Haaz Sleiman - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 14, 2022

Haaz Sleiman
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: The Visitor (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : July 1, 1976 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Haaz Sleiman
Birth Place: Beirut, Lebanon
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
University: Lebanese American University, Wayne State University
Ethnicity: Lebanese
Nationality: American, Lebanese


Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Haaz Sleiman?

Haaz Sleiman is an actor born in Lebanon and pursued his career in the USA. Lebanese and American by nationality, he is best known for starring in the film The Visitor as Tarek and the TV mini-series Killing Jesus.

Haaz Sleiman (Image: Pinterest)

Haaz Sleiman – Age, Parents, Siblings

Haaz Sleiman was born on July 1, 1976, in Beirut, Lebanon. He was born to a Muslim family and was raised there. He and his family emigrated to the USA when he was 21 years old. Not much has been shared about his family including his parents nor his siblings. 

Education, Ethnicity

After completing his primary education, Haaz Sleiman went on to attend Lebanese American University in his home country. He earned his BS in Computer Science from Wayne State University.

His ethnicity is Lebanese.

Haaz Sleiman – Sexuality, Gay, Boyfriend, Relationship

On August 22, 2017, Sleiman publicly came out as gay. He had revealed his sexuality via a Facebook video as a personal effort to combat violence against the LGBTQ community. 

The actor is not open to publicizing his current relationship status. Also, there are no records of his past boyfriend(s). 

Haaz Sleiman – Career

Early Days

Following graduation from college in Michigan, he moved to New York City where he pursued a career in acting. His professional acting debut was in the 2003 off-Broadway production of The Joys of Lipstick. This was followed by roles in the films The Ski Trip (2004), American Dreamz (2006), and in the episode(s) of TV series ER (2006), 24 (2006), NCIS (2007), Veronica Mars (2007), etc.

Finally, Sleiman’s role as Tarek in the film The Visitor earned him several prestigious nominations and is considered his breakthrough role.

Haaz Sleiman in The Visitor (Image: The Santa Barbara Independent)  

Films, Series

Over the years Haaz Sleiman has starred in the films AmericanEast (2008), Highland Park (2012), Those People (2015), Breaking Fast (2020), and Eternals (2021). He portrayed the main character Mohammed "Mo-Mo" de la Cruz in season one of the TV series Nurse Jackie (2009). 

Sleiman has also been credited for appearing in the episode(s) of CSI: Miami (2011), Covert Affairs (2012, 2015), Allegiance (2015), Of Kings and Prophets (2016), Jack Ryan (2018), name a few. Other notable work of Haaz Sleiman includes the TV films Ricochet (2011), Meet Jane (2011), and Killing Jesus (2015).


On the set of Eternals, Haaz Sleiman has worked with Kevin Feige, Ma Dong-seok, Lauren Ridloff, and Lia McHugh.

Haaz Sleiman in Killing Jesus as Jesus (Image: IMDb) 

Haaz Sleiman – Awards, Nominaitons

For his work in the film The Visitor, he has been nominated for the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance, and Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, all in the year 2016.

Haaz Sleiman – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Haaz Sleiman are not shared with the public.

Haaz Sleiman – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Twitter, Haaz Sleiman is followed by thousands of followers. He seems to be absent from Instagram as he mentioned in December 2020 that his account has been hacked. Also, he is absent on Facebook.

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