Bashir Salahuddin Biography
|Date of Birth:||1976 , June-30|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Place/City||Chicago, Illinois, US.|
|Profession||actor, writer, and comedian|
|Working For||Maya & Marty, GLOW, Looking|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Famous for||GLOW, Snatched, and Maya & Marty|
|Affair with||Chandra Russell|
|Married to||Chandra Russell|
|Awards||Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award|
|TV Show||GLOW, Morning, and Maya & Marty|
Primetime Emmy Award nominator Bashir Salahuddin came to limelight for his role in a 2017 comedy film Snatched. His other notable works include Maya & Marty, GLOW, Looking. He is also involved in article writing and has written a significant article for The Harvard Crimson titled The Cycles of Protest.
Salahuddin is married to actress Chandra Russell, and the couple is together for many years.
Early Life And Career of Bashir Salahuddin
The writer and actor Bashir Salahuddin was born on June 30, 1976, in Chicago, Illinois, US. He belongs to American nationality and regarding his ethnicity; he is a Black American. He spent most of his early childhood days in his hometown Chicago with his seven siblings.
He graduated from Whitney M. Young High School on Chicago's west side. At the time, he met fellow writer Diallo Riddle. They together started their production company Paper Planes.
Following his graduation, Salahuddin went on to work as a paralegal in Chicago. And then he moved to work in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles. He became the title song vocalist for the 2003 comedy film The Hebrew Hammer.
Variety article included Bashir Salahuddin's name in 10 TV Scribes to Watch. In 1998 he became a government concentrator in Pforzheimer House and also a former chair for the Harvard Black Men's Forum. He wrote a significant article under the title The Cycles of Protest for The Harvard Crimson.
Salahuddin produced the half-hour comedy series Brothers in Atlanta along with Diallo Riddle. However, due to some reason, the series got canceled back in 2016. Similarly, he appeared as the male lead, in Hulu pilot comedy, Crushed.
In the same year, Salahuddin appeared in the television variety show Maya & Marty, which aired on May 31, on NBC. The following year, he played the recurring character of Keith Bang, in the comedy TV series GLOW.
In an interview with AfterBuzz TV talking about GLOW.
Bashir Salahuddin, later on, went on to play the role of Morgan Russell, an officer at the U.S. State Department, in comedy film Snatched. He appeared in the movie along with Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Joan Cusack, Ike Barinholtz, Wanda Sykes, and Christopher Meloni. The movie became a huge hit at the box office grossing $60 million worldwide on a $42 million budget.
Bashir Salahuddin Net Worth And Salary
According to some online sources, Bashir Salahuddin’s estimated net worth is around $1 million.
As a multitalented writer, Salahuddin who has played his hands on article writing and screenwriting, his estimated salary is more than $80,000 annually.
Bashir Salahuddin Personal Life
Bashir Salahuddin is a married man. He tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend actress Chandra Russell and is living a blissful marriage life.
Most recently, the couple made their red carpet appearance attending the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21m 2018, in LA, California.