Alia Shawkat is an American actress. She is popular for her performances in shows like The Old Man, which is a television drama series, and Maeby Fünke, State of Grace, Green Room, Whip It, Ruby Sparks, and many more. She also performed in situational comedy with Netflix and Fox like Arrested Development (aired from 2003 to 2019). She is currently working on the TBS comedy Search Party, which first premiered on November 21, 2016. She also worked in comedy series like Search Party aired from 2016 to 2022 and was made by HBO MAX. Apart from performing in comedy shows, she also gave guest appearances such as Frances Cleveland, Virginia Hall, and Alexander Hamilton on the American educational comedy series named Drunk History made by Comedy Central. She has been awarded Audie Award for Humor for her mind-blowing performances.
Early Days of Alia Shawkat
Alia Martine Shawkat, popularly known as Alia Shawkat was born on the 18th of April in 1989. She was born in the lovely city of Riverside, a city in California and she grew up in Palm Springs. Her father’s name was Tony Shawkat and he is a film producer. Her mother’s name is Dina Shawkat. Her father is from Baghdad, the capital of Iraq and her mother has got Norwegian, Irish, and Italian descent. Paul Raymond Burke who was a well-known actor in the era of 1960s was her maternal grandfather.
Academic details of Alia Shawkat
Alia Shawkat went to a local, private, and renowned school for her initial education. She then went to a private college to pursue her further studies. There are not many clear resources about her education. According to some reports, she is graduated and she had also studied International Relations. She also told us in an interview that she likes to do paintings in her free time. She seemed to be a very knowledgeable and well-studied person.
Personal Details of Alia Shawkat
Real Name: Alia Martine Shawkat
Famous Name: Alia Shawkat
Place of Birth: Riverside California in the United States of America
Birthday: 18th April 1989
Pet name: Alia
Profession: Actress and artist, comic
Marital status: Unmarried
Color of Eyes: Light Brown
Color of Hair: Dark Brown
Net Worth: $4 million
Most Famous Works: First Cow, Blaze, Green Room, Paint It Black, and many more.
Family Details of Alia Shawkat
Father’s Name: Tony Shawkat
Father’s Profession: Film Producer
Mother’s Name: Dina Shawkat
Mother’s Profession: Not Known
Siblings: 2 brothers
Children Name: Unknown
Spouse Name: Unknown
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Body Measurements of Alia Shawkat
Body Physique: Average
Body Measurement in inches: 34-27-35
Body Measurement in cm: 87-69-89 cm
Height in feet: 5 feet 5 inches
Height in meters: 1.57m
Weight in kg: 58 kg
Weight in pounds: 121 lbs
Chest in inches: 34 inches
Chest in cm: 87 cm
Waist in inches: 27 inches
Waist in cm: 69 cm
Hips in inches: 35 inches
Hips in cm: 89 cm
Bra Size: 32C
Shoe Size (US): 7.5
Dress Size (US): 6
Relationship details of Alia Shawkat
She is currently unmarried. She got trending on Twitter many times due to her relationship linkups. Once she got trending on Twitter when it got rumored that she was dating superstar Brad Pitt. Later, she cleared all about that rumor and stated that she was shocked after hearing her linkup news with Brad Pitt. She also cleared that they are just friends and nothing romantic is going on between them. She had dated Michael Cera, a Canadian actor who acted in “Arrested Development” and Jack Antonoff earlier. There was news of her linkups with Michael Angarano when she was spotted with him in a club in Los Angles.
Early Career Days of Alia Shawkat
She started her career as an actress with television series named “JAG” in the year 1999. She was just 10 years old when she paved her steps into the entertainment industry. She played the role of Hannah in the American comedy-drama series named State Of Grace. She also worked as Maeby Funke in 82 episodes of a series named “Three kings” which got her initial success and fame and made her recognized by the audience. She was a regular face of the show Arrested Development which is also a situational comedy show and it got universally successful and made her quite popular. During those times she acted in many shows like Rebound, Deck the halls, Bart got a room, and many more. She also appeared for a short interval in Center Jenny which was an art film made by Ryan Trecartin in 2013.
Remarkable Performances of Alia Shawkat
She acted in many shows but she got her popularity from shows like Animals, Amreeka, 20th Century Women, Paint it Black, Night Moves, Blaze, First Cow, and many more. She also appeared in a music video named “Tall Boy” made by Sean Tillmann. She also produced and wrote a show for HBO named Stitch N’ Bitch along with Elliot Page and Har Mar. She also sang as a guest for many tracks of indie-punk band Fake Problems’ 2010 album from Real Ghosts Caught on Tape. She also appeared as a guest on Broad City where she portrayed romantical interest and character similar to Ilana Glazer’s character for one episode.
Recent Works by Alia Shawkat
Recently Alia Shawkat worked in movies like The Letter Room, Love Spreads, and Being the Records. She also announced her upcoming project named Drift in which she will be playing the role of Callie and it will be released in the year 2023. She also worked as a voice artist in #1 Happy Family USA and will be working in the show named Pussy Island too. Filming of Pussy Island has started, and its release date is yet to be announced. Recently, she worked in television series named The Old Man in which she played the lead role of Angela Adams. She is also working on a television show named Severance.