Aliza Vellani

Inside Biography

Aliza Vellani is a Canadian actress who rose to the spotlight for playing Layla Siddiqui in Little Mosque on the Prairie. She is also known for iZombie, Marvel Super Hero Adventures, and Mech-X4. 

Vellani's Early Life & Education

Aliza Vellani was born on 30th October 1991 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to Indian immigrants parents. She holds Canadian nationality and has Asian ethnic ancestry. 

As of 2021, she is 29 years old. She went to York House School and continued her training in acting, dance, and voice even after high school. Aliza earned her BFA majoring in Theatre from Simon Fraser University. 

Career Insight

The 29-year-old actress professional acting debut Layla Siddiqui in the 2007 sitcom Little Mosque on the Prairie alongside Zaib Shaikh, Carlo Rota, Sheila McCarthy, and Sitara Hewitt. 

She then starred in TV shows like The Troop, The Cult, Geek Charming, Motive, Rush, and several others. 

Vellani made her film debut as Zara in the 2014 short film Emma. In 2019, she played Gossiping Mom in the comedy action-adventure TV film Kim Possible starring Sadie Stanley, Sean Giambrone, and Ciara Riley Wilson. 

CAPTION: Aliza Vellani is set to play Rani Singh in upcoming series Sweet Tooth SOURCE: Instagram @alizavellani

In 2017, she joined the cast of Marvel Super Hero Adventures as Ms. Marvel alongside Cole Howard, Brian Drummond, Adrian Petriw, and Michael Daingerfield. 

Similarly, she appeared as Mrs. Haggly in the episodes 'The Wrestler' and 'The Noose Tightens' of Riverdale alongside KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, and Cole Sprouse

She is set to play Rani Singh in an upcoming fantasy drama series Sweet Tooth alongside Nonso Anozie, Adeel Akhter, and Will Forte. 

What Is Her Net Worth?

The Mech-X4 star has dozens of acting credits to her name. She began her acting journey in 2006 and has earned a decent amount. 

According to various sources, Vellani has a net worth of $1 million as of June 2021. The average salary of an actor in Vancouver ranges from $50,868 to $176,967 depending upon the work experience. 

Similarly, she owns a house in Vancouver, Canada when the median house price starts from $1,364,000 as of 2021. 

Personal Life- Is She Married?

The X-Files star is married to the love of her life. She tied the marital knot with Jamshed Colah on 18th August 2018 amidst family and friends. 

CAPTION: Aliza and her husband began dating in 2015 and got married in 2018 SOURCE: Instagram @alizavellani

Colah is a Vancouver Street Photographer. The couple began dating in 2015 and often shares pictures of them on their respective social media platforms. 

As of June 2021, Aliza has over 3k followers on Instagram and 1,337 followers on Twitter. 

by emrald, 31 May, 2021

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