Dr. Reza Jarrahy Biography, Age, Religion, Net Worth, Divorce, Family, Height

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 12 Oct, 2018
Dr. Reza Jarrahy Biography, Age, Religion, Net Worth, Divorce, Family, Height

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1971 Nationality Iranian-American
Profession Surgeon Marital Status Single
Wife/Spouse Geena Davis (m. 2001) Divorced/Engaged Geena Davis (div. 2018)
Gay/Lesbain No Net Worth Not Disclosed
Children/Kids Kaiis & Kian (Son), Alizeh (Daughter) Education University of California San Diego

Reza Jarrahy is well-known as the former husband of the famous American actress, Geena Davis. Besides that, he is also known as one of the well-regarded neurosurgeon in Southern California.

Reza Jarrahy has now become the talk of the town as he filed for divorce from his longtime partner, Geena Davis. Although the couple was savoring their married life for a long period, their relationship did not have a happy ending as they decided to end their 16 years of relationship now.

Reza's Balanced Married Life

Reza, who stands at the height of 6 feet, is known to have tied the wedding knot with Geena on 1 September 2001 among their close relatives in a small private wedding in New York Hamptons.

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Both of them met each other as mutual friends in the year 1999 and got engaged in November 2000, when Reza proposed Geena with a diamond ring.

The couple also shares three children, including twin boys Kaiis and Kian (13-years-old) and a daughter Alizeh (16-years-old). Back in 2006, in an interview with Good Housekeeping, Geena talked about the couple’s 15 years age difference. She said, 

‘I wasn’t nervous at all. I really did feel that I had turned a corner, that I had puled off changes that were real and permanent. And it was exciting to know I was marrying someone who I can be cranky or selfish.

For Geena, it was not her first marriage; she had already married three times excluding Reza. She was previously married to Richard Emmolo from 1982 to 1983. Secondly, Jeff Goldblum form 1987 to 1990, and thirdly to Renny Harlin, a Cutthroat director from 1993 to 1998.

Geena, through her intense acting skills, has already won an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress for the movie The Accidental Tourist (1988). In addition, she has also been awarded many prestigious awards, which makes it certain that she has garnered a staggering amount of net worth.

Reza Jarrahy Files For Divorce After Sixteen Years Of Marriage

Despite years-long dating and 16 years of married life, Reza Jarrahy filed for divorce with his spouse on 7 May 2018.

According to the document obtained by People magazine, the couple separated long ago and has been living on their own since November 2017; citing some irreconcilable differences as the reason for their separation.

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Reza, 47, reportedly asked for spousal support and physical and legal custody of the three children. He has also requested to the court to deny any spousal support from him to Geena, who follows a Congregationalist religion.

Reza Jarahy with his former wife, Geena Davis (Photo: Justjared)

After being silent for months, Geena gushed about the divorce process and brought a shaking surprise to all her followers. Interestingly in September 2018, Geena came up with her documents, which stated that she and Reza were actually never legally married. If this is the case, Reza will not be entitled to any spousal support that he requested to the court.

Reza Jarahy Biography

Born on 1971 Dr. Reza, whose family origin traces back to Iran, was born and raised in New York City. He was welcomed in a family, where his parents were devoted to Islam religion.

For education, he attended Hunter College High School and graduated as the valedictorian of his batch. Driven by the interest and passion for biological science from the childhood, Reza graduated from Stanford Unversity with a bachelors degree in Biological Science and Italian Studies.

He, then, earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. After that, he also completed general surgery from Univesity of California at San Diego and New York University.

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Reza joined UCLA's plastic surgery faculty in the year 2007. Since then he has trained all UCLA’s Craniofacial fellows. Over the years, Dr. Reza has served as co-director of the UCLA Face Transplant Program, the Assistant Chief of Plastic Surgery at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, and co-director of the UCLA craniofacial clinic.

During his clinical fellowship years, he even completed three years of his dedicated research training. His research has been recognized by leading scientists in the field of academic plastic surgery.

After completing his training, he has committed himself to promote the field of craniofacial surgery. His extensive experience led him to earn various professional societies that include the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons.