Shemar Moore Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19.Feb.2018
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Date of Birth: 1970 , April-20
Age:48 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
NameShemar Moore
Birth NameShemar Franklin Moore
FatherSherrod Moore
MotherMarilyn Wilson
Birth Place/CityOakland, California
Working ForMovies and TV shows
Net Worth$ 12 million
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Waist size34 in
Chest Size48 in
Bicep Size16 in
Weight in KG85 kg
Affair withN/A
AwardsImage Awards
MoviesJustice League vs. Teen Titans
TV ShowCriminal Minds
SiblingsShenon Moore, Romeo Moore, Sheburra Moore, Kosheno
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Shemar Franklin Moore is an American actor and former fashion model. He is best known for his notable roles in The Young and the Restless, Criminal Minds and Soul Train

Moore started his career as a model and later moved to television shows and films. From 2005-017, he appeared ina mainstream role in Criminal Minds.  He currently appears in the TV series SWAT alongside Stephanie SigmanAlex Russell, and other stars. 

Early Life and Education

Shemar Moore was born as Shemar Franklin Moore on April 20, 1970, in Oakland, California, USA. He is an American by nationality belonging to the Afro-American ethnicity.

Moore is the son of Marlyn Wilson (his father) and Sherrod Moore (his mother). He spent most of his childhood days in his hometown. He has four siblings; Romeo Moore, Shannon Moore, Sheburra Moore and Kosheno Moore.

His father, Marlyn is a former business consultant, whereas his mother, Sherrod is a degree holder in the mathematics subject. His mother worked as a teacher in Bahrain and Denmark.

Moore shifted with her to Denmark as an infant, and then to Bahrain when he was four. He attended a British private school until the age of seven. 

His mother is belonging to the mixed descent of Irish, Canadian, and French and she was born in Roxbury Massachusetts. 

Shemar Moore completed high school diploma from the Gunn High School. He then studied BA in communication at the Santa Clara University. During he was in the college level, he did some minor project to pay his bills and his work in The Young and the Restless is regarded as the best work performed by him. 



Shemar Moore started working in 1994, and he received his role first television in The Young and the Restless where he played Malcolm Winters. Moore also worked from 1995 until the year 2003 within Soul Train which is also notable work of him.

Shemar Moore appeared to The Brothers in the year 2001 as his hit performance continued by Birds of Prey that came in 2002 till the duration of 1 year.

In 2003, he appeared in a TV movie, Chasing Alice. Following year, he appeared in two TV film, Nikki and Nora and Reversible Errors- an episode of TV series Half & Half.

In 2005, he started appearing in a new series Criminal Minds. He played in a lead role from 1st to eleventh episode of the series and left the show.

In 2017, he returned in the final season of the series. From 2017-18, he appeared in a new series S.W.A.T. 


In 1997, he made debut his film debut from an indie movie Hav Plenty. Following year, he appeared in the HBO’s action film, Butter. He then appeared in few other films such as The Brothers, Motives, Greener, Motives 2 and Kill Me, Deadly.

In 2014, he made voiceover work in DC’s animated movie Justice League: War- he voiced for superhero Victor Stone/Cyborg. In 2015, he reprised his role in another part of  Justice League, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and in 2017, Justice League vs. Teen Titans

Net worth And Charity

Shemar Moore's net worth is $16 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. His salary was $175K per episode in Criminal Minds. His 2016 film, The Bounce Back collected $321,910 at the Box Office. His 2016’s animated movie, The Justice League vs. Teen Titans earned $3.98 million worldwide.

Shemar Moore has three lavish cars; Audi R8 which cost $164, 150 in the U.S, sports Range Rover which cost nearly $87K and Ford Bronco. 

Moore has also involved in various charity events and movements. He raised over $20K fund along with Mandy Patinkin and Thomas Gibson for National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He is 6.1" tall handsome guy who has a perfect body measurement size of 41-35-40 inches 

Social Media

Moore is active on Twitter. He has huge fan followers on his social networking sites. He is very smart in collecting his fan followings mostly on Twitter with his absolute Tweets. 

Personal Life

Moore is unmarried and has no children. He is currently dating soccer player Shawna Gordon. Shawna  Gordan is one of the popular athletes in America. The couple has been together since last year. The pair is happy with each other. 

Shemar had several other affairs in the past. He dated several women including Toni BraxtonHalle BerryAshley Scott and Kimberly Elise,

Moore loves spending time along with his books and family. Since he is searching for a partner in his life, he is watching over a girl who will be understanding and supportive in his activities as well as in his career.

Shemar is very protective of his stuff. Therefore, he is also known as “Clever Man” among his close people. He is a good traveler and loves collecting his traveling diaries whenever he moves out.

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