Mo Farah


Birthday March 23, 1983

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Mogadishu, Somalia

Age 41 years old

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Long-distance runner who won the 10,000 meter and 5,000 meter races at the 2012 London Olympic Games representing the UK.

Before Fame

He had a passion for soccer as a child, but was encouraged to pursue track and field because of his speed and endurance.


He was named European Athlete of the Year in 2011 and 2012, and became the cross-country champion of Italy in 2006.

Family Life

He has a twin brother named Hassan; they were separated when they were eight years old. He also had two younger brothers. He married Tonia Nell in 2010; they welcomed twin daughters named Aisha and Amani in 2012. In 2015, they had a son named Hussein.

Associated With

He has been friends with dancer AJ Pritchard.