About Mena Massoud

Mena Massoud is a rising actor popular for his role in Disney’s animated film, Aladdin.

Quick Info
Full NameMena Massoud
Date of Birth17 September 1991
Birth PlaceCairo, Egypt
OccupationActor, comedian
Net worthUS $2 million

Early life

Massoud was born on 17th September 1991 in the capital city of Egypt, Cairo. He holds the citizenship of both Egypt and Canada as his whole family moved to Canada when he was just 3 years old to live a better life. He was born to Coptic Orthodox parents and in an Orthodox Christian family. The name of his parents are unknown and yet to be revealed.

In Canada, Massoud joined the St. Brother Andre Catholic High School and grew up in Markham of Ontario. He said that he grew up watching Egyptian comedy films so he himself loves to portray the comedy roles in the film.

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Nationality, Age, Height, Weight, and Zodiac

When it comes to physical appearances and health, he seems to be super conscious and strict to keep it strong and healthy. He is vegan and he is regular to the gym. He possesses the body of an athlete and has a height of 5 feet and 8 inches. He weighs about 73 kg. His body measurements are 40-31-35 inches.

Massoud has dark brown eyes and black hair. His distinctive feature is the broad and sweet smile that is capable to make any person fall for him. His sexual orientation is straight and his zodiac sign is Virgo.

Professional Career


Mena Massoud first made his film debut in 2011 from the film What happens Next where he portrayed the character of Jad. In 2014, he made other appearances in the film, Americanistan as Mohammed Ali and another film named Let’s Rap as John in 2015.

In 2017, he appeared in the Canadian thriller film, Ordinary Days as Ollie Santos, and the same year, he made an appearance in another film, Final Exam as Zaid. In 2018, he appeared in the film, Masters in Crime as Majid.

In 2019, Mena Massoud landed his breakthrough film Aladdin playing the lead character alongside his favorite star Will Smith and other co-stars Naomi Scott. His performance earned him 3 nominations and world recognition. The same year, he made his small appearance in Rowan Athale’s American thriller film named Strange but True as Chaz. He also appeared in the film Merging with the Infinite portraying the character Charlie Smith the same year.

In 2020, he played the lead character in the drama film, Run This Town as Kamal alongside co-stars Ben Platt, Nina Dobrev, Scot Speedman, and others. He also voiced for the character Rumi in Lamya’s Poem.

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TV Shows

In 2011, Mena Massoud made his first television debut by appearing in the American action thriller series, Nikita. He portrayed the character of AI Qaeda No. 2 and appeared in only a single episode of the series. The same year, he received the recurring roles in the series Poser. he appeared in 6 episodes of the series portraying the character of Bretten Thomason. He also made a small appearance in the Canadian/American medical drama series, Combat Hospital as Salman Zawab.

Massoud also voiced for the main character Hafiz the Preserver in Dave Osborne’s animated series called The 99 in 2011. The following year, he again landed the recurring role as Jason in the TV series, Cut to the Chase. He made total appearances in 7 episodes of the series. He made his appearance as Malik Atassi in an episode of Canadian police drama series called King the same year.

In 2015, Mena Massoud played the lead role in the American-Canadian mystery drama Tv series called Open Heart as Jared Malik. The series ended the same year with over 11 episodes. In 2017, he appeared in an episode of Canadian supernatural TV series called Saving Hope as Justin Srinivasan.

In 2018, he received the recurring role in the American political action thriller series, Jack Ryan. He appeared total in 6 episodes as Tarek Kassar. In 2019, he was cast for the main role in the American drama series called Reprisal as Ethan Hart.

Awards & nominations

In 2019, Mena Massoud received the Teen Choice Awards nomination for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie Actor for his performance in the film Aladdin. He also achieved 2 other National Film & TV Awards nominations for Best Actor and Best Newcomer the same year from the film Aladdin. He won his first GQ Men of the Year Awards for Breakthrough Talent in 2019.


Personal life: Relationships

Talking about his love life, he is neither married nor has any children of his own. He is also currently single and there haven’t been any rumors about his past love life as well. He seems to be focusing more on his career and his health right now.

Mena Massoud owns a company named Evolving Vegan as he is so passionate about veg dishes. He even published his own book with the same name as his company, Evolving Vegan which contains all the beautiful recipes of tasty vegan dishes. He has a weak side for Italian Cuisine.

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Net Worth, Salary

Mena Massoud has a net worth of $2 million as of 2020. His net worth rose after the hit film Aladdin that was released in 2019 and we can expect more coming from him in upcoming years. So, his net worth is guaranteed to reach higher in upcoming years if he continued appearing in more hit films.

Social Media: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Mena Massoud is active on both Instagram and Twitter. He has over 148.1k followers on Twitter and over 2.4 million followers on Instagram. He is seen posting various videos and photos cooking numerous vegan dishes as he is strictly vegetarian. Other than that, he is seen spending his time trying different kinds of vegetarian dishes as well as working out at home.