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Yara Sayeh Shahidi is an Iranian-African-American actress, model, and activist. The actress has a net worth of $2.2 million as of April 2023. Yara rose to fame for her role in Zoey Johnson on the sitcom “Black-ish” and its spinoff series “Grown-ish.” Her movie debut was in 2007 when she appeared in “Entourage,” a TV series.
Since then, she has landed many awards, featured in many shows and films. Besides acting, Yara as an activist has lent her voice many times and has always been at the forefront against gender inequality and racial discrimination. She has also been involved in political awareness. As of 2023, Yara Shahid is 23 years old.
Do you want to know more details about Yara Shahidi? Read this piece to learn about her age, net worth, boyfriend, height, family, and biography.
Yara Shahidi Wiki & Biography
Yara was born on February 10, 2000, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the United States. She is 23 years old as of 2023. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Since joining the movie scene, Yara has accumulated a net worth of $2.2 million so far, although her net worth is still growing steadily.
Currently, the actress and activist is 23 years old. She debuted in the TV series Entourage in 2007 and in the film “Imagine That” two years later. She is 5ft and 3″ tall. The actress is of mixed ethnicity, African, Iranian, and American.
Yara was born into a Muslim family; her mother was a strict and devoted Muslim. Yara is also a devoted Muslim. She graduated from a local high school in Minnesota and furthered her education at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States.
|Full Name/Real Name||Yara Sayeh Shahidi|
|Nick Name/Stage Name||Yara|
|Birth Place||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.|
|Birthday||February 10th, 2000|
|Net Worth||$2.2 million|
|Age (How Old)||23 years|
|Weight||45.5 Kg (100lb)|
|Height(How Tall):||5 feet 3 inches (1.6m)|
|Currently, Live In||United States|
|Debut||TV Series: Entourage (2007)
Film: Imagine That (2009)
|Ethnicity||Mixed (African, Iranian, American)|
|College||Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States|
|Profession||Actress, Activist, and Model|
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Yara Shahidi Family, Siblings, Boyfriend & Relationships
Yara Shahidi was born to her parents, Mr. Keri Salter Shahidi and Mrs Afshin Shahidi. She is the eldest of her parent’s other two male children. Her father is a professional photographer, while her mother was raised in an Islamic household. Yara’s mother is a full-time housewife.
She has two siblings, Sayeed Shahidi, and Ehsan Shahidi. Her siblings are professional actors, while Ehsan Shahidi is also into modeling. Yara is the eldest among his parents’ children.
Yara’s family had relocated to California due to the nature of her father’s work. As a child, she grew up participating in different activities such as baking, traveling, and learning a new language. She prefers history, among other subjects, while in school.
The beautiful American-born actress is currently single and has no relationship with anyone. There is also no record of Yara if she had been in any past relationships. Yara also has no kids.
|Father’s name||Keri Salter Shahidi|
|Mother’s name||Afshin Shahidi|
|Brother’s name||Sayeed Shahidi and Ehsan Shahidi|
Yara Shahidi is a stunning actress with a nice-looking body shape. She is 5 ft 3 inches (160 cm) tall and weighs 45.5kg (100 lbs).
Yara has a slim body and massive black curly hair. She’s also got brown and stunning eyes. Yara’s body measures 31-23-31. She does not have utterly white skin due to her mixed ethnicity.
Her size is a US size four dress and size 31 bra, requiring A size cups. Her beautiful smile always brands Yara’s stunning look. The actress sometimes identified as heterosexual.
|Height||In centimeters: 161cm, in meters 1.61m, and in feet inches 5′ 3″|
|Weight||In kilograms: 45.5 kg
in pounds: 100 lbs
Yara Shahidi started her career at the tender age of six, like Bre Tiesi, Yailin La Mas Viral and Malu Trevejo. She got many contracts as a model and was featured in commercials for notable companies, including Ralph Lauren, Target, and more.
She took a more significant step toward her career in TV series in 2007 and appeared in Entourage. Two years later, she debuted in a movie role, “Imagine That,” acting as Olivia Danielson, a movie that also featured the legendary star actor Eddie Murphy.
In 2012, the multiple-ethnicity actress and model role-played Chloe Johnson, the daughter of a president, in the TV series “The First Family.” She got into the limelight in a comedy series where she acted as Zoey Johnson in Black-ish in 2014. Her role in the series won her massive attention from global viewers. She was also applauded by many due to her role in the 2018 series Grown-ish for role-playing Zoey.
Besides her fantastic on-screen career, she is also an activist. Yara is the founder of a creative platform, x Eighteen, that helps to create an avenue of peer encouragement for the upcoming mid-term elections. Additionally, the actress is active in other organizations, including Yara’s Club. She is also an online mentor. She has always believed in ending poverty through education.
Yara has enjoyed an excellent career. Her contributions to different TV series and movies have paid off over the years, winning her some significant awards in her career, including different nominations. Her first nominations came in 2009 for Best Performance, courtesy of her role in the movie “Imagine That.”
In 2015, the twenty-three-year-old bagged the NAACP image award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a comedy series. She joined other BET award winners in 2017 after her nomination. She was nominated for the Youngster and Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedy TV Actress award in 2016 and 2017.
Yara Shahidi Net Worth Summary
Since making her debut in the movie industry, Yara Shahidi has amassed a net worth of $2.2 million as of 2023. However, different endeavors have contributed significantly to her wealth generation.
First, Yara Shahidi made money and continues to make money as an ambassador to famous brands, including Chanel. Yara generated significantly as a speaker and activist. She also earns massively as an ambassador of Dior women’s makeup and fashion. Dior is one of the world’s leaders in cosmetic brands.
The brown-eyed actress also made money from TV series, shows, and films. Yara has been featured in different magazines, including the popular one in 2018, where she covered for Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, among others.
Yara Shahidi also generates money from different social media accounts from her posts. She makes a considerable sum from her posts and adverts, especially on her Instagram page, with more than 9 million followers. She also boasts more than 2 million Facebook followers. Yara makes over $300k from social media alone.