Rahavard Farahani also popularly known all over the world as Golshifteh Farahani is an Iranian French actress who has contributed many valuable roles in the film industry through acting. She is also known as a role model for many young girls through her hard work, determination, positive and impactful influence all across the world.

Early Life and Career

The talented and hardworking actress, Golshifteh Farahani was born in 1983, 10 July in Tehran, Iran. Golshifteh is the daughter of Mr. Behzad Farahani and Mrs. Fahimeh Rahimnia. Her Father worked as a theatre director and actor and her Mother was also an actress back in the day.

Golshifteh had already shown a keen interest in playing musical instruments when she was just 5 years old. From her early teenage years, she was already on to the sector of the film industry. At the age of 14, she was cast as a lead in ‘The Pear Tree’. She was also awarded a Crystal Roc for being the ‘Best Actress From The International Section’ in Tehran. The “Rest Is History”.

Personal Life

Golshifteh has a sister and a brother who grew up with her. Her sister’s name is Shagayegh Farahani. Surprisingly, she was also born to pursue her career as an actress. Her brother’s name is Azarakhsh Farahani, he is also an actor and a music composure.Golshifteh had a rollercoaster ride in terms of her relationship with husbands.

Her first marriage took place in 2003 with Amin Mahdavi. In 2011, they got divorced after being in a good relationship for 8 years. After that, she married Louis Garrel in 2012. Sadly, their relationship lasted only two years and they divorced in 2014. Similarly, her last marriage till now took place in 2015 with Christos Dorje Walker. But, the relationship couldn’t be maintained for too long, and got divorced in 2017.

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Controversies of Golshifteh Farahani

She actively faced controversies throughout her career. Iranian Government exiled her for working in a Western film in 2008. Just after 4 years, she was again dragged into controversy in 2012 where she was banned from returning to her home country as she posed topless for French Magazine.

After fighting against many controversies through out her career. Again, People criticized her for acting in a nude scene in a movie named ‘The Patience Stone’.

Interesting Insiders About Golshifteh Farahani

  • At an early age of 5, she started playing piano.
  • She stated that she lived like a boy in her childhood.
  • Her own country country exiled her for working in a western movie
  • She likes to be involved in charity.
  • She can speak 5 languages.
  • She lives in France.
  • She doesn’t shows keen interest in money.

How much is Golshifteh Farahani Worth?

According to different sources, Golshifteh Farahani is worth around $1 million USD which is quite enough for a person to live a happy life.

NameRahavard Farahani
Age39 years old
Date of Birth10 July, 1983
Place of BirthTehran, Iran
Active years on acting1996- Now
Height5 feet 7 inches
Net Worthapprox. $1 million USD
Favorite ColorPink and Orange
OccupationSinger and actress