Mahershala Ali: Early Life, Movies, Wife, Age & Net Worth {2022}

August 1, 2022
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Mahershala Ali  American actor, rapper, and singer has won multiple accolades during his long career.

These include two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

Here are some facts about Mahershala Ali:

Mahershala Ali Early Life

Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali (born February 16, 1974) is an American actor and rapper. He was born  in Oakland, California. He age is 46 Years  Old.

He attended St. Mary’s College of California (SMC) in Moraga, California, where he graduated in 1996 with a degree in mass communication.

He entered SMC with a basketball scholarship and went by the name “Hershal Gilmore” when playing for the SMC Gaels.

the son of Willicia Goines (born 1957) and Phillip Gilmore (1956–1994).

 He was raised as a Christian in Hayward, California by his mother, an ordained Baptist minister whose mother, Evie Goines, was also an ordained minister in Hayward Baptist Church.

His father was an actor who appeared on Broadway.

 Maher-shalal-hash-baz is the name of the prophet Isaiah’s second child (chapter 8, Book of Isaiah).

Mahershala Height

Height 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
Weight 85 kg (187 lbs)
Waist 34 inches
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown

The actor has an impressively long height of six feet, making his height quite respectable.

Mahershala Ali weighs about eighty kilograms, making his height a reasonable fit for his athletic physique.

He was a standout basketball player and received a basketball scholarship to Saint Mary’s College in 1992.

Later, he gave up basketball for studying and focused on his acting career. He now has a large fan following on Instagram and is likely to be active on Twitter.

Mahershala Wife

Ali is an Ahmadi Muslim.

He is married to Amatus Sami-Karim, an actress and musician. Their first child, a daughter, was born in February 2017.

The Oscar-nominated actor recently welcomed his first daughter, Bari Najma, into the world.

The couple married in 2013, two years after Ali met Amatus Sami-Karim, an actress and composer from New York.

Ali and Amatus met at NYU and were married four days before the Oscar ceremony.

Ali said in the speech that he was thankful to his wife for being a rock during the award season.

the son of Willicia Goines (born 1957) and Phillip Gilmore (1956–1994).

He was raised as a Christian in Hayward, California by his mother, an ordained Baptist minister whose mother, Evie Goines, was also an ordained minister in Hayward Baptist Church.

 His father was an actor who appeared on Broadway. Maher-shalal-hash-baz is the name of the prophet Isaiah’s second child.

Mahershala Movies

  • Blade 2023
  • Leave the World Behind2023
  • Swan Song 2021
  • Eternals 2021
  • Alita: Battle Angel 2019
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2018
  • Green Book 2018
  • Roxanne Roxanne 2017

One of the most talked-about American actors today, Mahershala Ali is a rapper and actor with an award-winning career spanning two decades.

Throughout his career, Ali has won several awards and accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

While he may have started out playing basketball as a kid, Mahershala Ali also found an interest in acting and film during his college days.

He was a talented basketball player and attended Saint Mary’s College of California on a basketball scholarship. While attending college, he grew disenchanted with the demands of the sport.

Mahershala Net Worth

The total assets of Mahershala Ali are estimated to be $12 million. He earned this amount from his role as Juan in the film “Moonlight.”

He was also nominated for an Academy Award and the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Moreover, he has several other awards under his belt, including the BAFTA and the Golden Globe.

In addition, he earned money from his acting career through the episodes of TV shows and box office hits.

His recent roles have impressed audiences.

His performance as the title character in 2021 Swan Song was one of the best ever.

As a result of his outstanding performances, he has garnered several awards, including two academy awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a BAFTA Award.

His other awards include the Golden Globe Award and the Primetime Emmy Award. However, Mahershala Ali started out as an unrecognized side actor, and only became a major star after being cast in Marvel’s Eternals.

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