|Shahadi Wright Joseph Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||April 29, 2005|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Shahadi Wright Joseph is an American singer, dancer, and actress who rose to fame with her appearance in Jordan Peele’s Us (2019). Other than that, she also lent her vocals to the character of Young Nala in Jon Favreau’s The Lion King (2019).
Shahadi Wright Joseph
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Actress, Singer, Dancer
- Mother – Dina
- Others – Iretha Brown (Maternal Grandmother)
Shahadi is represented by Abrams Artists Agency and Jackoway Tyerman.
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
49 kg or 108 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She has African-Trinidadian ancestry on her father’s side and African-American ancestry on her mother’s side.
- Wide smile
- Dimpled cheeks
She has appeared in the commercials for various brands such as –
- Golden Corral
- Radio Disney
Shahadi Wright Joseph Favorite Things
Source – YouTube
Shahadi Wright Joseph Facts
- Joseph was only 2 years old when she began dancing.
- Shahadi used actress Lupita Nyong’o‘s Academy Award acceptance speech in an audition for a school play when she was in 3rd grade and also considers her to be a mentor.
- She got her breakthrough as an actress with her role as Young Nala in the Broadway musical adaptation of The Lion King. Shahadi was only 9 years old at the time.
- Shahadi joined the podcast Six Minutes in 2018.
- She made her debut theatrical film appearance as Zora Wilson in the horror film Us in 2019.
- In 2020, she was presented with the Hollywood Critics Association Award for “Next Generation of Hollywood for her work in Us.
- As a model, Shahadi’s career began with Fisher Price.
- She is very skilled at knitting and learned the technique online.
- Shahadi does not mind going on an all-bug diet and is a pescetarian.
- If she could portray a superhero, it would be Captain Marvel.
Featured Image By Shahadi Wright Joseph / Instagram