Fast Facts

  • Is of Iranian-American descent.
  • Began appearing in commercials with his mother at 6-months-old.
  • Was featured in a print ad campaign for Tropicana alongside his sister, Yara Shahidi.
  • In 2015, appeared in an IHOP commercial for their summer signature pancakes with his mother and sister.
  • Has acted in the film Alex Cross and television series The First Family alongside his sister.


  • Afshin Shahidi — Father
  • Ehsan Shahidi — Brother
  • Keri Satler-Shahidi — Mother
  • Yara Shahidi — Sister


  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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