Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Wife: Is The Actor Married?

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is an American actor. But how well do you know about his family? Read on as we explore details of Yaya Abdul-Mateen II’s wife to know if he is married or not.

Who is Yahya Abdul-Mateen?

Yahya Abdul-Mateen was born on July 15, 1986, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America the youngest of six children. He spent his childhood in the Magnolia Projects of New Orleans and then moved to Oakland, California, where he attended McClymonds High School.

At McClymonds, he was an athlete (he played against future NFL champion Marshawn Lynch) and a self-described geek who enjoyed chess. He was also the prom king. The family was eventually priced out of Oakland and moved to Stockton, California.

During his time at the University of California, Berkeley, where Mateen became initiated as a member of Alpha Phi Alpha and competed as a hurdler for the California Golden Bears, a teammate suggested he take a theater class; that class helped him overcome his stutter.

He graduated with a degree in architecture and then worked as a city planner in San Francisco.
After being laid off from his job, he used the opportunity to apply to drama schools, in which he was accepted by New York University Tisch School of the Arts, the Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University, and Yale School of Drama; he graduated from Yale with a Master of Fine Arts degree and worked as a stage actor.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen Wife? Is He Married?

Abdul-Mateen does not have a wife, The actor hasn’t exchanged marital vows with anyone and while focusing on his career, reports have it that he has been in a relationship with Jan-Michael Quammie for some time now.

The pair however failed to feed the public with details of their relationship for us to know if they are planning to officially marry now or not.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen Career

In 2017, Yahya Abdul-Mateen appeared in Shawn Christensen’s drama film The Vanishing of Sidney Hall, in the role of Duane. It premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

Abdul-Mateen played a police officer, Garner Ellerbee, in the action comedy film Baywatch along with Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, directed by Seth Gordon. The film was released on May 25, 2017.

He also made an appearance as WD Wheeler, a smart hand-to-hand acrobat partner, in the musical film The Greatest Showman (2017), which also starred Efron, as well as with Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya, about American showman P.T. Barnum.

In 2018, he took up another challenging role when he starred in the road trip drama film Boundaries, along with Vera Farmiga and Christopher Plummer, directed and written by Shana Feste; and played DC Comics villain Black Manta in the film Aquaman, which started shooting in May 2017 in Australia.

In 2018, Abdul-Mateen played a major role when he was cast in a flashback part as the main character’s father in the horror film Us, a movie that was directed by Jordan Peele, and was released in March 2019.


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