Shemar Moore Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Net, Worth, Salary, Films, Awards

Shemar Moore Biography|Wikipedia

Shemar Moore( Shemar Franklin Moore) is a known American actor. Additionally, his notable roles include Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless, the lead role of Hondo on S.W.A.T. all on CBS, and Derek Morgan on Criminal Minds. Besides, she was the third permanent host of Soul Train, from 1999 to 2003.

Shemar Moore Age|Birthday

Moore is 52 years old as of 2022. In addition, he was born on 20 April 1970, Oakland, California, United States. Therefore, he celebrates his birthday on 20 April every year.

Shemar Moore Height |weight

Moore has an average body height of 6 feet 1 inch (186 centimeters) tall. Besides, he has a body weight of about 67 kilograms (148 pounds). Furthermore, his zodiac sign is Taurus.

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Shemar Moore Family | Parents | Siblings

Moore was bornand raised in Oakland, California, the son of Marilyn Wilson, who is a business consultant, and Sherrod Moore. Moreover, his father was African-American and his mother, was born in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, became of Irish and French-Canadian descent. Similarly, his mother, had a degree in mathematics, served as a teacher in Bahrain and Denmark.

Moore relocated along with her to Denmark as an infant, and then to Bahrain when he was four, there he went a British private school until the age of seven. Likewise, his grandmother is from Quebec City, Canada. In addition, he cites civil unrest, interracial relationships being taboo, and racism in the United States in the 1970s as part of the reason his mother relocated abroad with him.

Nationality | Ethnicity

Moore belongs to the American nationality.

Shemar Moore Wife

Moore dated soccer player Shawna Gordon since 2014-2015. He dated Quantico actress Anabelle Acosta In 2018.  Additionally, he formed a retail company known as Baby Girl LLC. Besides, the company’s profits are used to assist fight multiple sclerosis, a disease Moore’s mother had. Likewise, the organization’s name is derived from a phrase used by Moore’s character, Derek Morgan, on Criminal Minds.  Actor Keith Tisdell pleaded guilty to grand theft charges after stealing more than $60,000 from Baby Girl LLC in 2016.

Shemar Moore Career

Moore is popularly known for his role as Malcolm Winters on the CBS television soap opera The Young and also the Restless for almost a decade. Additionally, in November 2004, he came back to The Young and the Restless after originally planning to leave the show. Later after, a few months he dropped back to recurring status and left in September 2005. In 2007, he added, “His time is done on Y&R. He did eight solid years as Malcolm.”

Furthermore, while on The Young and the Restless, he became the host of the syndicated version of the series Soul Train from 1999 until 2003, and he again appeared in the 2001 feature film The Brothers. Moreover, he portrayed Detective Jesse Reese on the television series Birds of Prey since 2002-2003.  Besides, he played Emery Simms in the 2004 film Motives together with Vivica Fox and Golden Brooks, and as well had a supporting role in the film Diary of a Mad Black Woman.  Likewise, he appeared in the romantic comedy The Seat Filler with Kelly Rowland and Duane Martin.

Moore started playing Derek Morgan in Criminal Minds beginning with the first season’s seventh episode in which he became cast in 2005. Besides, he exited the role after 11 seasons and 251 episodes in episode 18 of season 11, “A Beautiful Disaster”, in March 2016.

Later in February 2017, it was announced that he would star in CBS’s new series titled S.W.A.T., based on the 2003 film and as well in 1975 television series of the same name. Similarly, the show was renewed for a fourth season in 2020. Moreover on December 24, 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, he tested positive for the infection, but commented he professed to “feel fine”.

It was announced that he had joined the cast of Sonic the Hedgehog 2, as Randall in June 2021. He as well stars as the “Unnecessary Action Hero” in a series of commercials for Paycom.


Moore served as a model during his college years. Furthermore, he signed to DNA Model Management in New York City. He as well appeared on the March 2009 issue of Men’s Fitness magazine.

Shemar Moore Education

Moore, a gifted and talented child, went to The Nueva School in Hillsborough, California prior to graduating from Gunn High School in Palo Alto. Besides, he was awarded an athletic scholarship to attend Santa Clara University where he played varsity baseball as both a pitcher and an outfielder all four years. Moreover, he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications with a minor in Theater Arts.

Shemar Moore Net worth| Salary

Moore has an estimated net worth of around $22 Million. Additionally, he receives a total salary of $175 Thousand Per Year.


  • 1997 Hav Plenty
  • 1998 Butter
  • 2001 The Brothers
  • 2004 Motives
  • 2005 The Seat Filler
  • 2007 Motives 2
  • 2013 Kill Me, Deadly
  • 2014 Justice League: War
  • 2015 Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
  • 2016 The Bounce Back
  • 2018 The Death of Superman
  • 2019 Reign of the Supermen
  • 2020 Justice League Dark: Apokolips War
  • 2022 Sonic the Hedgehog 2


  • 1995 Living Single
  • 1994–2005 The Young and the Restless
  • 1996 The Jamie Foxx Show
  • 1997 The Nanny
  • 1998 Chicago Hope
  • 1999 Moesha
  • 1999–2003 Soul Train
  • 2000 How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale
  • 2002–2003 Birds of Prey
  • 2003 Chasing Alice
  • 2004 Nikki and Nora
  • 2005–2017 Criminal Minds
  • 2014, 2019 The Young and the Restless
  • 2017–present S.W.A.T.
  • 2020 American Soul

Awards and Nominations

  • 1996 Daytime Emmy Awards
  • 1997 Daytime Emmy Awards
  • 1998 NAACP Image Awards
  • 1999 Daytime Emmy Awards
  • 2000 Daytime Emmy Awards
  • 2001 NAACP Image Awards
  • 2002 NAACP Image Awards
  • 2005 Black Reel Awards
  • 2006 NAACP Image Awards
  • 2014 Outstanding Actor
  • 2016 People’s Choice Awards

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