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Date Of BirthDecember 28, 1949
SpouseChristopher Michael Jeffries, Basil Embiricos
FactHalf-sister of Aga Khan IV and Rebecca Welles.

Yasmin Aga Khan is the daughter of the late Prince Aly Khan and the Hollywood actress Rita Hayworth. She is also the half-sister of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland, on December 28, 1949, she was educated at the Sorbonne in Paris and at New York University.

Aga Khan began her career as a model in the 1970s. She has appeared on the covers of such magazines as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Cosmopolitan. She has also done advertising campaigns for such companies as L’Oréal, Revlon, and Chanel. In addition to her modeling career, Aga Khan has also acted in a number of films and television shows. Some of her film credits include Ash Wednesday (1973), The Cassandra Crossing (1976), and Orca (1977). She has also guest-starred on such television shows as Magnum, P.I. (1980), Hart to Hart (1981), and Hotel (1983).

In addition to her modeling and acting careers, Aga Khan is also a philanthropist. She is the president of the Alzheimer’s Disease International Foundation and the American Alzheimer’s Association. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Aga Khan Foundation USA.

Aga Khan has been married three times. Her first husband was the actor Armand Assante, with whom she has a daughter, Yasmine. Her second husband was the businessman Christopher Jones, with whom she has a son, Andrew. She has been married to her third husband, the Italian prince Marco Tarocco, since 1998. She has no children with him.

Aga Khan is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds. She has dark brown hair and hazel eyes.

General Info

Date Of BirthDecember 28, 1949
ProfessionPhilanthropist, Actor
EducationBennington College, Buxton School


SpouseChristopher Michael Jeffries, Basil Embiricos
ChildrenAndrew Ali Aga Khan Embiricos
ParentsPrince Aly Khan, Rita Hayworth
SiblingsAga Khan IV, Rebecca Welles, Beatrice Welles, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Christopher Welles Feder, Prince Amyn Aga Khan


MoviesNo Entry, Hatya, Diljalaa, Sanam Teri Kasam, The Happy Thieves, Grahasthi

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1Son Andrew Ali Aga Khan Embiricos was discovered in his Manhattan apartment with a bag over his head, an apparent suicide. Embiricos died 8 days short of his 26th birthday. [4 December 2011].
2Through her maternal grandmother she is part Irish and part English.
3Through her maternal grandfather she is descended from the Spanish Jews.
4Half-sister of Aga Khan IV and Rebecca Welles.
5Granddaughter of Eduardo Cansino. Great-niece of Elisa Cansino. Niece of Eduardo Cansino Jr..
6Daughter of Prince Aly Khan and Rita Hayworth
7Granddaughter of Aga Khan III
8Great-granddaughter of Aga Khan II
9Great-great-granddaughter of Aga Khan I




No Entry2005as Yasmeen Khan
Aag Aur Chingari1994
Ganga Aur Ranga1994as Yasmeen Khan
Vansh1992as Yasmeen Khan
Maa O Maa1990
Mera Naseeb1989Rita Gupta
Diljalaa1987Dancer / Singer (as Yasmeen Khan)
Raaj Dulara1987
Jumbish: A Movement - The Movie1986
Sanam Teri Kasam1982
The Happy Thieves1961Girl (uncredited)




Rita2003TV Movie documentary special thanks


Rita2003TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Princess Yasmin Aga Khan)
Rita Hayworth: Dancing Into the Dream1990TV Movie documentary

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Million Dollar American Princesses2016TV Mini-SeriesHerself


Won Awards

1986BambiBambi AwardsCharityFor her contributions to fight Alzheimer's disease.

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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