Iko Uwais is a martial artist turned stuntman, fight choreographer, and actor. Having trained in various martial arts forms since childhood, he was serving as a trainer at an institute when he caught the eye of film director Gareth Evans who at the time was filming a documentary about martial arts form Silat. Impressed by his looks, skills, and natural charisma, Gareth signed a multi-film deal with him, and that marked the beginning of Iko’s career in the entertainment industry. With the massive success of his very first two films Merantau and The Raid, Uwais gained mainstream success right away.
Subsequent to his rapid rise in the local industry, many international projects followed as well. From that point onwards Iko has starred in and choreographed action scenes in numerous blockbuster projects, including Stuber, Triple Threat, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Snake Eyes. Now lastly coming towards his personal life, Iko Uwais married singer Audy Item in 2012 and the pair now has two daughters together.
Iko Uwais Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Qorny Uwais
- Nicknames: Iko
- Date of Birth: February 12, 1983
- Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
- Nationality: Indonesian
- Occupation: Actor, Martial Artist, Stuntman
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Race/ Ethnicity: Asian
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Iko Uwais Height Weight Shoe Size Measurements Family
Iko Uwais Family Details:
- Father: Mustapha Kamaluddin
- Mother: Maisyaroh Kamluddin
- Siblings: None
- Spouse Name: Paula Allodya Item (m. 2012)
- Children Name: Atreya Syahla Putri Uwais and Aneska Layla Putri Uwais (Daughters)
Iko Uwais Relationships History:
- Jane Shalimar – Actress
- Audy Item – Singer (2012-Present)
Iko Uwais Career Highlights:
- First Film: Merantau (2009)
- First TV Show: Wu Assassins (2019)
Iko Uwais Distinctive Features:
- Short stature
- Athletic body
Iko Uwais Body Measurements:
The Indonesian actor Iko Uwais height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements complete statistics are mentioned below.
- Build: Athletic
- Height in Feet: 5’ 5”
- Height in Centimeters: 165 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 65 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 143 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
Iko Uwais Interesting Facts:
- He was named after the Muslim mystic Uwais Quarni.
- Director Gareth Evans discovered him while filming a documentary about martial arts in Iko’s training centre.
- Before acting, he played football for a local club and later worked as an operation driver for a telecom company.