Shahadi Wright Joseph Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Jul, 2021
Facts of Shahadi Wright Joseph
Date of Birth: 2005 , March-29
Age: 16 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Name Shahadi Wright Joseph
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Brooklyn, New York City
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Actor, Singer, Dancer
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $500 thousand
Weight in KG 50 kg
Famous for Us, The Lion King
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Us, The Lion King
TV Show Them
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Popular for her starring role in the horror film Us, Shahadi Wright Joseph is a talented teen American actress, singer, and dancer. Active since 2013, she voiced young Nala in the musical drama film The Lion King. Similarly, the teen actress also has a notable role in the Amazon Prime Video horror drama TV series Them

Birthday And Age

Born on April 29, 2005, Shahadi Wright Joseph is 16 years old as of July 2021. Her birth took place in Brooklyn, New York, United States. 

At just two, she began dancing and later started acting as well as singing. Regarding her education, she was homeschooled, as per some resources.

The child actress stands at the height of 5 feet 1 inches or 155 cm (still growing), and her weight is 50 kg or 110 lbs. She possesses Afro-American ethnicity, and her nationality is American. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She follows the Christian religion.

What Are Her Sources Of Income? Net Worth, Box Office, And Career Details

The 16-year-old teen actress has successfully acquired quite a good wealth from her acting career. As of July 2021, her net worth is roughly $500 thousand

Joseph's other sources of income are advertisements, sponsorship, and social media platforms. She has been partnered with popular brands like Bellomag.

According to influencer marketing hub, per estimated earning paid post, she collects between $388.5 and $647.5 from her Instagram handle @shahadi, with currently 129 thousand followers.

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala) with Isaiah Negron (Young Simba) SOURCE: Facebook @The Lion Guard

Her early major work was in the Broadway musical adaptation The Lion King, where she voiced young Nala at only nine years of age.  

She first stepped into the television, appearing as Little Inez Stubbs in the NBC musical TV special Hairspray Live! in 2016.

After two years break, she was featured in the podcast Six Minutes in 2018. The actress reprised her role of young Nala in the remake musical drama film The Lion King (box office $968.5 million and budget $45 million) in 2019.

The same year, the young artist showed her acting skill in the supernatural horror film Us (producing cost $20 million and box office $255 million), starring Lupita Nyong'oElisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker.

Furthermore, she also notably appeared as Ruby Lee Emory in the Amazon Prime Video horror drama TV series Them. Her upcoming project is the drama Come Friend Me, which is currently in a filming process.

Active On Various Social Media

'The Lion King' is active on Instagram handle @shahadi, which has racked up 129k followers. Meanwhile, she runs Twitter @Shahadi, with 10.2k followers. 

She mostly promotes her projects and modeling on her account. She is very close to her co-stars and has created a friendly bond with them. 

Talking about her relationship status, the teen actress is single and lives with her family as of right now.

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