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Relationship Facts of Omar Sy

Omar Sy is married to Helene.
Omar Sy married on July 05, 2007.
💑 Anniversary in 158 days 💑
He is father of Four (Alhadji Sy, Selly Sy, Tidiane Sy).
Omar Sy is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

How many kids does Omar Sy have?

Omar Sy is married to his wife Helene. The couple has welcomed five children altogether. The couple married at Tremblay-Sur-Mauldre on 5 July 2007. They have been in a decade-long relationship before getting married.

Hélène, his wife works on a nonprofit organization CéKeDuBonheur which support children’s wards at French hospitals, and Siyah Organics, a Sénégalo-American organic-food-supplements company.

The loving pair has three daughters and two sons. Two daughters and two sons were born in France while the youngest daughter Amani-Nour was born after moving to L.A.

The kids were Selly, Sabah, Alhadji, and Tidiane who were born in France while residing at Montfort-Amaury a commune of Île-de-France.

Who is Omar Sy?

Omar Sy is a French actor and comedian who has won César Award for Best Actor. He rose to fame after featuring in the 2011 comedy-drama film The Intouchables.

His most noteworthy works are X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Jurassic World (2015), Two Is a Family (2016), Chocolat (2016), Inferno (2016), and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

Omar Sy- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

He was born on 20 January 1978 to African emigrant parents in Trappes, Yvelines, France.  The 44-year-old actor belongs to mixed ethnicity(Mauritanian, Senegalese, Fulani).

Introducing his family, his mother is a house cleaner and has Mauritanian origin. Her name is however unknown. Similarly, his father worked as a factory man and has Senegalese origin.

There is no revelation of the identity of parents and siblings. Having Fulani origins, Omar was raised in low-income suburban housing projects. The family speaks Pulaar at home.

Feeling the pressure to earn for the family and live his dreams, he started working at an early age and couldn’t pursue his higher education. But he has completed his early schooling in the Local School at Trappes.

Omar Sy- Professional Life, Career

To begin with his career, he started his career as a comedian on Radio Nova alongside partner Fred Testot in the year 1995. Afterward, he appeared in the TV show Le Cinéma de Jamel on Canal+, with Jamel Debbouze. He then created a TV show called Le Visiophon.

Omar Sy is a French-based actor who first gave the voice in the 2000 film Granturismo. Later the same year, he portrayed the character ofLe ménestrel in the French Television series, La cape et l’épée.


  • Garage Babes (2007)
  • Lascars (2009)
  • King Guillaume (2009)
  • Mood Indigo (2013)
  • Norm of the North (2016)
  • Knock (2017)
  • Police (2020)
  • Jurassic World Dominion (2022)
  • Le Chat du Rabbin 

Television series

  • Moot-Moot (2007)
  • Histoires de vies (2010)
  • Bref (2012)
  • ForesTiVi ( 2019)
  • Lupin (2021)

Awards & Nominations

He has won several French awards and was nominated for his outstanding performances in the film industry. In the year 2021, he was awarded the Rose d’Or award for Performance of the Year for the TV series Lupin. He has won Globe de Cristal Awards in 2017 and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival Awards in 2013.

Omar Sy- Net worth, Salary

Regarding his riches, he has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2022. He makes a handsome paycheque through the entertainment industry through his acting and producer career.

In detail, he received$ 2,033,015 USD in the 2011 Film Intouchables. His salary in the sport movie Les seigneurs (2012) was $454k USD. However, his current annual salary in exact figures is yet concealed.

Omar Sy- Rumors, Controversy

To date, he has managed to keep himself away from rumors and controversies. He has a clean profile among his fans in the public.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Talking about his build, he has a height of 6 feet and 2 inches and has an average body weight. His shoe size, dress size, chest, biceps, and other body measurements are not known yet.

Moving on to his looks, he has a body complexion similar to other African and has brown eyes and black hair.

Social Media

He is active on his Facebook page with 1.4 million followers. Similarly, he has a 3.3 Million fan following on his Twitter account which was created in March 2013 under the username @OmarSy. Other than that, he is inactive on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok.


  • He belongs to Muslim culture.
  • Sy is a supporter of the French football club Olympique de Marseille.

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