Shemar Moore is a multi-talented American actor and model notable for his appearance in the American crime drama series titled Criminal Minds. The star rose to prominence when he portrayed Malcolm Winters in the CBS soap opera called The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 2005. Moore has been outstanding since the inception of his acting career and has won several awards including Daytime Emmy Awards and People’s Choice Awards, among others. Learn more about the star actor, his girlfriend, wife, and kids. Also, find out below what his sexual orientation is – gay or straight.
Shemar Moore’s Bio
The star Shemar Franklin Moore came into this world on April 20, 1970. He was born to Sherrod Moore and his wife Marilyn Wilson in Oakland, California. His father is of Afro-American descent while his mother is of French-Canadian and Irish ethnic background. Shemar attended Gunn High School situated in Palo Alto, California after which he enrolled at Santa Clara University where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Communication and Theatre Arts. While he was in college, the Shemar did several modeling gigs to help him foot his bills.
Upon graduation, Moore began his career in 1994 when he joined the cast of the CBS soap opera titled The Young and the Restless. He played a recurring role of Malcolm Winters in the award-winning series for eight years ending in 2005. When he left the series, his impressive performance made way for him to land bigger roles in the future. Moore joined the cast of yet another high profile American crime drama series titled Criminal Minds. Playing the role of Derek Morgan, he starred in the series from 2005 to 2017. In 2017, he started playing the lead role of Sergeant Daniel in the CBS Series titled S.W.A.T until date.
His other television series include The Jamie Foxx Show, Birds of Prey, Half & Half, How to Marry a Billionaire and many more. He has appeared in several movies which include Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Motives, The Brothers, and The Bounce Back. He played the role of a voice actor in Justice League: War, Throne of Atlantis, Teen Titans, and The Death of Superman.
Is Shemar Moore Gay, Married to a Wife?
It’s no news when a well-known celebrity opens up about his or her sexual orientation as it doesn’t make them less, rather it gets them in the direction they want their life to be. Shemar Moore is one of those celebrities who has tasted what it feels like to be mixed up in controversies. Despite having a long list of relationship with co-celebrities, some of his fans are still wondering if he could be gay. Meanwhile, the multi-talented actor cum model likes going to the gym and most times he appears scantily clad in most of his pictures showing off his well-built abs. Also, the star actor has never appeared on any event red carpet with a date.
However, while the rumors regarding his sexuality have been swirling for some years now, the star clarified the issue when he appeared in an interview on TV Line. He said that whoever thinks that he is gay, should bring their wives and girlfriends and see what happens after a one-night stand. Apparently, Shemar is not gay and he has a straight sexual orientation. Although he doesn’t have a wife yet, he is currently in a serious relationship.
Does He Have Kids, Girlfriend?
The handsome looking actor has been involved in several relationships; nevertheless, he is still single and doesn’t have kids yet. While Shemar Moore has been talking about bringing a balance in his life by finding his missing rib lately, he was spotted at the 2018 Grammys with a date. Guess who the lucky princess is? She is no other than the popular Quantico star actress named Anabelle Acosta. Their appearance at the Grammys raised several eyebrows, thus, sparking rumors that Moore has found his better half.
Prior to their relationship, Shemar Moore has dated several stars including the American soccer star named Shawna Gordon, Ashley Scott, Kimberly Elise, Halle Berry, and Toni Braxton, among others.
Who is Anabelle Acosta?
Acosta is a Cuban-born American actress best known for her roles in several movies including Ballers and Quantico. She began her career since 2008 and has appeared in television series as well as movies. Surprisingly, there was no prior meeting between these two. Shemar fell in love with her after seeing her in one of her movies and asked his S.W.A.T crew to help him find the beautiful lady or her email. Luckily, he got her email and dropped her some poetic lines, hoping that she would respond accordingly.
However, after a few days, she replied to his message and bam…that was the beginning of their amazing love story. A glance at the lovebirds would show you they blend together and would make a great couple. Their first official outing was at the 2018 Grammys. We hope they take a bold step and seal their love in a nuptial bliss very soon.