Place of Birth: Villepinte, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
Date of Birth: July 19, 1973
Ethnicity: Moroccan Berber
Saïd Taghmaoui is a French-American actor and screenwriter. He is the son of Moroccan parents of Berber (Shilha) descent.
Saïd speaks French, Arabic, English, and Italian.
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Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: c. summer of 1985
Ethnicity: Moroccan Berber, Irish, Greek Cypriot
Karima Adebibe is a Moroccan-British actress and model. She was born in Bethnal Green, London, and brought up between Tangier, Morocco, and London, England. She has a sister, Miriam.
Karima is also known under the name Karima McAdams. She speaks fluent English and French.
Her father is said to be a Moroccan Berber. Her mother, Sylvia, is said to be of half Irish and half Greek Cypriot descent.
Karima’s maternal grandmother is Irish and named Margaret McAdams.
Karima’s mother and maternal grandmother are pictured here.
Birth Name: Adam Ahmed R. Gemili
Place of Birth: Southwark, London, England
Date of Birth: 6 October, 1993
Ethnicity: Iranian, Moroccan
Adam Gemili is a British sprinter. He is of Iranian and Moroccan descent, which he has said is “a very weird background for a sprinter, but it’s working for me”.
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Place of Birth: Liège, Belgium
Date of Birth: 5 December, 1985
Ethnicity: Tunisian, Berber
Mehdi Dehbi is a Belgian actor. He has Tunisian ancestry. Also, his maternal grandfather was a Berber, who moved from Morocco to Belgium.
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Place of Birth: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date of Birth: October 5, 1996
Imaan Hammam is a Dutch fashion model. She has said:
My mom is from Morocco—from the South, where people are much darker, and have [textured] hair, and my father is from Egypt. He doesn’t have any hair lately, but in his younger years, he had a big Afro.
A picture of Imaan with her father can be seen here. A picture of Imaan’s mother can be seen here.
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