Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali, the two-time Oscar winner for the Best Supporting Actor, is an American actor and rapper. Besides, he has bagged a Golden Globe Award for his work.

Bio & Family
Name Mahershala Ali
Birth Name Mahershalalhashbaz Gilmore
DOB February 16, 1974
Place of Birth Hayward, California, U.S.
Age 45
Father’s Name Phillip Gilmore
Mother’s Name Willicia Gilmore
Siblings NA
Brother/s NA
Sister/s NA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Religion Islamic
High School NA
College/University St. Mary’s College of California, New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Career & Net Worth
Profession Actor, Rapper
Career 2001- present
Known For Green Book (2018)
Net Worth $8 million (2019)
Salary NA
Notable Credits Two Academy Awards
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Married
Husband/Wife Amatus Sami-Karim
Boyfriend/Girlfriend NA
Engaged NA
Wedding Date 2013
Children 1
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Bari Najma (born February 22, 2017)
Divorce No
Body Measurements
Height 6 feet 1.5 inches (1.87 meters)
Weight 187 pounds (85 kg)
Measurements 44-16-34 inches (Chest-Arms-Waist)
Shoe Size NA
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Mahershala was named after the second-mentioned prophetic-name child in Isaiah, Maher-shala-hash-baz.
  • He named his cat ‘Nas’ after the American rapper/songwriter Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (professionally known as Nas).
  • Mahershala’s Oscar win came after his Golden Globe triumph with Green Book earlier this year.
  • Besides acting, he is into music and has previously recorded rap music as Prince Ali in the late 2000s.