Famous People Born In Tehran

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 1 
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
(The Last Shah of Iran Who Ruled from 1941 to 1979)
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
47
Birthdate: October 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 27, 1980
 2 
Golshifteh Farahani
(Iranian Actress)
Golshifteh Farahani
37
Birthdate: July 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Farah Pahlavi
(Queen Consort of the Shah of Iran)
Farah Pahlavi
22
Birthdate: October 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Nasim Pedrad
(Iranian-American Saturday Night Live performer best known for her celebrity impersonations.)
Nasim Pedrad
12
Birthdate: November 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 5 
Maryam Mirzakhani
(First Iranian to Be Honored With the ‘Fields Medal’, the Most Prestigious Award in Mathematics)
Maryam Mirzakhani
10
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 14, 2017
 6 
Nazanin Boniadi
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: 'General Hospital' and 'How I Met Your Mother')
Nazanin Boniadi
21
Birthdate: May 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 7 
Mohammad Mosaddegh
(Political Leader)
Mohammad Mosaddegh
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 5, 1967
 8 
Younan Nowzaradan
(Specializes in vascular surgery and bariatric surgery.)
Younan Nowzaradan
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
 9 
Abbas Kiarostami
(Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film producer, Poet, Film editor)
Abbas Kiarostami
10
Birthdate: June 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 4, 2016
 10 
Shohreh Aghdashloo
(Numerous starring roles on the stage)
Shohreh Aghdashloo
19
Birthdate: May 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
 11 
Gegard Mousasi
(Dutch Mixed Martial Artist, Former Kickboxer and Two-Time Bellator Middleweight Champion)
Gegard Mousasi
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Shaun Toub
(Actor)
Shaun Toub
1
Birthdate: April 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Dara Khosrowshahi
(CEO of Uber)
Dara Khosrowshahi
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
 14 
Shahnaz Pahlavi
(First child of the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi)
Shahnaz Pahlavi
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 15 
Reza Aslan
(Scholar, Author Famous for His Translated Works ‘No God but God: The Origins’, ‘Evolution’, and ‘Future of Islam')
Reza Aslan
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
 16 
Arash
(Singer)
Arash
22
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 17 
Maz Jobrani
(Comedians)
Maz Jobrani
18
Birthdate: February 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran
(Founder and leader of the self-styled National Council of Iran)
Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 19 
Shiva Negar
(Actress known for role in action thriller American Assassin 2017)
Shiva Negar
1
Birthdate: May 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Ramin Karimloo
12
Birthdate: September 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 21 
Shappi Khorsandi
0
Birthdate: November 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 22 
Ashkan Dejagah
(Iranian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ashkan Dejagah
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Ali-Reza Pahlavi
(Politician)
Ali-Reza Pahlavi
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 4, 2011
 24 
Cassandra Clare
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
 25 
Dominic Rains
3
Birthdate: March 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Zahra Khanom Tadj es-Saltaneh
22
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 25, 1936
 27 
Majid Samii
(Iranian Neurosurgeon and Medical scientist who has won multiple awards for his work)
Majid Samii
5
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
 28 
Sevdaliza
(Singer-songwriter)
Sevdaliza
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
 29 
Omid Kordestani
(Businessperson and Philanthropist)
Omid Kordestani
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
 30 
Brandon Truaxe
(Founder of DECIEM, the Toronto-based beauty company)
Brandon Truaxe
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 21, 2019
 31 
Alin Sumarwata
(Actress whose roles include May Stone in soap opera Home and Away)
Alin Sumarwata
1
Birthdate: 1980 AD
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 32 
Hassan Khosrowshahi
(Founder of Future Shop)
Hassan Khosrowshahi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
 33 
Sadegh Hedayat
(Iranian Writer Best Known for His Novel 'The Blind Owl')
Sadegh Hedayat
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 17, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 9, 1951
 34 
Kia Joorabchian
(Businessman largely involved in association football)
Kia Joorabchian
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
 35 
Dorsa Derakhshani
(Chess player)
Dorsa Derakhshani
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
 36 
Amir Esmailian
(Co-founder of XO Records, Co-manager of The Weeknd)
Amir Esmailian
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 37 
Shadmehr Aghili
(Irani music producer who gained popularity with his albums Fasl e Ashenayi, Mosafer and Khiali Nist)
Shadmehr Aghili
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 38 
Ardeshir Zahedi
(Former Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs (1966 - 1971))
Ardeshir Zahedi
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 18, 2021
 39 
Mehdi Mahdavikia
(Association football player)
Mehdi Mahdavikia
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 40 
Shahab Hosseini
(Iranian Actor, Director, and Producer)
Shahab Hosseini
18
Birthdate: February 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Maryam Rajavi
(Iranian Leader of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (MEK))
Maryam Rajavi
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 4, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 42 
Gholamreza Takhti
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 7, 1968
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 43 
Darius Khondji
(Academy Award nominated Cinematographer known for works on films like Evita, Seven, and Midnight in Paris)
Darius Khondji
1
Birthdate: October 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 44 
Nasrin Sotoudeh
(Iranian Human Rights Lawyer)
Nasrin Sotoudeh
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
 45 
Fereydoun Farrokhzad
(Known for his variety TV show 'Mikhak-e Noghrei' (The Silver Carnation) which introduced many artists)
Fereydoun Farrokhzad
3
Birthdate: October 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 4, 1992
 46 
Fereshteh Hosseini
19
Birthdate: April 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
 47 
Shermine Shahrivar
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 48 
Andranik Teymourian
(Iranian Retired Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defensive Midfielder)
Andranik Teymourian
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 49 
Mehdi Bazargan
(politician, engineer)
Mehdi Bazargan
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 20, 1995
 50 
Maryam Namazie
(Human rights activist, Politician)
Maryam Namazie
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus