Who is Sakina Jaffrey?
Sakina Jaffrey is an American actress and she is best known for her role as Fatima in the 2018 movie The Equalizer and as Livleen Singh in the 2011 movie Breakaway.
Biography and Education
Sakina Jaffrey was born on February 14, 1962 in New York City, New York, United States and she was born to Indian parents, her father is Saeed Jaffrey, an actor and her mother is Madhur Jaffrey, an actress and food and travel writer, her parents divorced when she was three years old and she grew up with two older sisters named Meera Jaffrey and Zia Jaffrey.
Sakina Jaffrey attended Cristo Rey New York High School and she later enrolled at Vassar College and graduated in 1984 with a major in Chinese Language and Literature.
Acting Career and Movies
Sakina Jaffrey began her acting career in 1988, she starred alongside her father in the 1991 movie Masala and also starred with her mother in The Perfect Murder in 1988 and in 2002, she appeared in The Truth About Charlie and in 2004, she starred alongside her kids Cassius and Jamila in Raising Helen and The Ode in 2008.
Jaffrey also went on to feature in the NBC television series Timeless and she starred as Homeland Security agent Denise Christopher and in 2017, she starred in the comedy-drama film The Meyerowitz Stories and over the years, she has starred in many more movies and television shows and series.
Sakina Jaffrey was born to her Indian parents who are Roman Catholics and she was also raised as a Roman Catholic; therefore she is a Roman Catholic Christian.
Sakina Jaffrey was born to her father, Saeed Jaffrey and to her mother; Madhur Jaffrey and she grew up with two sisters named Zia Jaffrey and Meera Jaffrey and she has a daughter named Jamila Wilkinson and a son named Cassius Kumar Wilkinson.
Height and Weight
Sakina Jaffrey stands at a height of 5feet 7inches and she weighs 68kg.
Who is Sakina Jaffrey’s Husband?
Sakina Jaffrey is a married woman and she is married to Bloomberg View editor Francis Wilkinson and they got married on September 8, 1990.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Sakina Jaffrey is of American nationality and she is of Punjab, Indian ethnicity.
Jaffrey and her family currently reside in Nyack, New York, United States of America.
Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Since rising to fame as an actress in 1988, Sakina hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
Sakina Jaffrey Net Worth and Salary
Sakina Jaffrey is an American actress and her net worth is estimated to be $2 million and she earns over $80 thousand as salary annually.
Her net worth accumulated due to the success in her career as an actress.
Facts about Sakina Jaffrey
- Net Worth: $2 million
- Salary: Over $80 thousand/year
- Religion: Roman Catholic Christian
- Spouse: Francis Wilkinson
- Daughter: Jamila Wilkinson
- Son: Cassius Kumar Wilkinson
- Height: 5feet 7inches
- Nationality: Indian
- High School: Cristo Rey New York High School and Vassar College
- Birthday: February 14, 1962