Yago Riedijk Wiki (Shamima Begum’s Husband) Age, Biography & Family

Yago Riedijk

Yago Riedijk (born in 1991) is a Dutch Former ISIS Member, Fighter, and Controversial Personality from Arnhem, The Netherlands. He is popularly known as Shamima Begum’s husband. She is a British Citizen who left England at the age of 15 with her two other friends.

Later, she joined the Islamic State group in Syria in 2015. Moreover, the couple tied the knot days after Shamima arrived inside IS territory. Recently, Riedijk claimed that he wanted to return to the Netherlands with his wife.


Shamima Begum ISIS Story & Details

Yago Riedijk wanted to return to the Netherlands with his wife Shamima Begum's and newborn son

Earlier, Yago admitted that he fought from the terrorist’s side. In addition, he is also held in a Kurdish detention center in north-eastern Syria. During an interview with Quentin Sommerville (Middle East correspondent), Yago Riedijk confessed that he declined IS and even tried to leave the group.

However, he was jailed in Raqqa as the extremists accused him of being a Dutch spy. His spouse fled from the town of Baghouz, the group’s last territory in eastern Syria when her partner caught.

The former ISIS member capitulated to a group of Syrian fighters. Recently, Begum gave birth to their son named Jarrah. Furthermore, she and her child stayed in the al-Hawl refugee camp in northern Syria along with 39,000 people for some time.


Trivia & Quick Info

Full Birth NameYago Riedijk.
Nick nameYago.
ProfessionFormer ISIS Member.
Age (As of 2018)27 years old
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1991.
Birthplace/HometownArnhem, The Netherlands.
Famous ForBeing the husband of Shamima Begum.
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Not available.
Current ResidenceSyria.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
WeightKilograms: 79 Kg.
Pounds: 174 lbs.
Biceps Size14 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)40-30-35.
Shoe Size (US)9.
Tattoos details?will update.
Eye ColorDark Brown.
Hair ColorDark Brown.
ParentsFather: Name not known.
SiblingsNot found.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusMarried.
Dating History?Unknown.
GirlfriendWill update.
Wife/Spouse NameShamima Begum.
ChildrenOne son: Jarrah.
Highest QualificationHigh School Drop-out.
SchoolHigh School.
Alma MaterNone.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
Dream Holiday DestinationParis.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Love to doWatching movies.
Favorite DishesContinental Cuisine.
Net worth (Approx.)Under Revision (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 Yago Riedijk

Yago Riedijk wiki and bio

  • Shamima Begum‘s spouse was born in 1991 in Arnhem, The Netherlands. At present, Yago Riedijk’s age is 27 years old.
  • During an interview session, Yago told that he was not interested in marrying Shamima at first as she was very young.
  • Later, he ended up marrying her as it was her own choice.
  • The couple also had a daughter who passed away due to malnutrition.
  • Furthermore, his partner Begum left east London in February 2015 alongside Amira Abase and Kadiza Sultana.
  • Kadiza died in an air strike in 2016.
  • Yago’s wife also applied to the UK Government to let her enter the country so that she can take care of her child peacefully. But they refused her to do so.

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  • They also claimed that she is a Bangladeshi through her mother. However, Bangladesh’s ministry of foreign affairs told that Begum is not a Bangladeshi citizen and she will not be allowed in their country as well.
  • Last month, Shamima’s family said that they were going to challenge the home secretary’s decision to revoke her UK citizenship.
  • Riedijk is still considered as a terrorist and his Dutch citizenship will not be revoked.
  • In fact, he also faces 6 years in prison for joining a terror organization if Yago returns to the Netherlands.




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