Yara Shahidi Net Worth And Bio-Wiki

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Yara Shahidi Net Worth

Yara Shahidi is an American Actress, Model, and Activist Who has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2022. She is one of the leading actresses in Hollywood who achieved so much fame in a short period. She has acted in various movies and television series and provided vocals for many hit animated films.

Yara Shahidi first came into the limelight after starring in the ABC sitcom tv series “Black-ish”, where she was cast as the eldest daughter of Zoey Johnson. And she gained further recognition in the industry for the series “Grown-ish”.

Quick Info

Full NameYara Sayeh Shahidi
Date of BirthFebruary 10, 2000
Age22
Birth PlaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, US
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionActress, Model, Activist
Height5 ft 3 in or 1.6 m
Weight45 kg or 99.21 lbs
FatherAfshin Shahidi
MotherKeri Salter Shahidi
Siblings2
Marital StatusUnmarried
Net Worth$2 million (approx.)
Last UpdatedMay 2022

Early Life

On February 10, 2000, Yara Sayeh Shahidi was born to Keri Salter Shahidi and Afshin Shahidi in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Her mother is a housemaker, and her father is a photographer. She has an older brother Sayeed Shahidi who is also an actor and model, while she has a younger brother Ehsan. The famous rapper Nas is also their second cousin.

When Yara was just four years old, her family moved to California for better job opportunities. If we talk about her schooling, she attended Dwight Global Online School and completed her graduation in 2017. Next year, she attended Harvard University to major in Interdisciplinary Sociology and African American Studies.

Career

At the age of 6, Yara Shahidi started her career modeling in a few commercials for some prominent companies. It includes McDonald’s, Ralph Lauren, Disney, Target, Guess Kids, The Children’s Place, etc. In 2007, She made her first appearance as a guest role of Kandace West in the HBO comedy-television series, Entourage.  

In 2009, Yara Shahidi made her fir film debut in the comedy movie Imagine That, where she portrayed the character of Olivia Danielson starring the legendary actor Eddie Murphy. Later, she got nominated for the Young Artist Award for her outstanding performance in the film. In 2010, she acted in Angelina Jolie’s action thriller film ‘Salt’.

In 2012, She played the role of the daughter of President Chloe Johnson in the sitcom tv series The First Family. She had her breakthrough moment in 2014 when she started playing the role of Zoey Johnson in ABC’s Prime-time comedy series Black-ish. And for that, she was honored with the NAACP Image Award for ‘Best-Supporting Actress in a Comedy’.

The actress received a huge appreciation for her outstanding performance in the series Grown-ish. In 2017, She got the Young Stars Award for her performance in Black-ish and a nomination for Young Artist Award for her debut film, imagine That.

In 2018, she was placed as one of the best-dressed women by the fashion website; Net-a-Porter. She was one of those only fifteen women who were selected to appear on the cover of British Vogue in September 2019.

In 2020, Yara Shahidi and her mother launched their production company 7th Sun and signed a deal with ABC Studios. Later, She was cast as Tinker Bell for the upcoming Peter Pan & Wendy and will also appear in Extrapolations, an anthology series by Apple TV+.

Activism

Yara Shahidi founded Eighteen X 18 with the News company NowThis to encourage peers to vote for the very first time in the Upcoming Midterms Elections. She has some other organizations like her partnership with Young Women’s Leadership Network (YWLN) of New York, which provides online mentorship to fight against poverty through education.

The former first lady Michelle Obama praised her work and wrote her a letter of recommendation to Harvard University. In 2017, she got the opportunity by Teen Vogue to interview Hillary Clinton.

In 2021, She joined the Dior Stand with Women Campaign.

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Awards & Achievements

Won:

  • (2015)- NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
  • (2015) – BET Award for YoungStar

Nominated:

  • (2016) – BET Award for YoungStar 
  • (2017 & 2019) – Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedy Tv Actress 
  • (2019) – Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Actress 
  • (2019) – Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Actress

Social Profiles

Below are the social profiles of Yara Shahidi

Instagram yarashahidi
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Facebook Yara Shahidi

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