Who is Michael Ealy wife, Khatira Rafiqzada?

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Khatira Rafiqzada is an Afghanistan native who rose to fame after she married a popular actor Michael Ealy (Michael Brown) back in 2012. Furthermore, Khatira herself can be called an actress as she has worked in films like Layla and Chain Letter. However, since then she has not been seen in any other films or television series.

She has two children with an American actor and her husband Michael. And ever since her name was linked with The Perfect Guy star, fans started getting curious to know about her. Read this article to satisfy your curiosity as you will get everything you need to know about, About Last Night actor’s wife Khatira Rafiqzada.

Khatira came to the US in 2012 with her family

Born on January 8, 1981, Khatira turned 41 years old this year. As mentioned above, she is an Afghanistan native as she was born in Kabul, the capital of Afganistan. Her zodiac sign is Capricorns as per her date of birth, she was raised in East Bay, California, United States. There is no information about her educational background.

When she was 12, her family flee to the United States as a refugee. And she was “sponsored by Catholic Charities as victims of war” which she revealed in 2017 on an Instagram post where she wrote, ” I couldn’t understand why we left my country. I couldn’t understand why my parents put themselves through hell coming here.”

Moreover, she also revealed that her mother used to be a political news anchor and teacher in their country but after they came to the US her mother’s only option was to work as a housekeeper. As per the reports, her mother was 17 years old when she married. Along with her father and mother, she also has a brother.

Khatira is an afghani woman and reports have stated that she comes from the tribal society of Afghanistan. She can also be called American as she now is a resident of the United States and she holds both Afghani and American citizenship and passport.

What does Khatira Rafiqzada do?

Khatira had to do various different jobs from house cleaner and food server to nanny. Although it was pretty rough she worked hard and completed her study. Later in 2009, she landed a role in the film Layla where she portrayed the character of Zola. She also worked in the films Chain Letter and Flashforward.

She now co-owns and runs her own business ‘Break Bread’ which I guess is a bakery shop. She is also a pretty active supporter of Anti-Black Racism & the Afghan American community. Moreover, she is also pretty interested in photography and paintings.

Before she went to the United States, she lived in India and during her time in India, she saw various anti-war arts and photography. It was also her reality and it really touched her as she fell in love with anti-war photos in India.

Michael and Khatira dated years before their marriage

As per the reports, they first met back in the late 2000s, and later they started dating. On February 17, 2021, Khatira posted a video on her Instagram and she revealed in the caption that they went on a lunch date Viet noodle bar and since then on February 16, they order the same meal every year.

They dated for four years before they got married on October 20, 2012, in Los Angeles. They had a secret wedding and they revealed their marriage news to the public after more than a month. In an interview with Wendy Williams, Michael said that he has always been a private guy. Furthermore, a source told People in December 2012,

“Michael has always been a private guy, and he wanted to enjoy his time as a newlywed with his wife privately. Now that some time has passed and the holidays are here, he wanted to share the news with his fans that he is married and very happy.”

Michael and Khatira share two children

Two years after their marriage, they welcomed their first child Elijah Rakim on April 18, 2014. Michael did not share the news of his son until he was asked on Steve Harvey’s show. After that he was was again on Steve Harvey’s show in November 2016 where he revealed that he has a daughter and he loves her very much.

“I just discovered a whole new love. I’ve never ever felt this way before. I was wondering if I could love another child as much as I love my son. And what I realized, within hours of my daughter being born, not only do I love her just as much if not more,” 2 Fast 2 Furious actor said.

Who is Khatira’s Husband Michael Ealy?

Michael Ealy was born Michael Brown on the 3rd of August in 1973 in Washington DC, USA. He grew up in Maryland USA where he went to Springbrook High School. After doing Matriculation, Michael enrolled at the University of Maryland in college park.

He started his acting career in the late 0-s and that was when he did many Broadway appearances before finally making his much-awaited TV debut in the year 2000. He then was featured in many TV films like Metropolis and Barbershop.

In addition, he did many important and well-known roles in movies such as ‘2 fast 2 Furious’ alongside Paul Walker and Vin Diesel. Michael also made an appearance in the TV film titled Their Eyes Were Watching God in the year 2005. This movie won him the Black Reel Award for Best Actor.

What is Khatira Rafiqzada Net Worth?

We do not know for sure how much money Khatira owns. But we do know that Michael’s wife has made a decent amount of money from her career.

The net worth of Khatira is said to be around $3 million. Michael is a rising star in Hollywood and he has some really great projects lined up for him. This will definitely get his net worth even more in the future. He has already appeared in blockbuster hits such as 2 Fast 2 Furious and Never Die Alone.

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