Yara Shahidi Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Facts

Yara Shahidi is an American actress and model who is most widely recognized for her starring role as Zoey Johnson on the sitcom Black-ish and its spin-off series Grown-ish. She played Chloe Johnson in the TV sitcom The First Family between 2012 and 2013. In films, she starred as Olivia Danielson alongside Eddie Murphy in Imagine That (2009) and had a small part in Angelina Jolie starrrer Salt (2010). She vocied Brenda in the 2018 animated adventure film, Smallfoot.

Birth Name

Yara Sayeh Shahidi

Nickname

Yara

Profession

Actress, Model

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Yara Shahidi was born on February 10, 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Age

She is currently 18 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Black

Her ancestry is African-American and Iranian-American .

Education

In June 017, she announced that she is going to attended the Harvard University.

Family Details

  • Father – Afshin Shahidi (Photographer)
  • Mother – Keri-Salter Shahidi
  • Siblings – Sayeed Shahidi (Younger Brother) (Actor, model), Ehsan (Younger Brother)

Marital Status

Single

Affairs

She is not dating anyone according to the media. It looks like she is focused on her studies as well as strengthening her career.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.6 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 45 kg
  • In Pounds – 99 lbs

Body measurements

Not Available

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

Unknown

Dress Size

Unknown

Sexuality

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Beautiful curly hair
  • Slim figure

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Yara Shahidi made her screen debut playing Olivia Danielson in the 2009 comedy film Imagine That starring Eddie Murphy. For her work in the film, she gained a Young Artist Award nomination for the best performance in a feature film category.

Television Debut

Her television debut came in  2007 when she was cast as Kandace West in an episode of Entourage, produced by HBO.

Famous For

The budding actress gained a lot of fame for starring in the ABC sitcom Black-ish (2014–present) and its spin-off series Grown-ish (2018–present).

Brand Endorsements

Having started her career as a child model, Yara Shahidi has appeared in a number of television commercials for McDonald’s, Disney, Ralph Lauren, Target, Gap Kids, Guess Kids, and Children’s Place.

Yara Shahidi Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Chocolate
  • Favorite Ice Cream Flavor – Cookies and cream
  • Favorite Disney Princess – Jasmine
  • Favorite Song – It’s Gonna Be Me by NSYNC
  • Favorite Marvel Superhero – Loki of Asgard
  • Favorite Color – Purple
  • Favorite School Subject – History

Yara Shahidi Net Worth

Yara has an estimated net worth of $1 million, according to the media.

Social Media Profiles

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Yara Shahidi Facts

Her family moved to California due to her dad’s job when she was 4 years old.

She holds a black belt in Korean martial art form, Tang Soo Do.

She wanted to become a Historian, specializing in world history, while continuing to pursue her love of acting.

In February 2017, Yara was awarded the “Generation Next Award” at the 10th annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood event.

She is the second cousin to American rapper Nas.

She learns Persian language.

Besides being a successful actor, Yara is also an activist. Her activism has been recognized by former first lady Michelle Obama, who wrote her a letter of recommendation to Harvard University.

In 2017, Teen Vogue gave her an opportunity to interview Hillary Clinton.

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