Omar Mullick was born and raised in London, and studied politics, philosophy, and economics at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in New York. He spent six years in fashion photography and the film industry, shooting music videos and commercials before turning to documentary photography.
His long term project "Can't take it with you" explores the lives of Muslim Americans, and has been published in the New York Times and National Geographic. He has received fellowships and awards from the M100 Foundation, the Western Knight Center for Journalism, and the Annenberg Foundation.
Mullick in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, in 2011.