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Awal Ashaari
Ahmad Awaluddin bin Ashaari

(1981-08-06) 6 August 1981 (age 39)
OccupationActor, TV Host, model
Years active2005–present
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Spouse(s)Scha Alyahya (m. 2012)
ChildrenLara Alana

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

Early life

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

Awal on his wedding day with Scha
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 Notes
2007 Diva Jay
Impak Maksima Ayie
2008 Apa Kata Hati? Riezman
I'm Not Single Dani
2009 Maut Fendi
Syurga Cinta Irham
2010 Niyang Rapik Amir
2011 Seru Zed Special appearance

Television series

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Seribu Erti Ehsan
Impian Illyana 1 & 2 Rizal
Cinta Medik Khai
Misi XX Ray 2
2008 Kahit Isang Saglit Amir Mohammad
Impak Maksima the Series Ayie
Haryati 2
3R Mark
Puteri Helmi
2009 Cinderella Blues Azhar b. Johar −2010

Noktah erna

2011 Dunia Anita 2013

Sedetik cinta


Year Program Role TV Network Notes
2007 Sensasi (with Intan Suraya) Himself (Host) TV3
2012–2017 Melodi Himself (Host) TV3


  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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