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Khorramabad, Iran
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Khorramabad, Iran

Narges Rashidi

Narges Rashidi is a prominent American-German actress. Narges Rashidi has appeared in numerous independent films and television programs, beginning with the experimental film Venussian Tabutasco by Daryush Shokof in 2004 and largely in Germany.

Early Life and Childhood

Narges Rashidi was born on 21 March 1980, in her birthplace, Khorramabad, Iran. Her age is presently 42 years old. She was born to her parents Mohammad-Taghi Rashidi (father) but her mother’s name is unavailable.

However, her father was an army colonel. She moved to Turkey in 1987 with her family. She was raised and studied acting in Germany after the family relocated there a year later. Since 2005, she has spent most of her time in Los Angeles.

Likewise, there is information about her siblings as well. She holds Iranian nationality and is of the same ethnicity. As born on 21 March, she has Aries as her zodiac sign.

Furthermore, there is no information regarding her academic background.

Career and Professional Life

Narges Rashidi is a professional American-German actress. Beginning with the experimental film Venussian Tabutasco by Daryush Shokof in 2004 and largely in Germany, Rashidi has starred in numerous independent films and television programs.

For her lead role in Babak Anvari’s 2016 movie Under the Shadow, which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, she garnered a lot of appreciation. She was described as “a beloved breakthrough performance” at Sundance by Variety.

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Caption: Narges Rashidi was captured in one of her movie scenes
Source: Metacritic

Moreover, the article praised Rashidi’s “intense yet fine-grained work” and described her as “a fiercely intelligent, progressive-minded Iranian woman incensed by the direction of her country since the Islamic Revolution,” adding that “Rashidi plays her character like a musical instrument going slowly out of tune; it’s a performance rich in both motherly love and scream-queen abandon.”


Narges Rashidi is a successful actress who has received a lot of awards and honors. She has won the title of Best Breakthrough Actress Award for the New York Independent International Film and Video Festival (2007). She has yet to receive more awards in the upcoming days.

Net Worth

Narges Rashidi is a successful American-German actress who has earned a decent amount of money throughout her career. She has a net worth of $5 million as of 2022. But her salary is not available at the moment.

Relationship Status

As for her relationship status, Narges is a happily married woman. Her sexual orientation is straight. Narges and Christian Straka have a happy marriage. Christian is an entrepreneur who founded the business MindSize.

According to the company’s website, MindSize is a mindset training program created to teach anyone – from infrequent exercisers to world-class athletes – how to achieve and maintain optimum mental and physical performance while participating in any type of athletic activity.

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Caption: Narges Rashidi was captured on the premiere of the TV Series “Babylon Berlin”
Source: Imago Images

Narges Rashidi – Body Measurements

Coming to her physical appearance, she has a height of 5 feet 6 inches and a weight of 62kg. Likewise, she has body measurements of 34-26-34 inches (chest-waist-hips). And, her bra size is 32B. Similarly, she has a pair of brown eyes with black hair color.

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Caption: Narges flaunting her purple gown
Source: Sophia Costma

Narges Rashidi – Social Media

Moving to her social media presence, she is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her verified Instagram handle is @nargesrashidi where she has more than 33k followers and 520 post shares.

Likewise, her Twitter handle @NargesRashidi has more than 826 followers. Similarly, she has more than 3.9k followers on her Facebook page.