Columbus Short Net Worth

Columbus Short Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Columbus Short net worth is
$1.5 Million

Columbus Short Wiki Biography

Columbus Keith Short, Jr. was born on the 19th September 1982, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is a choreographer who has worked for such top singers as Britney Spears. Short is also an actor who has landed roles in such feature films as “Stomp the Yard” (2007), “Armored” (2009) and “The Losers” (2010). Columbus Short has also increased his net worth as a dancer and singer. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 2004.

How much has Short accumulated during just a bit more than a decade? Reportedly, the net worth of Columbus Short is equal to $1.5 million, made during his relatively short career in the entertainment industry.

Columbus Short Net Worth $1.5 Million

Columbus grew up in Kansas City, and later his family moved to Los Angeles. Short began his career as a child actor in the theatre being five years old. However, as a feature film actor he debuted only in 2004. As with many actors, he started with minor roles, in the films “You Got Served” (2004), “War of the Worlds” (2005) and “Accepted” (2006). Later, he starred alongside Izabella Miko and Jacqueline Bisset in David Patrarca’s film “Save the Last Dance 2” (2006). This was followed by the lead role in the drama and dance film “Stomp the Yard” (2007) directed by Sylvain White. Although it received mostly negative reviews, the film was financially successful with box office takings of $75.7 million. More, Columbus was nominated for an Image Award, two MTV Movie Awards and Teen Choice Award for the previously mentioned role. Short successfully played a supporting role in the music biopic “Cadilac Records” (2008) directed by Darnell Martin. For the role of Little Walter he won the Black Reel Award as well as being nominated for two more awards, though the film failed at the box office. Columbus was cast in the main role in the comedy drama film “This Christmas” (2007) directed and produced by Preston A. Whitmore II, the science fiction horror film “Quarantine” (2008) directed by John Erick Dowdle, the thriller films “Whiteout” (2009) directed by Dominic Sena, Stuart Baird and Len Wiseman, “Armored” (2009) directed by Nimrod Antal, and the comedy film “Death at a Funeral” (2010) directed by Neil LaBute which have also added significantly to the total size of Columbus Short’s net worth. Later, he starred in the drama film “Stomp the Yard: Homecoming” (2010) directed by Rob Hardy; it is worth mentioning that this film was co-produced by Columbus Short and Will Packer. The latest role landed by the actor was the main role in the Julius Onah film “The Girls in Trouble” (2015).

Regarding Columbus Short’s career in television, among a number of episodic roles, he starred in the political thriller series “Scandal” (2012 – 2014) created by Shonda Rhimes. It should also be noted that Short worked alongside Brian Friedman in the reality competition show “So You Think You Can Dance”. So television is also an important source of Columbus Short net worth.

Finally, the personal life: Columbus Short was married twice, but both ended with a divorce. He was married to Brandi Short, divorced in 2003, and Tanee McCall (2005-13), having a child with each one. Currently, he claims to be single, which is probably as well since he has been charged several times with domestic assault.

Full NameColumbus Short
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Salary$1.5 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 19, 1982
Place Of BirthKansas City, Missouri, United States
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
ProfessionActor, Singer, Choreographer, Dancer
EducationOrange County School of the Arts, El Segundo High School, Marcos de Niza High School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseTanee McCall (m. 2005), Brandi Short (m. ?–2003)
ChildrenAyala Short
SiblingsJohn Rancipher Short, Chris Staples Short
NicknamesColumbus Keith Short Jr. , C-Short
AwardsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Black Reel Award for Outstanding Ensemble, Young Hollywood Award for Action Star
NominationsMTV Movie Award for Best Kiss, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Dance Scene, Black Reel Award for Best Breakthrough...
MoviesStomp the Yard, The Losers, Cadillac Records, Stomp the Yard: Homecoming, Armored, Quarantine, This Christmas, Whiteout, Save the Last Dance 2, You Got Served, Accepted, The Girl Is in Trouble, Death at a Funeral, Lucky Girl, True to the Game, War of the Worlds, The End Again, Mr. Right, American Vi...
TV ShowsStudio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Judging Amy, Scandal
1I can say with full sincerity that I am happy. I'm happy because I'm doing what I love and I'm not selling out.
2I just can't relax. That's my problem. Everybody who knows me is like, "Dude, you've got to chill out." I can't not work, given where I want to be.
1Has worked twice with actors Idris Elba , Chris Brown and Ne-Yo.
2Was offered his role on Scandal (2012) without an audition.
3Has a daughter with his wife, Tanee McCall, born in 2012, and a son from a previous relationship.
4In Stomp the Yard (2007), he got to combine his love for dancing and acting into career.
5Favorite Movie is Back to the Future Part II (1989).
6Close friends with R&B singer Ne-Yo.
7At the age of three he used to put on shows for his family.
8Started playing the drums at age 3.
9Has a musical family.
10Started entertaining at the age of three by putting on shows for his folks' enjoyment.
11Fans of Actors Denzel Washington, Will Smith, & Idris Elba.
12Has worked in three Screen Gems Films You Got Served (2004), Stomp the Yard (2007), and This Christmas (2007).
13Has known actress Meagan Good since they were 10 years old.
14Loves Basketball, football and snowboarding.
15Produces and Writes.
16Has two younger brothers.
17Was a background dancer for Brandy Norwood in 2004.
18Plays keyboard and Drums.
19Nominated for American Choreography Award in 2004.
20Choregraphed Britney Spears' "In the Zone" tour.


American Violence2017Ben Woods
Definitely Divorcing2016Eric
True to the Game2016Quadir Richards
Lucky Girl2015Dillon
Mr. Right2015/IIMichael
The Girl Is in Trouble2015August
Fear Files2015TV MovieCity Councilman Harvey Jordan (segment "Fire")
The End Again2014ShortJoe Maxwell
Scandal2012-2014TV SeriesHarrison Wright
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming2010DJ
The Losers2010/IPooch
Death at a Funeral2010Jeff
Gamechangers Ep. 2: Fear the NFL Draft2010Video shortWillis Jackson
Armored2009Ty Hackett
Cadillac Records2008Little Walter
Quarantine2008Danny Wilensky
This Christmas2007Claude Whitfield
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip2006-2007TV SeriesDarius Hawthorne
Stomp the Yard2007DJ
Save the Last Dance 22006VideoMiles
Accepted2006Daryl 'Hands' Holloway
That's So Raven2005-2006TV SeriesTrey
War of the Worlds2005War of the Worlds Soldier
Judging Amy2005TV SeriesThomas McNab
ER2005TV SeriesLoose
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video GamePedestrian (voice)
You Got Served2004Dancer


Atone2017associate producer post-production
True to the Game2016associate producer
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming2010executive producer
Strange Fruit2008Short executive producer / producer


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Cadillac Records2008performer: "My Babe"


Scandal: The Secret Is Out2013TV Movie thanks


The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2013-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
My Life as a Dad2014TV SeriesHimself
45th NAACP Image Awards2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Conan2013TV SeriesHimself
The View2013TV SeriesHimself
44th NAACP Image Awards2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
43rd NAACP Image Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Stomp on the Yard: Choreography2010Video shortHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
Mark at the Movies2010TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Lopez Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2009TV SeriesHimself
A Light in the Darkness2009Video documentary shortHimself
Locked In: The Making of 'Quarantine'2009Video documentary shortHimself
The 40th NAACP Image Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
11-04-08: The Day of Change2009TV MovieHimself
Baisden After Dark2008TV SeriesHimself
Battles. Rivals. Brothers.2007Video shortHimself
38th NAACP Image Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Total Request Live2007TV SeriesHimself
The Tyra Banks Show2007TV SeriesHimself
106 & Park Top 10 Live2006TV SeriesHimself
Reject Rejection: The Making of 'Accepted'2006Video shortHimself
37th NAACP Image Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Freestyle (with Brian Friedman)2004Video documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

The Insider2015TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2013TV SeriesHarrison Wright in 'Scandal'
Scandal: The Secret Is Out2013TV MovieHarrison Wright

Won Awards

2013TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFan Favorite AwardsScandal (2012)
2009Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureCadillac Records (2008)
2009Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsAction Star

Nominated Awards

2014Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesScandal (2012)
2008Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformanceCadillac Records (2008)
2008Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Motion PictureStomp the Yard (2007)
2007MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBreakthrough PerformanceStomp the Yard (2007)
2007MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest KissStomp the Yard (2007)
2007Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: DanceStomp the Yard (2007)

Known for movies

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