|Capital:||€ 2 million|
|Country of origin:||Germany|
|Source of wealth:||watch TV|
Hakim Meziani is a moderator, actor and news anchor.
Hakim Meziani was born under the name Hakim-Michael Meziani on October 1st, 1967 in Geesthacht, a small town near Hamburg. His father was of Algerian and Italian descent, his mother is German.
After graduating from high school at the Hansa Gymnasium in Hamburg, Meziani began studying architecture, which he broke off after 2 semesters. Due to his interest in film and television, Meziani did an internship at “Offshore” at RTL Nord in 1992.
In 1995 Meziani appeared in the film “Fools Paradise” by Klaus Lemkes. In addition to his aspiring television career, he began studying sports science and journalism in the same year, which he ended in 1997 with a diploma. Until then, Hakim-Michael Meziani had worked as a sports reporter for “Radio Hamburg” and had taken part in an acting seminar with Dominique LeParc. He also expanded his acting skills by taking acting classes with Frank Müller-Sendino and speaking classes with Stefan Wiefel from 1997 to 1998. While Meziani was constantly developing as an actor, he was able to get various television roles such as that of Alexander von Deinburg-Thalbach in ” Forbidden Love ”, a well-known evening series on ARD.
From 1998 Hakim Meziani was also used as a moderator for the first time. In 1999, for example, he moderated the magazine “AXN” on Sat.1 and the travel magazine “Around the Mediterranean” on VOX. Here, too, Meziani continued to train parallel to his television assignments as a moderator in a moderation coaching with Margarethe Bittner. In the same year Meziani also started a law degree, which he successfully completed in 2004. With his newly acquired and well-founded knowledge, Hakim Meziani worked as an editor for the series “Richterin Barbara Salesch” in 1999, in which he played the court reporter in one episode.
Hakim Meziani continued to take part in several diverse acting classes and workshops and continued to appear in various television programs. He took acting classes with Alexandra Riechert, Christoph Hilger and Marianne Bernhardt in 2004, the Film Actors Workshop in Los Angeles with Eric Stephan Kline in 2006 and the Comedy Master Class with MK Lewis in 2007. In addition, Meziani attended a seminar in voice communication with Volker Gerth in 2009. From 2004 to 2008 Michael Meziani took on the role of “Kai Süsskind” in the Marienhof series. Other series in which Meziani has worked as an actor include “A Love for Lake Garda” and “Dear Sorrow and Pleasure” in 2005, “Die Anrheiner” in 2006 and “Soko München” in 2008. Since 2011 Meziani has been playing in the ARD hit series “Rote Rosen” with.
Michael Meziani gained fame through the ARD soap opera Marienhof, where he played sports teacher Kai Süsskind. Over the years, further television appearances followed, with which his popularity grew steadily. The half-German achieved his breakthrough at the latest with his role as Ben Berger in the telenovela “Rote Rosen” on ARD, which he has been playing since 19.05.2011.
Another important milestone for Meziani is the participation in the show “Suddenly poor, suddenly richly rich”, in which he took part with his family in 2019. Hakim Meziani also caused a sensation through the program “Our Dream of the House”, on which the viewers could accompany him and his wife Anja in how they build up their own home.
“I want to know what that does for us as a family.” – This revealed to Hakim Meziani his curiosity about how the television social experiment “Suddenly poor, suddenly rich” affects his family.
What many do not know: Hakim Meziani grew up without a father. This separated from his mother in the first weeks of life. In addition, his father is said to have threatened to kidnap him, but never did, since his mother moved with him and his sister and set up a new phone number. Hakim Meziani was looking for his father as a grown man. However, contact never came because his father had already died at the time of the search.
Another astonishing fact is that Hakim Meziani has been dating his current wife Anja Meziani for 18 years.
In an interview, Meziani also describes himself as a “sleep neurotic”. He also said that he needs complete rest and darkness when sleeping, which is why he uses a t-shirt tied to his eyes as a sleep mask.
The fact that Hakim Meziani and his wife Anja founded the “Starmeo” social network is still astonishing. It is an online portal where fans can link directly to celebrities. In contrast to other portals, there is the advantage that the celebrities are verified and fans do not run the risk of encountering fakes. The platform is also actively used by celebrities themselves, whereby they can easily communicate with each other.