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Mahershala Ali & Wife Amatus Couple Up for Oscars 2018

Mahershala Ali hit the 2018 Academy Awards red carpet with his wife Amatus Sami-Karim!

The 44-year-old actor, who won Best Supporting Actor last year for Moonlight, stepped out for the big night at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (March 4) in Hollywood.

Mahershala suited up in a dark emerald velvet jacket, while Amatus looked absolutely gorgeous in a light gold gown adorned with colorful birds, finishing off her look with a bright red clutch and lipstick.

The duo welcomed their first child, a daughter named Bari, back in February 2017, just two days before the 2017 Academy Awards.

Mahershala will present tonight’s award for Best Supporting Actress.

FYI: Mahershala is wearing a full Berluti look. Amatus is wearing a Yumi Katsura gown.

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Mahershala Ali & Wife Amatus Welcome Their First Child!

Mahershala Ali and his wife Amatus Sami-Karim have officially welcomed their first child!

The 43-year-old Oscar nominated actor took to his Instagram on Friday (February 24) to share that their daughter Bari was born earlier this week.

“Bari (Bar-ee) Najma Ali ’2/22/17 #pisces,” Mahershala wrote on his account.

He also included and adorable photo of Amatus kissing the baby girl in the hospital room.

This is the first child for Mahershala and Amatus, who have been married since 2013, after meeting as students at NYU.

Congratulations to Mahershala and Amatus!

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'Moonlight' Cast Wins Best Acting Ensemble at Critics' Choice Awards 2016!

The cast of Moonlight won Best Acting Ensemble at the 22nd Critics’ Choice Awards!

Members of the cast including Naomie Harris, Janelle Monae, Mahershala Ali with his wife, artist Amatus Sami-Karim, Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, and director Barry Jenkins were all in attendance at the show on Sunday (December 11) at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

Later on in the show, Mahershala won Best Supporting Actor for his work in the film as well!

FYI: Janelle is wearing a Nicci Hou dress, Charlotte Olympia shoes, Emm Kuo clutch, Jennifer Fisher earrings, Effy Jewelry rings, and a Liv Bambina choker.

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