Omar Suleiman Ethnicity, Wife, Family, Nationality, Height

Omar Suleiman Ethnicity, Wife, Family, Nationality, Height


NameOmar Suleiman
Date of BirthJune 03, 1986
Age37 years old
Place of BirthNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Country Pakistan
Nationality American
Gender Male
Ethnicity -
Religion Islam
Sign of Birth Gemini
Profession American Muslim Scholar, Civil Rights Leader, Writer And Public Speaker
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Omar Suleiman (Arabic: عمر سليمان; born 1986) is an American Muslim scholar, civil rights activist, public speaker, and author. He is the founding president of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and an adjunct professor of Islamic studies and member of the Ethics Center Advisory Board at Southern Methodist University.

Suleiman is also the Resident Scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center and the Co-Chair Emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square.


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  • In Feet Inches - 5 feet 7 inches
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  • In Kilogram - 68 Kg
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  • Islamic Scholar
  • Speaker
  • Founder, Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research (non-profit organization)

Known For:

  • Engaging lectures on Islamic theology, spirituality, and contemporary issues

Early Life and Education:

  • Born: 1986, New Orleans, Louisiana (Palestinian family)
  • Education:
    • Bachelor's degrees: Accounting, Islamic Law
    • Master's degrees: Islamic Finance, Political History
    • Doctoral studies (completed): Islamic Thought and Civilization (International Islamic University Malaysia)


Focus Areas:

  • Islamic theology
  • Spirituality
  • Contemporary issues
  • Particularly recognized for work on Tawhid (oneness of God in Islam)
  • Islamic ethics and morality
  • Islamic spirituality in modern society


  • Popular speaker and lecturer at global conferences and events.
  • Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research:
    • Conducts research and produces scholarly publications on these topics.
    • Offers educational programs and events open to the public.
    • Provides online resources like courses, articles, lectures, and videos.
    • Focuses on making Islamic education accessible to a wide audience.

Recognition and Influence:

  • Member of prominent Islamic organizations (ISNA, CAIR).
  • Serves on advisory boards for academic journals and Islamic institutions.
  • Works translated to multiple languages.
  • Featured in major media outlets (New York Times, BBC, etc.).
  • Regarded as a leading Islamic scholar of his generation.
  • Continues to be an influential voice in contemporary Islamic thought.

Overall Impact:

  • Dedicated to promoting deeper understanding of Islam.
  • Bridges gap between traditional scholarship and modern needs.
  • Recognized internationally for his contributions to Islamic studies.
  • Continues to have a significant impact in the field.


Community Service:

  • Served as Imam of the Jefferson Muslim Association (New Orleans) for 6 years.
  • Led the "Muslims for Humanity" Hurricane Katrina relief effort (2005).
  • Co-founded the East Jefferson Interfaith Clergy Association.
  • Awarded for outstanding civic achievement by the Mayor and City Council of New Orleans (2010).


  • Founded the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research (2016) - Muslim think-tank.
  • Founding director of MUHSEN - Non-profit supporting Muslim communities with special needs.


  • Professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University (until May 2019).
  • Member of the Maguire Ethics Center Advisory Board (SMU - until May 2019).
  • Resident Scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center (as of September 2022).
  • Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square (as of September 2022).


  • Featured in the Inspiration Series (Islamic drama mini-series).
  • Inspiration Series won Best Movie at the 2016 International Contribution to Dawah Awards in Dubai.


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