Sarah Shahi Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Children, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | April 7, 2022

An American actress and former model, Aahoo Jahansouzshahi or now known as Sarah Shahi was born on January 10, 1980, in Texas, United States. Her father’s name is Abbas Jahansouzshahi while her mother’s name is Mahmonir Souushazar, an interior designer by profession. However, her parents got at divorced when she was just 10 years old. Her father who was from Iran left the country 2 years before the Iranian Revolution and previously worked at the American embassy in Iran when he was slated for execution. However, he managed to flee the country. 

Talking about siblings, she has an elder brother, Cyrus, and a younger sister, Samantha, who is the production assistant. While Aahoo is her ‘birth name’, she adopted the name ‘Sarah’ in her second grade after hearing a song titled ‘Sarah’. While growing up, she learned Persian at the behest of her father and also learned English. It was then that her parents begin pushing her toward participating in beauty pageants at the age of 8. 

Talking about her education, she attended Trinity High School where she was the captain of the volleyball and basketball teams following which she got enrolled in Southern Methodist University and majored in English and Theatre. During that time, she was also a member of the Alpha Chi Omega. 

However, Sarah who took up modeling at a very young age won the Miss Fort Worth pageant in 1997 and later in the hope of becoming an actress joined the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders squad and then moved to Los Angeles. 

Then she started working as extras in several movies during which she met director Robert Altman who encouraged her to move toward Hollywood where she receive several roles in films like Alias, Reba, Dawson’s Creek, and Supernatural. Along with acting, her modeling career also advanced and she was listed on several magazine covers. 

Apart from working in movies, Sarah was also seen working on television series and became a popular face on television. She was seen in a number of television series like Spin City, Boston Public, Alias, Frasier, Century City, Supernatural, Teachers, Life, and many others. 

Talking about her films, she worked in films like The Dog Problem, Rush Hour 3, AmericanEast, Static, Bullet to the Head, Bad Therapy, and others.

Speaking about Sarah’s personal life, she got married to actor Steve Howey in February 2009. Later in July 2009, she gave birth to their first child, a son following which in 2015, she gave birth to twins, a daughter and a son. However, the couple got separated in January 2021. In 2020, she began dating Australian actor Adam Demos.

NameAahoo Jahansouz Shahi
Nick NameSarah
ProfessionActress, Tv Actress
Date of BirthJanuary 10, 1980
Age42 years old (in 2022)
Birth PlaceEuless, Texas, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
HometownAmerica
SchoolTrinity High School
CollageSouthern Methodist University
DebutTelevision– City Guys (2000)
Film– Dr. T and the Women (2000)
ReligionChristian
Zodiac SignCapricorn

Sarah Shahi Career

  • After aspiring to become an actress, Sarah joined the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders squad following which she was featured on the cover of the squad’s calendar. 
  • Later while working as an extra in the film ‘Dr. T and the Women’, she met director Robert Altman who persuaded her to go to Hollywood, and then she went to Los Angeles. She immediately received roles in a series of TV series such as Spin City, City Guys, Boston Public, etc. 
  • After that, between 2001 and 2002, she portrayed the role of Jenny in the television series titled ‘Alias’ for a total of seven episodes. 
  • Later, she started appearing in many other popular sitcoms such as Reba, Dawson’s Creek, Frasier, Century City, ER, and Supernatural. 
  • Next, in the year 2003, her career in Hollywood took off after she got her first credited role in the film, Old School. 
  • Following this, she was seen in a number of films like For Your Consideration, A Lot Like Love, Rush Hour 3, Shades of Ray, AmericanEast, Crossing Over, and so on. 
  • In the year 2005, Sarah got the major breakthrough of her career after bagging the lead role in the NBC television series, Life. 
  • In 2009, she bagged the lead role in the USA Network pilot , Facing Kate which later came to be known as ‘Fairly Legal’. 
  • In 2012, she was seen in another NBC show, Chicago Fire following which she was then seen in ‘Person of Interest and was seen playing guest roles in shows like Relevance, Pitch, and Ray Donovan. 
  • After this, she took a brief period of maternity break and then made a comeback with the ‘Person of Interest’. 
  • Next in 2019, she joined the cast of City on A Hill. 

Sarah Shahi Family 

Father Name Abbas Jahansouzshahi
Mother Name Mahmonir Jahansouzshahi
Brother Cyrus
Sister Sarah Shahi on Twitter: "Love you sister https://t.co/QyKgIhT5V7" / Twitter
Samantha
Husband / Wife  Steve Howey

Sarah Shahi Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Divorced
Affairs / Boyfriend  Steve Howey
Wife/ Spouse  Steve Howey (7 February 2009 – 29 January 2021) 
Marriage date 7 February 2009
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenSon(s): Knox Blue Howey, William Wolf Howey
Daughter(s): Violet Moon Howey

Sarah Shahi Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5 feet 3 inches
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Waist24 inches
Hips35 inches
Dress Size2 (US)
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Brown

Sarah Shahi Favorite

Favorite Actor N/A
Favorite Actress N/A
Favorite Song N/A
Favorite Movie N/A
Favorite CuisineItalian, Spanish
Favorite Color Red, Yellow, Sky Blue
Favorite Sport Tennis, Basketball, Vollyball
Favorite Destination Paris, Singapore

Sarah Shahi Education 

School Trinity High School
Collage Southern Methodist University
Educational Qualification Majoring in English and Theater

Sarah Shahi’s Net Worth

Net Worth$ 20 Million Doller
SalaryN/A
Income SourceActing & Modeling
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Sarah Shahi

  • Her birth name is Aahoo which in the Persian language means gazelle. She later changed her name to Sarah after hearing a song named ‘Sarah’. 
  • She attended the Southern Methodist University for her higher studies
  • She moved to Los Angeles in 2000.
  • Ranked #5 on the AfterEllen.com hot list in 2007.
  • Ranked #66 on Maxim magazine’s “Hot 100” list in 2006.
  • Has an older brother, Cyrus, and a younger sister, Samantha Shahi.
  • In 2005, she was listed as number 90 on the Maxim magazine “Hot 100 of 2005” after which in 2006, she came up to the position of 66 and then at number 36 in 2012. 
  • She paid a heartfelt tribute to legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna after they passed away. 
  • The actress has a pet dog. 
  • In 2016, Sarah along with her whole family featured on the cover page of People’s Magazine. 
  • Sarah is also an avid book lover and owns a good collection of books. 
  • Sarah had married actor Steve Howey in 2009 with whom she had her first child, a son named William and then twins, Knox and Violet. 

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