Maria (born Yasmin Said; 2000 in Kilifi County) is a Kenyan actress and student. She is popular for playing the lead role of Maria on Citizen TV’s Maria drama.
In the series, she fell in love and gained much audience and love from those who follow the series.
The way she was treated by some members of the family, in the series, gained her empathy.
Sophia, the wife of Luwi, and one of the maids are known to maltreat her in the series.
She is a fresh graduate from high school and has the dream of either pursuing acting and TV or being a lawyer or journalist.
Rashid Abdalla and Lulu Hassan, who are both Citizen TV’s news anchors, are the brains behind this series.
Yasmin took part in the just concluded Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) from Ribe Girls’ High School, Kilifi County. Next year, she should be on campus.
During her days in high school, she decided to give acting a try and went to the auditions hosted by Lulu Hassan and Rashid Abdalla.
The audition turned out a success and she was landed the role of a ghetto tomboy.
“Maria has never lived the life of slums, what is seen on tv is just top-level artistry, mimic and creativity.”
Back then during her days in Ribe High School, Yasmin never joined or participate in the drama club.
Her date of birth is in the year 2000 while her place of birth was in Kilifi County. Yasmin Said is 20 years old (2020).
She was born into a Muslim family and has no boyfriend or date because she values Muslim doctrines. She grew up in a normal, middle class family.
She loves pets and has made it known many times on screen as she was seen with pets including parrots and rabbits.
Yasmin Said is estimated to have a net worth of around 2.5 million Kenyan Shillings following her deal with her Royal Media Services. Furthermore, Yasmin is in the process of engaging in brand endorsements.