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Pej Vahdat Married, Gay, Family, Religion

By Staff Writer | On: 16 Aug, 2019
Pej Vahdat Married, Gay, Family, Religion

Iranian-American actor Pej Vahdat is best known for his recurring roles in comedy & crime series Bones, and comedy-drama series Shameless and Sneaky Pete. Initially, he was a tennis player while studying in school, but later his enthusiasm for acting attracted him to Hollywood.

Pej got featured in national commercials for Domino’ Pizza(2006), Wendy’s(2007) and Farmers Insurance(2018). He also has credits in a drama horror movie A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night in 2014.

Is He Gay?

The Hollywood star has been under speculation regarding his sexuality. The actor is often seen speaking up in favor and rights of gay people and supports the LGBTIQ community.

However, Pej himself is of straight sexual orientation and not gay. His sixteen years-long relationship with the love of his life Naris makes the statement itself.

Who’s Pej Dating?

To the dismay of all the fans' curiosity, Pej has been in a relationship with Naris Attar for over one and a half decades. Who is Naris? She is an internal medicine intern at Massachusetts General Hospital. She attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology. Later, she got a Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Molecular Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Pej has something interesting and weird love story to share. It was love at first sight for him when he saw Naris across the street talking to her friend. It sounds weird and funny but, he told that he almost had dropped his ice cream when he saw her for the first time. He didn’t approach her at the time as he thought he had a zero game. But, for some reason, he couldn’t forget her face after that encounter.

Luckily, the TV star met Naris’s friend the next day. He asked Naris and requested her to give his number to Naris. Two weeks later, he got a call from Naris, and rest of it is history.

Pej and his lady love started dating in 2003, and the couple already celebrated their 16th anniversary on 20 July 2019.

Pej with his girlfriend Naris(Photo: Pej's Instagram)

Pej loves his girlfriend Naris to the moon and back, but yet he has not bestowed his plan to make her a wife any time soon. As of now, he is not married.

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Net Worth

The Iranian-American actor has led a pretty successful career in the entertainment industry. He debuted from a short TV series Finding the Endzone in 2004 and has been grasping new feats of success ever since. He has also featured in other series like Sneaky Pete, NCIS, Arrow, Elementary and well known for his role as Arastoo Vaziri  in crime drama series Bones

He debuted in the big screens from the horror drama The Butcher in 2006 and starred in movies like Groupie(2010), Blood Shot(2013), and Hope Springs Eternal(2018).

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There’s no doubt that the Hollywood actor has garnished immense fame and attracted convenient wealth in his life from involvement in the entertainment industry. However, as of now, Pej's net worth is still under review.

Bio- Family 

Pej Vahdat, who holds an American nationality, was born on 10 April 1982 in Iran. He later migrated to the USA with his family. Tracking his ethnicity, he is of Iranian ancestry whereas he belongs to the Muslim religion. Pej, on physical notes, stands at the height of 1.83m(6 feet) tall in height.

The Hollywood star had his upbringing with his sister and a brother Paiman Vahdat, who is a married man. His brother turned the age of 50 on 24 July 2019. Besides that, his mother Narsin Vahdat and his father has now surpassed semi-centennial of their togetherness.

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Pej was a tennis player while attending San Diego State University and joined the university's tennis team. He even played tennis professionally for a certain period before debuting in the entertainment industry.