Yasmine Aker

Biography

Yasmine Aker is a Canadian actress, singer-songwriter known for The Night Shift (2017), The 100 (2016), CSI: Immortality (2015), and Divergent (2014). She is proficient in English, Arabic, Farsi, and Dari. Yasmine is a member of SAG-AFTRA & ACTRA and based out of Los Angeles, California. Yasmine was born in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Iranian parents and moved to Canada as a child. She began performing at an early age starring in school plays and sang soprano with the Voices of Bahá Choir for a performance at Carnegie Hall, New York, during the Conference of the Arts 2002. She has a passion for public service and was awarded the TD Canada Trust Scholarship for Community Leadership. Yasmine studied psychology at York University and the University of Western Ontario in London. After competing in the Miss World franchise as the titleholder, Miss London 2006, and the national title of Miss World Canada Photogenic 2006, she turned her sights back to her childhood dream of building a career in film and television. She has starred in various motion pictures and television series in Canada and the US. Yasmine embarked on a solo singing career in 2009 with the Grammy nominated Canadian production team KUYA, who have worked with international stars such as Alessia Cara, Nelly Furtado, Akon, Genuwine, and Nelly. She has since released three albums, her latest album titled "Unvarnished". Her musical sound combines elements of her roots in middle-eastern chanting, pop, neo-soul and electronica. Yasmine moved to Los Angeles in 2011 to continue her work in film and television and work with American music producers and musicians.

Filmography

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