Anvar made his acting debut in a Canadian English drama movie, Seducing Maarya, which was directed by Hunt Hoe. After that, he appeared in an American-Canadian biographical crime drama, Shattered Glass, which was directed by Billy Ray. The other co-stars of the movie are Melanie Lynskey, Hank Azaria, Steve Zahn. The total budget for the film was $6 million, which made a collection of $2.9 million at the box office.
After a couple of years, Anvar appeared in a Canadian television series, The Tournament, which was aired on CBC Television channel. Later, he appeared in American-French science fiction thriller movie, Source Code, which was directed by Duncan Jones. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $147.3 million at the box office while the budget of the movie was $32 million.
Next year, Anvar featured in American historical drama film directed by Ben Affleck, Argo, which led him to much fame. The co-stars of this movie are Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman. The movie made a huge collection at the box office grossing $232.3 million in the budget $44.5 million.
Similarly, Anvar portrayed his role in numerous movies and television series including Diana, Room, Nobility, Miss India America, Lost, Neverland, Xeno-Date, Olympus, The Expanse, The Strain.
Anvar is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He is possibly single and wants to keep his personal profile related to his girlfriend and affair away from media and web. There was also a rumor that he was dating Naomi; however, there is no any official information related to the rumor. He is not yet married and doesn't have any child.
Anvar has made a huge collection of money from his professional acting career. He has appeared in numerous movies and television series from which he must have received a tremendous amount of salary. He is undoubtedly a wealthy man, his present net worth is around $65 million.