Sayeed Shahidi - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 21, 2020
|Born on :||February 14, 2003 (age 17)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA|
|Father's Name:||Afshin Shahidi|
|Mother's Name:||Keri Salter|
Yara Shahidi (older sister)
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (African-American, Native-Choctaw, Iranian)|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Girlfriend Name:||Storm Reid|
|Height:||1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)|
|Weight:||55 kg (121.25 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Sayeed Shahidi?
Sayeed Shahidi is a child actor, model by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for appearances in Switched at Birth, Uncle Buck, The First Family as the younger brother of actress, activist Yara Shahidi, and cousin of rapper Nas.
Sayeed Shahidi – Age, Parents, Siblings
Sayeed Shahidi’s birth took place on February 14, 2003, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA. He was born to mother Keri Salter Shahidi of African-American, Native Choctaw descent and father Afshin Shahidi of Iranian-American descent.
He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- older sister Yara Shahidi, an actress, model activist and younger brother Eshan Shahidi. Sayeed Shahidi was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota for the first two years of his life before moving to Glendale, California.
Sayeed Shahidi, Yara Shahidi, Eshan Shahidi with their parents - posted 2019 (Image: Instagram)
Moreover, Sayeed Shahidi is the cousin of American rapper Nas. His maternal great grandparents Ella Mae and Charles Rufus Jones were the maternal grandparents of Nas.
He graduated from high school in November 2019 but the name of the school has not been shared with the public.
His ethnicity includes African-American, Native-Choctaw, Iranian.
Sayeed Shahidi – Girlfriend, Relationship
Sayeed Shahidi has been dating fellow actress Storm Reid, who is also a child actress known for starring in A Wrinkle in Time (2018) as Meg Murry and in Euphoria as Gia.
He took his girlfriend as a prom date in November 2018, which was widely shared on his social media pages.
Sayeed Shahidi – Career
Sayeed Shahidi started his career at the age of 7, having started appearing in commercials with his mother at the age of 6 months. He was cast in TV series The Event as David Martinez followed by a guest appearance in 2011’s episode of Desperate Housewives.
Eventually, Shahidi landed the role of Lucas Johnson in TV series The First Family (2012-2013).
In films, Shahidi has portrayed roles in films Alex Cross (2012) as Damon Cross and in Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016) as Kid 3, Unthinkable (2010), Intelligence (2014), etc.
Since then the young talent has had guest appearances in Black-ish (2016) as Adonis Culpepper, in Uncle Buck (2016) as Miles Russell, in Switched at Birth (2016-2017) as Will Bishop.
Sayeed Shahidi’s fellow Uncle Buck cast includes Macaulay Culkin, Jay Underwood, Jean Louisa Kelly.
Sayeed Shahidi – Net Worth, Salary
The figures on his net worth and annual salary are under review and will be updated. As he becomes focused in his career in the coming years, his net worth, as well as salary, will be more prominent.
Sayeed Shahidi – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter Sayeed Shahidi with thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.
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