Omar Sy

Par Coeur Gala 2010 - Arrivals

Sy in 2010, photo by

Place of Birth: Trappes, Île-de-France, France

Date of Birth: 20 January, 1978

Ethnicity: Fula Senegalese, Mauritanian

Omar Sy is a French actor and comedian. Very popular in France, he is known for his roles in the films The Intouchables and Two Is a Family, and the series Service après-vente des émissions and Lupin, among many other works. His parents, Diariyatou Dia and Semba Sy, are African, his father from Senegal, of Fula ethnicity, and his mother from Mauritania. Omar is a Muslim.

He is married to Hélène, with whom he has five children.


5 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    His father is Senegalese (nationality) of Fula ethnicity. I don’t know what his mother’s ethnicity is.

  2. Adamina says:

    His last name is very Fulani. He has a really nice smile

  3. Capricious says:

    Looks Czech

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