|Full Name||Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah|
|Middle Name||Muktar Jama|
|Birth Name||Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah|
|Father Name||Mukhtar Farah|
|Father Profession||IT consultant|
|No Of Children||4|
|Education||Isleworth and Syon School|
|Date of Birth||March 23,1983|
Sir Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah, professionally known as Mo Farah, is a British long-distance runner. He is considered the most successful British track athlete in modern Olympic Games history, having won Olympic gold medalist in both the 5000 m and 10,000 m. Recently, it was announced that Farah would participate in the twentieth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here.
Farah is currently 37 years old. He was born on March 23, 1983, in Mogadishu, Somalia to a family from Gabiley, Somaliland. His parents were living in Mogadishu at the time of his birth where his father worked as a businessman.
The 37-year-old spent his early years as a refugee in Djibouti with his twin brother, Hassan Farah, after fleeing from Mogadishu to Gabiley with his family. Talking about his height and weight, Mo is 5 ft and 9 in (1.75 m) tall and weighs 60 kg (132 lb).
At the age of eight, Farah moved to Britain to join his father, Mukhtar Farah, who works as an IT consultant. Mo's father, a British citizen, was born in London and grew up in Hounslow. Moreover, Mo's grandfather, Jama Farah, was born in the British protectorate of Somaliland.
Farah attended Isleworth and Syon School, and Feltham Community College before joining the Borough of Hounslow Athletics Club in west London. He also trained at St Mary's University College, Twickenham from 2001 to 2011.
Farah's net worth is estimated at $5 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. His earning comes from his successful Olympic career and lucrative endorsement deals with many companies, including Nike, Lucozade, Quorn, Bupa, PACE Sports Management, and Virgin Media.
The 37-year-old has earned four Olympic gold medals. He is the second athlete in modern Olympic Games history to win both the 5,000 m and 10,000 m titles at successive Olympics. Mo completed the 'distance double' at the 2013 and 2015 World Championships and won long-distance doubles at successive Olympics and World Championships.
He retired from the track in August 2017 to focus on marathons. From 2014 to 2019, Mo has won five consecutive half marathons in the Great North Run. The 37-year-old was placed third in the London Marathon in 2018. A year later, he announced his plan to return to track via his YouTube channel.
Besides, Mo has a large following on social media channels, including 1.4 million followers on Twitter and 1.1 million on Facebook. On November 8, 2020, it was confirmed that he had signed up to appear on ITV's reality show, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here.
Farah married his long-time girlfriend Tania Nell in April 2010, in Richmond, London. They first met at a west London university.
Mo and his wife has three children together; twin daughters Aisha Farah and Amani Farah, born in August 2012, and a son Hussein Farah, born in 2015. He also has a stepdaughter, Rhianna, from his wife Tania's previous relationship.