Nazanin Boniadi Biography, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Net Worth

Iranian-British actress and social activist, Nazanin Boniadi has made her name popular in television and movies in short time. She was born on 22nd May 1980 in Tehran, Iran during the Iranian revolution and she took her high school education in London, United Kingdom. Quickly after one month of her birth, her family shifted to London due to conflict like war at that time and later completed her bachelor’s degree in California. However, she choose acting as her main profession and left medical science and her first noticeable role was Leyla Mir in the General Hospital daytime drama. For this role, she got nominated for the NAACP Image award and she became the first Iranian actress who signed a contract on an American Soap Opera and working as an actress.

She got fame and wealth with this role but her best was come in the Homeland drama series in the third and fourth season in the leading role of Fara Sherazi. Apart from this, she has worked in several Hollywood films as well and if we talk about her noticeable appearance then it includes Charlies Wilson’s War, Iron Man and The Next Three Days. She portrayed the character of Nora in the How I Met Your Mother for 6th, 7th and 9th season as well. She works for human rights and always tries her best to defend human rights.

Nazanin Boniadi Biography

Real Name Nazanin Boniadi
Birth Date 22 May, 1980
Age 39 Years
Birth Place Tehran, Iran
Career in Movies
  • Kal: Yesterday & Tomorrow (2006) as a Simmi
  • Gameface (2007) as a Taylor
  • Charlie Wilson’s War (2008) as a Afghan Refugee Woman
  • Iron Man (2008) as a Amira Ahmed
  • Diplomacy (2009) as a Persian Interpreter
  • The Next Three Days (2010) as a Esther
  • Shirin in Love (2012) as a Elaine
  • Desert Dancer (2015) as a Shirin
  • Ben-Hur (2016) as a Parisa Ghaffarian
  • Passengers (2016) as a Wake-Up Hologram
  • Hotel Mumbai (2018) as a Zahra
  • Fair and Balanced (2019) as a Rudi Bakhtiar
Career in Television
  • The Game (2007) as a Josie
  • General Hospital: Night Shift (2007) as a Leyla Mir
  • General Hospital (2007-2009) as a Leyla Mir
  • The Deep End (2010) as a Heather Mosson
  • 24 (2010) as a Blonde Woman
  • Hawthorne (2010) as a Aneesa Amara
  • Suits (2011) as a Lauren Pearl
  • How I Met Your Mother (2011-2014) as a Nora
  • CSI (2012) as a Nurse Lauren
  • Best Friends Forever (2012) as a Naya
  • Go On (2013) as a Hannah
  • Grey’s Anatomy (2013) as a Amrita
  • Homeland (2013-2014) as a Fara Sherazi
  • Scandal (2014) as a Adnan Salif
  • Counterpart (2017-2018) as a Clare Quayle
Nationality Iranian
Profession Actress
Religion Not Known
Sun sign Gemini

Nazanin Boniadi Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in centimeters – 162 cm  –  in feet inches – 5’ 4”
Weight in Kilograms – 52 kg  –  in Pounds –  114 lbs
Body Measurements 32-26-34
Bra (Breast) Size 32B
Waist Size 26
Hip Size 34
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight


School University of California, Irvine
College Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts

Nazanin Boniadi Family

Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known

Nazanin Boniadi Affairs (Relationship Status)

What is Nazanin Boniadi marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce) in Relation
Is Nazanin Boniadi having any relationship affair? Yes
Is Nazanin Boniadi lesbian? No
Who is Nazanin Boniadi Boyfriend? (name) Riley Smith (2013)

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Favorite Things

Favorite Dishes Zereshk Polo (Rice with saffron and barberries)
City For Food Florence in Italy

Money Factor

Net Worth(Approx.) $ 2 million

Trivia: Important Facts about Nazanin Boniadi:

  • Nazanin is the great-great granddaughter of the 19th century philosopher and poet Hazrat Safi Ali Shah.
  • She speaks English as well Farsi fluently.
  • She loved to dance during her childhood and she performed violin and ballet in her school days.
  • In 2014, USA Council of Foreign Relations included her as a Term Member.
  • Nazanin was the spokesperson for Amnesty International USA from 2009 to 2015.
  • For her superb performance in General Hospital, she was nominated for the Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for NAACP Image Award.

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