Who is Adel Emam and what is his net worth 2018? Adel Emam was born on May 17th, 1940, in El Mansoura, Egypt. Adel Emam is a popular Egyptian movie and stage actor. He is among the most famous actors in Egypt. He is primarily a comedian but has starred in serious movies as well. He grew up in Al Sayeda Zeinab.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from Cairo University. While Emam was a student at the university, he appeared in small roles on TV in 1962. He went to participate in a number of plays including “Ana Wa Hoa Wa Heya”, “Al Nasabeen”, “Al-Pyjamah Al-Hamra’a”, “Fardat Shemal”, “Al-Za’eem” and “El-Body Guard”. He started his professional acting career in 1966 and has performed in over 100 movies and 10 plays. He has been called as modern day Arab Charlie Chaplin. He is at present one of the highest paid actors in Egypt.
Besides acting, Adel spends a significant amount of his time and gives a large chunk of his income to various charitable organisations. Adel was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador of UNHCR. He was part of UNHCR delegation to the UN Secretary-General’s two conferences for all Goodwill Ambassadors from the UN system.
Emam is married to Hala Al Shalaqani. Emam has three children- Rami, Sarah, and Mohamed and three grandchildren- Adel, Omar, and Amina.
Net Worth of Adel Emam
The net worth of Emam is $105 Million. During the month of Ramadan, Emam was highest paid star receiving EGP 1 Million for one episode of the serial “Saheb El-Sa’ada”, that made his total salary for the serious EGP 30 Million, excluding taxes and fees.
Some of the best works of Emam that made highest profits are:-
-Bakhit We Adela
-Salam ya Sahbi
-Ana Wa Hoa Wa Heya
Emam has worked in more than 100 films. Some of Emam’s best movies to watch are- A groom from the security entity, Al Halfout, Al-Mashbouh, Al-Moulded, Bakhit and Adeela, Bakhit and Adeela 2, Bobbos, Hassan and Marcus, Terrorism and Kebab and The Beggar among many others.
He was appointed as Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR in January 2000. After being appointed as Ambassador, Emam soon undertook a visit to the field to meet refugees and field workers of UNHCR in Yemen (April 2000). Emam was part of the UN Secretary General’s two conferences held for all Goodwill Ambassadors from the UN system. The meetings were held at United Nations in New York in October 2000 and in June 2002.
Emam also undertook professional journeys as an artist to Jordan in July 2000, Tunisia in September 2000, Iraq in February 2001, Oman in December 2001, Syria in September 2001, Algeria in 2002, Kuwait in 2003 and The United Arab Emirates in 2005. The trips that Emam took were not organised by UNHCR, but Emam used all these opportunities to raise awareness refugees and to tell media briefly about the UNHCR activities. Emam, in his own words, expressed his feelings with refugees, speaking to a vast public in North Africa, The Gulf Region, and The Middle East.
Emam has helped to increase UNHCR’s public awareness and mobilise private sector resources to build support for refugees over the past five years. Emam participated in a special TV show that was organised by ART satellite channel to contribute to the celebration of UNHCR’s 50th anniversary.
Adel Emam was a very talented actor and comedian. His career has been a great journey in his life. Emam has delivered some of the most successful movies in the history of Egyptian movies. Emam has been instrumental in putting Egypt’s name on the world map in an entertainment industry. Through his movies, he gives a strong message to Muslim extremists and try to expose them.
He mostly works alongside Youssra and is well known for his Slapstick humour. In addition to being one of the greatest actors of his era, he is a very noble human being as well. Emam has done a lot of public service by joining UNHCR and enlightened a lot of people. We cherish him for his great work and wish him to do well ahead in life.