The actress who is known for her dark comedy in her television show is a shining light in real life. It’s never easy to come out in public about their sexuality, but the bold actress had no fear and revealed that she is bisexual. Alia Shawkat is not a new name in the industry and is certainly an unforgettable character in the television world. The Young Artist Award recipient announced herself on the center stage with a power packed performance in Arrested Development.
Career and Professional Life:
An American Actress started her splendid acting career at the mere age of 11. She grabbed her first peculiar main role in 2002 television show State of Grace where she portrayed a role of young Hannah Rayburn.
Alia is known for daunting and unconventional role in the movie like Night Movies (2013), Wild Canaries (2014), and Me Him Her (2015) loaded with lesbian love. The American actress made a significant impact in the entertainment industry with the portrayal of Maeby Funke in 2003 hit Arrested Development. Her role got applause from the audiences and critics alike and won TV Land Award and Young Artist Award for her efforts.
In 2017, she added another fairy tale to her life, when she won Gracie Award this time with Search Party as Dory Sief. The star is bracing herself for 2017 release Duck Butler and 2018 release Blaze.
How Much is Alia’s Net Worth?
The American beauty who is known for his depiction of Mae Funke in Arrested Development graced the entertainment industry for almost two decades. Alia has amassed a decent net worth over her acting career and has a net worth of $4 million dollars.
Alia Opened Up about Her Sexuality!!!
Alia, 28 is known for daunting gay and lesbian roles in her movies. She created a confusing scenario when she gave a surprising interview about the makeout scene with Ilana Grazer in the film.
But on 11th May 2017, she cleared every bit of confusion and revealed that she is bisexual. When she was just aged ten, her mother queried about her attraction towards boys or girls to which she bluntly replied she don’t know.
After years of exploring and balancing herself between male and female, she now considers herself a bisexual and also revealed that exposure of Los Angeles gay artists influenced her sexuality while growing up.
How is Dating Life of Alia?
Alia who is known for horror comedy had a fling with Jack Antonoff back in 2009. After dating for almost one year, they raised hands off their relationship.
After her relationship with Jack, she dated Sky High actor Michael Angarano since 2010. But the short lived relationship didn’t make to the public eye.
After her revelation of being bisexual, she keeps her relationship fairly secret and hasn’t revealed anything about her partner. As of now, the actress seems to be enjoying a single life and will give every bit of energy to her career.
Alia’s Short Bio and Family:
Alia was born as Alia Martine Shawkat stepped out on 18th April 2989 to parents Tony Shawkat and Dina Burke in Riverside, California. Her father is native of Iraq and now owns a strip club. The painting enthusiast has a decent height of 5 feet and 1 inch and belongs to Arab-American ethnicity. She belongs to the family of five and has two brothers. Her acting abilities are credited to his maternal grandfather Paul Burke.