Yara Shahidi Biography

Yara Shahidi, (Yara Sayeh Shahidi) born February 10, 2000, is an American and Iranian actress, model, and activist. She gained recognition for her starring role as Zoey Johnson on the sitcom Black-ish (2014–present) and its spin-off series Grown-ish (2018–present).

Her film credits include Imagine That in 2009 and Smallfoot in 2018. A student at Harvard University, Shahidi has been noted for her activism advocating for female and racial equality and political awareness.

Yara Shahidi Age

Yara is 20 years old as f 2020, she was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the U.S. on February 10, 2000, in United States. She is of American nationality. Additionally, her star sign is Aquarius.

Yara Shahidi Height

Yara stands tall at a height of  5′ 3″ with vital stats 32-23-32 and shoe size 8.5US.

Yara Shahidi Weight

Yara has a  bodyweight of 51 kg, 112 lbs.

Yara Shahidi Family

Yara was born to Afshin Shahidi, an Iranian American photographer, and Keri Salter Shahidi, who is African American and of Choctaw heritage. The family moved to California for Afshin’s work when Yara was 4.

Yara Shahidi Siblings

She has two younger brothers; Sayeed Shahidi, a child actor and model and, Ehsan. The rapper Nas (Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones,) an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur, is their cousin.

Regarding her education, Shahidi is currently attending Harvard University, information about her high school education has not been revealed yet, but we will update you as soon as we find out.

Yara Shahidi Brother

She has two younger brothers; Sayeed Shahidi, a child actor and model and, Ehsan.

Yara Shahidi Dating

The 18-year-old young actress is single at present and she is more focused on her career and studies than dating a boy.

Yara Shahidi Children

After doing our research, details about Shahidi children are not known to the public, however, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Yara Shahidi Salary

Shahidi receives an average annual salary of between $10,292 and $100,507.  This is Per our average wage estimates for a journalist in the United States. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employee. At the moment, we do not have the exact salary but we will update this section when the information is available.

Yara Shahidi Net Worth

She is also a model and activist, who has an estimated net worth of around $1 million dollars.

Yara Shahidi Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Shahidi.

Yara Shahidi Bio and Wiki

Full Names: Yara Sayeh Shahidi Popular As: Yara Gender: Female Occupation / Profession: Nationality: American Race / Ethnicity: White Religion: Not Known Sexual Orientation: Straight

Yara Shahidi Fiore Birthday

Age / How Old?: 20 years old as f 2020 Zodiac Sign: Aquarius Date of Birth:   February 10, 2000 Place of Birth: U.S. Birthday: February 10

Yara Shahidi Body Measurements

Body Measurements: Not Available Height / How Tall?: 5 feet and 8 inches Weight: 58 kgs Eye Color: Dark Brown Hair Color: Brown

Yara Shahidi Family and Relationship

Father (Dad): Afshin Shahidi, Mother: Keri Salter Shahidi Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Sayeed Shahidi, Ehsan Marital Status: Not Known Husband/Spouse: Not Known Children:  Not Known

Yara Shahidi Networth and Salary

Net Worth: $1 million Salary: Under Review Source of Income: Acting

Yara Shahidi House and Cars

Place of living: To be Updated Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Yara Shahidi Career

Shahidi began her career when she was 6 years old, appearing in television and print advertisements for companies such as McDonald’s, Ralph Lauren, Target, GapKids, Disney, Guess Kids, and The Children’s Place. She frequently worked with her mother and younger brother in various print and broadcast campaigns.

She made her cinematic premiere in 2009, starring opposite Eddie Murphy in Paramount Pictures’ Imagine That, for which she received a Young Artist Award nomination for the best performance in a feature film category.

In 2010, She also appeared in the Angelina Jolie action film Salt as a next-door neighbor. In 2012, she played Chloe Johnson, the daughter of President William Johnson, in the TV series The First Family.

In September 2014, she starred in ABC’s prime-time comedy Black-ish as 14-year-old Zoey Johnson. In December, she won an NAACP Image Award in the category of ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy’.

In 2016, Shahidi signed to model with New York’s Women Management modeling agency, in hopes of providing a platform to see more women of color in diverse roles. In 2017, ABC announced that she would be headlining a Black-ish spinoff, titled Grown-ish, on its sister network Freeform. The series premiered on January 3, 2018. She was ranked one of the best dressed women in 2018 by fashion website Net-a-Porter.

Shahidi has been noted for her activism advocating for female and racial equality and political awareness. She founded Eighteen x 18 with social news publisher NowThis, Her other organizations include Yara’s Club a partnership with Young Women’s Leadership Network (YWLN) of New York, which provides online mentorship in hopes to end poverty through education.

Yara Shahidi Havard

Her activism has led her to many accomplishments. She had been noticed by former first lady Michelle Obama, who wrote her a letter of recommendation to Harvard University. She was also given the opportunity by Teen Vogue to interview Hillary Clinton in 2017.

Yara Shahidi Movies & TV Shows

Movies

2009: Imagine That as Olivia Danielson2010: Salt as Salt’s Young Neighbor : Unthinkable as Katie2011: Butter as Destiny2012: Alex Cross as Janelle Cross2018: Smallfoot as Brenda (voice)2019: The Sun Is Also a Star as Natasha Kingsley

TV Shows

2018–present: Grown-ish as Zoey Johnson2018–2019: 3Below as Darci Scott (voice)2016–2018: Trollhunters as Darci Scott (voice)2014: Bad Teacher as Jalissa2014: The Fosters as Maddie2014–present: Black-ish as Zoey Johnson2013: Scandal as Young Olivia Pope2012: The Finder as Adina2012–2013: The First Family as Chloe Johnson2011: The Cape as Layla2011: Family Guy as Little Girl (voice)2011: Rip City as Montana2010: Lie to Me as Olivia2010: $h*! My Dad Says as Girl Scout2009: In the Motherhood as Esther2009: Cold Case as Meesha Sullivan ’912009: Wizards of Waverly Place as Olive2007: Entourage as Kandace West

Frequently Asked Questions About Yara Shahidi

Who is Yara Shahidi?

She is an American and Iranian actress, model, and activist. She gained recognition for her starring role as Zoey Johnson on the sitcom Black-ish (2014–present) and its spin-off series Grown-ish (2018–present).

How old is Yara Shahidi?

She 20 years old as f 2020, she was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the U.S. on February 10, 2000, in the United States.

How tall is Yara Shahidi?

She stands tall at a height of  5′ 3″.

Is Yara Shahidi married?

Details about her love life are still under review. We will let you know when she gets in a relationship or when we discover helpful information about her love life.

How much is Yara Shahidi worth?

She has an approximate net worth of $1 million. This amount has been accrued from her leading roles in the entertainment industry.

Where does Yara live?

Because of security reasons, she has not shared her precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of her house.

Is Yara dead or alive?

She is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

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