Zahid Ahmed – Biography, Career, Age & Family

Zahid Ahmed is one of the most popular and talented actors in the industry. Starting his career in the theater, Zahid slowly but surely proved his skills as a versatile actor and proved that he was a brilliant performer. His skills are unmatched and have a huge fan following all over the world.

Zahid Ahmed

While being picky with the projects he takes up, Zahid Ahmed makes sure each and every one of his characters is remembered. So far, he has appeared in a handful of movies and a total of 8 theater productions that have been instant hits.

Here is his complete biography with a closer look at his life, career, relationships, and more.

Biography of Zahid Ahmed


Zahid Ahmed was born on 20th September 1984 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. He is currently 38 years old and his zodiac sign is Virgo. He chose to stay in Karachi to pursue his career as an actor and model, however, he does travel to Rawalpindi frequently to spend time with his family.

He is 6 feet tall, which is considered a great height for men as per Pakistani societal standards. As this height is perfect for models, he first pursued that career to jumpstart his career. He is the only person in his family to be in the media industry and has their full support of them.

Family and Parentage

Not much has been revealed about Zahid Ahmed’s family and his parents. Although they aren’t really hidden from the media and the cameras, they prefer to stay away from the limelight. It is common knowledge that his father is a successful businessman whereas his mother is a homemaker. No news has ever been shared about his siblings.


Zahid Ahmed comes from a family that believes in education first and everything second. Even though acting was Fawad’s passion, he first completed his education. He completed his early education at a local school in Rawalpindi and then received his higher education there as well. Zahid then completed his Bachelor’s Marketing from Preston University.


Zahid Ahmed is happily married. As one of the least controversial actors in the industry, Zahid got married to Amna Zahid very early in his life and before he appeared in the industry. The couple is blessed with two boys Zaviyar Zahid and Zayan Zahid.

Becoming an Actor

Zahid started his career as a model and RJ then moved on to become an actor in 2006. However, he only reached a peak in the year 2014 and since then he has appeared in multiple dramas. He is very picky with the roles he chooses and that shows in the quality of work he presents.

Here are all the dramas he has appeared in so far.

Year Title Role(s) Channel
2014 Mehram Hamza Hum TV
2015 Alvidaa Rameez Hum TV
2015 Jugnoo Zulfi Hum TV
2015 Tum Mere Paas Raho Tabish Hum TV
2015 Sangat Shavez Hum TV
2016 Zara Yaad Kar Hadi Hum TV
2016 Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain (Season 2) Hassaam Hum TV
2016 Mor Mahal Kabir Geo Entertainment
2016 Besharam Haidar ARY Digital
2016 Naimat Babar ARY Digital
2016 Mera Kya Qasoor Tha Rohail Geo Entertainment
2017 Dil e Jaanam Shavez Hum TV
2017 Pujaran Aabis TV One
2017 Tau Dil Ka Kia Hua Saif Hum TV
2017 Gustakh Ishq Sikandar Urdu1
2017 Daldal Shuja Hum TV
2018 Pukaar Sarang ARY Digital
2018 Visaal Akram “Akku” ARY Digital
2018 Dil Diyan Gallan Hassan Hum TV
2019 Choti Choti Batain Fahad Hum TV
2019 Ishq Zahe Naseeb Sameer Hum TV
2019 Mein Na Janoo Zulqarnain “Nain” Hum TV
2020 Mohabbat Tujhe Alvida Shahaan Hum TV
2020 Faryaad Muraad ARY Digital
2021 Hangor S-131 Cdr Ahmad Tasnim ARY Digital
2021 Mor Moharan Ahmed Khan Ghardezi TV One
2022 Dil Phisla Rey Razi Geo TV


Zahid Ahmed has been nominated as Best Actor multiple times and has won it twice. He was awarded best actor at the 2016 Hum Awards and best actor at the 2020 Lux Style Awards.

Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer is a graduate from Kinnaird College for Women and holds a Bachelors in English Literature. She is a seasoned freelance writer with more than a decade of experience in multiple niches.

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