January 10, 1980
41 years old
U.S. - Iran
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm tall
34-24-35 in | 86.5-61-89 cm
53 kg | 117 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Aahoo Jahansouzshahi, known professionally as Sarah Shahi, was born in Euless, Texas, United States, on January 10, 1980, is an Iranian American actress.
Young Sarah Shahi first started her career in beauty pageants, at the age of eight.
She made her big screen debut in romantic comedy film Dr. T and the Women (2000) in uncredited role as Cheerleader.
She got her television debut in NBC sitcom City Guys (2000) in episode "Shock Treatment", in role as Cheerleader.
Her breakthrough performance came as Dani Reese in NBC crime drama television series Life (2007-2009).
She played Carmela in Netflix variety special Michael Bolton's Big, S*xy Valentine's Day Special (2017).
Old School (2003) comedy with Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell
Shades of Ray (2008) romantic drama comedy opposite Zachary Levi, Bonnie Somerville and Brian George
The Trouble with Bliss (2011) comedy drama with Michael C. Hall, Chris Messina and Brie Larson
AmericanEast (2007) drama opposite Sayed Badreya, Erick Avari and Anthony Azizi
Rush Hour 3 (2007) buddy action comedy with Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker and Max von Sydow
Crossing Over (2009) crime drama opposite Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd
Static (2012) horror thriller with Sara Paxton and Milo Ventimiglia
The Road to Paloma (2014) drama thriller with Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet
Hangman (2017)crime thriller opposite Al Pacino, Karl Urban and Brittany Snow
Bad Therapy (2020) comedy thriller with Alicia Silverstone, Rob Corddry and Michaela Watkins
Black Adam (2022) superhero in role as Adrianna Tomaz / Isis, opposite Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge and Pierce Brosnan
She won the Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Breakthrough Role and was nominated for the ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Television Series for her role as Kate Reed in USA Network comedy drama television series Fairly Legal (2011-2012).
Alias (2001-2002) ABC action thriller and science fiction series in role as Jenny
The L Word (2005-2009) Showtime drama series in role as Carmen de la Pica Morales
Teachers (2006) NBC sitcom in role as Tina Torres
Chicago Fire (2012-2013, 2018) NBC drama series in role as Renee Royce
Person of Interest (2013-2016) CBS science fiction crime drama series in role as Sameen Shaw
Reverie (2018) NBC science fiction drama series in role as Mara Kint
She had recurring role as Jessica Russo in ABC police procedural drama television series The Rookie (2019).
She had recurring role as Rachel Behnam in Showtime crime drama series City on a Hill (2019).
S*x/Life (2021) Netflix comedy drama series in role as Billie Connelly
Graduated from Trinity High School in Euless, Texas.
Studied at the Southern Methodist University.
Has older brother, Cyrus and younger sister, Samantha.
Has Iranian and Spanish ancestry.
She won the Miss Fort Worth beauty pageant in 1997.
She was a member of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (1999-2000).
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She started dating Australian actor Adam Demos in 2020.
She was married to actor Steve Howey (2009-2020) they have a son, William Wolf Howey and twins, son Knox Blue and daughter Violet Moon.