Who Is Abbas Jahansouzshahi? Sarah Shahi's Dad

Who Is Abbas Jahansouzshahi? Sarah Shahi's Dad

Abbas Jahansouzshahi is best recognized as the dad of famous actress, Sarah Shahi who played Billy on Sex/Life, Carmen on The L Word in 2005. She has appeared in a recurring role in City on a Hill on Showtime and also appeared in seven episodes of the series 'The Rookie', in 2019.


Abbas Jahansouzshahi Wiki

Abbas Jahansouzshahi is from Iran. He left Iran two years before the Iranian Revolution. He was working at the American embassy in Iran, was slated for execution when the last Shah's regime collapsed in 1979, but was able to flee the country.


Abbas Jahansouzshahi Wife

Abbas Jahansouzshahi was married with Mahmonir Soroushazar, an interior designer. They divorced when Sarah Shahi was 10 years old. Mahmonir was born in Spain to an Iranian father and a Spanish mother.


Couple together had three children, Cyrus, Samantha, who is a production assistant and Sarah Shahi. Furthermore, Shahi adopted Sarah as her name in second grade after hearing a song called "Sarah" because she was "tormented" by other children about her birth name, Aahoo.

Abbas Jahansouzshahi's Daughter - Sarah Shahi

Abbas Jahansouzshahi wanted her daughter, Sarah Shahi grew up speaking Persian, in addition to English. He began entering his daughter in beauty pageants at the age of eight.

In Los Angeles, Shahi began to pursue her acting career in full force. She landed her first major television role in the popular series "Alias" in 2001, where she played the character Jenny.

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This breakthrough role opened doors for Shahi, leading to a string of successful television appearances in shows such as "The L Word" and "Life." With each role, Shahi's talent became more famous earning her a widespread acclaim.


  • Abbas Jahansouzshahi's daughter, Sarah Shahi was born Aahoo Jahansouzshahi on January 10, 1980.
  • She is perhaps best known for leading Stacy Rukeyser’s show Sex/Life.
  • She has more recently been seen starring in the hit Prime Video film Red, White & Royal Blue.
  • She received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Adrianna Tomaz in Black Adam starred opposite Dwayne Johnson.
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