Shamea Morton is an Ameican actress and singer, who was born on 13th May 1982 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Her sun sign is Taurus. She grew up with her two siblings. During her tender age, she sang in her church choir and had been named as the Little Miss Tiny Star. From a young age, she joined hip-hop and jazz dance classes.
Taking about her education, Morton studied broadcast journalism at Morris Brown College, as well as gained psychology and sociology degree from Georgia State University.
Blending her passion for music, Morton joined the Atlanta Hawks cheerleading team in 2003 and is still present on the team. Likewise, she cheered for the Atlanta Falcons for five seasons as a captain from 2011 to 2012. In addition, Morton danced for the Georgia Force Arena Football League for almost four seasons.
In 2002, Morton got her big break from a critically hailed movie, “Drumline” alongside Zoe Saldana and Nick Cannon. She then signed for a role in an independent movie, “Lesson Before Love”. Later, she signed with Atlanta Models and Talent.
Morton also gave her diligent performance in a movie named, “Temptation” alongside Lance Gross.
Moreover, Morton was listed as the most Beautiful Atlantan’s in 2012. She also took acting classes at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta. She was named as the official game host of the Women’s National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Dream.
Morton currently works as the Atlanta Hawks in-game host as well as a radio personality for a local station.
Moving towards her personal life, Morton is married to her boyfriend, Gerald Mwangi, a businessman. The couple got married in a beautiful ceremony held at Fairmount Mount Kenya Safari Club after dating for around three years.
Currently, Morton is expecting their first child with her husband. She broke the news on May 13, 2018, at her 36th birthday party held at Sage Woodfire Tavern Perimeter in Atlanta. It is not confirmed if they are having a boy or a girl.
Morton revealed that her husband wants five while she wants only two children. The couple first met at a lounge in Atlanta. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.
Morton has earned impressive net worth in her flourished career. As of 2018, her net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. However, it’s hard to calculate her salary.
Her one of the most commercially successful action film is Ride Along 2 in which she was cast alongside Kevin Hart, Olivia Munn, and Ice Cube, which brought $124.6 million at the box office while the budget was around $40 million.