Yahya Abdul-Mateen II - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 8, 2022
|Born on :||July 15, 1986 (age 36)|
|Birth Name /
|Yahya Abdul-Mateen II|
|Birth Place:||New Orleans, Louisiana, USA|
|Father's Name:||Yahya Abdul-Mateen I|
|Mother's Name:||Mary Louise|
Cali Din (older brother)
|High School:||McClymonds High School|
|University:||University of California, Yale School of Drama|
|Height:||1.91 meter (6 feet 3 inch)|
|Weight:||82 kg (180.78 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Yahya Abdul-Mateen II?
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is an actor, architect by profession, and American by nationality. He is best known for starring in The Get Down, The Greatest Showman, Aquaman, and Watchmen.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – Age, Parents, Siblings
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s birth took place on July 15, 1986, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The religion of his late father Yahya Abdul-Mateen I is Muslim while his mother Mary Louise is a Christian. He is not the only child of his parents and has five older siblings- older brother Cali Din, older sisters Nikki, and Dorothy Mae, and older twin sisters Khadijah Abdul-Mateen and Zakiyyah.
He spent his childhood in the Magnolia Projects of New Orleans and later grew up in Oakland, California.
young Yahya Abdul-Mateen II with older siblings (Image: Instagram)
For education, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II attended McClymonds High School. Following graduation, he went on to study at the University of California, Berkeley where he earned a degree in architecture. Abdul-Mateen later joined Yale School of Drama and received a Master of Fine Arts degree.
His ethnicity is African-American.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
The actor has chosen to maintain privacy when it comes to his romantic relationship(s) and girlfriends. Not much has been shared when it comes to his dating history and is believed to be single.
Currently, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is unmarried, sans wife and children.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Aquaman (Image: Gadgets NDTV)
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – Career
For years Yahya Abdul-Mateen II worked as a city planner in San Francisco. As he had always wanted to become an actor he studied at Yale School of Drama, after which he began working as a stage actor.
After a minor role in the 2012 short film Crescendo, Abdul-Mateen starred in the TV series The Get Down (2016-2017) as Clarence "Cadillac" Caldwell.
Since his debut TV role, he has portrayed characters in numerous TV series and movies. The movies in which he has starred include The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (2017), Baywatch (2017), The Greatest Showman (2017), Aquaman (2018), Us (2019), All Day and a Night (2020), Candyman (2020), The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), The Matrix 4 (2021).
In the TV series, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has had appearances on the episode of The Handmaid's Tale (2018), Black Mirror (2019), and Watchmen (2019) as Cal Abar / Jon Osterman / Doctor Manhattan.
On All Day and a Night, Abdul-Mateen has starred alongside Ashton Sanders, Kelly Jenrette, Isaiah John, Shakira Ja'nai Paye, Andrea Ellsworth, and Christopher Meyer.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Us (Image: Spark Chronicles)
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – Net Worth, Salary
The figure on his net worth and annual salary is under review.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is followed by thousands of followers and counting.
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