• Necar Zadegan is a German-born actress and model of Iranian descent.
• She has appeared in various films and TV series, notably 24 and NCIS: New Orleans.
• Necar has been in a relationship with a mysterious man since 2019.
• She is passionate about travelling, music, and animal rights.
• Necar has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Necar Zadegan Wiki Biography
Necar Zadegan was born in Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, then West Germany on 20 July 1982, so under the zodiac sign of Cancer and holding German nationality (later obtaining American as well) – Necar became popular thanks to her acting career, rising to prominence after winning her role of the First Lady Dalia Hassan in the eighth season of the “24” action drama TV series. Although she is not especially popular for it, Necar is also a model.
Childhood and education
Although born in Germany, both Necar’s parents are of Iranian descent, meaning that Necar is of Iranian origin as well – she was raised in San Francisco in California, as her parents moved there soon after she was born.
She hasn’t talked much about her parents as they prefer not to be involved in media, and Necar hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, which is why most people believe her to be an only child. Education is very important for Necar and her family. Her parents enrolled her at the Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, and after matriculation, Necar went to the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated three years later with a Bachelor of Arts degree in literature – she also spent some time studying at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France.
Necar’s career of an actress
Although she did not gain recognition until years later, Necar’s career was launched in 2005 when she won the role of a sales associate in a single episode of “The Bernie Mac Show” TV series. She went on to appear in a single episode of several other TV series – in 2006, she appeared in “Nip/Tuck” and then in “NCIS”, “The Unit”, “How I Met Your Mother”, and “Big Shots” in 2007.
She won her first film role in 2007 as well, when she played Kerime in “The Touch” – her next role was in “In Another Life” a 2008 short film in which she played the role of Mira. She appeared in a single episode of both “Lost” and “The Shield” TV series in 2008, and then played Caroline in two episodes of the “Floored and Lifted” TV series in 2009.
In 2010, she won the role of Dalia Hassan in the “24” Fox TV series, and it was this role that made Necar popular and recognized in the film industry. She was labeled as the ‘breakout star of the season’, and the critics stated how she was ‘absolutely amazing’. She went on to appear in a single episode of the “CSI: Miami” police procedural drama TV series in 2010 and then appeared in two episodes of the “Outlaw” TV series and five episodes in “The Event” TV series. In the same year, she appeared in a total of four short films entitled “Unthinkable”, “When the Voices Fade”, “Elena Undone”, and “The Deal” – her last appearances in films were in 2011 when she played Angelina in “Joshua Tree” and Maia in “Meth Head”.
Her role in “24” opened many doors for Necar, who went on to guest star in numerous TV series including “A Gifted Man”, “Major Crimes”, and “Harry’s Law”. She was cast to play the main role of Gina Bandhari in the “Emily Owens, M.D.” medical drama TV series in 2012 and 2013, and then won another main role in the “Rake” comedy drama TV series in 2013. In 2014, Necar started playing Delia in the “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce” comedy drama TV series, and was praised for her performance – she was part of the main cast until 2018 when the show ended. She went on to appear in “Masters of Sex”, “The Fosters”, and “Here and Now” TV series before winning her role of special agent Hannah Khoury in “NCIS: New Orleans” in 2018 for which she is still shooting as she’s part of the main cast.
Necar’s love life
Necar is one of the most secretive people in the film industry, as she prefers to keep her personal matters to herself and has shared very little regarding her past and present relationships with the public. Necar was rumored to be dating a man called Gadi Erel (Daniel Gadi) back in 2009 – she tweeted a couple of times about Gadi in October 2009 and after being asked by numerous fans about whether or not the two were dating, Necar admitted to have been engaged to Gadi for several years before that. However, she would later stop talking about the man in question, and it appears as the two called it quits in 2011.
There are rumors circulating the internet that the popular actress is currently seeing a mysterious man – she has uploaded a picture of them together onto her Instagram account in August 2019, wishing him a happy birthday with a caption reading ‘happy birthday my love’. Judging by Necar’s social media accounts, she is currently in a relationship with a mysterious man, hasn’t married, and has no kids.
Is she gay?
There were some rumors circulating the internet that Necar is lesbian – these rumors were born after she played a controversial role in the “Elena Undone” movie. Although Necar hasn’t commented on the matter, there is no proof that the actress is lesbian, while there is no proof that she is completely straight neither.
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Likes and hobbies
Necar is mostly focused on her acting career but there are numerous other things she is good at and enjoys doing in her free time.
Necar’s favorite hobby is travelling, and one of the reasons why she likes her modelling and acting careers is that she gets to travel all around the world to attend photoshoots and film scenes for the TV series and movies she has been appearing in. She is a fighter for human rights and is there whenever a catastrophe happens to help the people who have been left without a roof over their heads or who are lacking food or water. She has been interested in music throughout her life and is very good at playing the guitar, while she can also sing.
Necar is a big lover of animals and has three pet dogs who she takes care of every day – she can often be seen taking them for a walk in the streets of New York City.
Appearance and net worth
Necar is currently 37 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, and weighs around 125lbs (56kgs). According to authoritative sources, Necar’s current net worth is estimated to be more than $1 million, and is steadily rising mostly thanks to her career of an actress – she also makes a significant amount of money from modeling.
@LisaEdelstein: Best Friends Day. my girl….. Midgey!!!! #ISavedMyBestFriend #bestfriendsday @bestfriends pic.twitter.com/zxwTvusewk
— necar (@zadegan) June 9, 2015
Social media presence
Necar is quite active on several popular social media networks, as this is important for both her modelling and acting careers.
She launched her Twitter account in June 2009 and has gathered more than 50,000 followers, and tweeted nearly 7,800 times. Her Instagram account is currently followed by more than 27,800 people, while she’s uploaded over 150 pictures onto it – Necar is running a Facebook page as well, which currently counts more than 7,900 fans.