Shahadi Wright Joseph Bio, Age, Parents, THEM, Lion King, Height, Net Worth and Movies

Shahadi Wright Joseph
Shahadi Wright Joseph

Shahadi Wright Joseph Biography

Shahadi Wright Joseph is an American child actor, musician, and dancer. Shahadi is notable for her appearance in the 2019 Jordan Peele horror film Us and as the voice for Young Nala in the 2019 The Lion King remake.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Age

Shahadi was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 30, 2005, and is15 years old in 2020.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Birthday

Every year on April 30th, Shahadi celebrates her birthday.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Height

Ms. Wright stands at an average height and moderate weight.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Parents

Shahadi was born and raised by her caring parents in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother’s name is Dina, but her father’s identity is still unknown.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Them

Shahadi is a part of Them: Covenant’s star cast, and she portrays “Ruby” in the film. Ruby, Shahadi’s character, encounters unspeakable horrors in 1950s America, both real and supernatural, along with the rest of the Emory family.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Lion King

In the 2019 reboot of “The Lion King,” Shahadi played Young Nala. The Lion King is a 2019 American musical drama film directed and produced by Jon Favreau and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It was written by Jeff Nathanson and directed by Jon Favreau. It’s a photorealistic computer-animated version of Disney’s 1994 film of the same name, which was historically animated.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Career

Shahadi’s first big acting role came when she was nine years old when she was cast as a young Nala in The Lion King on Broadway. Joseph was a part of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s original cast of School of Rock. She also played Inez Stubbs in Hairspray Live! in 2016.

On November 1, 2017, Joseph was cast in the 2019 remake of Jon Favreau’s original film The Lion King, reprising her role as young Nala. She decided to work on the film because she sees the protagonist as a role model for young girls.

When Joseph found out that Beyoncé would be voicing grown-up Nala, she was inspired to work harder and think about how Beyoncé would play the part. Joseph auditioned three times for the dual role of Zora and Umbrae in the horror film Us (2019) before being cast.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Net Worth

Shahadi’s net worth is estimated to be $450,000 as of 2021, based on her work as an actor, musician, and dancer.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Movies

  • Us
  • Lion King
  • Hairspray Live
  • Come Find Me