|Is||Actor Television presenter Comedian Singer|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio Humor Music|
|Birth||17 February 1987, Bandung, Indonesia|
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.
2001–2011: Career beginnings
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.
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.
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.
2012–present: Rising popularity
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.
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. 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.
2014: Love life and Marriage
On 17 October 2014, he married at the age 27 with 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.
2004–2009: Project together
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 and Gigi (Nagita's nickname), they turned out to have the same birth date in 17 February, although only a different year. Raffi one year older than his wife. Raffi was born 17 February 1987, while Gigi was born 17 February 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.
2015: Rafathar's birth
On 15 August 2015, Raffi Ahmad's wife Nagita Slavina, gave birth to a baby boy named Rafathar Malik Ahmad. The given name has a special meaning for the couple commonly called RANS by their fans. "Rafathar" is from the Arabic word meaning "first child 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, but also began entering the business world. This includes businesses such as food, clothing line, bodyspray, masks, furniture, and others. He is devoted to building his business empire and proved to be well planned and well received by the community. Those businesses include rice tongues (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 will soon launch a new business: a playground to be named "Rafathar PlayPark".
- Kamulah Takdirku (2015)
- Rafathar (album) (2017)
|2006||"Let's Dance Together"||Mindnsoul||Aquarius Musikindo|
|2007||"Bukan Bintang Biasa"||Ost. Bukan Bintang Biasa|
|"Jangan Bilang Tidak"|
|2008||"Putus Nyambung"||Non-album single|
|2009||"Jodoh di Tangan Tuhan"|
|2010||"50 Tahun Lagi"||Unknown|
|2012||"CH2 (Cinta Hati Hati)"||Balance||Aquarius Musikindo|
|2013||"Air dan Api"||Kamulah Takdirku||MyMusic Records|
|2014||"Bukan Rama Shinta"|
|"Let's Talk About Love"|
|2016||"Penerus Darahku"||OST Rafathar (Original Soundtrack)|
|2017||"Heey Yoo Rafathar"|
|"Buka Puasa"||Non-album single||Unknown|
|2004||"Aku Masih Cinta"||Delon feat. Andre Hehanusa|
|"Salam Bagi Sahabat"||Albert Fakdewer feat. Glenn Fredly|
|"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|
|2005||Extravaganza ABG||Trans TV|
|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|
|The Blusukan||Trans TV|
|2014-presents||Janji Suci Raffi & Gigi||Trans TV|
|2016-presents||Rumah Mama Amy||MNCTV|
|2017-presents||Republik Sosmed||Trans TV|
- 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)
- Minute to Win It Indonesia (MNCTV)
- 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)
- Killer Karaoke Indonesia (ANTV)
- It's Showtime Indonesia (MNCTV)
- C59 T-shirt
- Kit Kat
- Suzuki Spin
- Kopi Ginseng Kukubima
- Suzuki New Swift Facelift
- Oli Top 1 Action Matic
Television shows producers
- Cagur on the Street