Melika Foroutan is a German-Iranian actress. She is best known for appearing on movies “Mediterraneo” and “Pari”. Melika is set to portray the role of Varvara in an upcoming Netflix series “Tribes of Europa”. As of 2021, Melika Foroutan’s net worth is estimated to be $800,000.
|Full Name||Melika Foroutan|
|Born place||Tehran, Iran|
|Age||45 years old|
|Husband||Married to Jon Handschin|
Early Life and Family
Melika was born in 1976 in Teheran but moved to Germany to start her career in education. She studied Philosophy, English and History in Cologne from 1995 to 1998. After that, she joined the acting class of the University of Arts in Berlin. She graduated from there in 2002 and joined the company at the Schauspiehlaus Leipzig.
Regarding her relationship status, Melika is married to Jon Handschin. He is a producer and director who has experience in movies like ‘The Driver’, ‘Valley of the Innocent’, and ‘Mai’.
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After graduating from the University of Arts in Berlina, Melika got her breakout roles in a movie “Wut” and TV show “KDD- Kriminaldauerdienst”. She then went on to do number of German movies like “Vogel im Kafig”, “Die dunkle Seite”, “Lutter- Ein toter Bruder”, “Palermon Shooting”, “66/67: Fairplay Is Over”, and many more.
In 2015, she was cast in the movie “Louise Boni”. Due to her impressive acting performance, she was awarded as best actress at the Hessischer Filmpreis”.
Melika received worldwide recognition after her performance in the movie ‘Pari’ which was released in 2020. The movie is about an Iranian couple travelling to Greece to see their son where he is studying. The son is nowhere to be found and will force them through a dark journey of the city.
She is now set to portray the role as Varvara in the upcoming Netflix series ‘Tribes of Europe’. The sci-fi series will premiere on Netflix on February 19, 2021. Other popular cast members of the series are Henriette Confurius, Oliver Masucci, and Emilio Sakraya.
See Related: Oliver Masucci, Melika Foroutan, Henriette Confurius, Emilio Sakraya, David Ali Rashed.
Melika Foroutan Net Worth: $3 Million
As of 2021, Melika Foroutan’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $2 million to $3 million. The 45-year-old German-Iranian actress has been in the acting scene since 2000. Over the two decades, she has accumulated a significant amount of money by appearing in over 50 movies and television shows. Her personal wealth will grow even more once she starts performing in English movies or TV shows.