Abu Rumaysah (Siddhartha Dhar) Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Abu Rumaysah

Real NameSiddhartha Dhar
NicknameNew Jihadi John
ProfessionTerrorist, Writer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1984
Age (as in 2018)34 Years
Birth PlaceLondon, United Kingdom
HometownLondon, United Kingdom
FamilyFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Konika Dhar
Abu Rumaysah sister Konika Dhar
ReligionIslam (converted from Hinduism)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
Children1 son, and 3 more children
Abu Rumaysah son

Abu Rumaysah

Some Lesser Known Facts About Abu Rumaysah

  • Abu was born into a middle-class Bengali Hindu family.
  • After meeting his Muslim wife, he got inclined towards Islam. Soon after, he converted to Islam and changed his name from “Siddhartha Dhar” to “Abu Rumaysah al-Britani”, which means “Father of Rumaysah.”
  • After converting, he became an active member of al-Muhajiroun network, a group banned in the UK. In order to find new followers to join al-Muhajiroun, he used to search outside mosques on Friday afternoons, and post videos online. Abu Rumaysah
  • When he was in the United Kingdom, he used to live in Walthamstow in east London, where he was a salesman for a bouncy castle company.
  • In 2014, he shifted to Syria after skipping police bail in the United Kingdom.
  • After joining ISIS in Syria, he became a senior commander after replacing Mohammed Emwazi a.k.a. Jihadi John, who was killed in a drone attack. Abu Rumaysah - ISIS
  • In Syria, he carries out the execution of western hostages in IS propaganda.
  • In 2015, he wrote a book called “A Brief Guide to Islamic State”, a travel guide to Syria. Abu Rumaysah - A Brief Guide to Islamic State
  • In January 2018, the U.S. declared him as a global terrorist and imposed sanctions on him.