Nikohl Boosheri is a Pakistan-born-Canadian actress widely known for her political and culturally relevant roles in both movies and TV shows.
Boosheri currently portrays Adena El-Amin on Freeform’s comedy-drama TV series, The Bold Type.
Besides, the actress is also dating her musical artist boyfriend Wild the Coyote. Here are some other interesting facts about Nikohl.
Nikohl Boosheri Was Born to Iranian Parents
Nikohl Boosheri was born on 3rd Sep 1988, in Pakistan, to Iranian parents. Just a few days after her birth, the family moved to Iran.
Her parents then relocated to Canada when Nikohl was just 2-month old.
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Besides, Boosheri claims her mother is an open-minded woman and on 11th December 2015, the actress posted a young photo of her mother on Insta. Her family still lives in Canada where she also celebrates Norouz every year.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Nikohl Boosheri possesses Canadian nationality and is from a mixed ethnical background of Iranian and Pakistani.
Age and Height
Nikohl is aged 31 as of 2020 and stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in (164.5 cm).
Dropped Out of School: Suffered from Racism at School
Nikohl grew up in Ontario before making her way to Vancouver, in British Columbia to study acting. However, she later dropped out of school.
Boosheri also revealed her racist experience during her primary school days.
She told, “In primary school, I was the only colored person and I even experienced some racism.”
Later on, Nikohl graduated from Simon Fraser University, in British Columbia, Canada.
Nikohl has a Few Tattoos
The Bold Type star has gotten a few tattoos on her body one of which is a crescent moon tattoo on her upper arm.
The actress also has inked a small tattoo on her left forearm. Needless to say, she has this deep love for tattoos.
Played Atafeh Hakimi in the 2011 Movie ‘Circumstance’
Nikohl kicked-off her acting career playing an assistant in an episode of Tower Prep in 2010. She also performed in several theatrical plays. While she was in theatre, an agent scouted her and offered an audition for the 2011 movie Circumstance.
Her role Atafeh Hakimi, a young Iranian in love with her best friend Shireen (played by Sarah Kazemy) in the movie brought her a lot of acclaims. The film focuses on homosexuality in modern Iran and every part of the project was filmed in Lebanon.
It was also the first visit for Nikohl outside of North America. The role in a movie won her the Best Actress Award at Noor Iranian Film Festival.
Nikohl Boosheri Plays Adena El-Amin in ‘The Bold Type’
Boosheri became the household name among TV fans when the actress portrayed Adena El-Amin in the TV series The Bold Type. She has appeared in the series since 2017 along with Meghann Fahy and Aisha Dee.
Moreover, in 2012, the actress played Laura Kellog in Continuum. Her other TV works include Seeds of Yesterday (2015) and Supergirl (2016).
Cites Nicole Kidman As Her Major Influencer in Her Acting Journey
Boosheri considers actress Nicole Kidman as her role model. Watching Nicole in the musical romantic drama Moulin Rouge (2001) was one of the reasons she aspired to be an actress.
She told her mom about her dream to pursue the acting career at age 15.
Nikohl Boosheri is a Songwriter Too
Boosheri also has tried her hands in songwriting too. She frequently collaborates with her musical artist boyfriend, Wild the Coyote.
What is Nikohl Boosheri Net Worth?
Nikohl Boosheri has collected quite a good amount of money through her acting career. According to some sources, her net worth is over $500,000 in 2020.
Nikohl Boosheri is Dating: Who is her Boyfriend?
Nikohl Boosheri is currently dating Wild the Coyote, a Los Angeles-based musical artist. It seems the two are dating since early-mid 2015.
The couple has shared a number of beautiful photos of themself on social media.
On 26th June 2018, they were also spotted together at the premiere of Ant-Man and The Wasp at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California.
The actress posted a sweet snap with her partner on Insta on 4th April 2020 and captioned it “5 years with you ❤️.”
Sources suggest that the two currently reside in Los Angeles together. The duo is yet to get engaged so marriage plans are out of the question, at the moment.
Who is Nikohl’ bf, Wild the Coyote?
Wild the Coyote is an American musician who has released several albums. In 2017, the artist came with his album called The Phantom & The Black Crow.
Besides, Coyote also runs his eponymous YouTube channel with a few subscribers.