Gbaja-Biamila, Akbar

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Gbaja-Biamila, Akbar Gender: M
Akbar Oluwakemi-Idowu Gbajabiamila
born on 6 May 1979 at 20:45 (= 8:45 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 16°00' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 18°23 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 00°11'

Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
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American football defensive end/linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Oakland Raiders (2003–2004), San Diego Chargers (2006) and Miami Dolphins (2007). Currently he is the co-host for American Ninja Warrior, a sports analyst for the NFL Network, and an author.

The Los Angeles native grew up in the Crenshaw district with his mother and father, both of who were born and raised in Nigeria, and his six siblings. Among his siblings is Green Bay Packers defensive end Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila.

Gbajabiamila currently serves as a board member for the Asomugha Foundation, an organization aimed at creating better educational opportunities for impoverished communities. Akbar also serves on the Board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which raises millions of dollars for Parkinson’s research.

Gbajabiamila‘s first book, Everyone Can Be a Ninja, was released on 7 May 2019.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Badger, Brad (born 11 January 1975). Notes: Oakland Raiders teammates, 2003-2004

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes him in an interview: "Yesterday ... I turned forty. And it was like-- look, I looked at my birth certificate. I was born at 8:45 PM. ... So I actually didn't celebrate until because I was holding on to thirty-nine." (Interview by Sheinelle Jones and Melvin Craig, Today, 7 May 2019, accessed via ProQuest).


  • Traits : Body : Race (Black)
  • Family : Childhood : Family large (One of seven siblings)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Fundraiser
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor (Sports analyst)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Sports : Football (American football defensive end/ linebacker)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (NFL player, 2003-2007)