Yara Shahidi Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Yara Sayeh Shahidi

Nick Name

Yara

Yara Shahidi at 2015 NAACP Image Awards Non Televised Awards Ceremony
Yara Shahidi at 2015 NAACP Image Awards Non Televised Awards Ceremony

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Nationality

American

Education

She has attended a school.

She has attended Harvard University which she announced in June 2017.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Afshin Shahidi (Photographer)
  • Mother – Keri-Salter Shahidi
  • Siblings – Sayeed Shahidi (Younger Brother) (Actor, model), Ehsan (Younger Brother)

Manager

She is signed with Persona PR (Publicist).

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

45 kg or 99 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has not dated anyone publicly until now.

Yara Shahidi at Variety 2015 Power Of Women Luncheon in Beverly Hills
Yara Shahidi at Variety 2015 Power Of Women Luncheon in Beverly Hills

Race / Ethnicity

Black

She has Iranian ancestry on her father’s side while she is of African-American descent on her mom’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Black curly hair

Yara Shahidi at Tribute to African American Achievements in Television 2015
Yara Shahidi at Tribute to African American Achievements in Television 2015

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in numerous commercials as a child including McDonald’s, Disney, Ralph Lauren, Target, Gap Kids, Guess Kids, and Children’s Place.

Religion

She has not publicly spoken about her religious beliefs.

Best Known For

Playing Zoey Johnson on the ABC sitcom Black-ish.

First Film

She first appeared in 2009 comedy film Imagine That for her role as Olivia Danielson starring Eddie Murphy. It could earn nearly $23 million, though the budget was $55 million.

First TV Show

In 2007, Yara guest appeared in HBO’s comedy-drama series Entourage for her role as Kandace West in an episode entitled “No Cannes Do.”

Personal Trainer

Her workout routine and diet plan are not known.

Yara Shahidi Favorite Things

  • Food – Chocolate
  • Ice Cream Flavor – Cookies and cream
  • Color – Purple
  • School Subject – History
  • Disney Princess – Jasmine
  • Song – It’s Gonna Be Me by NSYNC
  • Marvel Superhero – Loki of Asgard
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Yara Shahidi at 2015 Gracies Awards
Yara Shahidi at 2015 Gracies Awards

Yara Shahidi Facts

  1. She can live on chocolate for her entire life.
  2. She prefers Instagram over Twitter as she likes to post too many pictures of herself.
  3. Yara is the second cousin to American rapper Nas.
  4. When she was 4, her family relocated to California from Minnesota due to her dad’s job.
  5. Yara started her career as a child model appearing in national commercials alongside her mom and younger brother.
  6. Yara has spent time in learning the Farsi (the most widely spoken Persian language).
  7. She also takes interest in world history and wants to become a historian as well, besides actress.
  8. Yara has a black belt in Korean martial arts called Tang Soo Do.
  9. Until 7, Yara wanted to become a criminal consultant for the FBI.
  10. Her style icon is Kerry Washington.
  11. Visit her official website @ www.yarashahidi.com.
  12. Connect with Yara on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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