Reza Farahan Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Height, Net Worth, Fast Facts

Reza Farahan Wiki, Biography

Actor Reza Farahan, 49, is set to take part in Peacock’s new mystery show, The Traitors. The show will feature 20 cast members who together try to win $250,000 while trying to identify the three traitors who want to steal the prize money.

Reza is a professional Los Angeles real estate agent who represents many elite clients and royal figures. He is best known for appearing on Bravo’s hit show Shahs of Sunset, which featured many Iranian Americans trying to balance their social lives, careers, and traditions while living in Beverly Hills. Reza was a main cast member for all nine seasons of the show before it was canceled in April 2022.

He will now be seen in season 1 of The Traitors. Peacock’s show synopsis reads:

Hosted by Alan Cumming, this unscripted competition series is a thrilling psychological adventure where betrayal and deception are the name of the game. Twenty contestants (including reality A-listers) come together to complete a series of challenges with the goal of winning a cash prize.The catch?Three of the contestants coined as “the traitors” will devise a plan to steal the prize from the other contestants coined as “the faithful ones”.

Meet the famous contestant of The Traitors, Reza Farahan

Reza Farahan was born in Tehran, Iran in 1973 but grew up in Beverly Hills. His father is Jewish while his mother is Muslim. After his divorce, Farahan moved to New York with his father, but his paternal grandmother refused to accept him because he was not “Jewish.” Reza’s father had converted to Islam in order to marry Reza’s mother and came under great pressure after returning to the Jewish community.

Reza graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1991 and attended San Francisco State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1995. He worked with his best friend MJ. Farahan in the Keller Williams Realty organization. Farahan is also an interior designer and runs a luxury hair company called “Be Obsessed by Reza.”

Reza has appeared on The Wendy Williams Show, Celebrity Call Center, and on an episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. He is openly gay and has faced a lot of prejudice for the same. He joined Shahs of Sunset in 2012 after seeing the number of teens committing suicide because they were bullied because of their sexuality. Reza was seen in a relationship with model Adam Neely and the two even got engaged in season 3 of the show.

However, they broke off their engagement in season 4 after a rumor spread among the group that MJ was pregnant with the couple’s child. They decided to rekindle their romance the following year and got married in October 2015.

More about Peacock’s Traitors

The mystery reality competition series will take place in a remote castle in the Scottish Highlands. To win a cash prize of up to $250,000, 10 celebrity contestants and 10 regular gamers will compete together in many challenges. However, 3 of the players are “traitors” who will go out of their way to steal/reduce other’s prize money.

Based on a Dutch series, The Traitors is being hosted by actor Alan Cumming. The show is being produced by Sam Rees Jones, Jack Burgess, Tim Harcourt, Stephen Lambert, Toni Ireland and Mike Cotton.

All 10 episodes of The Traitors will drop on the Peacock on Thursday, January 12 at 03:01 am ET.