Amir Arison - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 20, 2022

Amir Arison
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: The Blacklist (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : March 24, 1978 (age 44)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Amir Arison
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Ron Arison
Mother's Name: Zipora Arison
Siblings: 1

Maya Arison (older sister)

High School: Pine Crest School
University: Columbia University
Ethnicity: Israeli
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Ornella Suad

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Amir Arison?

Amir Arison is an actor by profession and American by nationality. Born to immigrant parents, he is best known for starring in The Blacklist as FBI Special Agent Aram Mojtabai.

Amir Arison – Age, Parents, Siblings

Amir Arison’s birth took place on March 24, 1978, in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. His mother Zipora Arison works as a psychiatrist while his father Ron Arison worked as a surgeon. His parent raised him in Fort Lauderdale, Florida alongside his older sibling- sister Maya Arison.

Amir Arison in 7th grade (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Amir Arison attended Pine Crest School from kindergarten through high school. He went on to study at Columbia University where he earned a BA in English in 2000. His ethnicity is Israeli.

Amir Arison – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Amir Arison is in a relationship with Ornella Suad. His girlfriend is a fashion stylist and they have been dating since 2016. In 2020 he shared a hilarious Tweet that his girlfriend gets jealous when he calls their foster dog “baby girl.”

Aside from this, there are no records of his dating life. He is unmarried and sans wife, children.

Amir Arison, Ornella Suad (Image: Tumblr)

Amir Arison – Career

Early Days

Arison’s interest in theatre grew at an early age. While in 6th grade, he received his school’s Drama Club Award and the founder’s council fine arts award in Acting during his senior year in high school.

He appeared in theatre plays in New York including the plays Hamlet, Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Then, Queen’s Boulevard, Modern Orthodox, The Muscles in Our Toes. Moreover, Amir Arison has also worked in regional theatres such as The Shakespeare Theatre, The Huntington, Olney Theatre Center, Yale Repertory, Shakespeare Theatre of St. Louis, to name a few.

Films, Series

Amir Arison’s debut role was in a 2004 episode of the TV series The Jury as Tariq Ahmed. This was followed by  appearances in the TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2005-2007), As the World Turns (2008), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2005-2011), Homeland (2011), True Justice (2012), The Mentalist (2012), Zero Hour (2012), H+ (2012-2013), The Dropout (2022), etc 

He has also starred in the films Day Zero (2007), Anamorph (2007), Today's Special (2009), Vamps (2012), Before The Sun Explodes (2016), Girls (2014), 20 Weeks (2017), among others. His role as FBI Special Agent Aram Mojtabai in The Blacklist, which he landed in 2013 is his breakthrough role. Until 2022, he has appeared in 160 episodes of the series.

Amir Arison in The Dropout (Image: Gotham Magazine)


On the set of The Dropout, Amir Arison has worked alongside Josh Pais, Shaun J. Brown, Naveen Andrews, Nicky Endres, Elizabeth Marvel.

Amir Arison – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Amir Arison is estimated at around $1.5 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Amir Arison – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Arison is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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