20 years.
  7. He began playing the role of Mo (Ramy’s friend who owns a diner) in the comedy-drama streaming television series Ramy in 2019. His co-stars for the project included Ramy Youssef, Hiam Abbass, Amr Waked, Dave Merheje, May Calamawy, and Laith Nakli.
  8. In 2022, Mohammed Amer started appearing as Mohammed “Mo” Najjar in the Netflix comedy-drama series Mo.
  9. He has performed tours in more than 27 countries, including Germany, Italy, Sicily, Japan, Korea, and Bahrain.
  10. Alongside Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, Quintessa Swindell, Bodhi Sabongui, and Pierce Brosnan, Mohammed Amer co-starred as Karim (Adrianna’s brother and Amon’s uncle) in the 2022 superhero film Black Adam. A spin-off from Shazam! (2019), the film is the 11th film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).
  11. He is multilingual and speaks English, Arabic, and Spanish.
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Featured Image by Mohammed Amer / Instagram

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