Isabel Pakzad Biography

Isabel Pakzad is a famous actress and director who is best known as the girlfriend of James Franco. In addition to this, she is also known for her work in Birds of Prey, The Deuce, and many others. Isabel also worked as an actress in the same movie which she directed and is well-loved for her talent and humble personality.

Early Life

Isabel Pakzad was born on 2nd January 1993 in New Jersey, USA in an Islamic family but grew up in the West. She believes in her faith and religion and was born to her parents Marie Pakzad and Alex Pakzad.

She is of mixed ethnicity as she is of Greek as well as Iranian descent. Isabel went to Tenafly High School and attended the University of Southern California to pursue Communications and Journalism. She also studied at Penn State University where she earned her Liberal arts degree in public relations and advertisements.

Isabel Pakzad Career

Prior to acting, Isabel worked as a tv publicist with several companies like CBS Films, Universal Music Group, Sony Pictures, etc, and only recently decided to follow her career path in the field of acting. She started her acting career in the year 2019 when she got her debut role as Pish in the tv series Baker’s Dozen.

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She played other roles as Becky in This is 25, a short movie, and as Claire Garcia in the short film Broken Symphony. Isabel got her breakthrough role the same year in 2019 as Lydia in the television series titled The Deuce which became one of her well-known and praised works.

She landed yet another brief but important role the next year in the movie Birds of Prey in 2020. Later she portrayed short roles in short films such as Audition Room 2 as Daphne in 2020, American Social as Skylar, and Don’t Worry, It’s Gonna Be Ok. She is also the director, writer, and producer for the short film.

Isabel Pakzad Biography

Real Name Izabel Pakzad
Birth Date January 2, 1993
Age (as of 2023) 30 Years
Birth Place New Jersey, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actress, Director, Writer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Capricorn

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Shoe Size 6 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Green
Body Type Slim


Father Alex Kyriazis (Stepfather)
Mother Marie Pakzad


School Tenafly High School
College Penn State University

Relationship Status

Isabel Pakzad James Franco Girfriend
Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Who is her boyfriend? James Franco
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Personal Life

Isabel is currently dating actor James Franco. This relationship was started in 2017 and have been together ever since. James has recently revealed that he couldn’t be faithful to any of his past girlfriends due to his sex addiction but has never cheated on Isabel.

They have been spotted on several dates by the paparazzi and have been among the most talked-about couple for a while. She currently has 34.9k followers on her Instagram account and often shares pictures from her photoshoots and modeling projects along with bites of her daily life experiences. 

Isabel Pakzad Net Worth

Isabel Pakzad comes from well-to-do family background and has also earned a lot through her time working for companies like Universals, CBS, etc. She accumulated a lot of wealth and has also earned through her acting projects. Her net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $ 1 million.


  • Isabel also produced the short film This is 25 in 2019.
  • She received special thanks and credits from the makers of TankHouse. 
  • Pakzad is an avid reader and also often shares quotes and lines from her favorite authors and motivators.
  • Her mother runs a construction company in New York.

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