Khatira Rafiqzada is an American actress and former singer, who is perhaps best known as the wife of ace 2 Fast 2 Furious star, Michael Ealy. Her major credits include two appearances in the 2009 films, Chain Letter and Layla. But more than her profile as a fledgling actress and singer, Rafiqzada is more proud of being referred to as a super mom to their two little children, Elijah, and Brown. If you were looking her up, look nowhere else. Let us tell you more about her in this post, including the lesser known facts.
Khatira Rafiqzada’s Biography
Khatira Rafiqzada was born in the United States on January 8, 1981, to parents of Asian ancestry. Although we know too little about her childhood, early education, siblings, parents or what they do for a living, we, however, know that she comes from a conservative Shia Muslim background and her parents are Iranian immigrants.
Before venturing into acting, Rafiqzada has reportedly tried her hands on several jobs including waiting tables or working at the back end of a number of restaurants in both Los Angeles and New York. However, it all changed in 2009 after she appeared in the lead role as Zola in the short TV film, Layla. Her incredible performance in Layla landed her another role in the same year.
She featured as Miss Garrett in the American horror film, Chain Letter; directed by Deon Taylor. It was her first big opportunity as she starred alongside other established names like Nikki Reed (as Jessica “Jessie” Campbell), Cody Kasch (as Neil Conners) and Keith David (as Detective Jim Crenshaw). However, Chain Letter wasn’t the success it was expected to be; as it only grossed a meager $585,362 in the box office. Compared to it’s production budget of $3 million.
In the years that followed, Rafiqzada stepped back from acting altogether. We’re not sure what she was engaged in all through that time; but we know a whole lot happened, including finding love, getting married and having children.
Khatira Rafiqzada has been married to American actor, Michael Ealy since October 2012. Asides his stint in 2 Fast 2 Furious, Ealy is perhaps best known for his role as Dorian in the widely watched police drama series Almost Human. The series aired on Fox TV for six months from November 2013 through March 2014.
Michael Ealy was born Michael Brown on August 3, 1973. Although he was born in Washington, D.C, he spent the most part of his early life in Silver Spring, Maryland. There, he attended Springbrook High School before proceeding to the University of Maryland where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in English.
Throughout his over-twenty-year career, Michael Ealy has appeared in several films and TV series some of which include For Colored Girls, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Sleeper Cell, The People Speak, and the second season of The Good Wife. Ealy has also appeared in the TV adaptation of Oprah Winfrey’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, and starred as the male lead in Beyoncé’s music video, Halo. So far, he has received several awards and nominations including a Golden Globe award, Teen Choice Awards and Black Reel Awards.
Michael Ealy and Khatira Rafiqzada’s romance journey began when they first met in 2008. After dating four years, they exchanged vows in October 2012. The low key wedding ceremony was attended by close friends and relatives. Together, they have two children—a son, Elijah and a daughter, Brown (b. 2016). The family lives together in their Los Angeles mansion, in California.
Khatira Rafiqzada’s Net Worth
As of 2019, there are no sources revealing Khatira Rafiqzada’s actual net worth or her annual salary. However, she and her husband, Michael Ealy share a net worth of $3 million. Nevertheless, we have no doubts Ealy earned a good sum for his appearance in the 2019 film, The intruder, which grossed over $36.4 million in the Box Office so.
Other Interesting Facts About Michael Ealy’s Wife
1. Height and Body Measurement
Now nearing 40s, Khatira Rafiqzada has maintained a slim figure and stands 5 feet 8 and weigh 57 Kg. She has dark brown hair and eyes. Sadly, there are no verified details about her weight, bra, shoe and dress sizes; as well as her body measurements.
2. Social Media Following
As far as specifics go, Khatira Rafiqzada is not active on any social media platform such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Twitch or LinkedIn.