Sayeed Shahidi - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 1, 2022

Sayeed Shahidi
Profession: Child actor, Model
Best Known For: Switched at Birth (TV series), Uncle Buck (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : February 14, 2003 (age 21)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Sayeed Shahidi
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Afshin Shahidi
Mother's Name: Keri Salter
Siblings: 2

Yara Shahidi (older sister)
Eshan Shahidi (younger brother)

Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (African-American, Native-Choctaw, Iranian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
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 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, and The First Family as the younger brother of actress, and 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 his mother Keri Salter Shahidi of African-American, Native Choctaw descent, and his father Afshin Shahidi of Iranian-American descent. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- an older sister Yara Shahidi, an actress, and model activist, and a 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.

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.

Sayeed Shahidi, Yara Shahidi, Eshan Shahidi with their parents - posted 2019 (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

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, and 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 on a prom date in November 2018, which was widely shared on his social media pages. The couple reportedly broke up in late 2020 with Shahidi's mom and sister unfollowing Storm on Instagram.

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Sayeed Shahidi, Storm Reid - posted November 2019 (Image: Instagram)

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 the 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 the TV series The First Family (2012-2013).

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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, and in Switched at Birth (2016-2017) as Will Bishop.


Sayeed Shahidi’s fellow Uncle Buck cast includes Macaulay Culkin, Jay Underwood, and Jean Louisa Kelly.

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Sayeed Shahidi with Uncle Buck cast (Image: Los Angeles Wave)

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 on his career in the coming years, his net worth, as well as his salary, will be more prominent.

Sayeed Shahidi – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, and Twitter Sayeed Shahidi with thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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