If there are many Iranian-American models and child actors, Sayeed Shahidi has undoubtedly stood out as one of the best as he is famous for playing the role of Damon Cross in the 2012 film Alex Cross. Despite being young, he has managed to achieve a lot in his career, accumulating over a dozen credits on his acting resume. He has carved his way into the hearts of millions of viewers around the world with his brilliant performances and is recognized as one of the most prominent and accomplished child actors of the moment.
He also enjoys a thriving modeling career, thanks to his flawless facial features. His good looks make him perfect for selling pretty much anything as it’s hard not to notice how striking his looks are. Sayeed is a teenage crush for adolescent girls and boys and his attractiveness seems to be increasing by the day. His notable appearances in film and television include his roles in First Family, and Desperate Housewives. He’s set to star in a few upcoming films and series, and he’s expected to be a much bigger star than he is at the moment if he doesn’t take his leg off the pedal.
Sayeed Shahidi Bio (Age)
The handsome actor was born on February 14, 2003, in Saint Paul, Minnesota. His family moved to California when he was only two years old. Sayeed Shahidi is the middle of three children born to his parents. He attends St. Francis High School and is a member of his school’s football team.
Sayeed started his acting career by appearing in commercials with his mother at the age of 6 months. He made his film debut in Until I Die. Small roles followed in a handful of television series such as Black-ish and First Family. He played the character Adonis Culpepper in the former and appeared as Lucas Johnson in the latter.
He had a starring role on ABC ‘s Switched at Birth, a family drama series that follows the lives of two teenagers who are switched at birth and enjoyed very different upbringings. One grew up in an affluent part of town while the other grew up in a working-class neighborhood. Sayeed plays a character named Will. The show holds the record for being the highest-rated debut family series of all time.
The young actor has also appeared in three episodes of the popular television series, Desperate Housewives as Charlie James. He starred as Miles Russell on the hit show Uncle Buck. He played a supporting role as Cassius Black in the TV comedy Libby and Malcolm. Some of his other appearances in film and television include in The Sand Box, The Last Fall, Bless This Mess, Unthinkable, Rip City, Just Add Magic, Intelligence, House, Code Black, Happy Ending, The Event, Doc McStuffins, Pair of Kings, Into Motherhood, and 100 Questions.
who are his parents
Sayeed was born to Afshin Shahidi and Keri-Salter Shahidi. His father is Iranian while his mother is of Choctaw/African American mix. His mother is an actress and producer, his father works as a director and photographer. His older sister is the Black-ish and grown -up star, Yara Shahidi . He also has a younger sibling named Ehsan. Sayeed and his siblings are cousins of famous rapper Nas .
His sister Yara is also enjoying a thriving modeling and acting career. She is known for lending her voice and platform for various social causes. She was born on February 10, 2000 and has appeared alongside her brother in the Alex Cross film, as well as other films and TV series like Black-ish and The First Family.
Facts about the young actor
1. Sayeed Shahidi is a respected child actor and earns a lot for his performances. He makes about $15,000-$20,000 for each episode he appears in.
2. He appears to be dating child actress Storm Reid, and his #HoCoProPo romantic date request circulated for a while because it was so sweet and perfect.
3. The actor is 5ft 6in tall and weighs around 55kg.
4. Sayeed is currently estimated to have a net worth of $800,000, most of which can be attributed to his acting endeavors.