Facts of Mena Massoud
|Full Name||Mena Massoud|
|Birth Name||Mena Massoud|
|Awards||GQ Men of the Year Awards|
|Filmography||Aladin (2019),Reprisal (2019),Open Heart (2019)|
|Education||St. Brother André Catholic High School, Ryerson University|
|Date of Birth||September 17,1991|
Mena Massoud, an Egypt-born Canadian actor shot to fame portraying the lead role Aladin in the 2019 live-action adaptation movie Aladin.
Starting his career through guest TV roles in 2011 through Nikita and Combat Hospital, the 28-year-old actor records 23 acting credits to date.
With rising fame & approaching opportunities, Mena's acting prominence is set to earn him a massive sum in the coming days.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Mena Massoud?
According to online sources, Mena Massoud has a net worth of $2 million as of October 2019. With the acting career journey of 8 years, the actor indeed makes a considerable sum of money.
Well, the average salary of an actor in the United States is around $50,000 per year.
Also, apart from acting, Mena makes money through plant-based food travel show Evolving Vegan.
Breakthrough With 2019 Movie "Aladin"
Inspired by 1992 Aladdin's original Genie (played by Robin Williams), Mena's casting in Disney's live-action fantasy movie Aladin (2019) was no less than a dream-come-true moment.
Mena made his acting career-debut in 2011 through small gigs in the TV series Nikita and Combat Hospital.
In 2015, he landed in the main role of in the TV role with Open Heart featuring Justin Kelly and Cristine Prosperi.
Some of Mena's other TV credits include Saving Hope (2017), Jack Ryan (2018) and Reprisal (2019). Moreover, he worked in the movies Run This Town (2019) and Strange but True (2019).
Career Update: Mena Massoud will set to voice in the film Lamya's Poem in 2020.
Career Beyond Acting
Apart from acting, the 5 ft. 8 inches tall vegan actor is also the founder of Evolving Vegan, a plant-based food travel show.
Moreover, he also serves as an ambassador for Speak Egyptian’ initiative, aiming to preserve the Arabic Identity of Egyptian diaspora.
Founder Of EDA Foundation (Ethnically Diverse Artists Foundation)
Even though Hollywood is growing with diverse talent pool casting these days, Mena Massoud states that during his acting start-up, he had troubles in acting-role grasp due to cultural differences.
Aiming to support emerging talents from underrepresented groups, he founded EDA Foundation (Ethnically Diverse Artists Foundation).
Does He Have Any Endorsements?
Since Mena got the lead role as Aladin in the movie Aladin (2019), his Instagram followers got a drastic rise & has over 2.4 million followers as of October 2019.
The actor promotes GIVENCHY, Here Magazine, H&M Man and Versace on his social media.
Online sources cite that, Massoud's Instagram can earn him in the range of $4,939- $8,232 per sponsored post.
Mena Massoud was born on September 17, 1991, in Cairo, Egypt. His family moved to Canada when he was 3 years old & grew up alongside 2 elder sisters.
The Aladin actor went to St. Brother André Catholic High School and graduated from Ryerson University.
Currently, he divides his residence in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and in Los Angeles, California. Mena holds dual nationality: Egyptian & Canadian and follows Coptic Christian.
Is He Dating?
At the moment, the actor is not dating anyone & is allegedly single. Even though some rumors of his romantic relationship with Naomi Scott came up, they denied the claims & revealed that they were only friends.