February 16, 1974
49 years old
6 ft 2 in | 188 cm
85 kg | 187 lbs
44 in | 112 cm
12 US | 45 EU
34 in | 86 cm
Mahershala Ali was born in Oakland, California, United States, on February 16, 1974, is an American actor.
Young Mahershala Ali first started performing in school theater productions.
He landed his professional stage debut with the California Shakespeare Festival in Orinda, California.
He made his big screen debut in comedy film Making Revolution (2014) in role as Mac Laslow.
He got his television debut in NBC crime drama series Crossing Jordan (2001-2002) in role as Dr. Trey Sanders.
Mahershala's breakthrough performance came as Richard Tyler in science fiction series The 4400 (2004–2007).
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Mahershala Ali is 49 years old.
Mahershala Ali net worth is around 8 million dollars.
He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor also was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Juan in coming-of-age drama film Moonlight (2016).
He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his performance as Don Shirley in biographical comedy drama movie Green Book (2018).
He played Boggs in dystopian science fiction adventure films:
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015)
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Cameron in science fiction drama film Swan Song (2021).
He was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble for his role as Jim Johnson in biographical drama movie Hidden Figures (2016).
He voiced Aaron Davis / The Prowler in animated superhero movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018).
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) fantasy romantic drama as Tizzy Weathers
Crossing Over (2009) crime drama as Detective Strickland
Predators (2010) science fiction action as Mombasa
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) neo-noir crime drama as Kofi Kancam
Free State of Jones (2016) historical war as Moses Washington
Roxanne Roxanne (2017) drama as Cross
Alita: Battle Angel (2019) cyberpunk action as Vector
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Remy Danton in Netflix political thriller series House of Cards (2013-2016).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Wayne Hays in HBO anthology crime drama television series True Detective (2019).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Sheikh Ali Malik in Hulu comedy drama series Ramy (2020).
Threat Matrix (2003-2004) NBC drama series as Jelani Harper
He played Richard Tyler in science fiction series The 4400 (2004–2007) in 28 episodes.
Treme (2011-2012) HBO drama series as Anthony King
Alphas (2011-2012) Syfy science fiction drama series as Nathan Clay
Luke Cage (2016) Netflix action fiction series as Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes
He voiced Titan in Amazon Prime Video animated superhero series Invincible (2021).
Graduated from St. Mary's College in Moraga, California (1996), with Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications.
Graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (2000), with Master of Fine Arts degree in Drama.
Has African-American ancestry.
He released his studio album "Curb Side Service", in 2007.
He made a guest appearance on Riz Ahmed's album "The Long Goodbye" in 2020.
Fan of hip hop.
He converted to Islam in 2000.
He became first Muslim actor to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2017.
His father was a Broadway actor and dancer.
He voiced Cutter Wade in video game Madden 18: Longshot (2017).
He started dating Amatus-Sami Karim in 2000, the couple got married in 2013, they have one daughter, Bari Najma Ali.