Shahar Isaac’s bio: movies, ethnicity, faith, wife of 'The Chosen' star

Shahar Isaac’s bio: movies, ethnicity, faith, wife of 'The Chosen' star

Shahar Isaac is an actor and social media personality based in the US. He rose to international stardom for portraying Simon Peter, a disciple of Jesus Christ, in a religious television show, The Chosen. Discover more about him below.

Shahar Isaac attends the red carpet of 'The Chosen' TV
Shahar Isaac attends the red carpet of 'The Chosen' TV series season 4 premiere at Cinepolis Miyana. Photo: Carlos Tischler/ Eyepix Group (modified by author)
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Shahar Isaac has been featured in numerous iconic films and TV shows. Some of the most popular ones are Madam Secretary and Person of Interest. Besides acting, he is a social media influencer and a photographer.

Profile summary

Full nameShahar Isaac
BornFebruary 1993
Age31 years (as of 2024)
Zodiac signSagittarius
Height5'8" (172 cm)
Weight143 lbs (65 kgs)
Shoe size16 (US)
Eye colourBrown
Hair colourDark brown
Marital statusSingle
EducationRutgers University in New Jersey, USA
QualificationBachelor's degree in Fine Arts
ProfessionActor and photographer
Net worth$600,000

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Shahar Isaac's biography

Shahar Isaac began acting in 2015 but the world did not know much about him until 2017 when he acted in The Chosen.

Where is Shahar Isaac from?

Shahar Isaac is discreet about his personal life. Sources claim he is from Israel, but this globally renowned actor has not disclosed his origin. Shahar Isaac's family are equally a mystery to fans.

When is Shahar Isaac's date of birth?

Shahar Isaac's birthday is in February. He was born in 1993. As of 2024, the Shahar Isaac's age is 31 years old.

What is Shahar Isaac's ethnicity?

People on the Reddit website believe that according to Shahar Isaac's accent, the actor has his roots as a Jewish. They also claim he has Israeli roots and speaks Hebrew. Sources allege his parents had him in Israel before relocating with him to the US.

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Is Shahar Isaac a Christian?

The Chosen is a Christian multi-season series about Jesus Christ. Hence, its cast members, including Shahar Isaac, play the roles of people mentioned in the Bible. The actor has, however, not disclosed his religious beliefs.

Top 5 facts about Shahar Isaac
Top 5 facts about Shahar Isaac. Photo: @shaharisaac (modified by author)
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Educational background

Shahar was interested in acting since childhood. After high school education, he joined Rutgers University's school of acting in New Jersey under Barbara Marchant and David Esbjorn. Shahar graduated with a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts.

Shahar Isaac's acting career history

Shahar Isaac performed in theatre productions during his school years. He acted in stage plays like Merchant of Vernice, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Shakespeare.

Isaac's TV role was in the Person of Interest series as Tariq Al Juhan. He featured in the show's first episode in 2015 and later appeared in the TV drama National Theatre Live as Salman.

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Shahar experienced a significant breakthrough in 2017 while acting as Simon Peter in The Chosen. It is an American historical drama series created and directed by Dallas Jenkins.

The public-funded the show premiered on December 24, 2017. The Chosen centers on the life of Jesus Christ of Nazareth and his disciples. It has 22 episodes and 3 seasons. Isaac appeared in 16 episodes.

Shahar Isaac's movies and TV shows

Shahar has six acting credits under his name. According to an IMDb page, these are the famous movies and TV shows Shahar Isaac has performed in:

YearFilm/TV showRole
2019-2024The ChosenSimon Peter
2022The Good FightZev Beker
2018Madam SecretarySalman
2017Prince of FreedomSephur
2017National Theatre Live: SaloméBar Giora
2015Person of InterestTariq Al Juhani

Shahar Isaac's photography career

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Shahar does photography as a hobby and an extra source of income. He often posts pictures on his Instagram account and Facebook page. You can purchase his photography work on You can find beautiful gifs of Shahar Isaac from The Chosen series on

How tall is Shahar Isaac?

Shahar Isaac's height is 5 feet and 8 inches (172 cm). The actor weighs around 143 pounds (65 kgs) and has dark brown hair and brown eyes.

What is Shahar Isaac's net worth?

According to various sources such as Kemi FlaniNews and NewsNowNigeria, his net worth is alleged to be $600,000. Shahar earns his money from acting and photography.

Who is Shahar Isaac's wife?

Fans believe the actor is single because he is yet to disclose any information about his dating and marital status.

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Shahar and Oscar are not related even though they share the same surname. Oscar who full name is Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada is an American actor known for his roles in Big Gold Brick, Scenes from a Marriage and The Addams Family.

Facts about Shahar Isaac

  • He loves traveling and usually posts places he visits on social media.
  • Isaac plays the guitar and often posts videos on Instagram.
  • The actor keeps long hair.
  • He is a photo enthusiast.
  • He has released his photo art book named The Road Begins in Capernaum.

Shahar Isaac is among the most private celebrities. The actor keeps his family and loves life separate from his public life. He turned his love for photography into a business and sells his pictures and book prints worldwide. recently published Emmanuella's biography. She is a Nigerian comedian widely recognised for her comedy skits with Mark Angel and other characters on the MarkAngelComedy YouTube channel. She is also an actress, having been featured in the film Survive or Die.

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