Niousha Noor Biography
Niousha Noor whose full name is Niousha Jafarian is an Iranian- American actress popular for her current role as Nazan Abassi in the new Netflix heist drama series, Kaleidoscope. Additionally, she also plays Shireen in the new film The Persian Version directed by Maryam Keshavarz. Previously, her roles of interest include the IFC’s psychological thriller The Night and 2015, obSETHed.
Niousha Noor Age
It is clear that Noor was born in Tehran, Iran on March 12, 1986. Therefore, Niousha Jafarian is 36 years old as of 2022.
Niousha Noor Height
Noor stands at a height of 1.67 m, and her weight is about 62 kg.
Niousha Noor Family
Noor is the daughter of Hossein Jafarian, her father, and Noori Hoghooghi Jafarian, her mother. Her father is an Iranian cinematographer born on 25 March 1944. Hossein worked for the Iranian state-run television shooting over 40 documentaries and TV shows before retiring early soon after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. He is the author of Lens: In Photography and Cinematography and the Director of Photography, Screenwriter shooting the film Nargess which features his daughter Niousha. Not much is mentioned about her mother, however, she has a brother named Azad Jafarian who is also a writer, editor, and film director. Her brother Azad is known for About Elly in 2009, Lady Liberty in 200, and Love and Politics in 2011.
Niousha Noor Husband
It seems Niousha Jafarian has not yet revealed who her life partner is, or perhaps, she has not yet found the love of her life. We will keep tabs and update you soon. She also has no past record of having any children or possibly she has just maintained a low profile.
Niousha Noor Career
Like her father, Hossein Jafarian, Niousha also earned huge fame in the entertainment industry where she started practicing acting during her high school days. According to our sources, Niousha completed her basic studies in Tehran, Iran and for her higher studies, she attended a reputed university. Afterward, Noor moved to Los Angeles and began focusing on her acting career where she appeared in numerous TV shows and films. Noor appeared in the 2018 HBO drama TV series Here and Now created by Alan Ball as Donya. Moreover, she also starred alongside Shahab Hosseini in the IFC psychological thriller The Night in 2020 which was the first United States-produced film to receive a license for a theatrical release in Iran since the 1979 revolution. Her performance as Neda Naderi in the film garnered her widespread critical acclaim.
On September 2021, Noor was declared a principal cast member of the Netflix series, Kaleidoscope. After the production of Kaleidoscope, she was cast in Maryam Keshavarz’s film The Persian Version as Shireen, Leila’s mother. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2023 competing in the U.S. Dramatic Category. The Persian Version is a film about a large Iranian-American family gathering, and a family secret is uncovered catapulting the estranged mother and daughter into an exploration of the past, and to discover they are more alike than they know.
Kaleidoscope (Netflix Series)
Released on January 1, 2023, on Netflix, Kaleidoscope is an American heist drama TV mini-series created by Eric Garcia. Unique for its shuffled order, it centers around the master thief Leo Pap ( Giancarlo Esposito) and his crew trying an epic heist worth $7 billion. However, betrayal, greed, and other threats undermine their plans. On September 2021, Noor was declared a principal cast member of the Netflix series as an FBI agent Nazan Abassi investigating a heist team led by Paps (Giancarlo Esposito). As an FBI agent, she has a lot of demons to face and makes it her life’s mission to track down Leo Pap and the stolen bonds. Nazan Abassi is also on the case of Leo’s escape from prison and when Ava Mercer’s name pops up, she becomes obsessed with what Ava must be involved with. In the new Netflix series, Niousha Noor will star alongside:
- Narges in 1992 as Nargess’s sister
- Dinner with the Bargisavaris in 2007
- The Young and the Restless in 2008
- 1000 Ways to Die in 2008.
- Stitchers in 2015 as Dr. Anna Barmal
- Hidden in 2015 as Leila
- Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero in 2016 as Homeira
- Here and Now in 2018
- The Night in 2020 as Neda Naderi
- Foreign in 2020
- My Immigrant Family in 2021
- The Accidental Wolf in 2022
- Kaleidoscope in 2023 as Nazan Abassi
- The Persian Version in 2023 as Shireen (Leila’s mother)
Niousha Noor’s Net Worth
Noor’s estimated net worth is $2.1 million. Her primary source is her job as a actress.
Social Media Accounts
Noor is active on social media and she posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. She has over 48.8k followers on Instagram, 1500 on Facebook, and 2300 on Twitter.