Shira Haas Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Career, and More

Shira Haas is an Israeli actress who was born on May 11, 1995. Since 2014, she has received two Israeli Ophir Awards out of five nominations for her work in local cinema and television, which helped her first become well-known on the national stage.

She received much praise in 2020 for her performance in the Netflix drama Unorthodox. She received nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe for her performance. For her work in the Israeli drama film Asia, Haas received the Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best International Actress the same year (2020).

Personal Details

Full Name Shira Haas
Nick Name Shira
Date Of Birth May 11, 1995
Age 28 years old as of December 2023
Birth Place Hod HaSharon, Israel
Current Address Tel Aviv, Israel
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Ethnicity Jewish
Religion Judaism
Nationality Israeli
Occupations  Actress
School Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts
College/ University Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Net Worth $500 thousand as of 2023
Marital Status Unmarried
  • Tv Show: Shtisel (2013)
  • Film: Princess  (2014)

Physical Appearances

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurement 32-23-33
Height 5 Feet 2 Inch
Weight 50 Kg
Shoe Size 5 US
Dress Size 2 US

Personal Life ( Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Wife, Children)

Father Eran Haas
Mother Ariela Haas
  • Brother: None
  • Sister: Dotan Haas
Boyfriend/Affair Daniel Moreshet
Husband NA

Early Life

Haas was born into a secular Jewish household in Tel Aviv, Israel. Her parents are of Ashkenazi Jewish (Polish, Hungarian, and Czech) ancestry and were both born Jews in Israel (also known as “Sabra”). Haas grandfather had been detained in the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. Her grandparents both survived the Holocaust. Her first name literally translates to “singing” or “her song” in Hebrew.

She lived with her older sister and brother in the Israeli city of Hod HaSharon after her family relocated there when she was a year old. Haas was diagnosed with kidney cancer at age two and underwent a series of difficult treatments before making a full recovery two years later. Her mother Ariela “Leah” Haas, age 61, passed away from cancer on August 3, 2022, after many weeks in hospice care.

She majored in theatre while attending the Thelma Yellin High School of Arts in Givatayim, Israel, before completing a brief stint of voluntary duty in the military theatre of the Israel Defense Forces. Together with other Jewish actors Ben Platt and Josh Malina, she participated in a virtual event honouring Israel’s 72nd Independence Day and sent birthday greetings to Israel.

At the age of 14, Shira Haas began performing in plays at the Cameri Theatre. Richard III and the Ghetto are two of the theatres. Additionally, she made her television debut as Ruchami Weiss in the drama series “Shtisel.”

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She began her professional career after completing her studies, and the director Esther King contacted her via Facebook Messenger to encourage her to audition for the lead role in the 2014 film “Princess.” Haas made her acting debut in the film “Princess,” and the New York Times praised her for a brilliant, outstanding performance. She also won Best Actress prizes at the Peace & Love Festival and the Jerusalem Film Festival. She was also nominated for the Israeli Academy Awards for Best Leading Actress.

With “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” Natalie Portman’s directorial debut, she made her Hollywood debut. Shira Haas won praise for her portrayal of a young Fania in the movie. The movie was published in 2015. In the Niki Caro-directed film “The Zookeeper’s Wife” from 2017, Shira Haas costarred with Jessica Chastain. In addition to this, she appeared in numerous films and received numerous honours and nominations, including the 90th Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, given to the 2017 film “Foxtrot.”

Additionally, she received nominations for Best Supporting Actress for the 2018 film “Noble Savage” as well as Leading Actresses for the 2018 film “Broken Mirrors.”

Shira Haas Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Career, and More

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