• Khatira Rafiqzada is an American former actress who is most recognized for being the wife of famous Hollywood actor Michael Ealy.
• She is of American and Afghan descent and is a Muslim.
• She has earned some wealth from her brief career as an actress and currently enjoys the fortune of her husband Michael Ealy, whose wealth is estimated to be over $3 million.
• She and Michael have two children.
• Michael Ealy is an American actor who has been in various off-Broadway productions, films, and television shows since the late 1990s and is currently portraying Det. Miles Hoffman in the ABC crime drama series “Stumptown.”

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

Who is Khatira Rafiqzada?

Khatira Rafiqzada was born on 8 January 1981 under the sign of Capricorn, in the United States and is a former actress. However, Khatira is probably best recognized for being the wife of famous Hollywood actor Michael Ealy.

How rich is she, as of now? Khatira Rafiqzada Net Worth

Khatira Rafiqzada’s personal net worth is conservatively estimated at $300,000, as of mid-2024, earned from her brief career as an actress some 10 years ago. Since she took herself off from the entertainment industry, we can assume that Khatira currently shares in the fortune of her famous husband Michael Ealy, whose wealth is estimated to be over $3 million.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion

Khatira Rafiqzada spent her early years somewhere in the United States, which hasn’t been disclosed, but is American by nationality and is of mixed ethnicity; her parents have American and Afghan ancestry, and she’s a Muslim.

Professional Career

Prior to becoming an actress, Khatira spent some time working as a waitress. She broke into the world of acting in 2009, when she made her debut film appearance in the role of counselor Ms. Garrett in the horror film “Chain Letter”, directed by Deon Taylor. During the same year, Khatira featured as Zola in the short action drama film “Layla”, next to such actors as Marie-Thérèse Abou-Daoud, Jasmine Bissete, and Jawad Asephi, but that was it!

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Khatira has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She;s 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs about 126lbs (57kgs).

Popularity through Marriage to Famous Actor

Khatira and Michael became romantically involved in 2008. After dating for four years, the couple eventually tied the knot at a private wedding ceremony in October 2012, in Los Angeles, California, attended by their closest family and friends. However, they made the wedding details public in December of the same year. Their current residence is in Los Angeles.

Mother of Two Children

Khatira and Michael are the parents of two children. She gave birth to a son they named Elijah Rakim in 2014, and two years later welcomed a daughter, whose name is still unknown to the public.

Who is Her Husband? Michael Ealy Short Wiki/Bio

Michael Brown, better known as Michael Ealy, was born on 3 August 1973 under the sign of Leo, in Washington, D.C., USA. He spent his childhood in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he was raised by his father, who worked in the grocery business, and his mother, who was hired by IBM. Upon matriculation from Springbrook High School, Michael enrolled into the University of Maryland.

Career Beginnings

Michael’s acting career started in the late 1990s,  performing in various off-Broadway productions, while he made his film debut appearance in the role of Greg in the 2001 independent romantic comedy “Kissing Jessica Stein”.

Michael Ealy

It was followed by his portrayal of G-Mo in the American-Czech action comedy thriller “Bad Company”, directed by Joel Schumacher, and guest-starring in an episode of the medical drama series “ER”, both in 2002.

Rise to Fame

Michael’s big break came during the same year, landing the role of Ricky Nash in Tim Story’s comedy film “Barbershop”, which he later reprised in its sequel entitled “Barbershop 2: Back In Business” (2004). In 2003, Michael featured as Slap Jack in the action adventure film “2 Fast 2 Furious”, the second installment of the “Fast And The Furious” franchise. In 2004, he also starred as Jesse in the psychological thriller “November”, and played Mike in the crime thriller “Never Die Alone”, alongside DMX.

Continued Success

In the following year, Michael featured in the music video for Mariah Carey’s hit single “Get Your Number”, after which he portrayed Virgible ‘Tea Cake’ Woods in the ABC drama “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, next to Halle Berry, which earned him the 2005 Black Reel Award in the Best Actor category. Later that year, he was chosen to play Darwyn Al-Sayeed in the Showtime drama series “Sleeper Cell” (2005-06), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.

AAFCA for Best Supporting Actor

In 2008, he landed the roles of Sgt Cummings in Spike Lee’s epic war film “Miracle At St. Anna”, and Ben Thomas in the drama “Seven Pounds”, next to Will Smith, while in 2009, he appeared in the music video for the song “Halo” by Beyoncé.

In 2009 and 2010, he played Marshall Vogel in the ABC sci-fi drama series “FlashForward”, which was followed by his portrayals of Derrick Bond in the CBS drama series “The Good Wife” (2010), and Beau Willie in the 2010 drama film “For Colored Girls”, for which he was named Best Supporting Actor by African-American Film Critics Association, and nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

New Decade

In 2011 Michael played Dave the Lawyer in the epic drama “Margaret”, and then starred as Ben in five episodes of the Showtime comedy-drama series “Californication”.

In 2012, he was chosen to portray the main role of Travis Marks in the USA Network comedy-drama series “Common Law”, after which he was cast as Detective Sebastian in the 3D horror film “Underworld: Awakening”, and featured as Dominic in the 2012 comedy “Think Like A Man” and its sequel, entitled “Think Like A Man Too” in 2014. His other major roles include Dorian in the Fox sci-fi series “Almost Human” (2013-14), and Danny in the 2014 romantic comedy “About Last Night”, starring along with Regina Hall and Kevin Hart.

Recent Years

In 2015, Michael Ealy was cast as Theo in the third season of the Fox crime thriller series “The Following”, after which he starred as Carter Duncan in the romantic thriller “The Perfect Guy”, for which he was an executive producer too.

He also portrayed Eric Warner in the second season of the ABC mystery anthology series “Secrets And Lies” in 2016, and then played Justin Talbot in the BET drama series “Being Mary Jane” from 2017 to 2019. Most recently, Michael featured as Scott in the psychological thriller “The Intruder”, and landed the title role of Jacob Singer in the remake of “Jacob’s Ladder”, which he also produced, and started portraying Det. Miles Hoffman in the ABC crime drama series “Stumptown”, all in 2019, followed in 2020 by roles in “Really Love” and “Fatale”.

Most recently, Michael’s been seen as Joe MacDonald in “The Devil You Know”, and TV series “The Woman in the House”,  “Belair” and “Reasonable Doubt”, all in 2022, and in the main cast as Detective Dan Carter in “Power Book 11: Ghost” in 2024.

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General Info

Full NameKhatira Rafiqzada
ProfessionActor, Actor


SpouseMichael Ealy, Michael Ealy
ChildrenElijah Brown, Elijah Brown


MoviesChain Letter, Chain Letter

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