Aug 14, 2022 · Yara Shahidi has been one busy young lady in recent times with projects both in front and behind the camera, all while graduating from Harvard University in late May. The 22-year-old is taking on ...
His mother Keri Salter Shahidi is African-American, whereas his father Afshin Shahidi is Iranian.   He lived in St. Paul, Minnesota until age two, then moved to Glendale, California .  Sayeed is an Iranian name meaning "Blessing"  or "Blessed"; Shahidi is also a common surname in Iran, of Muslim origin.
Yara Sayeh Shahidi (born February 10, 2000) is an American actress and model. She gained recognition for her starring role as the oldest daughter Zoey Johnson on the sitcom Black-ish (2014–2022) and its spin-off series Grown-ish (2018–present). 
Jul 20, 2022 · Yara Shahidi showcased her chic style in a nautical-inspired ensemble as she arrived for a taping of Good Morning America in New York City. The actress donned a black pinstripe mini blazer dress.