Shemar Moore is an American actor former fashion model, producer, and voiceover artist. His notable roles include Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless, Derek Morgan on Criminal Minds, and the lead role of Hondo on S.W.A.T. all on CBS. Moore was also the third permanent host of Soul Train, from 1999 to 2003.

Birth Name

Shemar Franklin Moore




Actor, Former Fashion Model, Producer, Voiceover Artist



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Shemar Moore was born on the 20th of April 1970, in Oakland, California, United States.


He is currently 52 years old.

Sun Sign







Shemar started his primary education at a British Private School in Bahrain. He later joined the Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California. After graduating from high school, he started going to the Santa Clara University in California and graduated with a major in communication and a minor in theater arts.

Family Details

  • Father – Sherrod Moore
  • Mother – Marilyn Wilson
  • Siblings – Kosheno Moore, Romeo Moore, Sheburra Moore, Shenon Moore
  • Relatives Herbert Joseph Wilson (Maternal Grandfather), Marie Leona Falardeau (Maternal Grandmother), Stephen Wilson (Aunt) (High School Teacher).

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Shemar Moore has dated –


  • Halle Berry (1997-1998) – In 1997, Shemar engaged with Actress Halle Berry. But Halle got over her failed marriage with David Justice by hooking up with Shemar. Also, due to her fresh divorce, they had to keep their relationship fairly low profile.
  • Shawna Gordon (2014-2015) – Moore dated soccer player Shawna Gordon from 2014 to 2015.

  • Anabelle Acosta (2018) – Anabelle and Moore dated for a short while in 2018. In 2018, During a walk and talk interview with TMZ , Shemar spoke about how he fell head over heels for the Cuban-American actress as soon as he saw her at an event.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet 1 inches
  • In centimeters – 185 cm
  • In meters – 1.85 m


  • In Kilograms – 88 kg
  • In Pounds – 195 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 10.5 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Moore became known after appearing Malcolm Winters in the series The Young and the Restless. The notable work made him a household name in the United States. He is also famous for playing Derek Morgan in ‘Criminal Minds.’ His performance in the show earned him critical applause and an Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series.

Film Debut

In 1997, Shemar had her first film onscreen role in the movie Hav Plenty for his role as Chris.

Television Debut

In 1995, Moore landed her first role in television by appearing the series, Living Single.

Brand Endorsements

Moore has done endorsement work for several brands such as Old Navy and Trojan Lubricants.

Shemar Moore Net worth

Shemar Moore has an estimated net worth of $22 million dollars as of 2022.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shemar Moore

  • Moore worked as a model during his college years.
  • He is signed to DNA Model Management in New York City.
  • In 2007, he said, “My time is done on Y&R. I did eight solid years as Malcolm”.
  • While on The Young and the Restless, Moore was the host of the syndicated version of the series Soul Train from 1999 until 2003.
  • In 2001, He appeared feature film The Brothers.
  • He portrayed Detective Jesse Reese on the television series Birds of Prey from 2002 to 2003.
  • In 2004, Moore played Emery Simms film Motives alongside Vivica Fox and Golden Brooks, and had a supporting role in the film Diary of a Mad Black Woman. He also appeared in the romantic comedy The Seat Filler with Kelly Rowland and Duane Martin.
  • In 2009, Moore appeared issue of Men’s Fitness magazine.
  • Moore formed a retail company known as Baby Girl LLC. The company’s profits are used to help fight multiple sclerosis, a disease Moore’s mother had. The organization’s name is derived from a phrase used by Moore’s character, Derek Morgan, on Criminal Minds.


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