Golshifteh Farahani is an Iranian actress, musician as well as a singer. Till date, Farahani has starred in 25 films among which most of them have received international recognition. 

Golshifteh Farahani Early life and Education

Golshifteh Farahani was born on July 10, 1983, in Tehran, Iran. She is the daughter of a theater director and actor Behzad Farahani and an artist Fahimeh Rahim Nia. Farahani has a brother Azarakhsh Farahani and a sister Shaghayegh Farahani.

Instagram: Golshifteh Farahani Celebrating birthday with her parents

At the age of five, Farahani started studying music and playing the piano and later attended the music school in Tehran. Farahani is the graduate of Islamic Azad University

Golshifteh Farahani Career

At the age of 14, Golshifteh Farahani starred in Dariush Mehrjui‘s The Pear Tree. For her role, she won the Crystal Roc for Best Actress at the 16th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran.

After that, Farahani appeared in the movies such as Zamaneh, The Fish Fall in Love, Mim Mesle Madar, etc. In 2012, Farahani appeared in the movie The Patience Stone which raised her to the fame.

Youtube: The Patience Stone

Likewise, she has starred in other popular movies such as Paterson (2016), The Song of Scorpions, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, etc. Her new film The Girls of Sun and Untouchable will be released in 2018. 

Twitter: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Besides her acting career, Farahani is also involved in environmental activities and has become the ambassador for fighting tuberculosis in Iran. Moreover, Farahani was a part of a rock band “Kooch Neshin.” In the same way, Farahani and co-singer Mohsen Namjoo released an album entitled OY in 2009.

Youtube: Golshifteh Farahani playing Hang Drum 

Golshifteh Farahani Personal life

Previously, Golshifteh was married to a film producer Amin Mahdavi in 2003. However, the couple later ended their relationship with a divorce in 2011. Then in 2015, Farahani tied the knot with Christos Dorje Walker.

Golshifteh Farahani and her husband, Christos Dorje Walker, Source: Tumblr

But yet, the couple do not have any children, and there are no any rumors of their divorce. Besides this, Farahani also dated Louis Garrel 2012 – 2014 and Matthew Silver in 2015. 

Controversy regarding her nude photos

After Golshifteh Farahani posed nude in the French Madame Figaro, she was reported not to be welcomed in her homeland. According to Britain’s Daily Telegraph, government officials told Farahani that “Iran does not need actors or artists like you. You may offer your artistic services somewhere else.” 

The picture caused a lively debate about her behavior on her Facebook. Furthermore, Farahani also appeared topless in the black-and-white movie Corps et Âmes or Bodies and Souls of Jean-Baptiste Mondino. 

Golshifteh Farahani Net worth

Farahani earns a good sum of money from her acting career. Likewise, she also adds money from her singing career. As of 2017, Farahani has the estimated net worth of $1 million. 

Instagram: Golshifteh Farahani

Since a long time, Farahani is still active in the field of acting. So her net worth is sure to be increased in upcoming days.