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Harry Shum Jr. Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Thu Sep, 2016
Harry Shum Jr.

Facts of Harry Shum Jr.

Date of Birth: 1982 , April-28
Birth Nation: Costa Rica
Height: 6 Feet

Quick Timeline of Harry Shum Jr.

1982 Born in Limón, Costa Rica
2002 Appeared as a dancer on BET's Comic View
2003 Began his acting career
2004 His first movie, You Got Served
2009 Appeared in the comedy drama TV series, Glee
2015 Married to Shelby Rabara
2010 Won Screen Actors Guild Awards
2013 Won Hawaii International Film Festival
2011 Won East West Players Visionary Awards

Detail Timeline of Harry Shum Jr.

April 28 , 1982

Born in Limón, Costa Rica

Tall and handsome, Mike Chang was born in Limón, Costa Rica. He was born in the early 1980s on 28th of April. His father is Chinese and his mother has Hong Kong native. He first learned Spanish and then he began speaking English and Chinese. 

2002

Appeared as a dancer on BET's Comic View

He became interested in dancing at his young age. Gene Kelly and Michael Jackson influenced him to be a dancer. In 2002, he performed on BET's Comic View as the mail dancer. He has performed with the celebrities like Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, and Jessica Simpson.

2003

Began his acting career

He has been active as an actor since 2003. He starred the role of Fletcher in an American drama television series Boston Public. Two years later, he appeared in the TV series Committed starring the role of Chinese Delivery Guy. 

2004

His first movie, You Got Served

 He made his feature film debut in 2004 by starring in the movie You Got Served. There he appeared as a dancer. Three years later, he appeared in the movie Stomp the Yard. There he performed as a crew dancer. 

2009

Appeared in the comedy drama TV series, Glee

Harry Shum Jr. is an actor and choreographer from Costa Rica. His popularity rose to prominence after she began playing the role of Mike Chang in an American musical comedy-drama television series Glee. He appeared in this TV series till 2015. 

November 22 , 2015

Married to Shelby Rabara

After being in romantic love affairs as a boyfriend and girlfriend for more than half a decade, they got engaged in October 2013 and finally tied their married knot on 22nd of November 2015. They are living in the Hollywood Hills.

2010

Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

In 2010, he got his first nomination in Screen Actors Guild Awards and that was for starring the role of Mike Chang on the Fox comedy-drama television series Glee. He won this award that year for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. 

2013

Won Hawaii International Film Festival

He has also once been nominated in Hawaii International Film Festival and that was in 2013. He was kind of lucky that year as he won this award that year. He also got nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards that year. 

2011

Won East West Players Visionary Awards

2011 was also a lucky year for him as he was awarded with East West Players Visionary Awards. He won this award for Breakout Performance Award. Next year, he got nominated in Grammy Awards, one of the prestigious awards in the music industry. 

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Harry Shum love life began from 2007. He met his love of his life Shelby Rabara that year. Shelby Rabara is also an actress and dancer and is known for being the former member of Laker Girls. She is famous for her voice role in Cartoon Network series Steven Universe. After being in romantic love affairs as a boyfriend and girlfriend for more than half a decade, they got engaged in October 2013 and finally tied their married knot on 22nd of November 2015. They are living in the Hollywood Hills. His nationality is Costa Rican and American and has Chinese ethnicity.

Ginuwine, Dru Hill, and Usher are Harry's inspiration in dancing. He is also influenced by Gene Kelly and Michael Jackson. In 2002, he performed on BET's Comic View as the mail dancer. He has performed with the celebrities like Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, and Jessica Simpson as their lead dancer. His popularity rose after he won in an iPod commercial. He entered into the acting world in 2003 by starring the role of Fletcher in an American drama television series Boston Public. Next year, he appeared as a dancer in the dancer drama movie You Got Served. Later on he starred in the movies like Stomp the Yard, Step Up 2: The Streets, Center Stage: Turn It Up, and many more. His popularity rose to prominence after she began playing the role of Mike Chang in an American musical comedy-drama television series Glee. He is now aged 34 years old and his net worth is $14 Million.