While gaining perfection in a sector gets difficult for some individuals, few show the perfection in every profession they enter. Similar is the story of Ahmed Best who has intrigued the fans with his acting abilities and sense of music and rhythm from the very beginning. Ahmed Best is an American actor who is famous for the character of Jar Jar Binks in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise.
Career and Progression:
Ahmed Best entered acid jazz group named ‘The Jazzhole’ in 1994. He co- produced and co-wrote three albums for the group which includes ‘And the Feeling Goes Around’, ‘The Jazzhole’ and ‘The beat is the Bomb’. He also co-produced and co-wrote the famous album ‘Escape’ by Bill Evans in 1995.
Moreover, the musician entered in the Obie Award winning cast of ‘Stomp’ in 1995 and went on a tour with the cast throughout Europe and US. He was then cast as Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. He has been part of many television series which includes, ‘Robert Chicken: Star Wars,' ‘Big Time Rush,' ’Zeke & Luther’ and ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars.'
How much is Ahmed’s Worth?
The remarkable actor, Ahmed Best reportedly enjoys a splendid net worth of $3 million dollars. Best accumulated the amount from his endeavors in the acting sector and music industry. He has served as an excellent musician, songwriter, and producer for multiple albums. Similarly, he has given some jaw dropping performances in television series and movies which can’t be easily forgotten.
Enjoying a Blissful Family Life with Wife and Child:
Ahmed Best barely speaks about anything apart from his works in interview and media encounters. However, it doesn’t mean the actor is secretive about his personal matters. In fact, the musician frequently provides the glimpse of his family life in the Instagram account.
After going through his Instagram, we came to know the actor is happily married to wife, Raquel Horsford Best who happens to be a choreographer and fitness trainer.
Moreover, Ahmed and his wife have a son named Marley who is eight years of age now. The son is as energetic and keen about music as his father and loves to play drums. Similarly, following his mother’s footsteps, Marley is engaged in martial arts and is taking classes from the professionals.
Apart from that, the couple hasn’t revealed anything about their relationship before marriage. Ahmed hasn’t confided about how long were they dating before tying the knot and turning his beautiful girlfriend into a wife. Although there are rumors about Ahmed belonging to gay preference, his relationship with Raquel proves the suspicion false.
His Short Bio:
Ahmed Best was born on August 19 of 1973 in New York City, United States. He spent his early years in the Southview section of the Bronx with parents and transferred to Maplewood, New Jersey in 1984. Ahmed graduated from Columbia High School in 1991 and studied percussion at the famous Manhattan School of Music. He belongs to African ethnicity and enjoys an incredible height of 6 feet 1 inches.