Shameik Moore is an American actor, rapper, and singer, best known for his breakout role as Malcolm in the 2015 film “Dope.” He was born on May 4, 1995, in Atlanta, Georgia. He began his career as a child actor and later transitioned to a career in music.
He has also starred in several other films such as “The Get Down” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” for which he was the voice of Miles Morales. Moore is also known for his musical talents and released his debut album “The New Atlanta” in 2016. He continues to work in both music and film and is considered a rising star in the entertainment industry.
Moore began his acting career at a young age, performing in school plays and talent shows. He made his acting debut in the 2010 Nickelodeon series “The Nick Cannon Show” and later appeared in episodes of “Austin & Ally” and “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures.” In 2013, he landed a recurring role as Deuce Martinez on the Disney XD series “Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja.”
Rise to Fame
Moore’s rise to fame came with his role as Malcolm in the film “Dope” in 2015. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was a commercial success. His portrayal of Malcolm was widely praised by critics, and he received several award nominations for his performance. The following year, he starred in the Netflix original series “The Get Down.”
Key achievements and contributions
Moore’s portrayal of Miles Morales in the 2018 animated film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is considered one of his greatest achievements. The film was a commercial and critical success, and Moore’s performance as Miles was praised by critics. He also won the Black Reel Award for Best Voice Performance. He reprised his role in the sequel “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2” which was released in 2022.
Moore has kept his personal life private, and little is known about his relationships or family life. He is known for his philanthropic efforts and works with various organizations like “The Young Storytellers Foundation,” which helps children develop their storytelling and writing skills.
Moore is considered one of the most talented and promising actors of his generation and is expected to have a long and successful career in the industry. He has established himself as a versatile actor and musician, and his portrayal of Miles Morales in “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” has left a lasting impact on the entertainment industry and popular culture.
Shameik Moore’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. He has earned a significant part of his wealth from his acting and rapping career. He also has endorsement deals and various other business ventures.