- Is of Egyptian heritage.
- Has an identical twin brother who is four minutes younger.
- Starred in Johnny Boy at the Falcon Theater in Los Angeles in 2004.
- Appeared in a 2007 production of The Credeaux Canvas with Vitality Productions in Los Angeles.
- Played an ancient Egyptian in both The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 and Night at the Museum, but per his direction on set, he played each character with a different accent.