Know About Shazad Latif; Height, Star Trek, Mother, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Published Date: 14 Feb, 2019 Updated date: 26 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

From his early school play characters to his most applauding role as Ash Tyler, Shazad Latif proves his acting versatility. He is the only actor in the family choosing a completely different profession into performing acts.

British actor with mixed ethnic inherits, Shazad Latif is a decade old in the Hollywood industry. The actor perfectly juggles time to essay different role in both television and the silver screen. He is highly praiseworthy as Chief of Security Ash Tyler in the CBS All Access television series Star Trek: Discovery.

Shazad Latif Bio & Family

Born on 8 July 1988, the British actor spent most of his early childhood days in Tufnell Park, North London. Shazad possesses mixed ethnicity; Pakistani, English and Scottish descent. His father was Javid Iqbal; a native black car driver from Pakistan. Not much about her mother is understood apart knowing about her cleaning jobs.

Shazad went to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Within a year, he left the school to play Tariq Masood in the 2002 British TV sitcom, Spooks. With great physique and personality, Shazad stands 6 feet 1 inch tall in height.

Career & Net Worth

Shazad makes good earnings to increase his net worth from an acting career of almost a decade now. His early career start occurred back in 2009 in Spooks with his films and tv characters in every other year.

He still claims adequate fame and fortune as Voq/ Ash Tyler in the 2017 American television series, Star Trek: Discovery.


Shazad Latif with his cast on Star Trek: Discovery 2 premiere event of 19 January 2019 (Picture Source: Shazad’s Instagram)

Apart from TV, he donned the role of Vince in the 2018 American action thriller movie, The Commuter. The Spanish director, Jaume Collet-Serra and writers, Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi, and Ryan Engle were the key responsible people for its commercial success. Other than that, the movie starring casts including Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks, and Sam Neill also did justice to their performance.


Shazad Latif at the New York premiere of The Commuter on 8 January 2018 (Picture Source: Gettyimages)

The film built on a budget of $40 million made its box office collection of $119.9 million. In the film, British actress, Florence Pugh took the onscreen girlfriend role of English actor Edward Bluemel.

Similarly, three years before he good the fortune of working with English filmmaker John Madden. The actor-director was a part of the 2015 blockbuster, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. In the commercially successful film, Shazad essayed the character of Kushal. The starring roles of the movie were Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, and Penelope Wilton to name a few.

Talking about his revenues, the film was helmed on a budget of $10 million which made $86 million at the ticket windows.

Talks Having Girlfriend In His Early 2018 Interview!

The 30-year-old actor has always remained in seclusion talking about his private life. He is a quiet nature personality until the early 2018 when he finally admitted to having a girlfriend.

Shazad on his interview for the Startrek revealed the different shades of his role as Ash Tyler and Voq. In the meanwhile when the interviewer asked him questions regarding the spoiler and secrecy about his character, he politely confessed only telling the role details to his girlfriend, mother, brother and his agent.

Further, he did not opt to focus anything more about his relationship. However, for now, there is never single news of the actor’s having an affair. It seems like the artist is neither in a relationship or might be maintaining a low-key dating life.

Some Interesting Facts About Shazad Latif

  • During his school, Shazad took the role of Joseph Surface in Richard Sheridan’s comedy School for Scandal.
  • In Spooks, he portrayed the part of a technological expert and in real life also he fears using technological devices.
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