Famous People Born In Tehran

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 1 
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
(Shah of Iran (1941-79))

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
36
Birthdate: October 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 27, 1980

 2 

Golshifteh Farahani
27
Birthdate: July 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 
Farah Pahlavi
(Widow of the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi)

Farah Pahlavi
16
Birthdate: October 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 
Maryam Mirzakhani
(First Iranian to Be Honored With the ‘Fields Medal’, the Most Prestigious Award in Mathematics)

Maryam Mirzakhani
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 14, 2017

 5 
Nazanin Boniadi
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'General Hospital' and 'How I Met Your Mother' )

Nazanin Boniadi
18
Birthdate: May 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 6 
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)

 7 
Mohammad Mosaddegh
(Political Leader)

Mohammad Mosaddegh
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 5, 1967
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 8 
Younan Nowzaradan
(Specializes in vascular surgery and bariatric surgery.)

Younan Nowzaradan
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra

 9 
Abbas Kiarostami
(Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film producer, Poet, Film editor)

Abbas Kiarostami
8
Birthdate: June 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 4, 2016

 10 

Ramin Karimloo
8
Birthdate: September 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 
Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran
(Founder and leader of the self-styled National Council of Iran)

Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 12 
Shaun Toub
(Actor)

Shaun Toub
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 
Maz Jobrani
(Comedians)

Maz Jobrani
11
Birthdate: February 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 14 
Shahnaz Pahlavi
(First child of the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi)

Shahnaz Pahlavi
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 15 
Shohreh Aghdashloo
(Numerous starring roles on the stage)

Shohreh Aghdashloo
14
Birthdate: May 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus

 16 
Reza Aslan
(Scholar, Author Famous for His Translated Works ‘No God but God: The Origins’, ‘Evolution’, and ‘Future of Islam')

Reza Aslan
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus

 17 
Dara Khosrowshahi
(CEO of Uber)

Dara Khosrowshahi
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini

 18 
Ashkan Dejagah
(Football player)

Ashkan Dejagah
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 19 

Shappi Khorsandi
0
Birthdate: November 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 20 
Shiva Negar
(Actress known for role in action thriller American Assassin 2017)

Shiva Negar
0
Birthdate: May 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 21 
Arash
(Singer)

Arash
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 22 
Omid Kordestani
(Businessperson and Philanthropist)

Omid Kordestani
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra

 23 
Ali-Reza Pahlavi
(Politician)

Ali-Reza Pahlavi
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 4, 2011

 24 

Cassandra Clare
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo

Zahra Khanom Tadj es-Saltaneh
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 25, 1936

 26 
Shahab Hosseini
(actor, television actor, presenter)

Shahab Hosseini
13
Birthdate: February 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 27 
Majid Samii
(Iranian Neurosurgeon and Medical scientist who has won multiple awards for his work)

Majid Samii
4
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini

 28 
Alin Sumarwata
(Actress whose roles include May Stone in soap opera Home and Away)

Alin Sumarwata
0
Birthdate: 1980 AD
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 29 
Sevdaliza
(Singer-songwriter)

Sevdaliza
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo

 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 

Dominic Rains
2
Birthdate: March 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces

 32 
Hassan Khosrowshahi
(Founder of Future Shop)

Hassan Khosrowshahi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 1, 1982, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces

 33 
Kia Joorabchian
(Businessman largely involved in association football)

Kia Joorabchian
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer

 34 

Sadegh Hedayat
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 17, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 9, 1951

 35 
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

 36 
Dorsa Derakhshani
(Chess player)

Dorsa Derakhshani
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries

 37 
Mehdi Mahdavikia
(Association football player)

Mehdi Mahdavikia
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 38 
Maryam Rajavi
(Leader of the People's Mujahedin of Iran)

Maryam Rajavi
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 4, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 39 
Ardeshir Zahedi
(Minister of Foreign Affairs (1966 to 1971))

Ardeshir Zahedi
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 18, 2021

 40 

Gholamreza Takhti
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 7, 1968
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 41 
Shadmehr Aghili
(Irani music producer who gained popularity with his albums Fasl e Ashenayi, Mosafer and Khiali Nist)

Shadmehr Aghili
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 42 

Abolhassan Banisadr
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries

 43 

Nasrin Sotoudeh
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini

 44 
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)

 45 
Andranik Teymourian
(Football player)

Andranik Teymourian
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 
Fereydoun Farrokhzad
(Known for his variety TV show 'Mikhak-e Noghrei' (The Silver Carnation) which introduced many artists)

Fereydoun Farrokhzad
1
Birthdate: October 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 4, 1992

 47 
Ali Payami
(Record producer)

Ali Payami
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo

 48 
Maryam Namazie
(Human rights activist, Politician)

Maryam Namazie
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 30, 1983, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus

 49 

Fereshteh Hosseini
14
Birthdate: April 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus

 50 

Shermine Shahrivar
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)