Columbus Short/Columbus Keith Short Jr was born in 1982 in the month of September. He is a singer, an actor and a choreographer in the US. He was born in Kansas City. His mother’s name is Janette and owns a talent management company. He has 2 siblings: Chris Staples and John Rancipher. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of 5 years. As soon as he moved, he began working in a theatre for youth. He went to Marcos De Niza School for his high school education which is located in Arizona. He also attended “Orange County High School of the Arts”. After that, he went on a tour of Stomp.
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He made his debut in the movie “You Got Served” as a dancer. After that he appeared in the movie “Accepted”. After that, he was seen along with Stomp the Yard and Izabella Miko in the movie “Save the Last Dance 2”. He was seen in the role of Trey in the TV series named as “That’s So Raven”. This series is from Disney Channel. The other TV shows in which he has been seen include “ER” and “Judging Army”. He was seen in “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” in the year 2006. In that, he played the role of a show writer named as Darius Hawthrone. He co-presented the NAACP Image Awards in the year 2007. In the same year, he was seen in the movie “This Christmas”. He worked with Lauren London and Chris Brown in this movie.
He played the role of a musician in the movie “Quarantine” in the year 2008. His co-stars for this movie were Jay Hernandez, Beyoncé Knowles, Adrien Brody, Jennifer Carpenter and Jeffrey Wright. In the year 2010, he was seen in the movie “The Losers” in the character “Pooch”. The movie was based on a novel. He was seen in first 3 seasons of the TV show named as Scandal in the role of Harrison Wright. On 26th April in the year 2014, it was announced that he will not be on the show after 3rd season. The reason behind this was his addiction to alcohol and drugs. He mentioned in an interview that he was drawn towards addiction to these 2 due to his problems in personal life. In 2015, he was seen in the movie “The Girl is in Trouble”.
He has been married more than once. He was married to Brandi Short. The year of their marriage is not available in any of this biography. However, the couple split in the year 2003. He has a son with Brandi. Then he got married in the year 2005. His second wife was Tanee McCall. Tanee is a dancer. The couple headed for divorce in the year 2014. They have a daughter together. He has a net worth of around $1.5 million. He has an active member of social networking websites such as Instagram and Twitter. He has more than 250 thousand followers on Twitter and nearly 67 thousand followers on Instagram.
Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020