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Who is Malese Jow?

Malese was born as Elizabeth Melise Jow under the zodiac sign of Aquarius on 18 February 1991, in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA; she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is mixed, of Indian, Cherokee Indian, Chinese and Caucasian descent. Malese is a singer, and an actress with 35 credits to her name, perhaps known best for her role as Anna Zhu in the series “The Vampire Diaries” a fantasy horror drama starring Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley; the series had 67 award nominations and won 37.

Early life and education

Although she was born in Tulsa, when she was nine years old she moved with her mother Lanae Tillery Jow and her siblings, Makkena, Jensen and Braden to California, so it’s assumed that her parents are divorced.

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She attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2010 she didn’t enroll at college, instead pursuing her acting career.

Roles in series

Malese made her first appearance on television at the age of six, in the series “Barney & Friends” and “Dellaventura”, although these roles were uncredited; after that, she was cast to play Celeste in the “The Brothers Garcia”, followed by her role as Ruby Donahue in the series “Wizards of Waverly Place”.

In 2004, she was cast to play Geena Fabiano in “Unfabulous”, starring alongside Jordan Calloway and Emma Roberts in this family comedy drama about a middle school student and her two best friends; the series was nominated for 19 awards, and although didn’t win any, it was quite popular amongst teenagers; Malese was nominated for Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV series-Supporting Young Actress.

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In the following years, Malese made appearances in series such as “The Young and the Restless”, “iCarly“, “The Secret Life of the American Teenager”, and “Hannah Montana”, and had guest roles in “Leverage” and “Desperate Housewives”,  before she was cast to play Anna Zhu in the series “The Vampire Diaries”.

She next portrayed Cadence Nash in the series “The Troop”, followed by her role as Lucy Stone in the Nickelodeon series “Big Time Rush”, acting alongside Carlos PenaVega, Kendall Schmidt and James Maslow in this musical family comedy, which had 14 award nominations and won four.

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Malese was cast to play Julia Yeung in the series “Star-Crossed” in 2014, and in the following year she portrayed Linda Park in the series “The Flash”, acting alongside Candice Patton, Grant Gustin and Danielle Panabaker. This action adventure drama is about Barry Allen who discovers that, after being struck by a lightning, he has the power of super speed, and uses it to fight against crime; the series had 90 award nominations, including for a Primetime Emmy, winning 29.

In the following years, she made her appearance in several episodes of the series’ “Filthy Preppy Teen$”, “How to Be a Vampire”, and “The Shannara Chronicles”.

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Her most recent role was in the series “NCIS: Los Angeles” in 2019, and as a voice actor, she was heard in the series “Invincible” in 2021.

Roles in movies

Malese made her acting debut on the big screen in the 2007 movie “Bratz” in which she portrayed Quinn, followed by her roles in “Aliens in the Attic”, “You’re So Cupid”, and “The Social Network”.

In 2012, she was cast to play Morgan in the TV movie “Shelter”, starring alongside Scott Eastwood and Zachary Abel, followed by her supporting role in the 2014 movie “Plastic”, and her lead role in the movie “Presumed Dead in Paradise”.

Her most recent role as Daya Zhang was in the 2019 movie “Escape Plan: The Extractors” starring Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent, and Dave Bautista, followed by her role as Ariana in the 2020 movie “I Wrote This for You”.

This fantasy comedy drama is about a young man who suffers after his girlfriend breaks-up from him, which had 15 award nominations and won 10; Malese was nominated for Madrid International Film Festival Award Best Lead Actress, and won Hoboken International Film Festival Award Best Supporting Actress.

Musical career

Malese, or nowadays better known as Melise, is a talented singer, recognized by her mother when she was just six years old. She has sung the national anthem at local baseball games, and been the opening act for singers such as Rodney Lay and Brenda Lee. When she was 11, she competed on Ed McMahon’s show “Next Big Star”, and won four rounds. Malese sang in some spots and jingles in commercials for McDonald’s in 1999.

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She released her first promotional singles “He Said She Said”, “Turn Away”, “Sounds of Summer”, and “Live For Today” in 2006, and in the following years more singles such as “You Had It All”, “Hey Oh”, “Caught Up In You”, “The Perfect Love”, and several others. Her most recent song, “Trying to Sleep” was released under her artistic name Melise in 2018, and she directed the official music video for it.

Love life and relationships

There were some rumors back in 2006, saying that Malese was in a relationship with Kevin Jonas, the eldest brother of the famous trio Jonas Brothers, as they were often seen together in clubs and at the parties; there are pictures of two of them together hugging and smiling. However, the two never spoken publicly about their relationship, and Kevin is now a married man.

In 2009, Malese met Carter Jenkins on the set of the Nickelodeon’s series “Unfabulous”, and they started dating when they were both acting in the movie “Aliens in the Attic”; however, this love story ended after four months, and they haven’t spoken about the reason for their break-up.

In the following year, there were rumors about Malese and her fellow actor from “The Vampire Diaries” Steven R. McQueen that they are dating, but they preferred to keep their supposed  relationship a secret, however, eventually both of them denied these rumors.

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She was then connected with Ian Somerhalder, another “The Vampire Diaries” actor, with rumors beginning after he broke-up from his girlfriend Nina Dobrev; it is assumed that Malese and Ian were dating from April 2013, but that they separated in June of the same year.

As of November 2021, it seems that Malese is single, however, she recently posted a picture on her Instagram account featuring her and an unknown young man, with the description ‘it us’ with a little heart beside it.

Hobbies and other interests

Malese loves to cook and bake, she likes gardening, and when she wants to relax, she paints and drinks Moet, exclusive French champagne.

Her favorite hobby is reading – she likes to read poems, and her favorite writer is Emily Dickinson, and favorite poem “Hope is the Thing with Feathers”.

She is into traveling, her favorite travel destination is Maui, Hawaii and she dreams of visiting her father’s home country China.

Malese takes care of her body, working out at the gym four to five times per week, and she eats healthy food – she can be seen often at the market place buying organic vegetables and fruits, and as she said, she enjoys picking out fresh products.

Age, height, and net worth

Malese is 30 years old, with long brown hair and dark brown eyes; she weighs around 105lbs (48kgs) and is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall, with vital statistics of 32-23-34.

As of November 2021, her net worth has been estimated at $2 million.

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About Zeeko Zaki: Wife, Net Worth, Height, Age, Biography

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Zeeko Zaki is an Egyptian-American TV and film actor and model ,who is perhaps best known for portraying FBI Special Agent Adom in the CBS drama series “FBI.”

Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Zeeko Zaki was born Zakaria Sherif Zaki, in Alexandria, Egypt, under the Capricorn zodiac sign on 18 January 1990, which makes him 33 years old as of 2023. He is the son of the hairstylists Sherif Zaki and Emon Zaki, who currently run a salon in Wilmington City, Delaware. Zeeko’s family emigrated to the USA four weeks after he was born, and he spent his childhood in West Chester, Pennsylvania; he has a younger brother and sister named Zeyad and Zeina respectively. As a child, Zaki often visited his hometown of Alexandria, where he iteracted with his aunt and other relatives and as a result, he can speak fluent Egyptian Arabic, which the now bilingual actor had learned by the time he turned six.

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Zeeko went to Unionville High School, situated in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, where he became very interested in acting and was often cast in the school’s stage productions. He matriculated to Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but quit school shortly afterwards, to focus on his acting career.

Career Beginnings

In his first year at Unionville High School, Zeeko performed in the Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens-directed musical “Seussical”, and also in numerous Community Theater productions under the Unionville Players group. Zaki made his film debut in 2012, with the role of Michael in the short “The Therapy Session.” Subsequently, he landed minor roles in several other short films, and made one-episode appearances in a few series, including the thriller “Homeland” and the post-apocalyptic sci-fi “Revolution” both in 2012, and “Under the Dome” in 2013.

Rise to Stardom

In 2015, Zaki was cast in two films including the critically and commercially acclaimed musical comedy “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chimp,” which was directed by Walt Becker. In the year that followed, he was cast as Factionless Squad Leader in the third installment of the science fiction film series “The Divergent” entitled “The Divergent Series: Allegiant.” Zaki landed his first recuring role in the military drama “Six” in 2017, playing Akmal in eight episodes. In the same year, he landed another recuring role of Hamid in seven episodes of the Fox TV series “24: Legacy”, before appearing in three more series, including “NCIS: Los Angeles.” His following role was in the 2018 action thriller film “Escape Plan 2: Hades,” in which he shared the screen with the likes of Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, and Sylvester Stallone.

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Zeeko rose to prominence in 2018, when he was cast for the main role as Special Agent Omar Adom in the CBS crime drama series “FBI”, appearing alongside Missy Peregrym, John Boyd and Ebonee Noel in the Craig Turk and Dick Wolf-created series. Zaki reprised his role of Agent Adom in 2020 and ‘21, in the “FBI” series spin-offs, respectively entitled “FBI: Most Wanted” and “FBI: International”.

Social Media Presence

Zaki is active on Instagram (@zeekozaki) with over 210,000 followers. He joined Twitter in December 2010, and has so far amassed around 20,000 followers under his username @zeekozaki. He uses his social media platforms to not only update his fans about his upcoming projects, and give them a glimpse into his personal life, but as a model to popularize brands such as Pepsi, Verizon, Microsoft Phone, and many more.

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Personal Life

It’s reported that Zeeko is currently engaged to the social media personality Renee Monaco, who according to her Instagram bio is involved with the coffee firm, Lucky Beans Coffee. Renee has a massive following on social media, especially TikTok and Instagram, and uses her online fame to market her coffee brand. The duo began dating in 2021, and is fond of posting their pictures on their social media platforms. They are often seen touring various destinations together. Previously, Zeeko referred to Monaco as a ‘Certified Lover’ on Instagram and wished her a happy Valentine’s Day in February 2022, thanking her for being his ‘heart’ and ‘peace of mind.’

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Previously, Zaki was romantically linked with the Californian photographer and social media sensation, Sam Schneiter, but they parted ways in 2021 after dating for almost a year. Zaki’s character dates an FBI agent named Maggie, who is portrayed by the Canadian actress Missy Peregrym, in the drama “FBI,” which has resulted to their dating rumor, however, the duo isn’t in a romantic relationship – Peregrym is married to the American producer and actor Tom Oakley – nonetheless, Zaki and Peregrym are good off-screen friends.

The “FBI” star is a Muslim. He seemingly shares a strong bond with his mother, and often posts her pictures on his Instagram account – he previously posted her childhood photo during her birthday. He also posted a series of his throw-back photos with his mother on the platform on Mother’s Day in 2019 and captioned it ‘We have come a long way mama…Happy Mother’s Day.’

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Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Zaki stands at an impressive height of 6ft 5ins (1.96m), and weighs approximately 245lbs (111kgs). He’s of mixed Egyptian, Syrian and Turkish descent, and has black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes. His chest, biceps, and waist sizes are 43ins, 14ins, and 35ins respectively and he wears shoe size 11(US).

Zeeko has embarked on a gradual full-body transformation journey over the past nine years, and has so far lost over 100lbs (45kgs), as he told Entertainment Tonight during an interview. He disclosed that he used the book “The 4-Hour Body” by Tim Ferriss as a guide, and also learned several essential weight loss tricks in the TV program “P90X Workout.” Many fans have commended him for his success, and he seems to be a great inspiration to many young actors, especially those trying to lose weight.

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Net Worth

Zeeko has made a fortune from his acting career. He’s played the lead role in the critically acclaimed drama “FBI” since 2018, which has significantly contributed to his net worth, which as of 2023 is approximately $1 million .

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Ted Sutherland Opens Up About His Sexuality and Personal Life

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Who is Ted Sutherland?

American actor and model Ted Sutherland was born in New York City, USA, on 16 March 1997, so Pisces is his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in 20 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for playing Simon Saunders, one of the main characters in all 10 episodes of the 2018 drama series “Rise”, which also starred Josh Radnor, Marley Shelton and Auli’i Cravalho, and follows the life of a passionate drama teacher.

Education and early life

Ted was raised in New York City by his parents about whom he’s yet to speak in public, because they prefer to maintain their privacy; it’s believed that both his mother and father are entrepreneurs. Ted hasn’t spoken of having siblings, but it’s believed that he was raised alongside his sister.

He was still attending a local elementary school when he fell in love with acting, and began appearing in both school and theatre plays. Ted enrolled at a local high school in 2011, and in the same year made his debut film appearance, playing Max Bronsky in the comedy “Family Album”, directed by Shawn Levy, and which starred Rachael Harris, Joy Osmanski and Mike O’Malley; it follows the members of a dysfunctional family. Ted has since been active in the film industry.

He matriculated in 2015 and then enrolled at acting school, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2018.

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Roles in movies

Ted played Boy in the Wheelchair in the 2012 short comedy “Alan Smithee”, and the following year saw him star as Josh in the short drama “American Girl”.

The year 2013 also saw him play Shmuel in the romantic comedy “Fading Gigolo”, written and directed by John Turturro, who also starred in it alongside Woody Allen and Sharon Stone. The movie follows Fioravante who’s begun working as a gigolo, while his friend Murray’s become his manager; it won two of its three award nominations.

Some of Ted’s following roles were in the 2013 family drama “Dovid Meyer”, the musical family comedy “Fan Girl” and the  short comedy “Damnation The Flashback” both in 2015.

In 2017, he starred as Jordan in the short comedy “Miyubi”, directed by Felix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphael, and which also starred Jeff Goldblum, P. J. Byrne and Emily Bergl. It follows the adventures of an American family and their Japanese domestic robot Miyubi, and the film won two awards.

Ted’s had only two other movie roles. He played Young Nick Goode in the 2021 horror mystery “Fear Street: Part Two – 1978”, directed by Leigh Janiak, and which starred Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd and Ryan Simpkins. It follows a group of teenagers as they’re attending Camp Nightwing, while one of them has now been possessed by a demon; the movie won one of its three award nominations. Ted reprised his role in the 2021 horror mystery “Fear Street: Part Three – 1666”.

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Roles in TV series

Ted’s debut TV series role was playing Jeremy in the 2015 episode “ICU” of the crime horror “Eye Candy”, created by Christian Taylor, and which starred Victoria Justice, Casey Deidrick and Harvey Guillen; it follows a woman who believes that her online date is a serial killer.

The year 2017 saw Ted appear in the episode “Good Bones” of the thriller “Madam Secretary”, as well as in the pilot episode of the drama “The Deuce”.

In 2019, Ted played Elliot Patterson in two episodes of the popular action adventure comedy “Doom Patrol”, created by Jeremy Carver, and which starred Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby and Matt Bomer. It follows a scientist and his team of ‘superpowered outcasts’, the series aired from 2019 through 2023, and won two of its 18 award nominations.

The year 2019 also saw Ted appear in an episode or two of the crime mystery “Law & Order: Special Victims Units”, the crime mystery “Instinct” and the crime action “FBI”.

His only other TV series role has been playing Percy in 14 episodes of the 2021 science fiction horror “The Walking Dead: World Beyond”, created by Scott M. Gimple and Matthew Negrete, and which starred Julia Ormond, Nicolas Cantu and Alexa Mansour. It follows the first people to grow up in a world overrun by zombies, and the series won two awards.

Other credits

Ted voiced Jack Marston in the critically acclaimed 2018 video game “Red Dead Redemption II”.

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Love life and relationships

There’s only a single girl whom Ted’s been with, that his fans know about. Back in 2017, he began dating Katherine Reis, a popular American actress who’s appeared in 17 movies and TV series, and is probably known best for playing Pippa Sykes in six episodes of the new romantic series “Gossip Girl”, which has been airing since 2021. Ted and Katherine were together for a year, breaking up in 2018.

Ted hasn’t mentioned any other girls, or maybe boys whom he’s dated, he seems to be unattached as of March 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Ted’s become an Instagram star, as more than 220,000 people are following him on this social media network, although he’s posted only 18 pictures and videos, most of which were taken during red carpet events.

Ted works out at the gym nearly every day, and has shown off his muscular body in several of his Instagram pictures.

He loves to listen to pop music, and his favorite musicians are Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran.

Ted’s a fan of animes, with some of his favorites being “Attack on Titan”, “Chainsaw Man” and “Code Geass”.

He likes to play various sports with his friends, and his two favorites are table tennis and soccer.

Ted’s favorite actors are Al Pacino and Arnold Schwarzenegger, while some of his favorite films include “The Terminator”, “Scent of a Woman” and “True Lies”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Ted’s age is 26. He has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs about 160lbs (72kgs).

Ted’s net worth’s been estimated at over $4 million, as of March 2023.

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