Yara Shahidi Age, Net Worth, Boyfriend, Family & Biography

yara shahidi

Net Worth $2 Million
Name Yara Shahidi
Date of Birth 10 February 2000
Age 22 Years Old
Gender Female

Yara Shahidi Net Worth

$2 Million

Yara Shahidi aka Yara Sayeh Shahidi is an American actor and model. As of 2022, Yara Shahidi’s net worth is $2 million. She is also a social activist and the founder of Eighteen x 18 which she co-founded with Now This. Yara first drew massive public attraction with her role in Imagine That.

Since then, she has appeared in famous films such as Butter (2011), Smallfoot (2018), The Sun Is Also a Star (2019), Fearless (2020), etc. Yara portrays the character of Zoey Johnson in the American sitcom series, Black-ish (2014-present) and recurs with her role in its spin-off series Grown-ish (2018-present).

She has received multiple nominations for this role including the BET Award for YoungStar (2016), Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedy TV Actress and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She has since appeared in amazing tv series such as Trollhunters (2016-18), 3Below (2018-19), The Fosters (2014), etc.

Yara Shahidi Wiki/Biography

Born on 10 February 2000, Yara Shahidi’s age is 22 Years Old as of 2022. Her birthplace is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States where she grew up. She currently resides in Minnesota, United States. She holds an American nationality and has her belief in Islam religion. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius and ethnicity is African-American, Hritage and Iranian.

yara shahidi childhood pic

Yara Shahidi Childhood Pic

Yara had her early schooling at a local school in Minnesota. After completing, she entered a local high school. Then she started studying at Dwight Global Online School and graduated from there in 2017. She started her higher studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, United States. She is opting for a major in Interdisciplinary Sociology and African American Studies.

Name Yara Shahidi
Full Name Yara Sayeh Shahidi
Net Worth $2 Million
Date of Birth 10 February 2000
Age 22 Years Old
Birth Place Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Currently Live In Minnesota, United States
Profession Actor and Model
Debut TV: Entourage (2007)
Film: Imagine That (2009)
Famous Role Oldest Daughter Zoey Johnson on the Sitcom Black-ish
Active Year 2007 – Present
Nationality American
Religion Islam
Ethnicity African-American, Hritage and Iranian
Hometown Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
School/High School Local School in Minnesota
Dwight Global Online School
College/University Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
Education Qualification Interdisciplinary Sociology and African American Studies

Family, Boyfriend & Relationships

Yara Shahidi’s parent’s are Afshin and Keri-Salter Shahidi. Yara Shahidi’s father’s name is Afshin Shahidi who is a photographer by profession. Her mother’s name is Keri-Salter Shahidi who is a Housewife. Yara was raised in an Islamic household.

yara shahidi mother

Yara Shahidi with her Mother

She also has two brothers, both are younger than her. Her brother’s name are Sayeed Shahidi is an actor by profession and Ehsan Shahidi is a model and actor. They grew up together in their house in Minnesota.

yara shahidi family

Yara Shahidi Family

Yara is currently single. No accounts of her previous relationship are available either.

Father Name Afshin Shahidi
Mother Name Keri-Salter Shahidi
Brother Name Sayeed Shahidi
Ehsan Shahidi
Sister Name
Marital Status Unmarried

Physical Appearance

Yara is a beautiful-looking young actress. She stands as tall as 5 ft 3 inches (160 cm). Her bodyweight is around 45 kg (99 lbs). She has a slim physique with an array of black curly hair. She has beautiful brown eyes, her body measurement is 31-23-31.

yara shahidi

Yara is a person of mixed ethnic background. She wears a US size 4 dress and size 31 bras and requires A size cups. She has beautiful brown eyes and a gleaming smile. Yara identifies as a heterosexual (straight) female.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 160 cm
in meters: 1.60 m
in feet inches: 5’ 3”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 45 kg
in pounds: 99 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black


Yara made her cinematic debut in the 2009 fantasy comedy film, Imagine That. Yara was cast as the child – Olivia Danielson in this Karey Kirkpatrick creation. In Phillip Noyce’s action thriller film of 2010, Salt, she appeared as Salt’s young neighbor. In Gregor Jordan’s 2010 thriller film, “Unthinkable”, she acted as Katie. Yara then made her appearance in Jim Field Smith’s comedy film, Butter. She appeared in the film as Destiny.

yara shahidi

She then appeared in Rob Cohen’s 2012 action thriller film, Alex Cross as Janelle Cross. In the 2018 animated film, Smallfoot, she voiced the character, Brenda. Then a year later she was featured in Russo-Young’s Teen Drama film, The Sun Is Also a Star. She voiced the character, Melanie, in the 2020 Animated movie, Fearless. In another animated film from 2021, PAW Patrol: The Movie, she voiced Kendra Wilson. She will be voicing Tinker Bell in the upcoming animated fantasy film, Peter Pan & Wendy.

Yara made her very first TV appearance in Doug Ellin’s comedy series, Entourage. She was cast in the “No Cannes Do” episode and portrayed as the character Kandace West. In the animated children’s television series Robotboy, she voiced Lola MBola.

She appeared in the 2009 sitcom, In the Motherhood, playing the character Esther (for 5 episodes). In the crime drama series, Cold Case, she appeared as Meesha Sullivan ’91 in the “Read Between the Lines” episode. In Todd J. Greenwald’s fantasy sitcom, Wizards of Waverly Place, she appeared as Olive in the “Doll House” episode.

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