- Studied English and Drama in university.
- Made his debut on the stage playing Hassan Hassan the Handsome Turkish Man in The Great Extension at the Stratford Theatre Royal East in 2009.
- Made his feature film debut in the 2011 biography/ thriller The Devil's Double.
- Among the sports listed as skills on his resume are boxing, bowling, falconry, sword fighting, football and cycling.
- Has listed cabaret singing, rock singing and harmonica as his musical skills on his resume.