Himesh Patel Bio, Age, Height, Family, Education, Career, Net Worth

Himesh Patel Biography

Himesh Jitendra Patel is a British actor, singer, and musician. The actor is best known for portraying Tamwar Masood on EastEnders, a BBC soap opera. In addition, he also starred in the 2019 musical romantic comedy film Yesterday and the 2020 science fiction action film Tenet.

Himesh Patel Age|Birthday

Patel was born on October 13, 1990. Therefore, he is 31 years old as of 2021 and celebrates his birthday on 13th October every year.

Himesh Patel Height|Weight

Patel’s height is 5 feet 10 inches (approximately 180 centimeters). Moreover, he weighs 62 kilograms.

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Himesh Patel Family

Patel was born in Sawtry, Cambridgeshire to his Gujarati parents. His parents are both Indians but were born in Africa. His father was born in Kenya whereas his mother was born in Zambia. Additionally, he has a brother named Dev.

Himesh Patel Education

Patel went to Prince William School, Oundle Northamptonshire.

Himesh Patel Career


Patel received a call through an agency in The Young Actors’ Company, on the day of GCSEs saying he had landed an audition for the British soap opera EastEnders when he was 16. His parents rushed him to the audition after he finished his last exam. October 1st, 2007 marked his first appearance on EastEnders after winning the part of Tamwar Masood.

Moreover, in EastEnders: E20 he has also appeared as Tanwar. He co-wrote episode one of series three in 2011. He filmed Tamwar Tales – The Life of an Assistant Market Inspector, the internet spin-off of EastEnders in 2013.

For nine years, he played Tamwar until he left the show in 2016. He left to explore other opportunities appearing in April 2016 last.

Short films

Patel has appeared in a number of short films including; Two Dosas as Pavan in 2014. In The Fox (2017) he portrayed The Suit. Moreover, he appeared in the short film titled Is This Life? (2019). Additionally, in 2021, he acted in the short film Enjoy.

After EastEnders

Since leaving EastEnders, he made his first appearance on TV on September 27, 2016, in the first episode of the Channel 4 sitcom Damned. Moreover, for 12 episodes in two six-episode series, he played ex-constable and social worker Nitin. He also appeared in Rapscallions (2016). Additionally, he was cast as Vagabond in 2017. In an episode of the BBC comedy Climaxed, he played Amit the same year. In the second episode of the comedy Motherland, he made a short appearance as Mr. Glencuddy.

In addition, in two Doctor Who audio series, he has been credited as a voice actor. In the feature film My Pure Land, he is credited as a producer (2017). Furthermore, in 2019, as Jack Malik in Yesterday, he made his film debut with his breakthrough role. Additionally, he appeared in The Aeronauts (2019). As Emery Staines, he was cast in The Luminaries. He also appears on the 2019 Children in Need album.

Furthermore, with What Larks Productions, he is working on his first original TV script. Moreover, he joined the cast of the HBO Max limited series Station Eleven in 2019. He appeared as Jordan Hatwal in the comedy series Avenue 5 in 2020. In addition, he appeared in the film Tenet as Mahir in 2020.



2019 – Yesterday, The Aeronauts
2020 – Tenet
2021 – Don’t Look Up
2022 – The Amazing Maurice


2007-2016 – EastEnders
2013 – Children in Need
2016-2018 – Damned
2017 – Climaxed, Motherland
2020 – The Luminarie, Avenue 5
2021 – Station Eleven


2016 – Le Bossu
2017 – Don Juan in Soho

Short films

2014 – Two Dosas
2016 – Rapscallions
2017 – The Fox
2019 – Is This Life? Enjoy

Awards and nominations

2011 – Inside Soap Award for Best Wedding – EastEnders – Won
2019 – Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Actor – Yesterday – Nominated


List of soundtrack albums with selected chart positions


Other charted songs


Himesh Patel Net Worth

Patel’s net worth ranges between $1 million – $5 million.