Khatira Rafiqzada - Updated Feb 2024

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Kabul, Afganistan
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Kabul, Afganistan

Khatira Rafiqzada

Khatira Rafiqzada is a former actress who used to sing and play music. Khatira Rafiqzada is also popular as the wife of famous American actor Michael Ealy.

Early Life

Khatira Rafiqzada was born in Kabul, Afganistan on January 8, 1981. According to the astrological chart, her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she is 42 years old as of 2023. Moreover, she is of American nationality and belongs to the Afghan ethnic background. She follows the Muslim religion.

There are no further records about her parent’s identity, siblings, and early childhood days. However, we know that her parents worked most of the time while she was growing up, her mother at a local supermarket while her father was a construction worker.

Due to her success, we can assume that she grew up in a loving family with happiness in her early childhood.

Caption: Khatira Rafiqzada’s childhood photo with her parents (Source: Instagram)

Khatira Rafiqzada – Education

Unfortunately, her academic qualifications are not available on online sources and other media. According to many online portals, she was very active in sports during her high school such as volleyball and lacrosse.

Additionally, she joined her school’s drama club appearing in several plays before matriculation. However, she dropped out of college to a job to financially support herself and help her parents.

Professional Career

Khatira Rafiqzada began her acting debut, appearing in the 2009 action drama film “Layla,” which lasted 35 minutes and starred Marie Therese Abou-Daoud, Jawad Asephi, and Jasmine Bissete.

In the film, she portrayed Zola. That same year, she landed in another of Mrs. Garrett, in the horror movie “Chain Letter” which starred Nikki Reed, Keith David, and Brad Dourif, and was directed and written by Deon Taylor. After doing two films, she left the acting profession.

Besides her acting, she has also attempted a career in music by playing music and singing. She has uploaded her songs and video performances on online websites. However, neither did her singing career get much recognition.

Her husband

Michael Ealy is one of the successful actors from the United States. Initially, he started his career performing in various off-Broadway productions in the late 1990s. He made his acting debut with the 2001 independent romantic comedy film “Kissing Jessica Stein” where he played the role of Greg.

In 2002, he portrayed G-Mo in the American-Czech action comedy thriller “Bad Company” as well as guest-starring in an episode of the medical drama series “ER.”

He got his breakthrough appearing in the role of Ricky Nash in Tim Story’s comedy film “Barbershop,” which he later reprised in its sequel entitled “Barbershop 2: Back In Business.”

Khatira Rafiqzada

Caption: The poster of the comedy film, Barbershop (Source: Compare TV)

He was cast as Slap Jack in the 2003 action-adventure film “2 Fast 2 Furious.” His other film credits are “Miracle at St. Anna” (2008), “Takers” (2010), “Think Like a Man” (2012), “About Last Night” (2014), “Think Like a Man Too “(2014), “The Perfect Guy” (2015), and “The Intruder” (2019). In addition, his recent movie works are “Really Love”  (2020), “Fatale” (2020), and “The Devil You Know” (2022).

The actor played Virgible ‘Tea Cake’ Woods in the TV series “Their Eyes Were Watching God” in 2005. Moreover, he landed in the lead role of Darwyn al-Sayeedin a TV series “Sleeper Cell, ” appearing in 18 episodes during 2005 and 2006.

He played the recurring roles in “Flash Forward” in 2009 and “The Good Wife” in 2010. Later, he played the lead role of Travis Marks in the TV series “Common Law” in 2012. Similarly, he was cast as Theo, the main character in the third season of the TV series “The Following.”

In 2020, he was cast as the main role of Detective Miles Hoffman in the crime drama “Stumptown.” He portrayed the main role of Douglas in the dark comedy streaming miniseries “The Woman in the House” and well as a recurring role in season one of the TV series “Bel-Air.”

Net Worth

Being a former actress and celebrity wife, she has earned good fortune. However, we can’t find out about her exact net worth, income, and salary on online websites. On the other hand, her husband, being a popular actor has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Relationship Status

In October 2012, Khatira Rafiqzada married her longtime boyfriend Michael Ealy. The couple dated for almost four years before getting married. With the marriage, the couple is blessed with two kids; a son named Elijah Rakim Brown and a daughter named Harlem. Moreover, the couple has maintained a perfect relationship between them and is happy with their family.

Caption: Khatira Rafiqzada with her husband and their daughter (Source: The Tv Junkies !)

There have been no major speculations about her personal or professional life. Furthermore, she has never been involved in a controversy throughout her career. She appears to be completely focused on her career rather than being involved in any issue.

Body Measurements

Khatira Rafiqzada is 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.73 m) and weighs around 57 kg (126 lbs). In addition, she has dark brown eyes with long dark brown hair color.

Khatira Rafiqzada – Social Media

Khatira is only present on Instagram, where she usually posts her family photos and shorts. On her official Instagram page ‘@lifeandbread’ there are over 44k followers on it. Whereas, she is not active on Facebook and Twitter.