Who Is Yara Shahidi Boyfriend? Her Family, Movies, Net Worth & Facts

Published Date: 23 Jan, 2020 Updated date: 23 Jan, 2020 By Celebs Podium

The young talent Yara Shahidi has already made her name in the field of acting with her family support. For her noticeable performance, she has been earning numerous nominations so far.

American actress Yara Shahidi rose to fame for her lead role as Zoey Johnson on the sitcom Black-ish. She also appeared as Natasha Kingsley in the 2019 teen drama movie The Sun Is Also a Star.

Yara Shahidi Bio; Family, Education, Height

Yara Sayeh Shahidi was born on 10 February 2000 to parents Afshin Shahidi and Keri Shahidi. Her father is an Iranian-American cinematographer. She has two younger brothers; Sayeed Shahidi, an actor, and a model and Ehsan Shahidi.


Yara Shahidi in a family picture with her parents and siblings during the Christmas 2019 (Picture: Yara’s Instagram)

Shahidi with a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m) pursued her school education from Dwight Global Online School in 2016. In 2018, she revealed that she was going to Harvard University to join Malia Obama, an elder daughter of Barack Obama.

Her Career; Movies, TV Shows

Yara began her career at the age of six, appearing in the advertisement of various companies such as McDonald’s, Ralph Lauren, Disney, Guess Kids, and The Children’s Place. She appeared as Kandace West in the HBO comedy-drama TV show.

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Shahidi made her movie debut from the 2009 comedy movie, Imagine That. Her work on movies includes Unthinkable (2010), Alex Cross (2012), and Smallfoot (2018). She portrayed the role of Chloe Johnson on the sitcom, The First Family. Currently, she appears as Zoey Johnson in the sitcom, Black-ish. For, her remarkable performance, Yara received numerous nominations in various awards. She also appears in a lead role in its spin-off series Grown-ish, since 2018.


Yara Shahidi appears as Zoey Johnson in a sitcom Grown-ish (Picture: E! News)

Well, the young actress has made a staggering net worth for her roles in movies and TV shows. She currently enjoys the net worth of an estimated $1 million.

Who Is Yara Shahidi’s Boyfriend In 2020?

The 19-year-old is now busy in her career with the numerous movies and TV roles in her hands. On her personal side, she has not revealed her dating status.

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During the interview with Seventeen magazine in May 2019, she revealed that she is not dating anyone. Furthermore, she explained she is currently in love with her family and career. And for her choice in boyfriend or partner, she revealed that he should have great taste in music, and in podcasts. As of 2020, she is reportedly single and focused on her career.

Some Interesting Facts About Yara Shahidi

  • Apart from acting, Yara is involved in social welfare activities. Her work was even noticed by former first lady Michelle Obama, and she wrote her a letter of recommendation to Harvard University.
  • The meaning of her name “Yara” means “Someone who is close to your heart” in Farsi.
  • She runs her self-titled blog site, covering her activities related to career.
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