Is Shemar Moore Married? His Bio, Age, Wife, Kids, Parents, Net worth and Nationality

Is Shemar Moore married? No, he isn’t. However, he has been reported to have married earlier with Sanaa Lathan (born on September 19, 1971) who is a famous American actress best known for being cast in The Best Man (1999), Love & Basketball (2000), The Family That Preys (2008), Now You See Me 2 (2016) and so on.

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As per some online reports, Shemar Moore married his former wife Sanaa Lathan on 11th May 1990 after five years of their relationship which they started in February 1985. They were together for several years but suddenly encountered some differences making the duo get a divorce in July 1996. However, no sufficient proof and evidence have been identified that verifies the relationship between Moore and his supposed former wife Lathan.

Moore is said to have currently been in a relationship with Cuban-born American actress Anabelle Acosta (born on February 28, 1987). He has also dated American football player Shawna Gordon (born on January 18, 1990) from 2015 to 2016. Before that, he was also reported to have dated model Lauren Wood in 2014.

Talking more about past relationship records, Moore is also said to have spent romantic time with Swiss actress/ model  Lauriane Gilliéron in 2007 and American actress Victoria Rowell (born on May 10, 1959) in 2006. He was also in a relationship with the British model and TV presenter Gabrielle Richens (born on 14 September 1974).

From August to October 2005, he dated his Diary of a Mad Black Woman costar Kimberly Elise (born on April 17, 1967). From October 2002 to September 2003, he dated his Birds of Prey costar Ashley Scott (born on July 13, 1977). From 1997 to 1998, he dated American actress Halle Berry (born on August 14, 1966). Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Moore:


Who is Shemar Moore?

Born as Shemar Franklin Moore, he landed the planet on April 20, 1970, which makes his age be 50 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is a former fashion model who is well-established as an actor mainly recognized for his appearance in The Young and the Restless and Birds of Prey. He is also noted for portraying the role of Derek Morgan on CBS’s Criminal Minds from 2005 to 2016. Moore was seen in the television series S.W.A.T. in lead character in 2017.


Early Life and Education

Moore was born in 1970 and his place of birth is in Oakland, California, the United States of America. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Sherrod Moore (father) and Marilyn Wilson (father). His mother holds a degree in Mathematics used to work as a business consultant as well as a teacher in Bahrain and Denmark.

Taking more about Shemar’s parents, his father is African American whereas his mother carries Irish and French-Canadian descent and she was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts. During his infant age, Shemar moved to Denmark and also in Bahrain at the age of four. There, he was enrolled at a British private school.

His family returned back to the United States in 1977 and then settled in Chico, California. Later, they moved to Palo Alto. Moore completed his high school graduation from Gunn High School. For his higher education, he attended Santa Clara University where his major subject was Communication. For having his bills to be paid, he used to get himself in the modeling.


Career and Professional Life

In 1995, Moore played the role of Jon Marc in television sitcom Living Single for the episode called “The Last Temptation”. After that, he portrayed the role of Malcolm Winters in the television soap opera called The Young and the Restless for eight years from 1994 to 2005.

In 1996, he appeared in The Jamie Foxx Show as Elister in an episode called “Kiss & Tell”. The following year, he appeared in two television sitcoms including The Nanny and Arliss playing the role of Malcolm Winters and Sammy Stilton respectively. The same year, he appeared in an independent film called Hav Plenty as Chris.

In 1998, he played the role of Bobby Barrett in a medical drama television series called Chicago Hope as well as Lincoln Fleming in Mama Flora’s Family. The same year, he was seen as Freddy Roland in action film Butter. In 1999, he played the role of Earl Thomas in Moesha, Dakota Collins in For Your Love and Ty in Malcolm & Eddie. He also turned as the host of American music-dance television program called Soul Train.


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Moore played the role of Jason Hunt 2000 American made-for-TV Christmas romantic comedy film called How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale which also starred John Stamos and Joshua Malina. He was seen as Terry White in 2001 romantic comedy called The Brothers as well as Ricky Johnson in Greener. He was also seen as Adam in Chasing Alice in 2003. For 10 episodes, he was seen in television drama series called Birds of Prey as Jesse Reese.

The following year, Moore appeared in Nikki and Nora as Corby, Reversible Errors as Collins Farwell and in Half & Half as Amani Love. In 2005, he was starred in a romantic comedy musical film The Seat Filler as Trent and in romantic comedy-drama film Diary of a Mad Black Woman as Orlando.

Moore gained huge recognition after securing the role of Derek Morgan in American police procedural crime drama television series called Criminal Minds which has run for fourteen seasons on CBS. He played the role of Emery Simms in 2007 direct-to-video sequel called Motives 2 which also star Brian J. White, Sean Blakemore and Vivica A. Fox.

Moore was featured in the March 2009 issue of Men’s Fitness magazine after signing with the DNA Model Management in New York City. He was also starred as Matthew Taylor in a 2016 romantic comedy film called The Bounce Back. He appeared as Los Angeles native Sergeant II Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson in American crime drama television series called S.W.A.T. which was first premiered on CBS on November 2, 2017. He is also the executive producer of drama television series American Soul.


Personal Life

Moore is supposed to be a divorced man from his former wife Sanaa Lathan. He has a long list of relationship records and has been linked with multiple prestigious celebrities including Quantico actress Anabelle Acosta and soccer player Shawna Gordon. No exact information about Moore’s religious and political views are available. Being a renowned celebrity, people are curious to explore more personal facts about him.


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Body Measurements

Shemar Moore has a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch or 185 cm. He weighs about 88.5 kilograms or 195 lbs making him perfectly balanced as per his tall height. Being blessed with black-colored hair and dark brown-colored eyes, his chest, biceps and waist measure 17, 16 and 33 inches respectively. Talking more about Moore’s physical appearance, his distinctive features include muscular and chiseled physique, minimal stubble and short trimmed hair. He was tested positive for COVID19 cirus which he announced on December 24, 2020.


Salary and Net worth

The Young and the Restless star Shemar Moore has an estimated net worth of 16 million USD. He is active in the industry since 1994 which means he has been engaged in the acting profession for over 25 years. He is the receiver of the Image Award and Daytime Emmy Awards. He is also the receiver of eight NAACP Image Awards as well has been nominated for a People’s Choice Award.


Wiki and Facts

The biography of Shemar Moore is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. He is active on Twitter @shemarmoore where he has amassed more than 910k followers now. His Instagram profile is available @shemarfmoore where he has amassed over 3.8 million followers.

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