Golshifteh Farahani Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth

Golshifteh Farahani is a famous Iranian actress and singer who has appeared in many films through which received international recognition. She was born in Tehran, Iran on 10th July, 1983, a daughter of a theatre director and actor Behzad Farahani and Fahimeh Rahim. Her elder sister is Shaghayegh who is also an actress. Her brother is Azarakhsh Farahani who is an actor and music composer. At the age of five Golshifteh began studying music and piano and then entered a music school in Tehran, Iran. She completed her graduation from Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.


Golshifteh began her career at the age of 14 as an actress in the Iranian film, Derakht e Golabie in 1998. She is a talented actress and has got a lot of international fame as well by acting in The Patience Stone directed by Atiq Rahimi, the fantasy film Pirates of the Caribbean, Dead Men Tell No Tales where she played the role of a sea witch Shansa, Paterson the American film directed by Jim Jarmusch and many more.

Farahani has also been a theatre artist and has acted in various plays which include Maryam and Mardavij, The Black Narcissus, A Private Dream and Anna Karenina. She is to be seen in Rumi’s Kimia directed by Dariush Mehruji which is based on the novel Kimia Khatoon.


Golshifteh is involved in working as an advocate for the eradication of tuberculosis in Iran. She works for environmental causes as well.

Golshifteh Farahani Husband

Farahani got married to French director and producer Amin Mahdavi in 2003 but due to personal issues separated in 2011. In 2012 she married French actor Louis Garrel. Their marriage lasted for just two years. There were rumours that she was also in a relationship with Matthew Silver the actor and producer in 2015. Later in the same year she married Christos Dorje Walker an Australian somatic psychotherapist but they divorced within two years.


Farahani was prevented by the government authorities from leaving Iran after her appearance in the U.S. film Body of Lies. She was not present for the movie’s American premier. In the year 2012 she was prohibited from entering her native land Iran after posing nude in French Madame Figaro. She was told to leave as Iran did not want actors like her in their country.

Golshifteh Farahani Biography

Real Name Golshifteh Farahani
Birth Date 10 July 1983
Age 36 Years
Birth Place Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Profession Actress, Singer
Religion Not Known
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimetres – 169 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  128 lbs 
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Bra (Breast) Size 32B
Waist Size 25
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Dress Size 4 (US)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight


School Not Known
College Islamic Azad University


Father Behzad Farahani
Mother Fahimeh Rahim Nia
Sister Shaghayegh Farahani
Brother Azarakhsh Farahani

Relationship Status

What is Golshifteh Farahani marital status? Divorce
Is she having any relationship affair? No
Is she a lesbian? No
Who is Golshifteh Farahani husband? Christos Dorje Walker (2015-2017)


  • Derakht e Golabie (The Pear Tree) (1997) as a Mim (Mitra)
  • Haft Parde (Seven Acts) (2000) as a The Angel
  • Zamaneh (Times) (2001) as a Zamaneh
  • Jayee Digar (Somewhere Else) (2002) as a Raha
  • Deux fereshté (Two Angels) (2003) as a Azar
  • Boutique (2003) as a Eti
  • Ashk-e Sarma (The Tear of the Cold) (2004) as a Ronak
  • Bab’Aziz: Le prince qui contemplait son âme (2004) as a Noor
  • The Fish Fall in Love (2005) as a Touka
  • Be Nam-e Pedar (In the Name of the Father) (2005) as a Habibeh
  • Gis Borideh (2006) as a Maryam
  • Niwemang (Half Moon) (2006) as a Niwemang
  • Mim Mesle Madar (M for Mother) (2007) as a Sepideh
  • To Each His Cinema (2007) as a Self
  • Santouri (The Music Man) (2007) as a Hanieh
  • Shirin (2008) as a Self
  • Hamisheh Paye Yek Zan Dar Miyan Ast (2008) as a Maryam
  • Divar (The Wall) (2008) as a Setareh
  • Body of Lies (2008) as a Aisha
  • About Elly (Darbareye Elly) (2009) as a Sepideh
  • Si Tu Meurs, Je Te Tue (I’ll Kill You If You Die) (2010) as a Siba
  • There Be Dragons (2011) as a Leila
  • Chicken With Plums (Poulet Aux Prunes) (2011) as a Iran
  • Just Like a Woman (2012) as a Mona
  • The Patience Stone (2012) as a The Woman
  • My Sweet Pepperland (2013) as a Govend
  • Eden (2014) as a Yasmin
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) as a Nefertari
  • Rosewater (2014) as a Maryam Bahari
  • Les Deux Amis (2015) as a Mona
  • Go Home (2015) as a Nada
  • Ports of Calls (2015) as a Clara
  • Altamira (2016) as a Conchita
  • Paterson (2016) as a Laura
  • Sophie’s Misfortunes (2016) as a Madame de Réan
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) as a Shansa
  • The Song of Scorpions (2017) as a Nooran
  • Shelter (2017 Mona/Lina Haddad
  • The Upside (2017) as a Maggie
  • Santa & Cie (2017) as a Amélie
  • Les filles du soleil (Girls of the Sun) (2018) as a Bahar
  • The Night Eats the World (2018) as a Sarah
  • Red Snake (2018) as a Rebel
  • Gen:Lock (2019) as a Yasamin “Yaz” Madrani
  • Arab Blues (2019)
  • Blind Spot (L’Angle mort) (2019)
  • Extraction (2020)

Golshifteh Farahani Net Worth

Golshifteh is an eminent actress. She has worked hard although her career and being a talented actress has been able to earn fame for herself. According to sources it is estimated that her net worth is around $100,000.


  • Farahani is a talented actress, singer and theatre actress also.
  • At the age of 5 she started learning music and piano.
  • Farahani is an ambassador for fighting tuberculosis in Iran.
  • In 2008 she exiled from her own native and settled in Paris.
  • Golshifteh stood at 6th in the annual Independent Critics Beauty List.
  • She is the winner of the Best Actress Award for Boutique from the 26th Nantes Three Continents Festival.

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