Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Bio, Career, Movies, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Net Worth

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Biography of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is an American actor famous for roles such as Blck Manta in Aquaman (2018) and Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (2023), Bobby Seale in The Trail of the Chicago 7 (2020) and Morpheus / Agent Smith in The Matrix Resurrections (2021). He won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Cal Abar in Watchmen.

Career Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, he attended McClymonds High School in Oakland, California. Later, he attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he was initiated as a member of Alpha Phi Alpha and competed as a shortstop for the California Golden Bears. He later graduated with a degree in architecture, and then worked as an urban planner in San Francisco.

However, he was later fired from his job and used this opportunity to apply to drama schools. Yahya was accepted by New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and the Institute for Advanced Theater Studies at Harvard University. He also graduated from the Yale School of Drama with a Master of Fine Arts degree and later worked as an actor.

Early in his acting career, he was adamant about not changing his Muslim name or using a stage name. He started his acting career in 2016 in the Netflix series The Get Down. He was praised for this role and later in 2017, he appeared in The Vanishing of Sidney Hall as Duane. Additionally, he played a cop, Garner Ellerbee, in the action comedy Baywatch.

In 2018, he starred in the road trip drama Boundaries. That same year, he was cast in the US as the protagonist’s father in a flashback. Recently, in October 2022, it was announced that he was cast in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Disney+ series Wonder Man as the title character.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II age

How old is Abdul-Mateen II? Abdul-Mateen II is 37 years old from 2023. It was born on 15 July 1986, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Moreover, he celebrates his own birthday on July 15 of each year and of the sign is Cancer.

Height Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Abdul-Mateen II is average height of 6 feet 3 inches and it is average weight weighing 82 kilos (180. 78 lbs). Moreover, it has black hair and Dark brown eyes.

Family of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Abdul-Mateen is the youngest of his six children Yahya Abdul-Mateen I (father) and Maria (mother). Of brothers is Cali Din, Nikki, Dorothy Mae, Khadijah, and Zakiyah.

Spouse of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Abdul-Mateen II has preferred to keep his personal life out of the limelight and therefore, not much is known about his relationship status.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Net Worth

Abdul-Mateen II has been rated net value between $1 million and 5 million dollars which includes his property and income.

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