Yara Shahidi Becomes TV’s Highest Paid Actress

Black-ish Star Yara Shahidi Net Worth Bio Wiki

  • Birth place: Minneapolis, MN
  • Birthday: February 10, 2000
  • Parents: Afshin Shahidi, Keri Shahidi
  • Net Worth: $1 million
  • With 3 seasons under it’s belt Black-ish has become one of the highest rated scripted comedies on television. The show and it’s stars have been recognized by the Emmy’s and Golden Globes. Now one of the show’s hottest actors Yara Shahidi is getting major recognition with a multi-million dollar contract.

    ABC and the show’s producers are infatuated with the teen actress and realized her pivotal role on the show. So Yara was offered $2 million for the next three seasons. With all the attention the budding star has been getting it’s no surprise that she will become one of the highest paid actresses on television.

    Shahidi has made great use of her fame. She’s become a political activist joining several public protest. She’s also spoken publicly in support of Gay Rights, Black Lives Matter, Equal Rights for women and Immigration. The 17 year old has also donated money and time to several philanthropic ventures including the St. Jude’s Children’s hospital. With her active role in politics, environmental and human rights she’s also been heavily acknowledged by her celebrity peers. In fact Shahidi had first lady Michelle Obama write a reference letter for her college applications. It doesn’t get any better than that.

    Outside of philanthropy and acting the Black-ish actress has been recognized for her beauty. She’s landed multi-million dollar campaigns with beauty and hair companies. In 2016 she became the face of Aeropostle and has been featured on the cover of Elle, Cosmopolitan and Teen Vogue.

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