S.W.A.T. fame Shemar Moore is again back to the talk of the town. Not because of the gay rumors that surfaced on the internet but because someone is making their way in his life. Who could this person be? Well, you will learn it soon. But before that, let’s focus on the never-ending debate about Shemar Moore. Many fans believe Shemar Moore is gay. Is he? Well, Moore has talked about his sexuality, and you will finally learn with whom he’s expecting to expand his family. Keep reading to know more.
Born in Oakland, California, on April 20, 1970, to Marilyn Wilson and Sherrod Moore, Shemar Moore’s mother was a business consultant. Moore lived with her mother in Denmark. But when he was four, he shifted to Bahrain. He then attended a British private school until the age of 7. However, back then, interracial relationships were taboo, which was why Moore moved abroad with him.
After 1977, they returned to Palo Alto, where Moore attended The Nueva School in Hillsborough, California. He later graduated from Gunn High School. Later, he attended Santa Clara University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He also played varsity baseball as both an openfielder and pitcher.
Shemar Moore Career
Moore started his acting career with The Young And The Restless, where he played Malcolm Winters for over a decade. But in November 2004, he decided to leave the show. However, he later returned as a recurring cast and left the show in 2007. During his time on the CBS TV soap opera, Moore also hosted the syndicated version of the series Soul Train till 2003. His career took an upturn as he appeared in a featured film, The Brothers. He continued appearing in various series and had a supporting role in Diary Of A Mad Black Woman.
In 2005, Moore appeared in Criminal Minds as Derek Morgan in the first season’s seventh episode and exited the role in March 2016. At the same time, he appeared in several supporting roles. Moore finally got to star in C.B.S.’ S.W.A.T. as the lead character. His career upturned soon after this. He’s famous for his role in S.W.A.T. But he continued to explore more as he joined Sonic The Hedgehog 2, cast as Randall Handel, and also stars as the Unnecessary Action Hero. But while career was rising at its peak, many gay rumors surfaced on the internet. Is Shemar Moore gay? Let’s see.
Is Shemar Moore Gay?
In 2014, many gay rumors surfaced on the internet as Shemar Moore was dateless for years. It left fans to wonder whether Shemar Moore is gay. However, he posted on social media where he announced that the rumors were baseless and had nothing to do with his sexuality. However, fans didn’t believe his words and continued to call Shemar Moore gay. But the same year, while talking to BET.com, he said the rumors were silly, and he wasn’t gay.
Moore revealed that he had dated plenty of women in his life and mocked that if they sent their girlfriend over to his house for the weekend, they would learn whether Shemar More was gay. He also said that he had fans who were gay, who loved him, and also inspired by him. But it didn’t make him gay. He supports L.G.B.T.Q. Club, but still, he isn’t gay at all.
Moore continued, “You can call that arrogant” and whatever you like, but he called it confident. The S.W.A.T. actor also said he had several fans belonging to the LGBTQ community. And if someone came up to him and wanted to hug or take a picture, then it was natural that he would put his arms around him. So, if the man was gay, it didn’t make Shemar Moore gay. To shun those gay rumors, the actor later took to Instagram and posted his bare chest snap.
The snap was posted as a response to Shemar Moore Gay rumors that were raised when he was pictured with a fan who later appeared to belong to an LGBTQ community. While he clearly axed the gay rumors, suggesting he’s very much straight and is only into women- not a black or white woman- but just a woman, Moore stressed in an Instagram post. Despite that, the gay rumors continued to create trouble for him, but he was no longer affected by it.
Shemar Moore Clapped Back To Haters Updated His Relationship Status
Shemar Moore Gay rumors began after the star captured a gay fan in an LGBTQ nightclub. It quickly took the internet by storm, and people started doubting his sexuality. While initially, he believed he could handle the situation, the gay rumors controversy went to the south. In order to put a stop to such rumors, Moore again took to Instagram a year ago to share that he wasn’t gay. During this time, the Criminal Minds star also discussed his relationship status.
While addressing ‘Phaedra Parks dating rumors,’ he said he had just met her in 2016 on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live. Although they appeared cozy together, it was just that one-time thing. They weren’t in a relationship. Moore said he met her, flirted, kissed, and drank with her at the show. And nothing had been going on between them since then. Later in 2018, Shemar Moore was spotted with Quantico star Anabelle Acosta. They were together on their way back from the Grammys. It soon sparked dating rumors between them.
Many believed the actor was dating Anabelle, and surprisingly, they were. At the same time, some called him ‘bi,’ staying firm to Shemar Moore’s gay rumors. But the Lex video clip suggested something else. In the interview clip with TMZ, Moore smiled and revealed he was with Anabella. He said she was shying away from revealing anything as the actress tried to avoid the camera.
He also revealed that they had been together since they met at Grammy and hooked up. While the actress remained mum, Moore was enthusiastic about revealing the details of his relationship with Anabelle. While little is known about their relationship, the couple isn’t together now. Besides Anabelle, he has also dated Toni Braxton and Halle Berry.
Is Shemar Moore Married?
Unfortunately, Shemar Moore isn’t married now. However, he lives a peaceful and brilliant life with his girlfriend, Jesiree Dizon. On January 24, 2023, a rep revealed that the actor welcomed a baby girl with his girlfriend, while Moore introduced Dizon a few weeks ago. Although he is happy with his life, he isn’t planning to get married soon. That’s because of his busy schedule. Moore revealed in an interview with TVLine that he also wanted to be a family man, have children, and have a loving wife, but his busy schedule made things challenging for him.
Despite everything, Moore wishes to get married soon. Half of his wish has finally come true. The couple has welcomed their baby girl. However, Dizon was already a mother of two before she met Moore. But the interesting part is Moore is planning to have more kids. Recently, they have shared their baby girl’s birthday snaps, and she looks stunning, just like the couple.
What Is The ‘Special Date’ About?
Shemar Moore is dating his girlfriend, Jesiree Dizon, and he recently revealed that he’s expecting his first child with her. He poetically told this on the Jennifer Hudson show. Moore also announced that they expect their child on February 8, 2023. The date means a lot to him as it is the third death anniversary of his mother. He also added that he’s going to be a father, and he will finally fulfill his mother’s dreams. Soon, Moore shared a sex-revealed video of their baby and said it doesn’t matter whether the child is a girl or a boy. They will welcome both. But the footage revealed that the couple would welcome their daughter soon.
This piece of information clears the air that Shemar Moore isn’t gay. All the gay rumors surrounding him were rubbish, and he’s set to welcome a new family member. What are your thoughts on these rumors? Stay tuned. TechRadar247 will keep you updated.