Ahmed Mekky is a son of an Egyptian mother and an Algerian father. He was raised as a boy in El-Talbia of El-Haram District, Giza, Egypt, where he filmed his song clip Wa'fet Nasyt Zaman. His sister is Enas Mekky, an Egyptian actress. He is divorced in 2013 and has a son named Adham.
Mekky stopped his career for a period of time after suffering from Epstein Barr virus (EBV) infection. He caught the virus after sharing water bottles with his fellow trainees at boxing training
Mekky began his career after graduating from the directing division at Cairo Higher Institute of Cinema. Mekky started out directing several short films such as Yabanee Asly (An Original Japanese) before directing El Hassa El Sab'a (The Seventh Sense), which starred Ahmed El-Fishawy, in 2005. That work was adapted from a short film that Mekky had previously directed in 2003. Mekky has collaborated with his sister Enas Mekky in directing several television productions, including Lahazat Hariga (Crucial Moments) and Tamer Wa Shaw'eyyah (Tamer and Shaweiyah) in which he also played the role of Haitham Dabour.
Mekky stars in the Ramadan Egyptian comedy series El Kabeer Awy in which he plays both main characters, two brothers vying for the inheritance of their deceased father. In 2013, the third season of El Kabeer Awy introduces a third brother, also played by Mekky. Besides his career in cinema, Mekky has also continued to write rap songs that he performs in films or uploads to the internet.
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