Alia Shawkat is an American actress. She portrayed as Maeby Fünke in the Fox/Netflix television series Arrested Development (2003-2006; 2013-present) and in the 2015 horror-comedy film The Final Girls as Gertie Michaels. She has also guest portrayed as Virginia Hall, Frances Cleveland, and Alexander Hamilton on Comedy Central’s Drunk History.
She presently plays in the TBS black comedy series Search Party as Dory Stewart which premiered on November 21, 2016. She also won TV Land Award in 2004 and Young Artist Award in 2005. Let’s know more about the actress nearly through this article.
What is Alia Shawkat famous for?
Alia Shawkat is an actress best known for her role as Maeby Funke in a Fox Television series ‘Arrested Development’. She is also recognized for her role of Gertie Michaels in a horror-comedy film ‘The Final Girls’
What ethnicity is Alia Shawkat?
Recalling her early life, Alia was born to Dina and Tony Shawkat in Riverside, California, United States of America and was brought up in nearby Palm Springs. As her mother was Irish-Norwegian and her father was a Kurdish, she belongs to a family of mixed (Iraqi, Norwegian, Irish, and Sicilian/Italian) ethnicity. His birth sign is Aries.
Talking about her other family members, she has two brothers and Paul Burke (actor) is her maternal grandfather. Because of her father and grandfather both being actors, she initiated her career from the very early age of life (at 11) in ABC Family Series ‘State of Grace’.
It is found that during her free time, she used to go for study at Rancho Mirage School where she studied Math, English, Physics, Geography, and Drama. Her target is to study International Relations at Yale University.
How Alia Shawkat become an actor?
- Just after two years of acting in ‘State of Grace’, she starred in Fox Television Emmy Award-winning series ‘Arrested Development’ for all the show from 2003-2006 and 2013-present.
- This was the track that guided her to be one of the successful actresses. Later, she also played opposite George Clooney in ‘Three Kings’ which was followed by ‘The Trial of Old Drum’ as a supporting role and many others like Jag (1995), Without a Trace (2002), Boomtown (2002), Presidio Med (2002) and Rebound (2005).
- In 2015, she also appeared as a guest star on Broad City playing the role of Ilana Glazer and got beautiful reviews of being similar to Glazer.
- Currently, she is working on November 21, 2016, premiered TBS comedy ‘Search Party’ and had been renewed for season three as of 23 April 2018. She with her bold and Pragmatic acting talents has become an active and demanded actress.
- She plays the role of Tyler, a high-living American partyer in Dublin, in the 2019 film Animals, directed by Australian director Sophie Hyde. Further, She also won the TV land Award in 2004 for Future Classic and Young Artist Award for the best supporting role in 2005.
Is Alia Shawkat single now?
Reflecting on her personal life, Alia is single as now, no information about her being in a new relationship has revealed. However, she had three past relations before with Michael Cera, Jack Antonoff and Michael Angarano.
In 2003, Alia was in a relationship with Michael Cera, a Canadian actor, in the ‘Arrested Development’ which did not last long. This was followed by dating Jack Antonoff for one year from 2009-2010. After dating Jack Antonoff, she was spotted with Michael Angarano in 2010 getting cozy at a Los Angeles club which was confirmed by her later. This relationship also did not last long. In May 2017, she has come out as bisexual. The rumors are ongoing nowadays, Alia was dated by Brad Pitt but they later confirm that they are just friends.
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What is Alia Shawkat’s net worth?
Being a part of the entertainment industry, Alia earns the sum of a good amount of money and fame as an actress through her acting career. Based on online reports, her estimated net worth said to be $4 million at present. However, her salary is yet to be disclosed.
How tall is Alia Shawkat?
Observing her body statistics, Alia stands a height of 5 feet 5½ inches. She weighs 66 kg and her other body stats are 37-29-38 inches. Her dress size is 10 (US) while her shoe size is 7.5 (US). Further, her eyes and hair color are light brown and she used to 37C bra size.
Did You Know?
- Member of The Interstate 5 Tennis Association.
- In May 2017, she has come out as bisexual.