Egyptian-Canadian famed star, Mena Masoud has become a hot topic after he signed up for the role of lead actor for Disney's upcoming live-action remake of Alladin, which is set to release on March 24, 2019. 

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From an early age, Mena has always wanted to pursue acting and now has got finally got his chance to prove his worth. It is only a matter of time before the world finds out about what Mena Masoud can do.

Biography; Age, Height, Ethnicity, Siblings

Masoud was born on September 17, 1991, in Cairo, Egypt. He was raised in Markham, Ontario, Canada by Coptic Christian family. His is of Canadian nationality and Egyptian-Canadian Ethnicity. He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

Any information regarding his parents have not yet surfaced, but it seems he has a sister named Margaret. Other than that, Mena graduated from Ryerson University and has a Bachelor Degree in Theater and Acting. 

Besides acting, Mena is passionate about staying active and healthy. He is also an avid follower of sports. More particularly, basketball has always been an essential part of his life, and during his high school years, he was a member of the Ontario Basketball Association.

Likewise, Mena also has a passion for recreational horseback riding and is also very fond of motorcycles as evident from his Instagram posts.


Mena onscreen debut came in 2011 on The CW series, Nikita, as a member of Al-Qaeda. The series aired from 2010 to 2013.  He has also appeared on Poser, Combat Hospital, The 99 and What Happens Next. And in 2012, he appeared in Cut to the Chase and King. He has since made appearances in Saving Hope and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.

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Mena finally got his big break when it was announced that he was cast as the lead actor for Disney's upcoming remake of the classic Aladdin. Pretty big boots to fill for Mena.

Surprise: Mena Massoud as Alladin in Disney's upcoming movie titled Aladdin (Photo: Massoud Instagram| December 19, 2018)

Despite having worked in a number of movies and TV series before, his latest endeavor might just be the biggest highlight of his career as of yet. And it seems he feels very honored & grateful for the opportunity and is also very eagerly waiting for a response from his fans as well as critics. The film is set to release on 24th March 2019. 

Dating Girlfriend

Canadian actor, Massoud is a fitness fanatic. He is a vegan and loves to keep his body fit. He also has that prince-ly looks that has helped him become the center of attention. Good looks and a great body has made him a favorite, especially amongst his female followers. So it could be no surprise that his followers are very eager to find out who Mena is currently dating a girlfriend or not.

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 As for Mena himself, he hasn't revealed any information about his love life. But was previously reported to be involved with Carly Sellen, but it seems that the two are no longer together. From the looks of it, Mena is currently focusing on establishing his career and not focused on getting married and settling down.

But being a celebrity and being secretive about your love life has its own sets of cons. For Mena, his secretive love life has invited rumors of him possibly being gay. Whether or not the rumors have any base to them can only be answered by Mena Massoud himself.