|Roxy Shahidi Quick Info
|5 ft 5 in
|Date of Birth
|March 12, 1983
Roxy Shahidi is an English actor and yoga teacher who is best known for playing Leyla Harding in the soap opera Emmerdale. She has also been a part of shows like Sinchronicity, This Morning, Get Your Act Together, All Star Family Fortunes, and Lorraine.
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Hockley, Greater Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Actor, Yoga Teacher
Roxy Shahidi has been signed with Intertalent Rights Group, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Roxy Shahidi has dated –
- Arsher Ali (2010-Present) – She got married to actor Arsher Ali in the year 2010 and they welcomed their first child together, a daughter, in 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
Roxy Shahidi is of Iranian descent on her father’s side and has English roots on her mother’s side.
Roxy Shahidi Facts
- She spent her childhood years growing up in Whalley Range in Manchester.
- Roxy Shahidi was 8 years old when she became a vegetarian and at 21, she became a vegan.
- In 2008, she started appearing as Leyla Harding in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.
- Roxy Shahidi served as a bridesmaid to her Emmerdale co-star Charley Webb at her wedding to Matthew Wolfenden in February 2018.
Featured Image by Roxy Shahidi / Instagram