Ones to watch: Yara Shahidi (‘Black-ish’)

One of the most recent TV shows to bless our lives has been ‘Black-ish’. It’s hilarious, relatable and the cast are incredible. But Zoey is defo our spirit animal and she is the best.

Zoey is played by Yara Shahidi – who is our one to watch. Why? She’s cool, her style is on point and she’s super inspiring.

Fun fact: Yara won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.


Lets find out more, shall we?

Name: Yara Sayeh Shahidi

Birthday: February 10, 2000

Best known for: Playing Zoey on ‘Black-ish’

Celeb pals: Rowan Blanchard, Marcus Scribner, Peyton List and Nas who is actually her second cousin!

Also known as: Olivia Danielson (‘Imagine That’) and Young Olivia Pope (‘Scandal’)

Twitter: @YaraShahidi

Instagram: @yarashahidi

Come and join the Yara Shahidi appreciation party over on Twitter @maximumpop!

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Written by Hannah Lovejoy

I'm the Film & TV Channel Manager at MP! I love sitcoms and Rosa Diaz is my spirit animal. I probably drink too much coffee - also guilty of quoting Hamilton The Musical on a daily basis. Tweet me @HanLovejoy!

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