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Yara Shahidi Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Boyfriend, Net worth

aka Yara Sayeh Shahidi is an American actor and model. In this article, we discuss who Yara Shahidi is.

Yara Shahidi Wiki

Full name Yara Sayeh Shahidi
Nationality American
Date of birth 10 February 2000
Age 23 years old
Husband Single
Career Actress • Model
Height 5 ft 3 inches
Net Worth $2 million

Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi was born on 10 February 2000, Her birthplace is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States where she grew up. She currently resides in Minnesota, United States.

Yara had her early schooling at a local school in Minnesota. After completing, she entered a local high school. Then she started studying at Dwight Global Online School and graduated from there in 2017.

She started her higher studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, United States. She is opting for a major in Interdisciplinary Sociology and African American Studies.

Yara Shahidi Age

Yara Shahidi is 23 years old.

Yara Shahidi Parents (Dad and Mom)

Yara Shahidi’s parent’s are Afshin and Keri-Salter Shahidi. Yara Shahidi’s father’s name is Afshin Shahidi who is a photographer by profession. Her mother’s name is Keri-Salter Shahidi who is a Housewife. Yara was raised in an Islamic household.

Yara Shahidi Siblings

Yara Shahidi also has two brothers, both are younger than her. Her brother’s name are Sayeed Shahidi is an actor by profession and Ehsan Shahidi is a model and actor. They grew up together in their house in Minnesota.

Yara Shahidi Height

Yara is a beautiful-looking young actress. She stands as tall as 5 ft 3 inches (160 cm). Her bodyweight is around 45 kg (99 lbs).

Yara Shahidi Nationality

Yara Shahidi holds an American nationality and has her belief in Islam religion. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius and ethnicity is African-American, Hritage and Iranian.


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Yara Shahidi Career

Yara made her cinematic debut in the 2009 fantasy comedy film, Imagine That. Yara was cast as the child – Olivia Danielson in this Karey Kirkpatrick creation. In Phillip Noyce’s action thriller film of 2010, Salt, she appeared as Salt’s young neighbor.

In Gregor Jordan’s 2010 thriller film, “Unthinkable”, she acted as Katie. Yara then made her appearance in Jim Field Smith’s comedy film, Butter. She appeared in the film as Destiny.

She has received multiple nominations for this role including the BET Award for YoungStar (2016), Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedy TV Actress and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

She has since appeared in amazing tv series such as Trollhunters (2016-18), 3Below (2018-19), The Fosters (2014), etc.

She is also a social activist and the founder of Eighteen x 18 which she co-founded with Now This. Yara first drew massive public attraction with her role in Imagine That.

Since then, she has appeared in famous films such as Butter (2011), Smallfoot (2018), The Sun Is Also a Star (2019), Fearless (2020), etc. Yara portrays the character of Zoey Johnson in the American sitcom series, Black-ish (2014-present) and recurs with her role in its spin-off series Grown-ish (2018-present).

Yara Shahidi Boyfriend

Yara is currently single. No accounts of her previous relationship are available either.

Yara Shahidi Net worth

Yara Shahidi has an estimated net worth is $2 million, as of 2023.


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