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Yara Shahidi Biography | Beauty ambassador of Dior

yara shahidi biography

Beauty Ambassador of Dior Yara Shahidi Biography

Yara Shahidi is a famous TV Actress, Model, Producer, Voice Artist and Change-maker from the United States. She is also known to the public as Yara Sayeh Shahidi. She is now the beauty ambassador for the fashion house of Dior which is a famous global brand fashion house.

This article is all about Yara Shahidi’s net worth, bio, age, height, birthday, wiki, salary, family, spouse, children, parents, body measurements & much more.

Birth, Age and Education

Yara Shahidi was born on 10th February 2000 and her birthplace is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Now she is 21 years old young model.

Yara Shahidi was a talented child from the beginning of her studies. Yara Shahidi completed her schooling at Dwight School. To complete graduation, she became admitted to Dwight Global Online school in 2017. Shahidi began college at Harvard University in 2018 with a major in Sociology and African American studies.

Family Members

Yara Shahidi’s father name is Afshin Shahidi who is Iranian and her mother name is Keri Salter Shahidi who is African American. That means, her background is mixed ethnical. But basically she follows the Islam.

At the age of four her family had to move to California for Afshin's work. She has two younger brothers- Sayeed Shahidi who is a child actor as well as model and another one is Ehsan Shahidi. They have a cousin, Nas, who is a rapper.

Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Yara Shahidi is 5 feet 3 inches (158 cm) in height and Her weight is 55 kg or 121 Ibs. She maintains her physique very well. Actors and models are very aware about their physique. Her hair color is black and eye is very attractive dark brown. 

Professional Career

Yara started her modeling career with television commercials when she was 6 years old. After that she worked with many famous brands like MacDonald, Ralph Lauren, Guess Kid’s and others.

Her first movie was “Imagine That” under the banner of Paramount Picture in 2009. She was awarded and praised for her debut film. After that, in 2010 she did a blockbuster film, Salt, with Angelina Jolie. In 2012 she worked on a TV series named “The First Family”. The breakthrough came after signing a contract for Black-ish in 2014. She has signed another show, Grown-ish, in 2016. Both the shows are successful till now.

In the year of 2020 Yara Shahidi with her mother started their new production company “7th Sun” and their company signed a deal with ABC Studios to produce shows. She will do a role as Tinker Bell in the coming Peter Pan remake “Peter Pan & Wendy”.

Now Yara Shahidi is the beauty ambassador of famous fashion house Dior.

Awards and Achievements

Yara Shahidi received a Young Artist Award nomination for the best performance in a feature film category for her debut film. She achieved an NAACP Image Award in the category of 'Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy' in December 2014. 

On 2017 at Los Angeles She received the “Young Stars Award". She gained immense popularity on the social media platform for her remarkable performance in the movie “The Sun Is Also a Star”.

She achieved the “Generation Next Award” at the tenth yearly Essence Black Women event organized in February 2017. In that year Yara got a chance to interview “Hillary Clinton” for Teen Vogue.

Yara Shahidi was ranked as one of the best dressed women in 2018 by fashion website Net-a-Porter.

Out of fifteen women, she was selected to feature on the cover of the British Vogue’s September 2019 issue.

Michelle Obama has written her a recommendation letter to Harvard University and recognized her activism.

Personal Life

Yara Shahidi is a very ambitious girl and very passionate about her career. She didn’t share anything about her relationship status in public. Maybe she is not dating anyone right now. She wants to complete her education first. Then she wants to be a successful woman in her life.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings

Yara Shahidi is one of the richest TV Actresses in the United States. Yara Shahidi net worth is approximately $1.5 Million which is found from our research based on Forbes, IMDb, Wikipedia & online resources. She is living in her own house in California. She has earned a lot of wealth doing successful films, television series and advertisements.

Some Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know

  • Yara Shahidi shoe size 4 and dress size 8 (US size).
  • Her horoscope is Aquarius.
  • She raises her voice against racism.
  • On “Met Gala 2021” event she wore a beautiful classical dress.
  • Yara released a song for Adidas as a singer.
  • She loves to decorate her hair in different styles.
  • She is an ice cream lover and often goes to her favorite ice cream parlor.
  • She loves to travels various location with her family.
  • She appeared on the cover page of Marie Claire magazine in September 2021.

Social Media Profiles

Yara Shahidi has Instagram and Facebook ID. But we have no idea about her Twitter ID. Here is the link:

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Yara Shahidi is very young and only 21 years old but at this age we can say she is successful in her career with her hard work and dedication. She is admired by popular personalities of America and Hollywood. Her social activist work attracts many people. She believes in her success and we can pray for her success in every step of her life.

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