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Mena Massoud
Massoud in 2019
Born (1991-09-17) September 17, 1991 (age 28)

Cairo, Egypt
CitizenshipCanadian, Egyptian
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present
Home townMarkham, Ontario, Canada
Mena Massoud
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Massoud in 2019
Born (1991-09-17) September 17, 1991 (age 28)

Cairo, Egypt
CitizenshipCanadian, EgyptianOccupationActorYears active2011–presentHome townMarkham, Ontario, Canada

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Mena Massoud (Arabic: مينا مسعود‎; born September 17, 1991) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for starring as Aladdin in Disney’s 2019 live-action adaptation of the musical fantasy film of the same name.

Mena Massoud Early life

Massoud was born in Cairo, Egypt to Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christian parents. He has two older sisters. His family immigrated to Canada when he was three years old. About his family’s immigration to Canada Massoud stated, “I was born there. We immigrated when I was 3 1/2 years old, to Toronto. But I’m still very, very close to my culture and – back home in Egypt. We’re – we’re Coptic Christian. And my parents just felt like things were getting a little too dangerous when I was growing up. And they wanted to create a better life for their family. So they decided to immigrate.” He grew up in Markham, Ontario, where he attended St. Brother André Catholic High School. Massoud is a huge admirer of Egyptian comedy movies, in an interview with the BBC, he stated how his Egyptian heritage has inspired him as a comedian, stating: “I grew up watching Egyptian comedy films by the great Egyptian comedians such as Ismail Yassine and Adel Emam. The way they entertain the audience with not only their words but with their body language and facial expressions is totally different from that of the actors here. I played a lot of comedy roles in American productions. My role in Aladdin is also a comedy role. I believe I play comedy roles with a different taste that I learned from our own Egyptian cinema and this makes it appealing in a different way”.

Mena Massoud Career

Massoud launched his career as a professional actor in 2011, when he appeared briefly in single episodes of the television series Nikita and Combat Hospital. He also starred as Jared Malik in the 2015 series Open Heart, and Tarek Kassar in the Amazon Prime series Jack Ryan.

In 2017, it was announced that Massoud had been cast in the role of Aladdin in Disney’s 2019 live-action adaptation of Aladdin. While talking about playing the role, he said: “I was excited to finally have an opportunity to play a character that wasn’t a terrorist and didn’t have a negative connotation on them. This has a very positive connotation. It’s an inspiring film, an inspiring role. And I was just excited to finally have a shot at something like that.” Also stating that it is an important movie for representation of People of Colour in Hollywood. Massoud was joking along with Guy Ritchie[citation needed] that Aladdin is going to hit the one billion dollar mark in the box office. Ironically, the movie has surged past USD one billion in worldwide collections. In December, 2019; Massoud announced that he hadn’t had a ‘single audition’ since the Disney film came out.

Mena Massoud Personal life

Massoud is vegan and is the founder of the plant-based food travel show Evolving Vegan. In September 2019, Massoud was officially announced as Egypt’s ambassador for “Talk Egyptian” (Etkalem Masry) initiative launched by the Egyptian ministry in an effort to preserve Egyptian identity.

Massoud launched a charitable foundation with the aim to support talented artists from underrepresented groups and help them start in his native Canada before setting up in Los Angeles.[when?] Massoud struggled in his early career in Toronto before his role in Aladdin. He mentions that casting for lead roles is done out of Los Angeles and the foundation aims to change that by helping them secure mentors, aid for training and pay for headshots to get them in front of casting directors.

Mena Massoud Filmography

Film roles
YearTitleRole
2015Let’s RapJohn
2017Ordinary DaysOllie Santos
2019AladdinAladdin
2019Strange but TrueChaz
2020Run This TownKamal
2020Lamya’s PoemRumi (voice)
Television roles
YearTitleRoleNotes
2011NikitaAl Qaeda No. 21 episode
2011PoserBretten ThomasonRecurring role, 6 episodes
2011Combat HospitalSalman Zawab1 episode
2011The 99Hafiz the Preserver / Dave / SaadMain voice role
2012Cut to the ChaseJasonRecurring role, 7 episodes
2012KingMalik Atassi1 episode
2015Open HeartJared MalikMain role
2017Saving HopeJustin Srinivasan1 episode
2018Jack RyanTarek KassarRecurring role (season 1)
2019ReprisalEthan HartMain role
Video game roles
YearTitleRoleNotes
2016Watch Dogs 2Various voicesVoice role

Mena Massoud Awards and nominations

YearAwardsCategoryNominated workResult
2019Teen Choice AwardsChoice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie ActorAladdinNominated
GQ Men of the Year AwardsBreakthrough TalentHimselfWon
National Film & TV AwardsBest ActorAladdinNominated
Best NewcomerNominated

Mena Massoud biography Net worth, Details Reference

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