Mena Massoud is an Egyptian born- Canadian actor who is famous for appearing in ABC Spark and Teen Nick’s mystery-drama television series “Open Heart” as “Jared Malik.” He was cast as “Aladdin” in the Disney live-action remake of “Aladdin”.
He was born on 17 September 1991 in Egypt to Coptic Christian parents although we can’t confirm if he followed his parents’ footpath.
Massoud moved to Canada when he was three years of age alongside his sister Margaret
He joined the University of Toronto before transferring to an arts program at Toronto’s Ryerson University. In 2015 during an interview with ‘The Arts Guild,’ he said; “I left UofT after I auditioned and was accepted into Ryerson and I haven’t looked back from there.”
He made his screen debut in 2011 on The CW series, Nikita, as a member of Al-Qaeda. Since then, he has appeared on several TV shows. He rose to fame after he appeared in ABC Spark and Teen Nick’s mystery-drama television series, Open Heart.
He depicted the role of Jared Malik in the show and captivated the audience with his talent. Then he appeared in several movies and TV shows like Let’s Rap, Saving Hope, Ordinary Days, and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. One of his highly anticipat series was Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan where Mena starre as Tarek Kassar.
After that, he landed the coveted role of Aladdin in the Disney live-action remake of Aladdin directed by Guy Ritchie.
He can also be seen in the feature film, Strange but True, directed by Rowan Athale and produced by Fred Berger.
He has an estimated net worth of around $2 million USD but his salary and income are under review.
Mena is very secretive about his personal information. He might be in a relationship with his unnamed girlfriend. However looking in his Instagram, there is a clip in which Mena is holding the hands of a girl but the girl is unknown.
He has a height of 5 ft. 8 inches and has dark brown eyes and black hair.
He has around 2.4 million followers on Instagram, about 153k followers on Twitter, and around 486k followers on Facebook.