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Shahadi Wright Joseph Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Shahadi Wright Joseph
Place Of Birth
New York, USA
18 years old
Birth Date
April 29 2005

Shahadi Wright Joseph Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Kevin Joseph and Dina Wright Joseph.
Sundari Wright Joseph

About Shahadi Wright Joseph

Shahadi Wright Joseph is one of the most reputed celebrities in the world.

She is an inspiring role model to many young girls. The most well-known performances of Shahadi Wright Joseph are Zora Wilson/Umbrae in 'Us' directed by Jordan Peele.

She is best known for her leading role in this horror film and also as Little Inez in 'Hairspray Live! Her work in these films was highly appreciated. In addition, she played a young Nala for Disney in the stage rendition of 'The Lion King', a musical by Jon Favreau, which returned in the studio's 2019 remake. Dina Wright Joseph, her mother, is an accomplished dancer who trained at the Martha Graham School and Alvin Ailey American Dance Center.  

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Shahadi Wright Joseph's net worth?

Shahadi Wright Joseph has an estimated net worth of $1-5 million.

How much does Shahadi Wright Joseph earn per year?

The annual income of Shahadi Wright Joseph, a well-known stage actress, is under review. She worked as a stage actress professionally and made money.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Shahadi Wright Joseph?

According to the sources, the height of Shahadi is 5 ft 1 in (155 cm).

How old Is Shahadi Wright Joseph?

Shahadi Wright Joseph, born on April 29th, 2005, is 18 years old as of 2023. She belongs to Brooklyn (New York, America), and Taurus is her zodiac sign.

Childhood And Education

Shahadi Wright Joseph started dancing at age two at Purelements: An Evolution in Dance, a Brooklyn-based dance facility established in 2006 by her father, Kevin Joseph. Shahadi joined dance classes and grew up learning various dance styles, including jazz, modern dance, hip hop, West African and Caribbean dance, and classical ballet. She participated actively in the Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation during her formative years. This non-profit group, with headquarters in Brooklyn, promotes cultural performing arts.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Shahadi Wright Joseph dating?

According to the sources, Shahadi Wright Joseph is not dating anyone and is single as of 2023.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

At age nine, Joseph had her first significant acting assignment when she was chosen to play the young Nala in the Broadway musical rendition of 'The Lion King'. Joseph played Madison, an original cast member in the musical adaption of 'School Of Rock' by Andrew Lloyd Webber. She starred as Little Inez Stubbs in the well-received 2016 NBC musical television special 'Hairspray Live!'

She started appearing in the podcast Six Minutes in 2018. She performs as Holiday, the lead.

Jon Favreau's 2019 adaptation of 'The Lion King' would include Joseph reprising her role as little Nala, it was revealed in November 2017. 'The Lion King' brought her a lot of fame as per sources. She selected the project because she saw the figure as an inspiration to young females and a role model. In addition, Joseph claimed that she was inspired to work harder and consider Beyoncé's performance as an adult Nala after knowing that Beyoncé would provide the character's voice.

Joseph appeared in Jordan Peele's supernatural horror movie 'Us', released in 2019. Before being given the part, she auditioned three times for the dual role of Zora and Umbrae. The movie was a box office hit and received positive reviews. Shahadi Wright Joseph was nominated for many awards for her performance, including the Saturn Award and the Critics' Choice Movie Award.

Shahadi Wright Joseph played the lead character Ruby Lee Emory in the horror drama series 'Them' on Amazon Prime Video. Released in April 2021, the series received largely favorable reviews, as per the sources.

What awards has Shahadi Wright Joseph won?

Shahadi Wright Joseph won the HCA award in 2020 (Category- Next Generation Hollywood.)

Other Interesting Shahadi Wright Joseph Facts And Trivia

  • Shahadi Wright Joseph's parents are Kevin Joseph and Dina Wright Joseph.
  • Her parents are also from a musical background.
  • She played Nala in 'The Lion King'.
  • At age 10, she appeared in another film-to-Broadway production, 'School Of Rock,' which received a Tony Award nomination in 2016.
  • In November 2016, she released a little holiday EP on The New Record Label.
  • She was the original cast member in 'School Of Rock'.

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