Shelby Rabara is the kind of woman every man craves to be with. In addition to her inner and outer beauty, she has a reputation for being hard-working, easy-going, and outspoken.
As an industrious woman, she has successfully recorded an extraordinary success both in her career and family. In this article, you’ll get to know more about pretty Shelby Rabara and what it is she is known for.
Who Is Shelby Rabara? (Bio, Age)
The beautiful lady was born on October 5, 1983, in Orange County, California, in the United States. Her full name is Shelby Ann Narito Rabara and she grew up in a single-parent household, together with her two siblings, who were single-handedly trained by their mother.
Rabara, who is of Filipino descent, attended the University of California, Los Angeles, from where she graduated with a degree in world arts and cultures.
What is She Known For? Here Are The Facts
Simply put, Shelby is known for three things. She is a dancer, a voice actress, and an actress. Before storming the spotlight as an actress, Shelby Rabara was making money as a dancer; a talent which took her places and also gave her the platform to exhibit her versatility on both stage and screen.
The Filipino-American beauty has also appeared in a good number of television series, commercials, and films. She made her acting debut in 2005 in Mike Schiff and Bill Martin’s drama series, Grounded for Life.
She went on to appear in an impressive number of commercials, movies and television series, including 17 Again, The Bold and the Beautiful, Viva Laughlin, My Name is Earl, Dance Flick, Fame, Cold Case, Greek, and Spring Breakdown (a 2009 Warner Brothers comedy movie).
Following her brilliant performances in the aforementioned films, she was selected in 1990 to feature in the drama Glee and in an episode of House M.D and Community respectively.
The California-born actress also starred in the flick The LXD: The Uprising Begins, The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers, The LXD: Rise of the Drifts, Bunheads (drama), Awkward (2010), 2 Broke Girls (2010) and Dr Ken (2015).
Recently, Shelby was cast as Heidi in Me and My Grandma, an American comedy web series, featuring Eva Gutowski and Rhea Perlman. The series debuted exclusively on YouTube Red Original on March 22, 2017.
Truth is, Rabara’s few years in Hollywood have seen her metamorphose from a first-time movie actress to one of the fast-rising actresses in the world. As a talented dancer and actress, she has performed wonders in the movie industry.
In addition, her appearances on several commercials have really helped in adding more experiences under her belt. Of all her roles in films, movies, and television series, she is best known for voicing Peridot on Steven Universe, an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network.
You might be wondering how the Filipino-American star has been able to measure up to responsibilities and expectations both in her career and family. The secret is that she married her biggest fan, a man who wouldn’t stop until he sees her succeed and become a Hollywood megastar.
Meet Harry Shum Jr., Rabara’s longtime boyfriend who later became her husband. He is also the man behind the successes the actress has recorded so far.
Shum Jr. is a Chinese American actor, dancer, singer, and choreographer best known for his roles as Mike Chang on Glee (2009–2015). He made his acting debut in the American drama television series, Boston Public.
Born on April 28, 1982, in San José, Costa Rica, Shum has been active in the movie industry since 2000 and has been severally making moves while dancing.
His relationship with Shelby began in 2007. The pair got engaged in October 2013 while on a vacation in Hawaii and subsequently tied the knot on November 22, 2015, in a tropical location near Costa Rica.
Born to a Hong Kong mother, Harry has won so many awards, including the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Gay People’s Choice Award for Favorite Music Duo or Group (with cast), East West Players Visionary Award for Breakout Performance, TV Scoop Award for TV Breakout Star (Male) and Hawaii International Film Festival for Rising Star of the Year.
Like his actress wife, the former Glee actor has a large social media followership, especially on his Instagram page. He lives in Los Angeles with his family and has an impressive net worth of about 14 million dollars.