Hakeem Kae-Kazim is a British-Nigerian actor best known for his work in the Starz television series Black Sails and his portrayal of Georges Rutaganda in the 2004 drama film Hotel Rwanda.
Kae-Kazim was born in Lagos, Nigeria, where he spent his early years before his family relocated to London, England. His interest in acting began with school plays and The National Youth Theatre, which is when he discovered that he had “a love for theatre, for acting”. He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 1987, and was offered a space with The Royal Shakespeare Company, where he continued his classical training.
Kae-Kazim is an appointed global ambassador for Africa 2.0, a civil society organization providing a platform for emerging and established African leaders to drive forward the transformation of Africa.
Speaking about his role as ambassador, Kae-Kazim said: “I am truly honored to be associated with Africa 2.0 – a pioneering platform for a new generation of African leaders to inspire and create a solid infrastructure- to shape a brighter future for our continent”.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim’s net worth is estimated to be $8 Million, according to the list of richest Nigerian celebrities.