Mahershala Ali Rank
About Mahershala Ali
Mahershala Ali, originally Mahershalalhashbaz Gilmore, is an actor and a retired rapper. He has become a household name through noteworthy roles such as Richard Tyler in “The 4400”, Remy Danton in “House of Cards”, Don Shirley in “Green Book” and Juan in “Moonlight”. He experimented with a music career in the late 2000s under the pseudonym Prince Ali, going as far as releasing the rap album “Curb Side service”, but he abandoned it to pursue acting.
He was born in a Christian home to Willicia Goines, a Baptist minister, and Phillip Gilmore, a Broadway actor. He became a Muslim in 2000. He married Amatus Sami-Karim in 2013. They welcomed a daughter, Bari Najma Ali, in 2017.
Ali won the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actor” in 2017 and 2019 for his roles in “Moonlight” and “Green Book” respectively. His roles in the two films also won him an award at the ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards’.
Mahershala Ali Rank
Mahershala Ali's Popularity
Mahershala Ali is a famous American actor, who was born on February 16, 1974. As a person born on this date, Mahershala Ali is listed in our database as the 37th most popular celebrity for the day (February 16) and the 152nd most popular for the year (1974).
People born on February 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Mahershala Ali is the 937th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Mahershala Ali's birthday, Mahershala Ali is the 8315th most famous American and ranks 24th in famous people born in Oakland, California, U.S.
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