• Khatira Rafiqzada is an Afghan-American former actress and the wife of Michael Ealy.
• She has two children with Michael and is a stay-at-home mom.
• Khatira loves to cook and her hobbies include sun tanning, swimming, and exercising.
• Michael Ealy is an American actor known for films such as "Fast and the Furious", "Takers", and "Jacob's Ladder".
• He has won two awards for his acting skills and been nominated for five others.

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SpouseMichael Ealy, Michael Ealy
FactMarried her boyfriend of 3 years Michael Ealy. [October 2012]

Khatira Rafiqzada Wiki Bio

Khatira Raqifzada was born to Afghan parents in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 4 March 1981 – her zodiac sign is Pisces and she holds both Afghan and American nationality, as her parents migrated to the USA not long after she was born. She is a former actress, but who might be known best for being the wife of famous American actor Michael Ealy.

Childhood and education

Khatira is quite secretive when it comes to her personal matters, and hasn’t shared any details concerning her parents or her siblings.

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She attended a local high school at which she became interested in acting, practicing her skills with the school’s drama club and appearing in most plays performed there. She was also interested in singing and modelling, and played tennis and badminton. Upon matriculating in 1999, Khatira decided not to attend college (although some sources claim she graduated) as it was too much money for her and her family, and she thus started working to financially support herself.

Career as an actress

She has decided to keep the details of her career to herself as well, and while it’s known that she has worked various jobs, it is believed that she spent most of her time as a waitress.

She ventured into the film industry in 2009, with her role as Zola in the short action film “Layla” written and directed by Lydia Martinelli, and which starred Marie-Therese Abou-Daoud, Jawad Asephi and Jasmine Bissete – it follows a man and his daughter who start a business together.

Khatira’s second and so far latest appearance was in the 2010 horror movie “Chain Letter”, written and directed by Deon Taylor, and which starred Nikki Reed, Keith David and Brad Dourif – it’s about a serial killer who kills teenagers if they don’t forward his chain mail.

It is believed that Khatira has been staying at home and focuseing on raising her children since she gave birth to her first child.

Love life and marriage with Michael Ealy

Khatira met Michael Ealy sometime in 2008 – the two haven’t disclosed the circumstances under which they met.

After four years of dating, in October 2012 they married in a private ceremony in Los Angeles, California, attended by their closest friends and family – Khatira has given birth to their two children, son Elijah and daughter Harlem, but when exactly isn’t disclosed.

Khatira hasn’t talked about any other men she might have dated before meeting Michael, while it is known that Michael was previously in a relationship with Halle Berry, a famous American actress and a former model – they were together for around a year in 2004 and 2005. There are also rumors circulating the internet that Michael was once in a relationship with famous American rapper Eve.

Khatira Rafiqzada and Michael Ealy

As of December 2020, Khatira is married to Michael Ealy and they have two kids together.

Hobbies and other interests

Khatira loves to cook, becoming interested in it after giving birth to her first child – she has since read many cooking books, and often uploads pictures of her meals onto her Instagram account, while she also gives her fans advice as well as her recipes.

Summer is her favorite season, as she’s keen on sun tanning at the beach, swimming in the ocean and going for a yacht ride.

She is physically quite active as she has three to four training sessions in her home gym each week, while she also occasionally runs and does yoga.

In her spare time Khatira is keen on watching movies, and her favorite actors and actresses are Will Smith, Rosario Dawson and Whoopi Goldberg, while a couple of her favorite movies are “Seven Pounds”, “I Am Legend” and “Sister Act”.

Age, height and net worth

Khatira’s age is 39. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) and she weighs around 130lbs (58kgs). As of December 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $100,000, while Michael’s net worth is reputedly over $3 million.

Who is Michael Ealy?

Michael Ealy was born Michael Brown in Washington, DC USA, on 3 August 1973 – his zodiac sign is Leo and he holds American nationality. He is perhaps known best for his portrayal of the lead character Dorian in the 2013 action crime drama series “Almost Human” created by J. H. Wyman and which also starred Karl Urban and Minka Kelly – it is about one human and one android cop working together. The series was popular, winning three awards, while it was nominated for six others including one Primetime Emmy.

Michael was raised in Silver Spring in Maryland by his father who owned a small grocery store, and his mother who worked at IBM.

He attended Springbrook High School from which he matriculated in 1991, and then went on to obtain his Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Maryland (1995).

Michael launched his acting career not long after graduating, appearing in various off-Broadway plays, while the two first movies he appeared in were the 2002 action comedy thriller “Bad Company” which starred Chris Rock and Anthony Hopkins, and the independent romantic comedy “Kissing Jessica Stein”, which starred Jennifer Wesfieldt and Heather Juergensen. Michael became popular after he portrayed Ricky Nash in the comedy drama film “Barbershop”, then reprised his role in “Barbershop 2: Back in Business” in 2004.

The year 2003 saw him appear as Slap Jack in the second movie of the film franchise “Fast and the Furious” entitled “2 Fast 2 Furious”. For his performance in the second season of the drama series “Sleeper Cell” in December 2006, Michael was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. In 2008, he appeared in the movie drama “Seven Pounds”, which starred Will Smith and Rosario Dawson.

The year 2010 saw him co-star alongside Matt Dillon and the late Paul Walker in the action thriller movie “Takers”, and he went on to play Dominic in both of the films “Think Like a Man” and “Think Like a Man Too”.

In 2013, Michael played Theo in the third season of the crime thriller series “The Following”, and a couple of his following roles were in the mystery anthology series “Secrets and Lies”, the drama series “Being Mary Jane”, and the psychological thriller film “The Intruder”.

Three of his most recent roles have been in the psychological horror movie “Jacob’s Ladder”, the thriller film “Fatale” and the science fiction western series “Westworld”, all in 2020.

Michael has been nominated for five awards for his acting skills, winning two – a 2005 Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, and a 2010 African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for “For Colored Girls”.

General Info

Full NameKhatira Rafiqzada
ProfessionActor, Actor


SpouseMichael Ealy, Michael Ealy
ChildrenElijah Brown, Elijah Brown


MoviesChain Letter, Chain Letter

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1Married her boyfriend of 3 years Michael Ealy. [October 2012]

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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