Kabir Akhtar

American television director

Kabir Akhtar

Facts of Kabir Akhtar

Name Kabir Akhtar
Date of Birth January 11, 1975
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Gender Male
Birth Country Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Nationality Amerian
Ethnicity Asian
Profession American television director
Net worth $10 Million
Girlfriend Charlotte DiStefano
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Father Salman Akhtar
Siblings Farhan Akhtar
Education University of Miami
Movies At the Skywalker Ranch, TV Diaries, Never Have I Ever


American television director, Kabir Akhtar spent all of his career opportunities improving the satisfaction level of people who are fond of watching TV shows. He keeps great empathy in his sympathy to dedicate something different every time that gives joy to the viewers.

Kabir was born on 11th January 1975 in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. He is the son of notable psychoanalysis, Salman Akhtar. Moreover, he belongs to a Muslim family and hails from Khairabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Akhtar is a great-great-grandchild of Maulana Fazl-e-Haq Khairabadi and great-grandchild of Jan Nisar Akhtar. He is the nephew of legendary lyricist, Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi, an actress. Moreover, he has two cousins, Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar, who are notable directors in the Indian film industry.

On a similar hand, Kabir is a graduate of Lower Merion High School. He then became an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania after receiving a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communications. Later, he earned a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Motion Pictures of Directing and Editing from the University of Miami.

Salary & Net Worth

Kabir Akhtar started his career from a TV movie documentary, Inside Out: Joey Pants in 2004. He later became segment director for a comedy series, The Showbiz Show with David Spade in 2005. He, further, directed several TV documentaries, including Unsolved Mysteries, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Akhtar recently listed two TV shows, Julie and the Phantoms, and Saved by the Bell in post-production in 2020. So, he receives $35,000 per episode from the series as a TV director. As of 2021, he maintains a total net worth of $10 Million.

From Kabir’s professional career, he has won numerous accolades and achievements. At first, he received two nominations for Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012 and 2013 and finally earned it in 2016 for outstanding camera picture editing for a comedy series. She also garnered two recognitions for A.C.E. Eddie Awards in 2014 and 2018.

Relationship Status

The 45-year-old, Kabir is living in a cherishable bond of relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Charlotte DiStefano. The couple met for the first time in the spring season of 2014. Soon after having their first interaction, they started to spend more time together and subsequently began dating.

Kabir Akhtar and girlfriend Charlotte DiStefano
Kabir Akhtar and girlfriend Charlotte DiStefano
Image Credit: instagram/kabirakhtar/

A few months of dating, the duo came out of the closet with revealing their love life through an Instagram post on 2nd April 2014, while they were on a date night. More upon this, they are avid travelers, who were last seen on the Venice Beach on 19th May 2020. They are residing in the greater Los Angeles, California area. Read more about Director Danny Boyle‘s biography.


Arrested Development director, Akhtar is an avid animal lover. He currently lives with his pet cat, Emmy, which is a British Shorthair breed. He frequently appears with his pet, Emmy, on Instagram stories while staying at home or traveling.

Pet cat, Emmy
Pet cat, Emmy
Image Credit: instagram.com

Do you know how much is British Shorthair cat breeds cost? The current price for this kind of breed varies from $1,200 to $2,300. On the other side, a British Shorthair kitten’s cost ranges from $1,500 to $2,000.

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