Arian Moayed is a Tony-nominated Iranian-born American actor, director, and writer. He currently appears as a recurring character “Stewy Hosseini” in multiple awards winning HBO’s satirical comedy-drama television series Succession.

Short Biography

Moayed is currently 40 years old. He was born on April 15, 1980, in Iran. His father, a banker, and mother left Iran following the 1979 Iranian Revolution and settled in Glenview, Illinois, when Moayed was five years old.

Arian attended Glenbrook South High School and graduated in 1998. The 40-year-old earned his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 2002. There, he appeared in plays by William Shakespeare, Samuel Beckett, and Carlos Goldoni.

What is Arian Moayed’s net worth?

Moayed’s net worth is estimated at $2 million, as per some online sources. Along with director Tom Ridgely, his then-roommate, Arian co-founded an award-winning theatre company named Waterwell based out of New York.

Since it’s launch, the company has produced over dozen theatre productions and shows, with Moayed helping compose several original productions, including the critically acclaimed Hamlet. He also wrote and directed the Emmy nominated and Webby-nominated short form series, The Accidental Wolf.

The 40-year-old played as Musa in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, opposite Robin Williams. For his performance, he earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play at the 65th Tony Awards in 2011.

His other credits include Arranged, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Christians, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Roadie, The Following, Rosewater, Appropriate Behavior, Rock the Kasbah, Madam Secretary and Believe.

Moreover, in 2018, Moayed played the role of Stewy Hosseini in HBO’s BAFTA and Emmy-winning show Succession.

Is Arian Moayed married? His Wife & Children

Moayed is married to his long-time girlfriend, Krissy Shields; though the exact date of their marriage is not known.

Arian Moayed
Arian Moayed with his wife Krissy Shields

The couple has two daughters together: Olive Joon, born in 2009, and Ivy Shireen, born in 2011. Arian resides in New York City with his wife, Krissy, and their two daughters.

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