Mona Haydar Biography
Mona Haydar is a Syrian-American rapper, poet, Chaplain, and activist. She rose to popularity after her song Hijabi (Wrap My Hijab) from her 2018 EP Barbarican, went viral. Haydar appeared in the Emmy-nominated series The Secret Life of Muslims. Moreover, she appeared on America Inside Out, a National Geographic show. Hydar stars in the PBS series The Great Muslim American Road Trip.
Mona Haydar Age | Birthday
Haydar is 34 years old (as of July 2022). She was born on May 18, 1988. Haydar celebrates her birthday on the 18th of May each year.
Mona Haydar Parents
Haydar was raised in Flint, Michigan, alongside her seven siblings by parents. Her parents immigrated to the United States of America in 1971. She has not revealed the identity of her parents publicly. At 14 years old, Haydar began performing spoken word poetry in Flint at open mics and poetry shows downtown. There she developed her act and was taught to use poetry as a way to tell stories she felt were largely ignored by the mainstream media.
Mona Haydar Height
The Flint, Michigan native, Haydar, stands at a height measurement of 5 feet 6 inches (approximately).
Mona Haydar Husband
Haydar is married to her husband named Sebastian Robins, who is a writer and also a teacher. The couple are stars of the PBS series The Great Muslim American Road Trip. Haydar and Sebastian are parents to two sons.
Mona Haydar Children
Haydar, together with her husband Sebastian Robins, has two children, both sons. Her two sons are aged 8 and 5 as of July 2022. Haydar features her family on some of her Instagram posts.
Mona Haydar Education
Haydar earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan-Flint in English literature. She received her master’s degree in Christian Ethics from the Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York.
Mona Haydar Career
Haydar is a poet, rapper, Chaplain, and activist. She released her EP titled Barbarican in 2017. Haydar’s song Hijabi (Wrap My Hijab), a protest song, went viral. Billboard named Hijabi one of the “Top 25 Feminist Anthems” and also one of “The 20 Best Protest Songs of 2017” Other songs from her Barbarican EP include “American,” “Barbarian,” and “Dog”
Moreover, Haydar has appeared on several TV shows. She appeared on National Geographic’s America Inside Out. Haydar and her husband features on The Secret Life of Muslims, an Emmy-nominated series. In addition, she stars in the PBS series, The Great Muslim American Road Trip, alongside her husband Sebastian.
Mona Hydar The Great Muslim American Road Trip | PBS
Haydar is a star of the PBS series, The Great Muslim American Road Trip. She stars alongside her husband Sebastian. The show follows Haydar and her husband Sebastian Robins ” as they explore America’s ‘Mother Road’ and its surrounding Muslim communities on a 2,500-mile drive from Chicago to Los Angeles”
The Great Muslim American Road Trip premieres on July 5, 2022, on PBS.
Mona Haydar Net worth
Haydar has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. She is a musician and a reality television personality. Haydar has an EP titled “Barbarican” whose one single Hijabi went viral. She appeared on The Secret Life of Muslims series and stars on The Great Muslim American Road Trip on PBS.