Ilyes Raoul Moutaoukkil was born on 25 September 2004 in Berlin. His older brother is the actor Emilio Sakraya, through whom he himself came to acting. The first time he stood in front of the camera for a short appearance in the Bushido film biography "Zeiten ändern Dich" ("Time You Change", 2010). He played his first significant supporting role in Oskar Roehler's "Quellen des Lebens" ("Sources of Life ", 2012), as the son of the main characters. After that he had smaller parts in the tragicomedy "Willkommen bei Habib" (2013), the drama "Die getäuschte Frau" ("Zurich" NL/DE/BE 2015) and the tragicomedy "Rakete Perelman" ("Rocket Perelman", 2016). In the children's film "Bibi & Tina: Tohuwabohu total" he impersonated a Syrian refugee, in "Unter Kriegern" (2018), an episode of the long-running crime series "Tatort" he played the murder victim.
Ilyes Moutaoukkil got his first leading role in the children's film "TKKG" (2019), based on the popular German junior detective series.