Sakina Jaffrey Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Married, Spouse, Parents

Sakina Jaffrey
Sakina Jaffrey

Quick Facts of Sakina Jaffrey

Birth NameSakina Jaffrey
Nick NameSakina
Date Of Birth14/02/1962
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Birth PlaceNew York
FatherMadhur Jaffrey
MotherSaeed Jaffrey
SiblingsZia and Meera Jaffrey
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Face ColorFair
SalaryN/A
Net Worth$3 million
ProfessionActress
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight in KG61 kg
MarriedYes
ChildrenCassius & Jamila Wilkinson
Famous forBlindspot, Timeless
AwardsScreen Actors Guild Awards (Nominated)
Birth SignAquarius
Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter, Facebook
Married toFrancis Wilkinson ( 8 September 1990)
EducationVassar College
MoviesDaylight, Masala, The Truth about Charlie
Movies and TV ShowLaw and Order, Blue Bloods, House of Cards

Sakina Jaffrey is an American actress best known for the role of Linda Vasquez in the American tv series House of Cards. She made her film debut from the movie Masala. Her other notable works include Slaves of New York, The Perfect Murder, Daylight, The Guru, Raising Helen and many more. 

Sakina Jaffrey’s Biography

She was born on 14th February  1962 in Manhattan, the United States of America with the birth sign Aquarius. Sakina holds  American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity.

Jaffrey was born to father Madhur Jaffrey and mother, Saeed Jaffrey. She was raised alongside her sisters Zia and Meera Jaffrey.

She went to local high school and later enrolled in Vassar College from where she majored in Chinese Language and Literature in 1984.

Sakina Jaffrey’s Age and Body Statistics

  • Age: Sakina is 57 years old as of 2019.
  • Body Measurements: She has maintained her body well although the exact measurements are not available.
  • Dress Size: Her dress size is 5.
  • Bra Size: Sakina’s bra size is 32B.
  • Height: She is 5 feet 7 inches or 174 cm tall.
  • Weight: She weights 61 kg or 134 lbs.
  • Hair Color: She has long beautiful dark brown hair.
  • Eye Color: Her dark brown attractive eyes defines her independent, determined personality.

Sakina Jaffrey’s Relationship: Is she single or married?

Sakina Jaffrey is a married woman and mother of two. She tied the knot to the Bloomberg View editor Francis Wilkinson on 8th September 1990. 

The couple is blessed with two children Cassius and Jamila Wilkinson. They currently reside in Nyack, New York City with their family.

The couple has been married for over 2 decades and has not shown any signs of divorce or split. She often shares pictures with her husband and expresses her love towards him.

Sakina Jaffrey’s Net Worth and Career

As an actress, she managed to earn net worth of $3 million through her career. Although she has disclosed her exact salary, the average salary of an actor ranges from $5,000 to $100,000 annually.

She gardens her fortunes from her work in different movies and tv shows. Her notable film works include Masala, The Nanny Diaries, Definitely, Maybe, The Domino Effect, Red Sparrow.

Her recent work is in the film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood where she is playing the role of Ellen. The movie is set to release on 22nd November 2019.

Sakina has appeared in several tv series which include Law & Order, Third Watch, House of Cards, Blindspot, Timeless, Homeland, and more.

Recently, Sakina is featured in the American fantasy drama series American Gods. She will play the role of Mama-Ji in the upcoming series.

Sakina Jaffrey’s Interesting Facts

  • She is the niece of actress Bharti Jaffrey and Hamed Jaffrey.
  • She danced with Joffrey ballet at the City Center in NYC as a child.
  • Sakina was born on the year of Tiger according to the Chinese zodiac year.
  • She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a drama series.

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