Zahid Ahmed is a Pakistani television actor and former RJ. He initially worked as a creative manager for PTV World but later decided to pursue a career in acting. His journey into the world of acting began with his prominent role in the play “It Runs in the Family” in 2006, marking his debut in the theatrical realm.

Ahmed gained widespread recognition and praise for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Anwar Maqsood’s productions, “Sawa 14 August” and its sequel, “Pawnay 14 August,” both released in 2014. During the same year, he ventured into television with his debut in the Hum TV romantic series “Mehram.”His career took a significant leap when he played the role of a villain in the Hum TV series “Alvida” in 2015, for which he received the Hum Award for Best Villain and a nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Following this success, he continued to impress audiences with his leading roles in hit series such as “Jugnoo” (2015), “Tum Mere Paas Raho” (2015), “Sangat” (2015), “Zara Yaad Kar(2016), “Besharam” (2016), and Ishq zahe naseeb.

Zahid Ahmed Biography:

Real Name/ Full Name: Zahid Iftikhar Ahmed
Nick Name/ Celebrated Name:  Zahid
Birth Place: Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.
Date of Birth: September 20, 1984
Age: 39 years
Height: 6ft
Weight: 75 kg approx
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Parents Names: NA
Siblings: NA
School: NA
College: Preston University
Religion: Islam
Nationality: Pakistani
Gender: Male
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Spouse’s Name: Amna Zahid
Kids: two sons
Profession: Actor, RJ

Net Worth: $ 5 million

Zodiac: Virgo


  • Ahmed began his career as a radio jockey (RJ), hosting the Pakistani versions of Australian morning shows, “The Breakfast Show” and “The Rush Hour,” from 2002 to 2003. Additionally, he had a small role in the unreleased film “Cedare,” a joint production between Canada and Pakistan.
  • In 2006, Ahmed made his stage debut in a Pakistani adaptation of Ray Cooney’s comedy play, “It Runs in the Family,” where he portrayed Dr. David.
  • In 2007, he starred in the musical “Bombay Dreams” as Vikram. His performances in these plays earned him critical acclaim. 
  • In 2008, he took on the role of Raoul de Chagny in the universally acclaimed musical “Phantom of the Opera” and played John Smith in Cooney’s magnum opus, “Run For Your Wife” in 2011.
  • His claim to fame came when he accepted the role of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Anwar Maqsood’s hit political-drama play, “Sawa 14 August” in 2013. He lost 48 pounds for this role and successfully performed it in over 200 shows in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.
  • He was also cast in Geo Entertainment’s high-budget fantasy period drama series, “Mor Mahal,” directed by Sarmad Sultan Khoosat.

Zahid Ahmed Net Worth:

The actor Zahid Ahmed’s net worth is approximately $3 million.

Zahid Ahmed’s Early Life:

Zahid Ahmed received his early education in Rawalpindi and graduated from Preston University with a degree in marketing. From 2003 to 2011, he worked as a COO facilitator (corporate trainer) specializing in sales and customer service operations at an IT company. However, he left this job when it was discovered that the company was involved in fraudulent activities. Subsequently, he joined Pakistan Television Network’s flagship channel, PTV Home, and later took on the role of a creative manager to launch PTV World.

Zahid Ahmed Source of Income:

Zahid Ahmed is a popular Pakistani Drama Industry actor. His main source of income is his successful acting career. According to sources, he charges PKR 1 lac per episode.

Zahid Ahmed Social Profiles:

Unknown facts about Zahid Ahmed

  • Zahid maintains a well-balanced diet and shares his daily food choices on his social media accounts. Additionally, he regularly posts updates about his morning jogging routine for interested followers to find.
  • He was a COO of an IT company in 2011.
  • He lost his job just after marriage, and it was a very difficult time of his life.
  • Zahid Ahmed had an accident in 2012, resulting in a spine injury.
  • He had to go through spine surgery.
  • He used to host an English-language show on PTV.
  • Zahid Ahmed lost 22 kgs to perform the role of Jinnah in a play. 


What is Zahid Ahmad’s age?

Zahid Ahmed is a 39-year-old Pakistani actor. 

Is Zahid Ahmed married?

Zahid Ahmed is married, and his wife’s name is Amna Zahid.

What are Zahid Ahmed’s famous Dramas?

Zahid Ahmed debuted his career with the Hum TV Drama Serial Mehram in 2014. His famous dramas are Alvida, Sangat, Zara Yaad Kar.

What is the income of Zahid Ahmed?

According to sources, he charges PKR 1 lac for a single episode. 

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