Shaheen Jafargholi (Actor) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, Education, Career, Net Worth

By | November 29, 2023

Shaheen Jafargholi Biography

Shaheen Jafargholi is a Welsh actor and singer, known for EastEnders, Torchwood and Children in Need. Additionally, Jafargholi finished seventh on the 2009 ITV competition show Britain’s Got Talent. He also played Shakil Kazemi in EastEnders and Marty Kirkby in Casualty.

Shaheen Jafargholi Age

Jafargholi was born on January 23, 1997. So, as of 2023, his age is 26 years old and his birthday is celebrated on January 23 every year.

Shaheen Jafargholi Height and Weight

Jafargholi’s height is 5 feet 9 inches (approximately 165 cm). Moreover, his weight is 64 kg.

Shaheen Jafargholi Family

Jafargholi was born at Singleton Hospital in Swansea, Wales, to Iraj (father) and Karen Thomas (mother). Additionally, Jafar Goli’s mother is Welsh and his father is Iranian. However, their parents separated. In addition, the actor often sees his father and lives with his mother. However, Shaheen has not yet revealed whether she has a sibling or not.

Shaheen Jafargholi Girlfriend

Jafargholi is currently dating former EastEnders co-star Amy Leigh Hickman, who played Linzi Bragg in the soap opera from 2016 to 2017. Plus, it looks like the couple is still going strong almost five years after meeting on Soap.

Shaheen Jafargholi Education

Jafargholi studied at the Mark Jermin Stage School.

Shaheen Jafargholi’s Career

Jafargholi had a recurring role as Troy in the children’s TV series Grandpa in My Bag in 2009. Additionally, Shaheen played Danny in the Torchwood episode “Greeks Bearing Gifts”. She also played Christy Skinner in the medical drama Casualty. He also appeared on stage as a young Michael Jackson in Thriller – Live.

Also, his minor credits include the UK tour of Macbeth, The King and I and Technicolor Dreamcoat of Joseph and Wonder. Additionally, Jafar Goli also played the role of a genie in the TV series “Aladdin”. Additionally, the actor appeared in the short films All Is Mine, A Way of Life and Days at the Beach without a cast. He has also appeared on television programs such as the Frank Skinner Show, Nickelodeon UK and ITV News Wales. He also worked on commercials for Delta Air Lines, Debenhams and DFS. However, the Walkers Crisps advert, which was planned to feature former footballer Gary Lineker, has been cancelled.

Britain’s Got Talent

The actor appeared in Series 3, Episode 2 of Britain’s Got Talent in 2009. Jafargholi’s first commercial demo was Amy Winehouse’s cover of the Zutons’ song “Valerie”. However, Simon Cowell finished the song and asked her to sing one more song. Shaheen performed Smokey Robinson’s “Who’s Lovin’ You” and earned a solid award with a standing ovation from the audience and judges.

He also signed up to present for an hour on local radio station Bay Radio because he was participating in a talent show. She also chose “And I Tell You I’m Going” from the musical “Dreamgirls” in the semi-final. He also finished sixth.

He sang the song “I’ll Be With You” in memory of Michael Jackson at the 2009 MOBO Awards in September. Also a month later, Jafar Goli appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show’s “Who Loves You?” He flew to Chicago to record his performance. Additionally, Shaheen later performed “Lean On Me” and “Who’s Lovin’ You” at the BBC Children in Need Gala and BBC Change Live in Cardiff. She also performed “I’ll Be There” on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.

He also sang “Welcome to Wales” at the Ryder Cup’s “Welcome to Wales” concert and “The Jackson 5’s “I” at Britain’s Got Talent Tour Want You Back. Shaheen announced details of her debut album and single in September 2010.

Jafargholi starred in the New Victoria Theater pantomime ‘Ah Plus’ in 2014, and was cast in the BBC soap opera EastEnders in May 2016 with Shakil Kazemi He joined the cast of Casualty as nurse Marty Kirkby.


2004 – Casualty
2006 – Torchwood
2009 – Grandpa in My Pocket
2016-2018 – EastEnders
2018 to present – Casualty
2019, 2020 – Holby City

Awards and nominations

  • Inside Soap Award under the category of Best Newcomer – EastEnders – longlisted
  • Digital Spy Reader Awards under the category of Newcomer – EastEnders – Third
  • Inside Soap Awards under the category of Best Drama Star – Casualty – Longlisted

Shaheen Jafargholi Net Worth

Jafargholi’s net worth ranges between $1 million and $10 million.

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