Emmy Award-winner Shemar Moore, 49, is an American actor and former fashion model who is best known for his performance in The Young and the Restless.
Moore won eight NAACP Image Awards for his role in The Young and the Restless. He also won the People’s Choice Award for his performance on Criminal Minds. Besides, he is also popular for S.W.A.T., Birds of Prey, Half & Half, and many more.
A Short Biography On Shemar Moore
Shemar Franklin Moore was born on 20th April 1970 in Oakland, California, the United States of America. He is the son of Sherrod Moore and Marilyn Wilson, a business consultant.
Moore is American as per his nationality and has mixed (Afro-American, Irish, & French-Canadian) descent.
Shemar went to a British private school until 7. He then enrolled at Gunn High School in Palo Alto and Santa Clara University from where he majored in Communication and minoring in Theatre Arts.
What Is His Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Shemar is estimated to own a net worth of $16 million as of December 2019. On the other hand, The Richest estimated his worth at around $12 million currently.
His million-dollar wealth comes from his successful career as an actor and model of 25 years. As per reports, Shemar pockets around $175,000 per episode for his role in Criminal Minds.
Let Us Go Through His Career Journey
Moore began modeling while attending Santa Clara to pay his bills. Though it started as a necessity, his love and passion for the entertainment business grew day by day; eventually, he made his acting debut as Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless.
He portrayed his role as Malcolm from 1994 to 2005 for eight years. From 2000 to 2003, Moore hosted the syndicated version of the series Soul Train.
Likewise, from 2002 to 2003, he played Detective Jesse Reese in the American drama series Birds of Prey alongside Ashley Scott, Dina Meyer, Rachel Skarsten, and Ian Abercrombie.
In 2004, Moore played Orlando in a romantic comedy musical film The Seat Filler alongside Kelly Rowland, Mel B, Duane Martin, DeRay Davis, and Kyla Pratt.
In 2005, Shemar joined the cast of an American police procedural crime drama series Criminal Minds as the supervisory special agent Derek Morgan. He portrayed Derek from season 1 in 2005 to season 11 until 2017.
While in the show, Moore appeared alongside Mandy Patinkin, Thomas Gibson, Lola Glaudini, A. J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, and Matthew Gray Gubler. He guest-starred in the show for 12 and 13 seasons.
Since February 2017, Moore plays Sergeant Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson in a crime drama television series S.W.A.T. which is based on the 1975 television series of the same name. In the show, he stars alongside Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Lina Esco, Kenny Johnson, and Peter Onorati.
Some of his other film work credits are The Brothers, Motives 2, Greener, and Kill Me, Deadly.
Did You Know? Shemar voiced Cyborg in an animated superhero film Reign of the Superman (2019) by Warner Bros.
Who Is Moore Dating?
Shemar is reportedly single as of 2019. Previously, he was in a romantic relationship with soccer player Shawna Gordon from 2014 to 2015.
He then began dating Quantico star Anabelle Acosta for a while in 2018. A few other celebrities who Moore dated in the past are Toni Braxton, Halle Berry, Ashley Scott, Lauriane Gillieron, and Kimberly Elise.
Social Media Profile
The 49-year-old actor cum model has 859k followers on Twitter and over 3.2 million on Instagram.
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Moore is estimated to make $6,421 to $10,702 with an engagement rate of 1.30% per sponsored post from Instagram.