Talented and handsome are possibly the top two words that best describe Shemar Moore. The Emmy-winning actor has been in Hollywood for over a decade and counting and has impressed with roles in projects such as The Young and the Restless and Criminal Minds.
Daytime Awards winning model turned actor, Shemar is well known in the CBS drama Criminal Minds for serving Derek Morgan. Likewise, he is known for hosting the Soul Train from 1999 to 2003. He is a single man but dated several divas. Moore started his career as a fashion model before his acting skills stated him to the world.
Shemar Moore was born on April 20, 1970, in Oakland, California. His parents are Marilyn Wilson (mother) and Sherrod Moore (father). He has four siblings. He is the holder of American nationality and his ethnic background is African-American.
Shemar studied at a British private school in Bahrain until age seven. Later, he graduated from Gunn High School in Palo Alto. In addition, he attended Santa Clara University. There, he majored in Communication and minored in theater arts.
Height: Shemar stands a height of 6 feet 1 inch.
Weight: Shemar weighs around 88.5 kg.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: He has dark brown eyes.
Age: As of 2019, he is 48 years old.
Shemar Moore has been involved in numerous relationships during his career. He started dating Sanaa Lathan in February 1985. Some gossip mongers claimed that Shemar was even married to Sanaa but got divorced a year later.
He had a year-long relationship with American actress Bobbie Phillips in 1993. Bobbie is an American singer. Later on, he dated Toni Braxton from the year 1994 to 1995. He also had a relationship with Halle Berry for a year.
He was also assumed to be in a relationship with actress Victoria Rowell in the year 2006. There were rumors regarding his relationship with the genius of American women’s football, Shawna Gordon.
Shemar Moore’s net worth is reported to be around $16 million. Furthermore, he has an estimated salary of roughly $175k per episode.
Traveling to Shemar Moore’s glinting career, he was involved in various college theater projects which later motivated him to pursue a career in the show business. Next, he moved to New York to pursue his career in acting. His previous years didn’t go as planned and had to work as a waiter in a coffee shop.
He was featured in an advertisement for shaving cream in ‘GQ’ Magazine and auditioned for Malcolm Winters in 1994. Moreover, he became part of The Young and the Restless for eight years. He was the host of the series Soul Train from 2000 to 2003.
In 2001, he appeared in the movie named The Brothers. Furthermore, he played on Birds of Prey from 2002 to 2003 as the role of Detective Jesse Reese.
During his acting career, Shemar has had 9 wins and 11 nominations to his name Furthermore, he won the Daytime Emmy Award in 2000 for ‘The Young and the Restless’.
In addition, he won the Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series in 2015 for ‘Criminal Minds’. Moreover, he has won other several image awards for various roles in television throughout his career.
Shemar is fairly active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 856K followers on Twitter.
In addition, he has more than 3 million followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 8.2 million followers as of March 2019.