|Uriah Shelton Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||March 10, 1997|
Uriah Shelton is an American actor and singer who is known for playing Jeff Cargill in the crime drama television series The Glades, Joshua Matthews in the Disney Channel comedy series Girl Meets World, Josh in the web drama series Blue, Longwell in the teen drama miniseries Looking for Alaska, Pratters in the Netflix teen drama series 13 Reasons Why, and Brian in the web series Little Monk. Moreover, Shelton has also been cast in movies such as Lower Learning, The Warriors Gate, Freaky, Opposite Day, Alabama Moon, Lifted, Ring of Death, and The Nanny Express.
Uriah Justus Shelton
Dallas, Texas, United States
Bon Secour, Baldwin County, Alabama, United States
Actor and singer
- Father – Allen Shelton
- Mother – Cindy Shelton
- Others – Charli (Cousin)
Uriah Shelton has been represented by –
- Coronet Management
- Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, California, United States
- Management 360, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States
Ram’s Horn Music, Budde Songs Inc, West Far Music, TheQuhar Music, and Truechelle Music
His net worth had been $2 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Uriah Shelton has dated –
- Sabrina Carpenter (2015) – Uriah Shelton has been linked with actor Sabrina Carpenter. The rumorS that he was fond of his Girl Meets World co-star were doing rounds since 2015. Their off-screen closeness and cozy behavior were the cause of these rumors.
- Rowan Blanchard (2016) – It is RUMORed that he had a fling with actor and political activist Rowan Blanchard in June 2016.
- Haleigh (2016-2017) – In October 2016, Uriah was reported to be in a relationship with a girl named Haleigh. The cause of these reports was a video posted on his Instagram account that had him kissing an unidentified girl. Going by his Instagram feed, the duo even adopted a dog. Reportedly, they parted ways in August 2017.
- MacKenzi Heyman (2017) – He hooked up with actor MacKenzi Heyman in October 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
Uriah Shelton is of English descent.
- Small and slight stature
- His smile
Early in his career, Uriah has done commercials and modeling work for various local brands.
He was cast in a TV commercial for Dodge Caravan in 2007.
Best Known For
- Being cast in the role of Joshua Matthews in the TV series, Girl Meets World in recurring roles
- Having played the lead role of Henry Matthews in Lifted. The movie was directly released on the DVD in 2011.
- Having played the lead role in the popular American web series, Blue, which was originally aired on the WIGS channel on YouTube
As a Singer
- Uriah performed a couple of soundtracks in his movie, Lifted.
- In November 2012, he released two singles – Anything for You and I Wanna Live Like That through iTunes.
In 2008, he made his theatrical film debut in a minor role of a prep school kid in the Eva Longoria starrer comedy movie, Lower Learning.
First TV Show
In 2007 at the age of 10, Uriah made his first TV show appearance in the Fight/Flight episode of the police drama TV series, Without a Trace as Brett Henbdricks.
Uriah got involved in martial arts at a very young age, which helped him take an early step towards fitness. He still practices martial arts to keep himself in top condition.
He is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys a number of physically challenging activities which help him in keeping his fitness levels up.
He loves hiking, trekking, and a host of other outdoor adventure sports.
Uriah Shelton Facts
- Uriah was just 1 month old when his family shifted to Magnolia Springs, Alabama.
- When he was 7, he signed up for modeling classes along with his cousin.
- His enrollment in the modeling class led to his participation in a talent competition in Orlando. His performance in the competition attracted interest from various agencies in New York and Los Angeles.
- After he realized that he had fallen in love with acting, he and his mother decided to shift base to Los Angeles to help him bag better acting opportunities.
- While growing up, he learned to play piano, soccer, and mixed martial arts.
- In 2006, he became the ATA Tae Kwon Do California State Champion in every category including extreme weapons and sparring.
- He has a patriotic tattoo on the right side of his chest. The tattoo has ‘1776’ (year of Declaration of Independence) written in the circle of stars.
- As a teenager, he was involved in a serious motorcycle accident. He broke 6 teeth, had to get a rod and pins inserted in his femur, and had to get 30 percent of his large intestine removed.
- He co-starred as Jack Bronson/The Black Knight in the 2016 Chinese-French action-adventure fantasy film The Warriors Gate.
- In May 2017, he confirmed long-standing rumors of his feud with his Girl Meets World co-star Rowan Blanchard.
- In 2019, he brought to life the character of Longwell Chase, one of the wealthy kids known as the Weekday Warriors as they were able to go home each weekend, in the teen drama streaming television miniseries Looking for Alaska, based on the 2005 novel of the same name by John Green. Uriah co-starred in the show alongside Charlie Plummer, Kristine Froseth, Sofia Vassilieva, Landry Bender, Jordan Connor, and others.
- He appeared as Booker Strode, Millie’s love interest, in the 2020 slasher comedy film Freaky, starring Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Katie Finneran, Celeste O’Connor, and Alan Ruck.
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