• Shelby Simmons was born in Richmond, Virginia and currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
• She began acting in school plays and made her professional debut at 15 in 2017.
• She has appeared in Nickelodeon's Game Shakers, Disney Channel's Andi Mack and School of Rock, Netflix's Prince of Peoria, and Disney Channel's Bunk'd.
• In 2019, she was rumored to be dating Jace Norman from Henry Danger.
• She has a net worth of $2 million.
Early life, family, educational background
Shelby Simmons was born on 6 February 2002, in Richmond, Virginia, USA, to Penelope and Buck Simmons; she has two siblings, a brother named Bernie and a sister named Mariah Simmons. Shelby currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
Shelby began acting when she appeared in school plays; her favorite character she played was Princess Fiona in their “Shrek” production.
She booked roles reasonably soon after moving to Los Angeles. She made her professional debut at the age of 15 in 2017, when she played Shanelle an episode entitled “The Trip Trap” of the Nickelodeon show, “Game Shaker,”
In 2018, she made a single episode appearance in the television adaptation of “School of Rock,” then later that year she had the recurring role of Natalie in season two of the Disney Channel series, “Andi Mack” – the comedy-drama created by Terri Minsky aired from 7 April 2017 to 26 July 2019, and starred Sofia Wylie, Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Lilan Bowden, Trent Garrett, Joshua Rush, Lauren Tom, and Asher Angel.
A big year for Shelby professionally, she was also Sydney Quinn, a lead in Netflix’s “Prince of Peoria;” the comedy show was the first Netflix series to be filmed with a live studio audience present.
In 2019, Shelby made a guest appearance as Joss Moss in “Henry Danger,” her character introduced as mob boss Rob Moss’ daughter in the episode entitled “Double-O Danger.”
Later in 2019, she began starring as Ava in the Disney Channel series “Bunk’d”, a teenager from the city who is the new camp counselor, even though she has no relevant experience.
The comedy series premiered on 31 July 2015, was created by Pamela Eells O’Connell, and is a spin-off from another Disney show, “Jessie”, and even starred Karan Brar, Skai Jackson and Peyton List, who were part of the leading cast in “Jessie.” The plot follows Ravi, Zuri and Emma as they leave New York City to spend their summer in Moose Rump, Maine, at Camp Kikiwaka – the camp their parents met at when they were teenagers. Jedediah Swearengen founded the camp and named it after a Bigfoot-type legendary creature, which is said to live in the forest close by. The camp is famous for still running, even though they violate multiple safety regulations and health codes. The fifth season of the series was confirmed in February 2020.
In 2020, Shelby was cast as a lead alongside James Denton in the feature film “Selfie Dad”.
Shelby enjoys playing sports, and is part of a champion softball team.
She also loves animals and has two pets of her own, a white rabbit named Luenell and a dog named Daisy.
She was rumored to be dating the lead actor in “Henry Danger,” Jace Norman, after the pair attended the Kid’s Choice Awards together in March 2019. She walked the orange carpet with him, they posed for photos and looked very happy.
He won the Favorite TV Actor award, and it looked like he was holding hands with Shelby before getting up to accept his award. They did not officially announce their relationship, but Jace did post a photo of Shelby onto his Instagram account, along with other pictures from the night. He later posted a selfie with her and captioned it, ‘One last one,’ along with a red heart emoji and sideways smiley.
Shelby also posted photos of the event, and captioned the, ‘Had an awesome time at the kids choice awards! The slime was legit. Thank you, @jacenorman, for inviting me, and thank you @saniyyasidney @amconstance for being there with me! I love you guys.’
They both continued to post photos together, suggesting they are in a relationship – Shelby posted a photo that appeared to be a romantic Santa Monica getaway.
If the two were an item, it seems that they have broken up. Jace’s last photo with Shelby was posted in May 2019, and she has since deleted any pictures of or with him on Instagram.
She has light brown hair, hazel eyes and is 5ft 2in (1.57m) tall.
Net worth and salary
Shelby’s net worth is estimated at $2 million, as of late-2020.