Saba Anglana

by Mixed Kidd on June 10, 2018

Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia

Date of Birth: November 17, 1970

*Italian (father)
*Somali (mother)

Saba Anglana is a Somali-Italian actress and international singer. Her father was a former commander in the Italian military, and her mother was the daughter of an exiled Somali living in neighboring Ethiopia.


Alisha Boe

by madman on April 23, 2017

Birth Name: Alisha Ilhaan Bø

Place of Birth: Oslo, Norway

Date of Birth: 6 March, 1997

*Somali (father)
*Norwegian (mother)

Alisha Boe is a Norwegian actress. She is known for her role in the series 13 Reasons Why. She was born in Oslo, Norway. Her father is Somali and her mother is Norwegian, from Trondheim. In 2004, she moved to Los Angeles, California with her mother.


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Barkhad Abdi

by follers on February 16, 2017

Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Banaadir, Somali Democratic Republic

Date of Birth: April 10, 1985

Ethnicity: Somali

Barkhad Abdi is a Somali-American actor and director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Captain Phillips (2013).

Barkhad was born in Mogadishu, Banaadir, Somali Democratic Republic, and moved with his family to Yemen in the early 1990s, because of the Somali Civil War. Around 1999, his family moved to the U.S., settling in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Yasmin Warsame

by stlucas on November 20, 2016

ET Canada Festival Central 2010 - DipDive Nights Hosted by - 2010 Toronto International Film Festival on Sept 11, 2010

Birth Name: Yasmiin Cabshir Warsame

Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia

Date of Birth: May 5, 1976

Ethnicity: Somali

Yasmin Warsame is a Somali-Canadian model and activist. She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. When she was fifteen, she moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with her family. Yasmin is a Muslim.


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Mo Farah

by ethnic on August 20, 2016

Mo Farah "Twin Ambition" Book Signing at Waterstones in London on October 16, 2013

Birth Name: Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah

Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia

Date of birth: 23 March, 1983

Ethnicity: Somalian

Mo Farah is a Somali-born British world-class distance runner. He is a stand out in the 5,000 meter and 10,000 meter categories.

Mo was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, and moved to England to join his father at the age of eight, knowing no English. His father, who is also of Somalian descent, was born in London.

Mo is a devout Muslim and prays before each race.

Mo’s grandfather was named Jama. Jama was born in the British protectorate of Somaliland.

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