Sayeed Shahidi Biography

Sayeed Shahidi  is a child actor and model who is of Iranian-American descent. He is the small brother to Yara Shahidi who has also pusued a career in acting. Sayeed began appearing in commercials with his mother at 6-months-old. He has acted in the film Alex Cross and television series The First Family alongside his sister.

Sayeed Shahidi Age| Birthday

He was born on February 14, 2003 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and is 16 years old in 2019. His birth sign is Aquarius.

Sayeed Shahidi height| Weight

Sayeed stands at 1.65 meters tall, with a weight of 110 lbs/50 kgs.

Sayeed Shahidi Siblings

Sayeed has two siblings.An older sister called Yara Shahidi as well as a younger brother called Ehsan Shahidi. Yara Shahidi born Yara Sayeh Shahidi is an American and Iranian actress, model and activist best known for her appearance on the sitcom Black-ish since 2014 to date and its spin-off series Grown-ish from 2018–present. She was born on 10 February 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. She is 18 years old as of 2018. Sayeed Shahidi has been in a few projects with his sister Yara Shahidi including; starring in the crime thriller movie Alex Cross as Damon Cross, the television series The First Family and on the comedy television series Black-ish as Adonis Culpepper

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Sayeed Shahidi Family | Parents

Sayeed was born in in Saint Paul, Minnesota to father Afshin Shahidi who is a photographer as well as a director and mother Keri Salter Shahidi who is an actor and producer of African American and of Choctaw heritage. He has an older and younger sibling. The older sibling is his sister Yara Shahidi who is pursuing a successful career in the acting industry. His younger brother is called Ehsan Shahidi. Keri Shahidi states the name Sayeed means Blessings.The rapper Nas is their cousin.

Sayeed Shahidi Net Worth

The young actor is estimated to be worth US$ 850 thousand, making most of his money through his acting career. Sayeed made approximately US$ 15K-20K Per Episode on set.

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Sayeed Shahidi Switched At Birth

Switched at Birth is an American teen/family drama television series that premiered on ABC Family on June 6, 2011, at 9:00 ET/PT. The one-hour scripted drama is set in the Kansas City metropolitan area, and revolves around two teenagers who were switched at birth and grew up in very different environments: one in an affluent suburb, and the other in a working-class neighborhood. The show’s debut was ABC Family’s highest-rated series debut to date.  Sayeed has a recurring role as the character Will in the ABC television series.

Sayeed Shahidi Desperate Housewives

Desperate Housewives is a dramedy-mystery television series, created by Marc Cherry, which airs on ABC. Sayeed played in three episodes of Desperate Housewives season 7 as Charlie James.

Sayeed Shahidi Blackish

Black-ish  is an American sitcom television series created by Kenya Barris. It premiered on September 24, 2014, and has run for five seasons on ABC. In the television series, Sayeed plays as Adonis Culpepper.

Sayeed Shahidi Girlfriend

There have been rumors that Sayeed may be dating his fellow actor Storm Reid. Storm recently took to Instagram to show off Sayeed’s #HoCoProPo date request for her; a perfect example of how to personalize an ask for your fellow actress, complete with a “leading lady” reference and photos of movie cameras, filmstrips, and a clapperboard.

Her caption read: “BEST. SURPRISE. EVER. Thank you @sayeedshahidi ❤😍. #igottafindadress”


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BEST. SURPRISE. EVER. Thank you @sayeedshahidi ❤️😍. #igottafindadress

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Sayeed Shahidi Basketball | High School

Sayeed plays basketball for his high school team at St.Francis High school

Sayeed Shahidi Filmography

Sayeed Shahidi Movies

  • Libby and Malcolm [2017 TV Movie, as Cassius Black]
  • The Sand Box [2016, as Finn]
  • Alex Cross [2012, as Damon Cross]
  • The Last Fall [2012, as Von Davis]
  • Rip City [2011 TV Movie, as Dakota]
  • Unthinkable [2010, as Peter Humphries]
  • Bless This Mess [2009 TV Movie, as Son]

Sayeed Shahidi TV Shows

  • Switched at Birth [2015 to 2017, as Will Bishop]
  • Uncle Buck [2016, as Miles Russell]
  • Black-ish [2016, as Adonis Culpepper]
  • Just Add Magic [2016, as Seth]
  • Code Black [2015, as Randell]
  • Intelligence [2014, as Django]
  • The First Family [2012 to 2013, as Lucas Johnson]
  • House [2012, as Evan]
  • Doc McStuffins [2012, as Donny McStuffins]
  • Happy Endings [2011, as Oliver]
  • Pair of Kings [2011, as Billy]
  • The Event [2010 to 2011, as David Martinez]
  • Desperate Housewives [2011, as Charlie James]
  • 100 Questions [2010, as Hunter]
  • Til Death [2010, as Johnny]
  • In the Motherhood [2009, as Bill]

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