HOST AND EGYPTOLOGIST
Ramy Romany is known as a world-renowned Egyptologist. He is also an author and an on-camera expert that was born into a family of documentarians in Cairo, Egypt.
Romany has many notable excavations in Egypt under his belt and his formal education lead him to earn a degree in Ancient Egyptian History and Archaeology from the University of Cairo. Fun fact: He can read and write in ancient Hieroglyphs.
Before he was 20 years old, Ramy had accomplished a great deal. He had already filmed, produced, directed and was featured in over a hundred documentaries over Ancient Egypt for major international networks.
He even served as a guide to Scottish acting great Ewan McGregor as they toured the great pyramids of Giza on Long Way Down for National Geographic.
Romany was the booked Egyptologist on the History Channel and was also part of the group that discovered an underground pyramid with satellite imaging technology on the Discovery Channel’s Curiosity: Egypt: What Lies Beneath? special.Ramy Romany is a world renowned Egyptologist, Author and an on-camera expert that has been featured in documentaries and TV Shows for more than a decade.
Born into a documentary-producing family in Cairo, Egypt, Romany had the unique opportunity to hone his skillset on a film set from an early age, while also taking part in multiple active excavations in Egypt. Romany’s interest in Egyptology and the history of his ancestors lead him to purse a degree in Ancient Egyptian History and Archaeology from the University of Helwan in Cairo
Combining his passions of film and Egyptology, Romany was able to film, produce, direct and feature in over a hundred documentaries on Ancient Egypt for major international networks, all before the age of 20. An "Expert on all things Egyptian," as Joanna Lumley calls Romany on national British Television, Romany has been featured on Brew Masters for the Discovery Channel, Destination Truth for the SyFy network and took Ewan McGregor into the great pyramids of Giza on Long Way Down for National Geographic. Furthermore, Romany was the Egyptologist on the History Channel for five seasons and was part of the team that discovered an underground pyramid using satellite imaging technology on the Discovery Channel's Curiosity: Egypt: What Lies Beneath?
After many years of filming documentaries on Ancient Egypt, political circumstances led Romany to flee his home in Egypt and relocate to Los Angeles, CA in 2011. This move provided a new network of contacts and opportunities to further showcase and expand his abilities, allowing Romany to fully focus his career in cinematography. Due to enthusiastic recognition and demand for his unique experiential background, and years of working in the movie industry, Romany has been able to travel the Americas filming documentaries and popular TV shows. Ramy now has been won 7 Emmys for his documentary film work.
Currently, Romany resides in Los Angles, CA with his wife and their three children. He continues to travel to locations throughout the US, and the globe, filming and producing documentaries and TV show.