Raffi Ahmad

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Raffi Ahmad
Born Raffi Farid Ahmad
(1987-02-17) 17 February 1987 (age 30)
Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
Nationality Indonesian
Other names Raffi, Aa , Pepsye, Raffi Ahmad
Occupation
  • Actor
  • singer
  • presenter
  • comedian
  • producers
Years active 2001–present
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Television
Spouse(s) Nagita Slavina (m. 2014)
Children Rafathar Malik Ahmad
Parent(s) Munawar Ahmad (alm)
Amy Qanita
Relatives
  • Syahnaz Sadiqah (sister)
  • Nisya Ahmad (sister)
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Vocals
Labels
  • MyMusic Records
  • Swara Sangkar Emas
Associated acts

Raffi Ahmad (born 17 February 1987) is an Indonesian presenter, actor, and singer. Raffi has been cast in a number of soap operas, television movies and feature films. He is also involved in advertising, but mainly as a host.

Career

Raffi began his career as an actor. In addition as actor, he developed his career as advertisement star, presenter, and singer. He began from supporting role in his first soap opera, Tunjuk Satu Bintang, and he became popular in Senandung Masa Puber at the time as lead role with Bunga Citra Lestari. After that, he continuously appeared in soap operas and film television and even one movie titled Love is Cinta. Raffi's acting in the movie got prais from film critics.[citation needed]

In 2006, the top musician, Melly Goeslaw, held a casting for group vocal Bukan Bintang Biasa, also known as BBB. This project devoted for Indonesian teen opera soap. From many artist starring the opera soap was audition, Raffi was selected with Laudya Cynthia Bella, Chelsea Olivia Wijaya, Dimas Beck, and Ayushita. Their first single, "Let's Dance Together", was well received. And then, BBB starred in a film directed by Lasja Fauzia called Bukan Bintang Biasa, the single from that film, became most popular with the teenage demographic and the duet single with Ayushita, Jangan Bilang Tidak, became the next single.[citation needed]

In 2008, Raffi's acting career more increasing when he appeared in a film produced by Rudy Soedjarwo, Liar and Asoy Geboy. And his name was more popular when he became a presenter in a music program, Dahsyat, who presented by two multi-talent artist, Luna Maya and Olga Syahputra. At the end of the year, BBB launched a new single, "Putus Nyambung", and the new single was received positive response. At the time, it dismissed that BBB only vocal group shortly.

In 2009, Raffi was touted as one of the best-selling artists of music program show, Dahsyat, more increasingly himself in presenter career. In addition to the music program show Dahsyat, he starred in two new programs, Rafi Wkwkwk and OMG, who pairing with Olga Syahputra. Yet, he also still exist in world of acting when starring in some film television, the opera soap Buku Harian Baim, and the sitcom OKB also starred by himself. In addition, he also released the new single, "Johan (Jodoh Ditangan Tuhan)", who duet with Laudya Chintya Bella.

On 26 February 2010, at the 2010 Dahsyatnya Awards, Raffi and Yuni Shara appeared together playing a medley of songs: "Johan (Jodoh Ditangan Tuhan") and "Kucari Jalan Terbaik". This was followed by various offers to pair the two in projects, including advertisements, the duets single "50 Tahun Lagi", and the movie Rumah Tanpa Jendela. He also directed a short film called Barbie, who starred by Yuni Shara. The 10-minute movie was awarded the "Best Movie" award at the 2011 LA Lights Indie Movie.

At the end of 2011, Raffi starred in a horror-comedy film titled Pocong Kesetanan. His existence and productivity get result the best work from program television, opera soap, film television, movie, commercials, and some business was managed by him, one of the Indonesian production house, Barometer Lite, which produces one of Indonesia's leading tabloids, put his name in the fourth position from 9 for Indonesian richest artists of 2011.

On 28 August 2014, Raffi starring the movie Olga & Billy Lost in Singapore with Olga Syahputra, Billy Syahputra, Chand Kelvin, and Raffi's sister, Syahnaz Sadiqah. In this movie, he only role as special appearances.

On 4 May 2015, Raffi released a new album, Kamulah Takdirku, and the lead single in a new album, "Kamulah Takdirku" and "Terbaik Untukmu". This album many collaboration with his wife, Nagita Slavina and the album only sold at all KFC in Indonesia.

Personal life

Raffi Farid Ahmad was born on 17 February 1987 in Bandung, West Java. He is the oldest child of 3 of Munawar Ahmad (alm) and Amy Qanita. His career is very successful mainly due to the fact that he can't escape from his news of multiple romances, like Laudya Cynthia Bella, Bunga Zainal, Ratna Galih, Tyas Mirasih, and Velove Vexia.[1] He became the subject of controversy in the media about his relationship with Krisdayanti's sister, Yuni Shara, who was 14 years older than him. Their relationship was lasted in 4 years.

On 17 October 2014, he married his childhood friend and actress, Nagita Slavina. Their marriage become a luxurious celebrity wedding in 2014 and was witnessed on televisions around Indonesia. His luxurious wedding was held in 3 cities: Jakarta, Bandung, and Bali. They began with Javanese traditional procession, marriage ceremony, reception in Jakarta, Private Party in Bali, until Ngunduh Mantu in Bandung broadcast live in some national television stations for a days at the time.[2]

Long before they decide to get married, they got involved in projects together. They both starred in the television movie titled "Rats and Cats Looking for Love" Frame Ritz Production when they were teens. Unique about the beginning of life together Raffi Gigi, they turned out to have the same birth date in February 17, although only a different year. Raffi one year older than his wife. Raffi was born February 17, 1987, while Gigi was born February 17, 1988, so the age of the two within one year alone. The reason it was also a major factor why their marriage was also held on the 17th as well.

Date August 15, 2015, Raffi Ahmad wife Nagita Slavina, gave birth to a baby boy named Rafathar Malik Ahmad. The given name has special meaning for the couple commonly called RANS by their fans. "Rafathar" from the Arabic word meaning first child is elevated in rank. Then the name "Malik" was the name of his grandfather, the ruling king. While "Ahmad" is the surname of the father's side.

Raffi is not only active in the entertainment world, lately he started to spread its wings into the business world. The business such as food, clothing line, bodyspray, masks, furniture, and others. The business empire built raffi seriously, the business proved to be well planned and well received by the community. Those businesses include rice tongue (RaDen) in collaboration with Denny Buana, Bakmi RN (Raja Nikmat), Mama Ritz Food, RA jeans that have been found in 110 stores throughout Indonesia in cooperation with the Ramayana Depstore, Showroom Motor, BodySpray RaffiNagita, MaskerRans, Rans Card in collaboration with Bank Sinarmas, and RANS LIVING. Raffi even in the near future will launch the new business that the playground will be named "Rafathar PlayPark".

Discography

Studio album

  • Kamulah Takdirku (2015)
  • Rafathar (album) (2017)

Singles

Year Title Album Label
2006 "Let's Dance Together" (with BBB & Melly Goeslaw) Mindnsoul Aquarius Musikindo
2007 "Bukan Bintang Biasa"(with BBB) Ost. Bukan Bintang Biasa
"Jangan Bilang Tidak" (feat. Ayushita)
"Tergila-Gila"
2008 "Putus Nyambung" (with BBB) Non-album single
2009 "Jodoh di Tangan Tuhan" (feat. Laudya Cynthia Bella)
2010 "50 Tahun Lagi" (feat. Yuni Shara) Unknown
2011 "Cinta Ini" (feat. Yuni Shara)
"1,2,3" (feat. Yuni Shara & Cavin Cello)
2012 "CH2 (Cinta Hati Hati)" (with BBB & Melly Goeslaw) Balance Aquarius Musikindo
2013 "Air dan Api" Kamulah Takdirku MyMusic Records
2014 "Bukan Rama Shinta"
"Kamulah Takdirku" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
2015 "Masih" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Terbaik Untukmu"
"Let's Talk About Love" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Jika" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Menikahmu" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Lepaskan Saja"
"Pesawat Terbang"
2016 "Penerus Darahku" OST Rafathar (Original Soundtrack)
2017 "Heey Yoo Rafathar" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Mati Bersamamu" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Takdir Manusia" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Buka Puasa" (feat. Nagita Slavina) Non-album single Unknown

Video clip

Year Title Artist
2004 "Aku Masih Cinta" Delon feat. Andre Hehanusa
"Salam Bagi Sahabat" Albert Fakdewer feat. Glenn Fredly
2005 "Manusia Biasa" Radja
"Pasangan Yang Tepat" Marshanda
2009 "Hancur Hatiku" Olga Syahputra
"Seribu Tahun Lamanya" Sophie Navita
2011 "Aku Cinta" Yuni Shara
"Everybody Knew" Citra Scholastika
2013 "Goyang Bang Jali" Denny Cagur
2017 "Sejuta Buah" Sarwendah Tan

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Ada Hantu di Sekolah Arya Lead role
2005 Me vs High Heels Dondon Supporting role
Panggil Namaku Tiga Kali Brian Supporting role
2006 Cinta Pertama Cameo
2007 Bukan Bintang Biasa Raffi Lead role
Love is Cinta Doni Lead role
Nominated – 2007 MTV Indonesia Movie Awards for Most Favorite Actor
2008 40 Hari Bangkitnya Pocong Nino Lead role
Liar Bayu Lead role
Asoy Geboy Didi Lead role
2009 Putih Abu-Abu dan Sepatu Kets Raffi Cameo
2010 Barbie Himself Director
2011 Rumah Tanpa Jendela Raga Supporting role
Virgin 3 (film) Burger's trader Cameo
Get Married 3 Sophie's boyfriend Cameo
Pocong Kesetanan Asep Lead role
2014 Olga & Billy Lost in Singapore Raffi Special appearances
2017 Rafathar Johnny Gold Lead role

Soap Opera

Year Title Role Notes Network
2002 Tunjuk Satu Bintang SCTV
2003–2004 Senandung Masa Puber Trans TV
2004 Ada Cinta di Lantai 9 Trans TV
2004–2005 Aku Ingin Hidup SCTV
2005 Me vs High Heels The Series Dondon ANTV
TBA Asyiknya Pacaran TV 7
TBA Bisikan Dari Atas SCTV
2006 Juragan Jengkol SCTV
Olivia Justin Lead role RCTI
2007 Romantika Remaja Kelvin Lead role SCTV
Andai Ku Tahu Marcel RCTI
Doo Bee Doo Ariel RCTI
2008 Janji Cinta Aditya Lead role RCTI
Dimas dan Raka Raka Lead role Global TV
2009 Tarzan Cilik Raffi RCTI
Baim Anak Sholeh Raffi RCTI
Buku Harian Baim Ariel SCTV
2010 Koboi Cabe Rawit Ariel SCTV
Mendadak Alim Global TV
Titip Rindu Bagas Lead role SCTV
2011 Bintang Untuk Baim SCTV
Baim Jaim Jaim Lead role MNCTV
Arti Sahabat Season 2 Revan Lead role Indosiar
2011–2012 Dia atau Diriku Satria/Axel SCTV
2013 Putri Nomor 1 Arya Lead role RCTI
2017 I-KTP Entut Lead role ANTV

Television

Year Title Network
2005 Extravaganza ABG Trans TV
2008 OKB Trans 7
2011-presents Pesbukers ANTV
2012 Waktunya Kita Sahur Trans TV
2013 Yuk Kita Sahur Trans TV
2013-2014 Yuk Keep Smile Trans TV
2014 Sahurnya Ramadhan Trans TV
Slide Show Trans TV
Sentil Trans TV
Ngabuburit Trans TV
The Blusukan Trans TV
2014-presents Janji Suci Raffi & Gigi Trans TV
2015 RANS Family Net.
2016-presents Rumah Mama Amy MNCTV
2017-presents Republik Sosmed Trans TV

TV Shows

  • Akademi Fantasi Indosiar 2006 (Indosiar)
  • Pesta Air (RCTI)
  • Hip Hip Hura (SCTV)
  • Ekspresi (Indosiar)
  • Musik By Request (SCTV)
  • Musik Kolaborasi (SCTV)
  • Dahsyat (RCTI)
  • Kemilau Mandiri Fiesta (RCTI)
  • Dahsyatnya Sahur (RCTI)
  • Rafi Wkwkwk (Global TV - currently in MNC Comedy)
  • OMG (ANTV)
  • 3 Dekade (Trans TV)
  • Boy & Girl Band Indonesia (SCTV)
  • Cerita Cinta (MNC TV)
  • Idolaku (RCTI)
  • Sahur Semua Sahuuur (RCTI)
  • BOOM!!! (Global TV)
  • Yuni Raffi (Trans TV)
  • Kata Hati (Indosiar)
  • Idola Cilik 2013 (RCTI)
  • Chit Chat Cuzz (Trans TV)
  • Korslet (Trans TV)
  • Opera Van Java (Trans 7)
  • Comedy Project (Trans TV)
  • Saatnya Kita Sahur (Trans TV)
  • Waktunya Kita Sahur (Trans TV)
  • Raden Ayu (Global TV)
  • Happy Happy (Trans TV)
  • Late Night Show (Trans TV)
  • BBB Story (Trans TV)
  • Happy Show (Trans TV)
  • Everybody Superstar (Trans TV)
  • Sahur Itu Indah (Trans TV)
  • Rumah Mama Amy (MNCTV)
  • Family Minute to Win It Indonesia (Shine TV)
  • Primadona (MNCTV)
  • Mari Kita Sahur (Trans TV)
  • Super Deal (Musim V) (ANTV)
  • I Can See Your Voice Indonesia (MNCTV)
  • Lucky Show (RCTI)
  • Take Me Out Indonesia (ANTV)

Commercials

TV shows producers

  • Cagur On The Street

Awards and nominations

References

  1. ^ (in Indonesian) Raffi Ahmad: From Laudya Cynthia Bella until Yuni Shara retrieved on 2014-10-17
  2. ^ (in Indonesian) Raffi Ahmad and Nagita Slavina married retrieved on 2014-10-17

External links

  • Profil di Indonesiaselebriti.com
  • Profil dan berita di KapanLagi.com
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