Saïd Taghmaoui - Updated Jun 2024

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Saïd Taghmaoui

Saïd Taghmaoui is a famous actor from France. Saïd Taghmaoui is widely known for his portrayal in the 1995 social thriller French film La Haine which is directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.

Early Life and Childhood

Saïd Taghmaoui was born in Villepinte, Seine-Saint-Denis, France on July 19, 1973. He is 50 years old with the zodiac sign Cancer. Taghmaoui holds a French nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity.

Regarding his family background, he grew up along with his 3 sisters and 4 brothers whose names are unknown. His parents were Moroccan immigrants with Berber descent from Essaouira. Besides that, Taghmaoui has not shared any information concerning his parent’s names or other family members.

Saïd Taghmaoui – Education

Speaking of his educational background, he dropped out of school to pursue a boxing career, climbing to No. 2 in his weight class in France.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, the television series Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge marked the beginning of his career in 1994. He also made an appearance in the short film Putain de Porte that same year.

Later on, he got to know Mathieu Kassovitz, an actor and director, and the two of them starred in the 1995 movie La Haine.

For his portrayal, Taghmaoui was shortlisted for a César Award the following year in the Most Promising Actor category.

He performed in J’aime beaucoup ce que vous faites, L’éducateur, and C’est mon histoire in the same year. He starred in Elvis Aziz (TV Movie) and L’histoire du samedi (TV Series) in 1996. Go for Gold!, L’albero dei destini sospesi, Héroïnes, and Les fantômes du samedi soir were released in 1997.

Saïd Taghmaoui

Caption: Saïd Taghmaoui in the 1995 social thriller French film, La Haine source: IMDb.

Moreover, he performed in Men Behind Bars, Lascars, The Garden of Eden, and Hideous Kinky in 1998. Three Kings & Last Minute Kasbah came after Prima del Tramonto in 1999.

In Vantage Point (2008), Taghmaoui played the head of a terrorist organization that was planning to kidnap the president of the United States.

Furthermore, In 2010, he starred in the Algerian War movie Djinns, which was shot in Morocco. In 2013, he also starred in the British motion picture My Brother the Devil.

More about his career

Further, His television credits include Touch, The Missing, House of Saddam, Sleeper Cell, Lost, and The West Wing, among others. Similarly, a few of his well-known films are Spartan, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Conan the Barbarian, American Hustle, Espionage Tonight, and others.

In the 2016 DCEU movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Taghmaoui made a brief appearance as Sameer in a black-and-white image. In the DCEU film Wonder Woman from 2017, he played the same role.

Net Worth 2024

Saïd Taghmaoui has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His projected net worth is approx $5 million as of 2024.


His wealth is the result of wise stock selections, large real estate holdings, and lucrative endorsement agreements with CoverGirl cosmetics.

In addition, he owns a football team (the “Villepinte Angels”), multiple restaurants (including the “Fat Taghmaoui Burger” chain) in Paris, his vodka brand (Pure Wondertaghmaoui – France), and a fashion line (Saïd Taghmaoui Seduction) aimed at the junior market.

Personal Life

Regarding her personal life, Saïd Taghmaoui has not revealed any information regarding his relationship or love life. It seems that Taghmaoui is a quiet private person who doesn’t like to share his details with the media.

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Caption: Saïd Taghmaoui with his brother source: Tuko.

Since there is no data concerning his relationship status we can assume that Saïd might be single and unmarried at this instant.

Saïd Taghmaoui – Body Measurements

Saïd Taghmaoui is handsome undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of 5 feet and 8 inches (173 cm/1.73m) and weighs around 73kg (161lbs). In addition, Taghmaoui has a dark brown pair of eyes and black hair colour.

Social Media

He is active on his Instagram account @saidtaghmaoui with 977.3K followers. Besides that, Saïd is not active on any other social media sites including Facebook and Twitter.