Yasmine Akram Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Yasmine Akram Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight63 kg
Date of BirthMarch 11, 1982
Zodiac SignPisces
BoyfriendUnknown

Yasmine Akram is an Irish actress known for portraying the role of love interest of Sherlock Holmes in the British show, Sherlock. Her steamy kiss with Benedict Cumberbatch in the show even got her some hate mail. However, the lack of exposure shouldn’t be equated to a lack of quality work. She has delivered several acclaimed performances as a theatre actress and comedian. Her play 10 Dates with Mad Mary was highly rated by the critics and has been adopted for a movie as well.

Born Name

Yasmine Akram

Nick Name

Yasmine

Yasmine Akram in an Instagram post as seen in September 2016
Yasmine Akram in an Instagram post as seen in September 2016 (Yasmine Akram / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Residence

London, Canada

Nationality

Irish

Education

Yasmine Akram went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and graduated with a degree in acting.

Occupation

Actress, Comedian, Writer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Mona
  • Siblings – Masooma Akram (Older Sister)

Manager

Yasmine Akram is represented by London-based United Agents Ltd.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

63 kg or 139 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Yasmine Akram has kept her personal life away from the public platform, which makes it difficult for us to ascertain anything about her love life and dating history.

Yasmine Akram at Monaco as seen in January 2018
Yasmine Akram at Monaco as seen in January 2018 (Yasmine Akram / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Asian and White)

On her father’s side, she has Pakistani ancestry, while, on her mother’s side, she is of Irish descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Beautiful smile

Brand Endorsements

Yasmine Akram hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Religion

She was raised in a Catholic household and later has had her first communions and confirmations.

Yasmine Akram in an Instagram post in July 2018
Yasmine Akram in an Instagram post in July 2018 (Yasmine Akram / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Being cast in a role opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in a couple of episodes of crime drama TV series, Sherlock
  • Having played the role of Maria “Jonesy” Jones in the popular British sitcom, Lovesick
  • Having served as a panelist in popular British shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks and BBC’s The News Quiz

First Film

In 2018, she made her theatrical film debut in an important role in the Irish drama movie, Metal Heart.

First TV Show

In 2004, Yasmine Akram made her first TV show appearance on the comedy-drama TV series, Love Is the Drug.

Personal Trainer

Her workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Yasmine Akram Favorite Things

Her favorite things aren’t known.

Yasmine Akram as seen in February 2018
Yasmine Akram as seen in February 2018 (Yasmine Akram / Instagram)

Yasmine Akram Facts

  1. After her parents decided to separate, she was raised by her mother. She was about 18 months old at the time of their separation.
  2. Although she was born in Sharjah, UAE, her family moved to Ireland when Yasmine was 18 months old.
  3. At the age of 14, she started collaborating with the Calipo Theatre and the Picture Company.
  4. After completing her acting studies from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she started writing comedy sketches for Channel 4 and BBC.
  5. She has collaborated with English comedian Louise Ford to start a comedy duo called Ford and Akram. Amongst their accomplishments is their fine performance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
  6. In 2010, she wrote a play called 10 Dates with Mad Mary. The play was later adapted for a feature film titled A Date for Mad Mary. She had written the play while she was spending time with her mother in Drogheda. She had completed her acting course and felt overwhelmed and directionless. So, she spent 8 months on her mother’s couch to work things out.
  7. She doesn’t have any official social media account.

Featured Image by Yasmine Akram / Instagram

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