Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Biography and Wiki
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Yahya) is a well-known American actor. He is most recognized for his role in the DC Extended Universe superhero picture Aquaman as David Kane/Black Manta (2018). Cal Abar in the HBO limited series Watchmen and Bobby Seale in the Netflix historical courtroom drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020).
He was named Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie at the Primetime Emmy Awards. He also appeared in an episode of The Handmaid’s Tale as well as an episode of Black Mirror.
Abdul-Mateen has acted in a number of films, including Baywatch (2017), The Greatest Showman (2017), Us (2019), and Candyman (2019), after starring in the Netflix musical drama series The Get Down (2016–2017).
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Age and Birthday
Yahya is 35 years old as of 2021. He was born on July 15, 1986, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the U.S . He celebrates his birthday on July 15th every year and his birth sign is Cancer.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Height and Weight
Yahya stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches and Weighs 90 kg. His eyes and hair are both black, and he has a masculine figure.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Education
Yahya graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in architecture, and then worked as a city planner in San Francisco. That’s where he became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha and competed as a hurdler for the California Golden Bears.
Yahya applied to schools drama After being laid off from his job in which he was accepted by New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Yale School of Drama he graduated from Yale with a Master of Fine Arts degree and worked as a stage actor.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Family
Yahya Muslim father, Yahya Abdul-Mateen I (d. 2007),and a Christian mother, Mary. He grew up in New Orleans’ Magnolia Projects before moving to Oakland, California, where he attended McClymonds High School.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Wife
Yahya’s personal life is private. His social media accounts also don’t reveal anything about his girlfriend or wife.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Salary and Net Worth
In the years 2020-2021, Yahya’s net worth increased dramatically. Yahya is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million dollars. His main source of income is as a successful actor. He is an American citizen. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets have all been calculated.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Career
Yahya began his acting career in 2016 with the Netflix launch of Baz Luhrmann’s musical drama series The Get Down. Clarence “Cadillac” Caldwell, his character, is a disco prince. Yahya portrayed Duane in Shawn Christensen’s drama film The Vanishing of Sidney Hall in 2017. The film had its world debut at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
With Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, Yahya starred as Garner Ellerbee, a police officer in the action-comedy picture Baywatch, directed by Seth Gordon. The film was released on May 25, 2017. In the musical film The Greatest Showman (2017), he portrays WD Wheeler, a clever hand-to-hand acrobat partner, alongside Efron, Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, and Zendaya, about American showman P.T. Barnum.
Yahya was cast in Netflix’s science-fiction anthology series Black Mirror for the fifth season, which premiered in March 2019. In September 2020, he won his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for his role as Cal Abar/Doctor Manhattan in the HBO superhero drama miniseries Watchmen.
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