He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2013 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Athletics. He is an athlete.
London, England: Athlete [December 2012]
Won a silver medal in the 5000m at the 2006 European Championships in Göteborg.
Wife, Tania, gave birth to twin daughters, Aisha and Amani, in August 2012.
Guests at his wedding to Tania Farah included athletes Paula Radcliffe and Steve Cram.
Has a stepdaughter, Rihanna, from one of his wife's previous relationships.
In 2013, he was the top-ranked query for a non-footballer sports person on the Microsoft UK Bing search engine.
Won two Olympic gold medals at the 2012 Olympic Games in London: one for the 5000m and one for the 10,000m.
Holds the European track record for 10,000m, 1500m and Two Miles.
Holds the British indoor record in the 3000m, the British track record for 5000m and the British half-marathon record.
Holds the European indoor record for 5000m.
Won a gold medal in the 5000m at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu.
Won two gold medals at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow: one for the 5000m and one for the 10,000m.
Won a silver medal in 10,000m at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu.
Won two gold medals at the 2010 European Championships in Barcelona: one for the 5000m and one for the 10,000m.
Won a gold medal in the 5000m at the 2012 European Championships in Helsinki.
Lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and children. [January 2014]