- Is of Iranian-American descent.
- At six weeks old, began appearing in commercials and print ads with her mother.
- Spent the first four years of her life in Minneapolis before relocating to California for her father's job.
- Made her film debut in 2009's Imagine That.
- Volunteers for the charity Integrative Clinics International.
- 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- Keri-Salter Shahidi — Mother
- Sayeed Shahidi — Brother
- Afshin Sahidi — Father
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