Awal Ashaari

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Awal Ashaari
Awal Ashaari.jpg
Born Ahmad Awaluddin Ashaari
(1981-08-06) 6 August 1981 (age 36)
Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Occupation Actor, TV Host, model
Years active 2005-present
Height 167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Spouse(s) Scha Alyahya (m. 2012)

Ahmad Awaluddin Ashaari (born 6 August 1981), better known by his stage name Awal Ashaari, is a Malaysian actor, model and TV host. He was born in Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[1]

Early life[edit]

Awal Ashaari, who hails from Kampung Baru, studied in Methodist Boys' School, Kuala Lumpur pursued Curtin University at Lim Kok Wing with a BA in Film & Television.Awal holds a Diploma from Universiti Teknologi MARA in Mass Communications.[2] He then went on to work at Leo Burnett advertising, where its executive creative director Yasmin Ahmad is also a film maker, as an account executive but felt he did not belong there. Born on 6 August 1981, he then went on to become a newsreader for 8TV's Twenty Hundred News for eight months in 2003. It was also at that time was the first season of Malaysian Idol Competition and Awal managed to reach the final 30 cut-off. Later in 2004, FCUK had a model search competition and he was selected.[1] Besides modelling and fashion spreads, Awal hosts Beat TV on Astro Ria. He has also been involved in numerous Malay dramas such as Impak Maksima, Noktah Erna and Cinta Medik. Previously he was the host of One in a Million, a Malaysian reality singing competition show. He was also the host for a reality TV show in Astro Ria, Mari Menari Season 1 with Lisa Surihani.

Personal life[edit]

Awal on his wedding day with Scha

Awal married actress Scha Alyahya on 4 May 2012. Lara Alana is his first child with Scha since they got married in 2012.



Year Title Role
2010 Seru Cameo Appearance
2010 Niyang Rapik Amir
2009 Syurga Cinta Irham
2008 I'm Not Single Danny
2008 Apa Kata Hati Riezman
2008 Malaikat Maut Supporting Lead
2007 Impak Maksima Ayie
2007 Diva Popular Cameo Appearance
2007 Diva Jay


Year Title Role
2009 Cinderella Blues Azhar
2008 Kahit Isang Saglit Amir Mohammad
2008 3R Mark
2008 Puteri Helmy
2007 Seribu Erti Ehsan
2007 Impian Illyana 1&2 Rizal
2007 Cinta Medik Lead Role
2007 Misi XX Ray 2 Supporting Lead


  1. ^ a b Artist Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine.. Sinema Malaysia. Retrieved on 12 July 2011.
  2. ^ Awal Ashaari sebagai Rizal

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