Yahya Abdul-Mateen-II is an American actor who was an architect before. He is known for his roles in limited series like Watchman, The Get Down. He has starred in movies like Acquamen(2018), Baywatch(2017), The Greatest Showman(2017), Us(2019). His much-awaited movie Matrix 4 is scheduled to release in 2021.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen-II Early life And Education
Yahya was born on 15th July 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born to a Muslim-American Parents. His father, Yahya Abdul-Mateen I is Muslim, and mother, Mary is a Christain. Yahya is the youngest among six siblings. Before his parents moved to Oaklands, California they lived in Magnolia Projects.
He pursued his bachelor’s in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley. Later he started to work as a city planner in San Francisco. At the university, he was a hurdler for the California Golden Bears. He completed his Master’s in fine arts from the Yale School of Drama. During his Master’s day, he found interest in performing and started as a stage actor.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen-II Career
Yahya started his acting career from Williamstown Theater Festival. In 2012, he entered the film industry from a short film Crescendo. But he finally got noticed from his character Caldwell from the Netflix drama series The Get Down. In 2017, he played the role of Duane in Shawn Christensen‘s drama film The Vanishing of Sidney Hall.
Abdul-Mateen worked with Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in the action-comedy film Baywatch. He was a police officer in the film. The film was released in the same year. In the musical film the greatest showman, he played the role of WD Wheeler.
Following the same year, he starred as the DC comic Villain in Aquaman. But 2019 was his most successful year. He bagged one of the leading roles of the series Watchmen. From the series, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. He also starred in the horror series Us.
His upcoming projects are creating a lot of hype. He is rumored to be in Netflix science fiction Black mirror. Candyman is another project on his list. The filming of his 2021 release The Matrix 4 is going on.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen-II Net worth
Yahya has spent 8 years in acting. He has worked in various tv shows, movies and drama. With every success, he is rising up and up. As of 2020, his estimated net worth is $1 million.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen-II Age/Birthday
Yahya is 34 years old. He currently celebrated his birthday on 15th of July.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen-II Facts And Information
|Education||University of California, Berkeley.Yale School of Drama.|
|Net Worth||$1 million|