His real name is Mohamed Farouk Fahim El-Fishawy, he was born on February 5, 1952 in the city of Sers El-Liyan in the Menoufia Governorate in the Delta of Egypt, in a wealthy family consisting of parents and 5 siblings (2 girls and 3 boys).
The love of acting pushed him to join the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, and while studying at the institute, the great artist Abdel Rahim Al-Zarqa admired him. In the same year, he nominated him to stand in front of the great artist Abdel Moneim Madbouly in a series entitled “My Dear Sons, Thank You.”
After that, Farouk al-Fishawy’s artistic works continued in cinema, theater and television, most notably: “Ali al-Zeibaq, al-Hawi, al-Mashbwah, and the seventh colors of the sky.”
When we look at Al-Hawi’s personal life, we discover that he fell in love with 4 women. The first is Laila Elwi, who confessed in many TV shows his love and deep regret for not marrying her. The second is the artist Sumaya Al-Alfi, whom he married and had two children with; The artist Ahmed El-Fishawy, and “Omar”, then separated from her after 13 years, and married the artist Suhair Ramzy, and the separation occurred quickly, and his third wife was from outside the artistic community, called “Nouran”.