Bashir Salahuddin - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 10, 2020
|Born on :||July 6, 1976 (age 44)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
Sultan Salahuddin (brother)
|High School:||Whitney M. Young Magnet High School|
|Married Date:||August 12, 2017|
|Wife's Name:||Chandra Russell|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Bashir Salahuddin?
Bashir Salahuddin is an actor, writer, comedian by profession and American by nationality. He is best known for starring in films Snatched, Top Gun: Maverick and TV series Looking, GLOW.
Bashir Salahuddin – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings
Bashir Salahuddin’s birth took place on July 6, 1976, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was raised in the South Shore. His mother's name is Renee while the name of his father is not shared with the public.
He is not the only child of his parents and has eight siblings. A brother of his is Sultan Salahuddin, who is now a writer and the name of one of his younger sisters is Zuri. The name and details of his other siblings are not known.
For education, he attended Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. After graduation, Bashir Salahuddin studied at Harvard and was a class of ’98. Other information on his childhood, mother, father and still under the wraps.
His ethnicity is African-American.
Bashir Salahuddin, Chandra Russell (Instagram)
Bashir Salahuddin – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Bashir Salahuddin married his longtime girlfriend Chandra Russell on 12 August 2017 after getting engaged in August 2016. Russell is also an actress. He and his wife have welcomed a child together, a daughter, who was born in 2018.
Chandra Russell with daughter - posted September 2018 (Instagram)
Bashir Salahuddin – Career
While a student at Harvard, he met fellow writer and friend Diallo Riddle. Together they created Paper Planes, a production company. After graduation, he worked as a paralegal in Chicago before moving to Los Angeles to work in the entertainment industry.
There he worked as a substitute teacher while also auditioning as an actor and comedian. Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle were described as the Fraternal Order of Comedy Nerder and he was included in the Variety article 10 TV Scribes to Watch.
Salahuddin was also the title song vocalist for The Hebrew Hammer. The Salahuddin brothers and Riddle wrote South Side together.
Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle wrote Brothers in Atlanta, which was commissioned by HBO but was later canceled. In 2018 the duo’s show Sherman's Showcase was picked up by IFC.
As an actor Bashir Salahuddin has appeared in films Snatched (2017), Gringo (2018), A Simple Favor (2018), Top Gun: Maverick (2020), A Simple Favor (2018) and in TV series Looking (2015), Maya & Marty (2016), Looking: The Movie, GLOW (2017-2018), The Last O.G. (2018).
His GLOW co-stars include Marc Maron, Kate Nash, Kia Stevens, Betty Gilpin.
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Bashir Salahuddin – Awards, Nominations
Along with his colleagues, he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards (2011), Writers Guild of America Awards (2012, 2017), and Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018).
Bashir Salahuddin – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth is estimated to be around $1 million while his annual salary is estimated to be well over $80,000.
Bashir Salahuddin – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Bashir Salahuddin is absent from Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
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