Who Is Joe Haden Wife Sarah Mahmoodshahi? Her Husband, Wedding, Parents

By Cannon | Published on: March 19, 2024 | Updated on: March 19, 2024
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Sarah Mahmoodshahi is a famed celebrity spouse who is better known as the wife of Joe Haden, a former American football cornerback. Her husband Joe played for some renowned football teams like Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers before his retirement. 

Moving into their marriage, Sarah and her hubby Joe are in a blissful marital relationship for nearly a decade. Besides their delightful marriage, does the duo share any children together?

Well, here is everything you need to know about Haden’s wife Sarah Mahmoodshahi including their lavish wedding, first meeting, engagement, and more on Sarah’s bio. 

Let’s take a look! 

Who is Joe Haden’s Wife ? Details On Her College 

As said above Sarah is a celebrity spouse who rose to fame following her marriage to the former football cornerback Joe Haden. She graduated from Marymount University, a private college in Arlington, Virginia. 

Unfortunately, any details about her profession and job aren’t much in the media. Apparently, some sources reported Mahmoodshahi used to work as a model in the past. But, lately, the celebrity spouse has kept everything about her profession to herself.  

Joe Haden’s Wife Sarah Was Born To Iranian-Born Parents 

Sarah was born in 1986, in Great Falls, Virginia, and was the daughter of her Iranian-born parents. Her mother’s name is Narges but her father died years ago. 

Although Mahmoodshahi has remained silent about her late dad, the Virginia native often shares about her mother on her Instagram. Back in May 2019, Sarah shared a beautiful photo of her mom in the honor of Mother’s Day and wrote,

“Happy Mother’s Day to my beautiful mom! I am so lucky I have you as a mother and I thank you everyday for showing me the best example of what a mother should be.”

Besides, Joe’s wife is 37 years old in 2023, making her 4 years older than her husband.  

Mahmoodshahi Has One Older Brother 

Born and raised in Virginia, Sarah also has a brother named Reza Ma who currently resides in San Francisco, California. He first went to Cornell University and then graduated from Carnegie Mellon University. 

Needless to say, the brother-and-sister duo shares quite a close bond with each other. In Jan 2020, Mahmoodshahi also wised her brother on his birthday. 

She is of Persian Descent 

As for her ethnic background, Mahmoodshahi is of Persian descent since both of her parents were Iranian-born. 

And her nationality is American. 

Is The Wife Of Joe Haden; Their Lavish Wedding in Miami Beach 

Mahmoodshahi and her husband Joe are a loving couple of decades. The two exchanged their vows on one of the couple’s favorite getaway spots called Fontainebleau Miami Beach on 29th June 2013. The two had two ceremonies one Christian and one Persian. 

The first one was officiated by Joe’s paternal grandfather, the Rev. Joseph Haden Sr. Joe described his marriage to Sarah as his best season ever, 

“I feel more comfortable now that everything is in place. I’ve got a wife, a new home — it’s got a whole different feel. All I have to do now is go out there and do what I do and come home to a happy home.”

For their big day, Joe’s wife opted for an off-white, mermaid-style gown by Israeli haute couture designer Inbal Dror while the former cornerback wore a three-piece Tom Ford suit and Christian Louboutin gold-studded loafers.

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Joe Haden and his wife Sarah 

Later on, Mahmoodshahi changed into another Inbal Dror gown, and the groom chose a blue Etro suit with Hugo Boss shoes for the reception. 

As said above, the duo also wed in a Persian ceremony that was specially designed in honor of Mahmoodshahi’s home country of Iran. For the cultural event, Sarah and her spouse Haden sat down at a traditional Persian ceremony table known as the “Sofreh Aghd.”

The 37 years old said about their Iranian ceremony,

“I didn’t want it to be old-school. But I still wanted the old-school elements”

There were six bridesmaids and one adorable Flowergirl at their wedding. And attendees from the groom’s side include D’Qwell Jackson, Greg Little, Chris Ogbonnaya, Craig Robertson, Ahtyba Rubin, and more. In total, there were about 275 guests who witnessed the couple exchanging their vows.  

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Sarah’s bridesmaids at her wedding. 

After the program, they all dined on their choice of filet mignon or pan-seared halibut. The bride and groom then cut into a 12-foot blush velvet and red velvet cake.

Following their grand wedding, Sarah and her spouse Joe spent about 10 days on the Caribbean island of Anguilla for their honeymoon. 

How is Sarah and Joe Haden’s marriage going now?

Coming up to 2023, it’s been nearly a decade since the couple got married and their conjugal life is still going strong. Unlike many couples, both Sarah and her husband Joe often reflect the immense love they share with each other on their social media handles too. 

In June 2019, Sarah shared a throwback photo from their wedding on their 6th anniversary and wrote the caption,

“Happy 6th Anniversary to my one and only! Thank you for being there for every tear both happy and sad…you make everything better! I’m grateful to share this life with you! Love You Bear.”

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Sarah Mahmoodshahi and her husband Joe


Haden Found an Engagement Ring On Alek Vartan, Khloe Kardashian’s Engagement Ring Designer

Yes, the former football cornerback actually found his engagement ring on the website of Alek Vartan. In fact, Vartan is a designer from Los Angeles and is best known for creating Khloe Kardashian’s engagement ring. 

Well, the most intriguing part of his love story is his engagement proposal. Haden proposed to his future wife Sarah in a super surprising way on 27th Sept 2012. He first planned a dinner party at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center for his girlfriend and 20 of their relatives and colleagues. The invitation was supposed to be on the occasion of the valediction of her brother Reza to London.

But, it was actually an engagement party only arranged by Joe who first asked his fiancee’s widowed mom Narges for her permission and then dropped to one knee to pop the question. He explained the huge surprise to his partner,

“I didn’t want anybody to really know until they just saw me on my knee.”

The Husband and Wife Met in 2010

Sarah Mahmoodshahi met her future husband at an Alicia Keys concert held in Washington, D.C., on 25th March 2010. Both of them were invited there through one of their mutual friends. Mahmoodshahi said of her then-boyfriend,

“He was obviously good-looking. From that point on, I got to know him. He spoke so well, and he was very confident, but not cocky.”

Joe Haden’s Wife Sarah is the Mother of Two Children 

Along with their happy married life, Sarah and her husband Joe are proud parents of their two kids. Joe’s wife Mahmoodshahi gave birth to their first child, a son Jett in Jan 2019. He is 4 years old in 2023. 

The duo welcomed their second son Joseph Ali Haden IV (aka Joey) in Sept 2016. 

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Sarah Mahmoodshahi’s children and her hubby. 

Sarah now resides in Marshall Township, Pennsylvania with her kids and husband. 

Her Net Worth and Social Media 

Since there are no details on her profession, it is hard to find the exact amount of the net worth Sarah possesses as of 2023. But, as a famed celebrity spouse, Mahamoodshahi is undoubtedly living a happy and wealthy life. 

On the other hand, her husband Haden has an estimated net worth of $20 million and his salary was $13 million. 

Besides, Sarah is an active social media user who has over 70k followers on her Instagram. And her Insta is filled with her family’s photos, especially her kids’ and husband’s.

Other Quick Facts About Joe Haden’s Wife  

  • Sarah who is 37 years old in 2023 is four years older than her husband.
  • Both of her parents were Iranian-born. 
  • She is of Persian descent. 
  • Mahmoodshahi is married to her husband since 2013.
  • They had two wedding ceremonies; one Christian, and one Persian.  
  • The couple has two sons together. 
  • At present, the family of four resides in Marshall Township, Pennsylvania.