|Celebrated Name:||Yara Shahidi|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Yara Sayeh Shahidi|
|Age:||21 years old|
|Birth Date:||February 10, 2000|
|Birth Place:||Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 3 inches|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Yara Shahidi Lesbian?||No|
|Profession:||Actress, model, activist, student|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Yara Sayeh Shahidi is a US actress, activist, and model. She achieved fame and fortune for playing the character as the eldest daughter, ‘Zoey Johnson’ on the Television series Black-ish from 2014 to till date. She is also known for the spin-off series “Grown-ish” from 2018 to till date. Yara was also appreciated for her performances in few films as Imagine That (in 2009), Smallfoot (in 2018), and The Sun Is Also a Star (in 2019). Time magazine included her as “Top Thirty highly Influential Teenagers of 2016” list.
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Early Life & Biography
Yara Shahidi was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is the daughter of her father, Afshin Shahidi, who is a photographer, and her mother, Keri Salter Shahidi.
Her father belongs to Iranian-American origin, and her mother belongs to African-American origin. When she was four years old, her father moved to California. She has two younger brothers Sayeed Shahidi who is a model, and Ehsan.
Her name is a Persian word that has the meaning “Someone who is close to your heart.” Sayeed implies “Blessing,” and Ehsan implies, “To act as though God is watching.” She is the cousin of US rapper Nas. In June 2017, Yara completed her education from Harvard University.
Looking at her relationships, Yara is single and has not been dating anyone. She made her debut on television in 2007, where she was cast in one episode of “Entourage,” which was aired on HBO. Yara started to appear in fashion commercials from the age of six.
She was cast as the daughter of the president, Chloe Johnson, on the television series “The First Family.” Her brother Sayeed also starred along with her on this show. In addition to it, Yara is also seen in one episode of kid’s show “Wizards of Waverly Place.” Yara is a breakout television star as well as a social activist.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 10 2000, Yara Shahidi is 21 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2021. Her height is 5 ft 3 inches tall, and her weight is 55 kg.
She began her career at the age of six as a child model. She started appearing in several television commercials. She has endorsed various brands that include Disney, McDonald’s, Target, Ralph Lauren, Guess Kids, Children’s Place, and Gap Kids.
In 2009, she made her cinematic debut in Paramount Pictures, “Imagine That,” for which she was nominated for a “Young Artist Award.” She was later cast in the Angelina Jolie starrer movie ‘Salt’ in 2010.
She got the opportunity to cast as the daughter of President, Chloe Johnson, on the television series “The First Family.” She got stardom for her performance in prime-time ABC comedy sitcom Black-ish and series Grown-ish. For her performance in “Black-ish,” she received an NAACP Image Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy’ in December 2014.
Awards & Achievements
Yara is best known for getting started in the prime-time comedy show “Black-ish” that was aired on ABC channel. For her commendable performance, she earned the “Young Stars Award at the 2017 BET Awards that took place in Los Angeles.
In 2009, she made her debut in “Imagine That.” For her role in this movie, she received a nomination for the “Young Artist Award” for the best performance in the movie category.
For her remarkable performance in the movie “The Sun Is Also a Star” (a screen adaptation of the novel), she has amassed immense popularity on the social media platform. She used her presence in the film and the fashion industry to promote social change.
Out of fifteen women, she was the one to feature on the cover page of the British Vogue’s September 2019 issue.
On January 11th, Yara got a gift from Beyonce. On January 25th, she announced that she has partnered with Adidas. She joined the “Change Is A Team Sport” campaign with top media personalities that include Blackpink, Jonah Hill, Pharrell Williams, Paul Pogba, and Kerwin Frost.
Her activism was recognized by Michelle Obama, who has written her a recommendation letter to Harvard University.
In February 2017, she received the award “Generation Next Award” at the tenth yearly Essence Black Women event.
In 2017, Teen Vogue allowed her to interview “Hillary Clinton” for Teen Vogue.
Net Worth & Salary of Yara Shahidi in 2021
Yara becomes a highly recognized television actress in the American film industry. She has gained immense popularity and admiration for her critically acclaimed role in the ABC comic series Black-ish (2014 to till date) and derivative series Grown-ish (2018 to till date). Her net worth is calculated at $2 million as of June 2021.
She has played the role of President’s daughter “Chloe Johnson” in the television sitcom “The First Family” (2012 – 2013). Her film Imagine That (2009), where she appeared as “Olivia Danielson,” and Angelina Jolie starred the movie ‘Salt’ (2010) brought her into the limelight. For these successful films and television series, she has earned a lot of wealth.
In 2018, she was seen on the cover page of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia. Yara is also a brand ambassador for “Chanel.” She has shot for several commercials that include Ralph Lauren, McDonald’s, Target, and Disney that has helped her gain huge wealth.
Yara Shahidi is a budding actress who has made a very successful career at a very young age. From television commercials, social activists, to actress, Yara has gained immense fame and recognition for her exemplary talent.