Yara Shahidi Net Worth (Updated 2023) – Bio Overview

Yara Shahidi is an American actress, model, and activist, who has a net worth of $2 million as of 2023. She is one of the rising actresses in the Hollywood film industry who archived so much fame in a short period.

Shahidi first rose to fame after starring in the ABC sitcom television series Black-ish where she was portrayed as the eldest daughter of Zoey Johnson. The actress gained further recognition in the entertainment industry for the spin-off series ”Grown-ish”. At an early age, she managed to establish herself as a lead actress in the film and drama industry.

Yara Shahidi has acted in several movies and television series. She provided vocals for many popular animated films. So today we are going to talk about the total net worth of Yara Shahidi her salary, income, assets, various brand organizations, personal life, career, biography, and more.

Net Worth 2023

NameYara Shahidi
Net Worth$2 Million
Annual Salary$600,000
Zodiac SignAquarius

Early Life

Yara Sayeh Shahidi was born on the 10th of February 2000, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Her father Afshin Shahidi is a photographer while her mother Keri-Salter Shahidi is a housewife. Shahidi’s younger brother Sayeed Shahidi is also an actor and model while she has two little brothers Sayeed and Ehsan. Also, the famous rapper Nas is their second cousin.

She is of African-American ancestry on her mother’s side and Iranian descent on her dad’s side. When Yara was just 4 years old, her entire family moved to California for better opportunities.

Moving on to her education, she enrolled at Dwight Global Online School, from where she completed her graduation n 2017. In the very next year, Yara got attended Harvard University with a plan to major in Interdisciplinary Sociology and African American Studies.


At the age of 6, Yara Shahidi started her career as a model by appearing in several commercials for some prominent companies including, Ralph Lauren, McDonald’s, Target, GapKids, Guess Kids, Disney, The Children’s Place, etc. In 2007, she made her first TV show appearance in a guest role of Kandace West in the HBO comedy-television series Entourage, in an episode titled No Cannes Do.

In 2009, Yara Shahidi got a chance to make her film debut in the comedy movie Imagine That where she played the character of Olivia Danielson starring legendary star Eddie Murphy. The actress got nominated for the Young Artist Award for her outstanding performance in the film. In 2010, she was cast in Angelina Jolie’s action thriller film ‘Salt’.

Yara then played the daughter of President, Chloe Johnson, in the sitcom television series The First Family in 2012. The breakthrough moment of her career was in 2014 when Yara Shahidi started playing the role of  Zoey Johnson in ABC’s prime-time comedy series Black-ish in which she received huge stardom by winning the NAACP Image Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy.’

Later she received a worldwide appreciation for her performance in the series Grown-ish. The actress received several awards including, Young Stars Award in 2017 for her performance in Black-ish, a nomination for the Young Artist Award for her debut film Imagine That, and many others.


Full NameYara Sayeh Shahidi
Age23 years old
Date Of BirthFebruary 10, 2000
Birth PlaceMinneapolis, Minnesota,
United States
HometownMinneapolis, Minnesota
Height5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
Weight45 kg (99 pounds)
Figure Measurement31-23-31
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Marital StatusSingle
FatherAfshin Shahidi
MotherKeri-Salter Shahidi
BrothersSayeed Shahid, Ehsan
Education QualificationGraduated
InstagramYara (يارا) Shahidi


The social activist and TV star, Yara became the brand ambassador of Chanel, and along with that, she is also a spokeswoman for the more youthful generation eager to get interested in politics and social justice.

As we mentioned before, the actress has done several commercials in her career. In 2021, She was named the new global brand ambassador of Dior for women’s makeup and fashion. Dior is one of the leading cosmetic brands in the world.

Yara Shahidi Net Worth

Yara Shahidi Net Worth

As of 2023, Yara Shahidi Net Worth is estimated to be around $2 Million US. She is one of the prominent young voices and activists, who is well known for her social works and organizations.

Her activism was caught by retired first lady Michelle Obama. Back in 2017, Teen Vogue also allowed her to interview Hillary Clinton. Yara Shahidi was named to feature on the cover page out of fifteen women in British Vogue’s September 2019 issue. The actress has accumulated a good sum of money from appearing in films, TV shows, and various other ventures.

Apart from the films, Shahidi also earned a lot of stardom in several magazines, and commercials, such as in 2018 she was on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia. The actress used her talent to make enough money in the entertainment industry and she became super successful in her career. Yara Shahidi’s annual income is over $600,000.

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Yara Shahidi is an American actress, model, and activist, who has a net worth of $2 million as of 2023.

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Yara Shahidi’s annual income is over $600,000.

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Yara Sayeh Shahidi was born on the 10th of February 2000, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she is 22 years old.

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