Starring in two big box office movies in 2019—The Lion King remake and Us—Shahidi Wright Joseph is definitely an up-and-coming young actress to make sure that you put on your radar to watch.
If you wanted to know a bit more about this young lady who is set to take over the big screen, here are 10 things that YSBNow found out about Joseph. Reading them, you will make you fall in love her even more!
She starred as Madison in School Of Rock on Broadway
She was an understudy for Tomika in the show as well.
Fun fact: This won’t be Joseph’s first time playing Young Nala! She played the role on Broadway.
She’s a HUGE Hamilton fan.
She’s also a major Lin-Manuel Miranda fan.
— Shahadi W. Joseph (@ShahadiJo) December 7, 2016
She released a mini holiday EP last November.
Hey Guys! LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS is available NOW on itunes, Google play, Spotify, Amazon Music, and all major digital distributers!????????? pic.twitter.com/Dy8LQTqZZy
— Shahadi W. Joseph (@ShahadiJo) December 5, 2016
Shahadi likes science! #ScienceGirlsRock
She was the youngest “Hairspray Live” cast member
She played Jennifer Hudson’s daughter and Ephraim Sykes’ sister aka #FAMILYGOALS
And, even though it goes without saying, she’s an absolute S-T-A-R.