Yara Shahidid is an American actress who became popular for playing Zoey Johnson on the television series Black-ish and Grown-ish, the spin off series. She is also a model, and activist best.
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|Full Name:||Yara Shahidi|
|Born:||10 February 2000|
|Place of Birth:||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 3 in (160 cm)|
|Parents:||Afshin Shahidi (Father), Keri Salter (Mother)|
|Siblings:||Sayeed, Ehsan, Nas (Cousin)|
|Husband• Spouse:||Not Married|
|Occupation:||American Actress, model & Activist|
|Net Worth:||US$2 million|
Yara Shahidi was born on February 10, 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her father, Afshin Shahidi, is Iranian and her mother, Keri Salter, is African American and Native Choctaw. Her father is a photographer, and Yara and her family moved to California so Afshin could pursue his photography career.
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Yara Shahidi siblings
- Sayeed Shahidi (Sister)
- Ehsan Shahidi (Brother)
- Nas (Cousin)
Yara Shahidi’s younger sister, Sayeed, is a model and child actor. She has a younger brother, Ehsan, as well. Additionally, Nas, the rapper, is their cousin.
Yara went to Dwight Global Online School and graduated in 2017. In 2018, she began college at Harvard University and plans to major in Interdisciplinary Sociology and African American Studies.
Yara Shahidi is pretty private about her dating life. Fans have speculated that she and her Grown-ish co-star Luka Sabbat are together, but the two say they are just friends.
Yara started her career at the young age of six years old. She started off with roles in TV commercials and print advertisements. In 2009, she made her debut on the big screen, starring in the film Imagine That with Eddy Murphy. In 2010, she had a role in the film Salt featuring Angelina Jolie.
Yara got a starring role as Zoey Johnson on the ABC’s comedy show Black-Ish. This role earned her the Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy award at the NAACP Image Awards.
In 2017, it was announced that their would be a spinoff of Black-ish, called Grown-ish, where Shahidi would be the starring role. This series premiered the beginning of 2018 and is still presenting filming.
Yara Shahidi net worth is between $US 2 million to $US 5 million.
- Entourage, 2007
- Robotboy, 2007
- In The Motherhood, 2009
- Cold Case, 2009
- Wizards of Waverly Place, 2009
- Imagine That, 2009
- Salt, 2010
- Lie to Me, 2010
- Sh*t My Dad Says, 2010
- Unthinkable, 2010
- Butler, 2011
- The Cape, 2011
- Family Guy, 2011
- Rip City, 2011
- Alex Cross, 2012
- The Finder, 2012
- The First Family, 2012-2013
- Scandal, 2013
- Bad Teacher, 2014
- The Fosters, 2014
- Black-ish, 2014-present
- Trollhunters, 2016-2018
- Smallfoot, 2018
- Grownish, 2018-present
- 3Below, 2018-2019
- The Sun Is Also a Star, 2019
- Fearless, 2020
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