Iman Vellani Bio – Age, Early Life & ‘Ms. Marvel’

Iman Vellani is the first actor to play a Muslim superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Her character, Ms. Marvel, debuted in the 2022 TV series ‘Ms. Marvel’ and will appear in the 2023 movie ‘The Marvels.’

Who Is Iman Vellani?

Iman Vellani is the star of the TV series ‘Ms. Marvel,’ in which she plays the first Muslim superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The show premiered in June 2022, two years after Vellani graduated from high school.

Early Life

Iman Vellani was born on September 3, 2002, in Karachi, Pakistan to a Muslim family. When she was about a year old, her family moved to Markham, Ontario in Canada. Growing up, Vellani enjoyed reading comics about Marvel Comics’ first Muslim superhero: Kamala Khan (a.k.a Ms. Marvel).

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Mohammad Mo
Senior TV Reporter

The former Big Brother contestant has been working with MarkMeets for 5+ years.

Often spotted on the red carpet interviewing for MarkMeetsTV.


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