Maxwell Simba Wiki (Actor) Age, Height, Biography, Girlfriend & Family

Maxwell Simba (born March 21, 2005) is a Kenyan Actor from Nairobi, Kenya. He became famous with his role of William Kamkwamba in the Netflix movie “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” 2019. The movie is based on a story where a boy in Malawi helps his community by creating a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.

Maxwell Simba Kenyan Actor

Furthermore, the 13-year-old actor played a lead character in the movie. The film is a true story which is based on the autobiography of the same name by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer.

Moreover, the movie was released on the 1st of March 2019 on the Netflix platform. Earlier, it screened in the Premieres section at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2019. The director of this hit project is Chiwetel Ejiofor. He is a Nigerian English actor and played the role of William’s father named Trywell Kamkwamba.

Maxwell Simba cast as William Kamkwamba in the movie The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Cast Actors & Actresses:

  • Felix Lemburo as John Kamkwamba.
  • Robert Agengo as Jeremiah Kamkwamba.
  • Fiskan Makawa as Priest.
  • Lily Banda as Annie Kamkwamba.
  • Aïssa Maïga as Agnes Kamkwamba.
  • Fredrick Lukhere as Mkubwi.
  • Hestingzi Phiri as Shabani Mkubwi.
  • Rophium Banda as Mister Bamusi.
  • Philbert Falakeza as Gilbert Wimbe.
  • Samson Kambalu as Joe Godsten etc.


Trivia & Quick Info

Full Birth NameMaxwell Simba.
Nick nameMaxwell.
Age (As of 2018)13 years old
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayMarch 21, 2005.
Birthplace/HometownNairobi, Kenya.
Famous Forhis role in the Netflix movie "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind".
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Aries.
Current ResidenceNairobi, Kenya.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 167 cm.
Meters: 1.67 m.
WeightKilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
Biceps Size12.5 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)38-28-35.
Shoe Size (US)8.
Tattoos details?Will update.
Eye ColorDark Brown.
Hair ColorBlack.
ParentsFather: Name not known.
SiblingsNot available.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Dating History?Unknown.
GirlfriendWill update.
Wife/Spouse NameNone.
Highest QualificationStudying.
SchoolAlliance Boys High School.
Alma MaterNot yet.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Chadwick Boseman.
Actress: Lupita Nyong'o.
Dream Holiday DestinationParis.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Love to doMusic and Traveling.
Favorite DishesItalian Cuisine.
Net worth (Approx.)$50,000 US Dollars (As of 2018).
Earnings per monthUnder review.
Contact Details
Office AddressWill Update.
Home DetailsNot Known
Mobile or Phone NumberWill Update.
Email AddressNA.
Official WebsiteNone.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Maxwell Simba

Maxwell Simba wiki and bio

  • The actor was born on the 21st of March 2005 in Nairobi, Kenya. Therefore, Maxwell Simba’s age is 13 years old, as of 2018.
  • He has an impressive height of 5 Feet 6 Inches (167 centimeters) at this age.
  • His estimated body weight is around 65 Kilograms (143 Pound).
  • Furthermore, the young actor belongs to Kenyan nationality.
  • His nickname is Max.
  • Maxwell loves to travel and wants to explore different parts of the world.
  • Moreover, the actor is also fond of dogs.
  • As of education, Simba is currently studying in Alliance Boys High School.

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  • In fact, Max learned about the auditions for this film through his art teacher in the school.
  • In order to adapt the role completely, he spent a lot of time with William Kamkwamba himself during the pre-production.




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