Navid Negahban is an Iranian-born American actor who is mostly known for his work in Homeland and Mistresses. Recently he also starred as The Sultan in the live-action remake of the 2019 musical fantasy film, Aladdin.
Besides, he has been working in the entertainment industry from the beginning of the year 2000, making him one of the veteran actors of this generation. It would be rude to not know about it, now wouldn’t it? So, let’s find more about him right now.
Here are some facts about the veteran actor Navid.
Navid Negahban: Quick Facts
June 2, 1968
5 feet 11 inches(180 cm)
Navid Negahban: Movies and TV Shows
Since Navid is very private about his life, there is not much information when it comes to his career. But during his younger days, he worked at a theatre company before moving to the states.
The year 2000 marks his debut as he appeared in the small screen in the television show The Invisible Man as Oman Tariq. After that, he was seen playing in other television shows such as The Shield(2002), The Agency(2003), Lost(2004), 24(2005), Law & Order(2006), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(2007), CSI: Miami(2010), Covert Affairs(2011), The Game(2013), The Mentalist(2014), The Team(2018), and Legion(2018-present).
Apart from television shows, Navid also made a film debut in 2005 from the movie The Fallen Ones. In the film, he portrayed the role of Ammon where he played alongside actors like Casper Van Dien, Kristen Miller, Geoffrey Lewis and many others.
His other memorable acting includes movies such as Richard III(2007), Dead Air(2009), The Power of Few(2013), American Sniper(2014), Sand Castle(2017), American Assassin(2017), Aladdin(2019), among many more.
Moreover, he has also displayed his fantastic acting in video games as well. As of now, he has made an appearance in sports such as Dead Space(2008), Medal of Honor(2010), Assassin’s Creed: Revelations(2011), Spec Ops: The Line(2012), 1979 Revolution: Black Friday(2016), and few other.
Early Life and Education
The veteran actor Navid was born on June 2, 1968, in Mashhad, Iran, to his Iranian parents. He is of Iranian(Persian) ethnicity and holds both American and Iranian nationality. Till now, he has not disclosed much about his parents.
Similarly, there is no information when it comes to his education as well. When asked about the same question he once said,
“People ask me where I went to school and I tell them the world has been my school. I have been in different theatre schools and acting schools all around the world, but it’s each person on the street- they are my teacher.”
Moreover, Navid was just 20 when he left the country for Turkey and then again moved to Germany. There he worked for a theatre company until he moved to the states in 1993. AS of now, the veteran actor is fluent in English, German, Persian, and French.
Age and Height
Talking about his age, the veteran actor is currently 51 years old. He turned 51 this year on the 2nd of June which makes him a Gemini. And people born under this sign are usually a talented bunch of people who excel at writing and arts.
Moreover, he stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches(180 cm) while his weight and other measurements are unknown. Also, he has short black hair and dark brown eyes.
Navid Negahban: Wife and Children
Despite being in his early 50s, Negahban is still unmarried as of now. On top of that, the veteran actor has kept his personal life separate from the prying eyes of media.
Not only is he unmarried but has yet to be seen dating any women or significant partner. Likewise, Negahban is not involved with any rumors and controversies that could ruin his life or career.
Moving on, there is no news of him tying the knot any time soon either. However, on January 18, 2019, Navid posted the picture with a girl named Mia Lerdam, who happens to be his friend. Not only that, but he also posts many pictures with his other friends.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, neither Navid’s income nor his net worth has been disclosed. However, it seems the veteran actor is earning an impressive amount from his professional career as an actor.
With over two decades of experience and having done over dozens of movies and TV shows, there’s no doubt that his earning must be along the line of six-digits. Likewise, it is also stated that on average, an actor makes about $17 per hour in films and $9-$100 per hour on television.