The elegant lady born on December 16 in the year 1965 in Plymouth, North Carolina in the United States of America has made a mark in the world of music and acting. Her origin is said to be from Chicago, Illinois. She is trained in classical music and opera and is a Chicago native. She was automatically signed in for opera and as a vocal major in high school. She gives the credit to her mother who helped in her singing training. Shahidah is famous for her different low pitched voice. Her achievements in singing the world includes her singles Stop The War, What About The Living and also her concert anthem People Of The World. Her music is a combination of so many genres and is so seamless that it is almost difficult to categorise it. It ranges from trance to classical and from dance to classical.

Shahadah's filmography includes the movies Graduation Night in 2003 where she had a role portrayal of Erika. It was a comedy flick about the twists and turns in the life of four high school seniors. She appeared as a celebrity guest in the show Arsenio Hall Show in the year 2013. She played the role of herself in If Real Husbands of Hollywood in 2013. She appeared in the part Hell of a Fundraiser, Fund Raising Hell, Retreat for Couples as herself in Real Husbands of Bollywood. She also appeared on The Bonnie Hunt Show in the year 2008 in one of the episodes.

The versatile lady is also a producer and writer. She has also tried her hands in the field of song direction with her own Hot Pink Studios. She is also associated with the field of dancing and modelling. She also performed at Bonnaroo Music Festival in 2011.

In her free time, she loves travelling. Shahidah is an average tall height woman with a height of 5 feet 9 inches. However, her exact height and weight are not public yet. She has a thick black hair and is 45 years in age. She is currently living in LA.

Wiki suggests that Shahidah Omar got married in the year 2004 with actor JB Smoove. According to her bio, the couple has not been much romantically involved with other celebrities in their life. The actress has kept her relationships private and away from paparazzi. Shahidah was long term girlfriend of JB before getting married. The couple is blessed with a daughter Jerrica. They have not adopted any more children. Jerrica has reportedly been a pre-med student and also a pie entrepreneur. The actress is happily involved with her husband and any news of them getting a divorce haven’t been reported in the media. The couple is very much popular in media with their public appearances in several awards show as a couple and their images together.

Shahadah's biography has no information regarding her net worth or her salary. She is very much active on her Twitter account @shahidahomar and her bio there says that 2nd album is coming soon. She joined Twitter in the year 2009. Her official website is

Last Modified: Mar 13, 2020

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