Mena Massoud was born on 17 September 1991 in Cairo, Egypt. When he was three years old, his family decided to move to Canada. The reason for leaving Egypt for Canada would be safety. It is thought that his parents wanted to give their child better opportunities in the future. Later, Mena Massoud and his parents and two older sisters settled in Markham, Ontario.
Mena Massoud is best known for his role in the Disney dream movie called Aladdin, which was released in 2019. You played Titular Character in that movie. He has also starred in several series such as Open Heart in 2015, Tarek Kassar in Jack Ryan’s Tom Clancy in 2018, and finally in Reprisal in 2019.
Who is Mena Massoud’s Girlfriend?
Mena Massoud’s girlfriend is none other than Emily Shah. Moreover, Mena Massoud and his girlfriend Emily Shah shared a similar work. And they have been dating for a long time and no doubt made a very good couple. But they do not like to share their romantic life on social media. They just post to each other on social media like Instagram and Twitter.
Famous Bollywood film director Prashant Shah, Emily Shah was born on December 4, 1994, in New Jersey. In terms of his education, she graduated from American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School. And later, she went to California State University to continue her studies. She always wanted to be in the entertainment industry, so she chose to graduate with a degree in Entertainment Media Management.
She also studied theater arts at Lee Strasberg’s Institute of Film and Theater. After graduating, she started participating in various modeling competitions. In 2014, Emily became the youngest pageant to be crowned Miss New Jersey USA. In 2019 she played a leading role in the Jungle Tribe. And in his leadership role, she has gained much prestige. She has also served as an assistant stunt director such as Captain America 2 and Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys.
She also has many charitable foundations such as Kessler Foundation, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Susan g. Komen, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Becca’s Closet, Joyful Heart Foundation, End Polio with Rotary, and finally, Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation, among others.
When it comes to Mena’s professional life, he gained fame and a lot of money because of his hard work and talent. He began his acting career in 2011 by starring in the cast for Nikita and Combat Hospital. Later, in 2015, he was cast in a Canadian drama series Open Heart. And in 2017, he played the role of Ollie Santos in the film Ordinary Days.
As the years went by, he began to find more roles to play in the series and movies. Moving forward, in 2019, he received a huge project, in which he found the acclaimed character in Disney’s fantasy-adventure film Aladdin. Mena Massoud had to play that role in the live version of a cartoon film with the same name.
Mena Massoud did very well until he received a Teen Choice Award nomination and two National Film & TV Award awards. Besides, in January 2021, he announced something that meant he would play a major role in the Netflix film, The Royal Treatment.