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Sakina Jaffrey Bio, Married, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Height

Sakina Jaffrey

Sakina Jaffrey: Biography in Details

Who Is Sakina Jaffrey?

Sakina Jaffrey is an American actress. She is popularly known for playing the role of Linda Vasquez in Netflix’s House of Cards and Dr. Hickman in Third Watch. Similarly, she is also known for films like Definitely, Maybe, Raising Helen, The Domino Effect, and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

Sakina Jaffrey- Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Sakina Jaffrey was born on  February 14, 1962, in New York City, US. As of 2023, she is 61 years old. She is American by nationality and her ethnicity is asian. Similarly, her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Talking about her parents, she was born to Saeed Jaffrey (father) and Madhur Jaffrey (mother). Her mother is an actress and food and travel writer whereas her father is an actor. However, her parents got separated when she was three years old. Similarly, she has two sisters two named Meera Jaffrey and Zia Jaffrey.

Talking about her educational background, she attended Vassar College and graduated in Chinese Language and Literature in 1984.

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Sakina Jaffrey-Professional Life, Careers

Talking about her career, she has been active in the film industry since 1979. She has worked in several movies and television series till now. She started her acting career at the age of 17 by playing   Marie and Bruce by Wallace Shawn at the Public Theatre in New York City.

Moreover, she made her appearance with her father in the film Masala in 1991. Similarly, in 1988, she also worked with her mother in The Perfect Murder. She also portrayed the role of Neena Lal in an English-language Indian film The Truth About Charlie which was directed by Zafar Hai and produced by Merchant-Ivory.

Likewise, she has also worked with her kids Cassius and Jamila in  Raising Helen (2004) and in The Ode (2008). In 2013, she was cast as Linda Vasquez, the White House Chief of Staff, in the Netflix series House of Cards. Similarly, she was also reported to portray the role of Leena Reyes in the second season of Fox’s television series Sleepy Hollow.

Moreover, Sakina Jaffrey also played the role of Denise Christopher in the NBC television series Timeless from 2016 to 2018. Likewise, she was also starred as Malini Soni in a 2017 comedy-drama film The Meyerowitz Stories which was directed by Noah Baumbach and co-starring Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler.

Sakina Jaffrey-Net Worth, Salary

Talking about her earnings, Sakina Jaffrey has earned a good amount of money as a professional actress. As of 2023, her estimated net worth is around $2 million. Similarly, the info about her salary is under review.

Rumors, Controversy

Sakina Jaffrey has not been involved in controversy till now. She keeps her personal life private and has kept herself away from scandals and rumors.

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Body Features Height, Weight

Sakina Jaffrey has maintained a good body shape with decent height. She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 60kg. Similarly, she has black hair and black color eyes. Her other body measurements are 34-26-34 inches.

Social Media

Sakina Jaffrey is pretty active on social media. She has more than 7.6k followers on Instagram and around 16.7k on Twitter. Similarly, she has holds around 1.2k followers on Facebook.

Sakina Jaffrey’s Birthday Dates

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