Mahershala Ali is a highly successful American actor who attained global fame through his acclaimed performances in several hit films and television series. Having started his acting career in the early 2000s through TV, his first major breakthrough came with a role in the science fiction series, The 4400. Ali then achieved further mainstream success through a series of supporting roles, including in the Netflix series House of Cards, and Luke Cage, and the final two installments of The Hunger Games film series. In recent years, his overall acting career has been progressing extremely well, as Mahershala has starred in several critically acclaimed and commercially successful movies like Alita: Battle Angel, Moonlight, and Green Book. For the latter two, he won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor which makes him the first-ever black actor to receive two awards in the same category.
Outside acting, he holds a keen interest in music and even released the rap album “Curb Side Service” in 2007 but then discontinued his musical work in order to completely focus on acting. In his personal life, Mahershala Ali is married to actress Amatus-sami-Karim since 2013 and the couple now has one daughter together.
Mahershala Ali Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Mahershalalhashbaz Ali Gilmore
- Nicknames: Mahershala
- Date of Birth: February 16, 1974
- Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Actor, Rapper
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Mahershala Ali Height Weight Body Measurements Facts
Mahershala Ali Family Details:
- Father: Phillip Gilmore (Actor)
- Mother: Willicia Gilmore (Christian Minister)
- Siblings: Unknown
- Spouse Name: Amatus Sami-Karim (m. 2013)
- Children Name: Bari Najma Ali
Mahershala Ali Relationships History:
- Amatus-Sami Karim – Music Producer (2000-Present)
Mahershala Ali Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Curb Side Service (2007)
- First Film: Making Revolution (2003)
- First TV Show: Crossing Jordan (2001)
Mahershala Ali Distinctive Features:
- Deep, Rich Voice
- Short-trimmed Hairstyle
Mahershala Ali Body Measurements:
American actor Mahershala Ali height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements statistics are listed below.
- Height in Feet: 6′ 2″
- Height in Centimeters: 188 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 85 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 187 pounds
- Chest Size: 44 inches
- Waist Size: 34 inches
- Arms/ Biceps Size: 16 inches
- Feet/ Shoe Size: Unknown
Mahershala Ali Interesting Facts:
- He is an Ahmadi Muslim.
- The actor cuts his own hair since a young age.
- Ali became a father for the first time at the age of 43.
- He used to record rap music under the name Prince Ali.
- Mahershala Ali did unsuccessful auditions for roles in the film The A-Team and TV series Game of Thrones.