Yara Shahidi

American actress, model, and activist

Yara Sayeh Shahidi (born February 10, 2000)[2] is an American actress, model, and activist.

Yara Shahidi
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Shahidi in September 2019
Born (2000-02-10) February 10, 2000 (age 20)
EducationHarvard University[1]
OccupationActress and model
Years active2007–present

She is known for her starring role as the oldest daughter Zoey Johnson on the sitcom Black-ish (2014–present) and its spin-off series Grown-ish (2018–present).[3]


  1. Weaver, Hilary. "Yara Shahidi Will Join Malia Obama at Harvard in 2018". Vanity Fair.
  2. "Yara Shahidi Actor". TVGuide.com. Archived from the original on October 2, 2016.
  3. "All about Yara". June 1, 2009. Archived from the original on March 4, 2012. Retrieved March 22, 2010.