Yahya Abdul-Mateen I

by doveclove Sun Dec 05 2021 Updated On Sat Jan 08 2022
Yahya Abdul-Mateen I

Yahya Abdul-Mateen I is the father of a famous actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. He is married to Mary

Yahya Abdul, I was a Muslim, whereas Mary is a Christian

They together have six children, five daughters and a son.

He was born in America and is an American citizen. Abdul died in 2007 due to cancer.  

The Relationship Status Of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Mateen II has no record of dating anyone. 

So he has been single till now. He is more concerned about his career and acting life and doing well. 

He seems to be enjoying his single life and focusing on his career. 

About Yahya Abdul-Mateen II 

Mateen II was born on 15 July 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. He is the only son of Yahya and Mary after five daughters. 

His parents raised him in New Orleans. After he graduated in Architecture, he started working in San Francisco

He was a city planner there. He also went to the acting classes in the theater every Wednesday night. 

Fortunately, he was expelled from his job in architecture which made him choose acting as a profession. 

He then graduated in acting and started doing stage acting. He then started doing acting on screen. 

He debuted from 2016's drama series named "The Get Down." 

He was noticed for his work. 

After that, he started continuing his great performance in many series and movies, making him popular and one of the best in business.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen I son and wife
Yahya Abdul-Mateen I son and wife  Source: Instagram

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Was Not An Actor From The Beginning

Abdul-Marteen I was an ironworker. He used to work physically. 

Abdul II was lured towards construction on his father's path, but a security guard of their known told him to be an architect when he was just six.

He later majored in architecture and started working as a city planner. He was expelled from the job of architecture. 

He then had no choice but to pursue acting. He was keen interest in acting from a young age and took classes in theaters. 

He had a job earlier and was visiting the classes like a hobby. But after his termination, he went fully into acting. 

His termination was lucky for him as he quickly started succeeding in his acting career and still is shining.         


Yahya Abdul II is currently 35 years old.

Net Worth

As of today, the net worth of American actor Mateen II is $ 2.5 Million. His source of income is acting. 

The average income of an actor in America is $ 58,176 annually.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Working Hard For His Character

Mateen debuted for the first time in the movie created by D.C.

He was cast in the 2018 film of D.C. "Aquaman" as black manta, which was an important character. 

The audience appreciated his work. 

Now "Aquaman 2" is in making, and for this, Mateen is working his best to level up his acting and physique. 

He has been building muscles and a great physique for the character with more dedication and hard work. 

He also shared a picture of him showing his new look with a muscular body for the movie "Aquaman 2". The movie is expected to arrive on 16 December 2022 in theaters. 

Yahya Abdul-Mateen I son
Yahya Abdul-Mateen I son  Source: Instagram

Mateen II's Biggest Inspiration Was His Dad

Mateen II received his first HBO's Emmy award in 2021. He won for his role in the drama series "Watchmen." 

He was happy to receive this big award and was thankful to many people. He thanked his mother and late father. 

He also thanked his sisters and black people who supported him from the beginning. 

Later in that online award ceremony, he said that his late father inspired him to be happy and complete his dreams. 

He considered his father as his best friend. He lost his father at the age of 21. He was expecting his father to survive, but it didn't happen as he thought. 

Mateen II's father's death made him stronger and helped him achieve the things he has achieved in his life. 

His father always supported him and was the biggest inspiration. Mateen II is following his dreams as he learns from his father's death.   

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