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Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi is an actress, model and star of Black-ish/Grown-ish, Imagine That and The Sun Is Also a Star.

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Yara Shahidi is an American actress and activist who first gained recognition for her role as Zoey Johnson on the hit ABC comedy series Black-ish. Since then, she has gone on to star in its spinoff Grown-ish and become a powerful voice for young people around the world.

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2000</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Yara Shahidi is Born</div><div class='timeline-text'>On February 10, 2000, Yara Shahidi was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2008</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Starring Role on "The First Family"</div><div class='timeline-text'>She stars as the first daughter in the TV series "The First Family."</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2011</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Recurring Role on "Blackish"</div><div class='timeline-text'>She stars as Zoey Johnson on the ABC comedy series "Blackish".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2017</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Receives NAACP Image Award</div><div class='timeline-text'>Yara wins her first NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Leading Role in Spinoff Series "Grownish"</div><div class='timeline-text'>She stars as the lead role in the spinoff series of "Blackish" entitled "Grownish".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Receives Teen Choice Award</div><div class='timeline-text'>Yara is awarded the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Actress.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Receives Golden Globe Nomination</div><div class='timeline-text'>Yara receives her first Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television.</div></div></div>

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>She's an Inspiration to Young Women</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Yara Shahidi is a great role model for young women. She is an inspiration to pursue their dreams, no matter what challenges they may face. She speaks out about important issues like education and diversity and has used her platform to spread awareness and inspire action. </p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>She's Talented</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Yara Shahidi is a very talented actress. She has starred in many popular TV shows and films such as Blackish, Grownish, and The Sun Is Also A Star. Her performances have earned her many awards including two NAACP Image Awards.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>She's a Philanthropist</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Yara Shahidi is an active philanthropist who works with various charities and organizations to help those in need. She has been involved in campaigns to raise awareness of homelessness, poverty, and animal rights. Yara also provides college scholarships to students from underprivileged backgrounds.</p></div></div>

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Started Acting at Age</h3><p class='facts-text'>Yara Shahidi began her acting career at the age of 6, appearing in various commercials and television shows.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Graduated High School at</h3><p class='facts-text'>Yara Shahidi graduated high school at the age of 16 and was accepted into Harvard University shortly afterwards.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Activist & Advocate</h3><p class='facts-text'>Yara Shahidi is an active advocate for issues such as immigration reform, education reform, and racial equity.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Won Multiple Awards</h3><p class='facts-text'>In 2018, Yara Shahidi won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress for her role in Black-ish.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Models for Prada & Miu Miu</h3><p class='facts-text'>Yara Shahidi has modeled for high fashion luxury brands such as Prada and Miu Miu.</p></div></div>

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Yara Shahidi is an American TV actress who was born on February 10, 2000, and is currently 23. She is best known for her leading roles in young adult television series, including ABC's black-ish and Freeform's spinoff show grown-ish.