Place of Birth: Cairo, Egypt
Date of Birth: September 17, 1991
Mena Massoud is a Canadian actor. He stars as Aladdin in Disney’s live action film (2019).
He was born in Egypt, and moved to Canada when he was three, settling in Markham, Ontario. His family are Coptic Christians.
He has said:
A lot of the Egyptian community is made up of doctors, pharmacists and engineers. All throughout high school I took sciences, but eventually I chose to pursue what I truly want to do…
Mena founded the plant-based food travel show Evolving Vegan.
Source: Interview with Mena Massoud – https://www.thedailybeast.com