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Yara Shahidi Biography and Wiki
Yara Shahidi is a model and actress from the United States. She rose to prominence as the oldest daughter Zoey Johnson on the sitcom Black-ish (2014-2022) and its spin-off series Grown-ish (2018–present). Her film credits include Imagine That (2009), Smallfoot (2018), and The Sun Is Also a Star (2017). (2019). Time named her one of the “30 Most Influential Teens of 2016.”
Yara Shahidi Age and Birthday
How old is Yara? She is 22 years old as of 2022. She was born Yara Sayeh Shahidi on February 10, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the U.S.A in the year 2000. Celebrating her birthday every 10th of February.
Yara Shahidi Height
Yara stands at a height of 5’6″ (168 cm) tall. ALSO READ: Marillyn Hewson
Yara Shahidi Nationality
Shahidi is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United State of America. She is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry of Iranian African, and American.
Yara Shahidi Parents |Mom and Dad
Yara Shahidi was born to Afshin Shahidi, an Iranian-American photographer, and Keri Salter Shahidi, an African American. She is the eldest of her two brothers, model and child actor Sayeed Shahidi and Ehsan Shahidi. Because of her father’s job, the family relocated to California when Yara was four years old.
Yara Shahidi Married | Husband
Is Yara in a relationship or married? She is currently single. She is currently concentrating on her job and has not updated her marital status or public appearances. She hasn’t made his relationship public. Her marital status, whether married, engaged, divorced, or single, is unknown.
Yara Shahidi Black-ish
Shahidi’s role in the ABC comedy series Black-ish began in September 2014. She played Zoey Johnson, Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross) and Dre Johnson’s 14-year-old first child (Anthony Anderson). In December of the same year, she was awarded an NAACP Image Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy.’
Yara Shahidi Activist | Model| Career
Yara is an activist who wants to encourage her peers to vote in elections. Eighteen x 18 was founded in collaboration with social news publisher NowThis as a platform to help her achieve her goal. She also founded Yara’s Club, a collaboration with the Young Women’s Leadership Network (YWLN) of New York that provides online mentorship in the hopes of ending poverty through education. In 2016, Yara was signed as a model by New York’s Women Management modeling agency. She began modeling to give women of color a platform to play a variety of roles. Net-a-Porter, a fashion website, named Yara one of the best-dressed women in 2018. She was also one of fifteen women chosen by Meghan Markle, guest editor of British Vogue, to appear on the cover of the magazine’s September 2019 issue.
Yara Shahidi’s Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of about $1 million.
Yara Shahidi Movies and TV Shows
- 2019 – The Sun Is Also a Star as Natasha Kingsley
- 2018–2019 – 3Below as Darci Scott (voice)
- 2018 – Smallfoot as Brenda (Voice)
- 2018–present – Grown-ish as Zoey Johnson
- 2016–2018 – Trollhunters as Darci Scott (voice)
- 2014–present – Black-ish as Zoey Johnson
- 2014 – Bad Teacher as Jalissa
- 2014 – The Fosters as Maddie
- 2013 – Scandal as Young Olivia Pope
- 2012–2013 – The First Family as Chloe Johnson
- 2012 – Alex Cross as Janelle Cross
- 2012 – The Finder as Adina
- 2011 – Butter as Destiny
- 2011 – The Cape as Layla
- 2011 – Family Guy as Little Girl (voice)
- 2011 – Rip City Montana
- 2010 – Salt as Salt’s Young Neighbor
- 2010 – Unthinkable as Katie
- 2010 – Lie to Me as Olivia
- 2010 – $h*! My Dad Says as Girl Scout
- 2009 – In the Motherhood as Esther
- 2009 – Cold Case as Meesha Sullivan ’91
- 2009 – Wizards of Waverly Place as Olive
- 2009 – Imagine That as Olivia Danielson
- 2007 – Entourage as Kandace West