Spence Moore II is a youthful American actor, who is probably most famous for his roles in the TV shows “A.P. Bio,” “All American,” and the miniseries “We Are Who We Are.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Spence Moore II is a native of St. Louis City, Missouri, and was born under the Sagittarius zodiac sign on 16 December 1997, which makes him 25 years old in 2022. He was partly raised in Los Angeles, California; his dad was the first of his name ‘Spence Moore’ and his mother, Tan Moore, who is an actress and therapist, is credited for her parenting-themed eBook “Very Critical Encouragement for Very Critical Parents.” He has an elder sister whose nickname is ‘Nini.’
His mother influenced him to start acting and took him to acting classes – he participated in various local talent shows when he was in sixth grade.
Spence attended Crespi Excessive Faculty in Encino, California, and completed his studies in 2016. He played soccer in college.
Spence supported the Black Lives Matter movement through his Instagram – in 2020, he shared one of his childhood photos and captioned it ‘We’re BLACK MEN!’ …. We Manufacture …. We don’t tear down other BLACK MEN! …. We have felt the pain of being torn down & now we have decided we can be deliberate about building others!’
He believes in supplementing talent with hard work, and has revealed that his best-loved quote is ‘hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard’ by the famed high school basketball coach, Tim Notke.
Moore made his TV debut aged 19 in 2016, in an episode of the hit police procedural mystery TV series “Criminal Mind,” and had the opportunity to work with experienced actors such as Shemar Moore, A.J. Cook, and Matthew Gray Gubler. The show was created by Jeff Davis and ran for 15 seasons on CBS and AXN from 2005 to 2020, and was among the most-watched projects on the channels – it spawned several spin-offs including “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior,” a South Korean adaptation, and even a video game. In the same year, he played David, an apprentice struggling to pass in class in the episode “Help Wanted” of Jack Burditt’s ABC sitcom “Last Man Standing.”
Moore played several diverse roles in 2017 – they ranged from the streetwise and outgoing friend in Ben Ketai’s Golden Reel Award-nominated Crackle crime drama show “StartUp” to the eccentric mama’s boy in Amani Walker’s police drama TV show, “Rebel,” which aired on BET. He played Damon in two episodes of the former, which starred Otmara Marrero, Edi Gathegi, Martin Freeman, and Adam Broody, and portrayed Amari in an episode of the latter, which starred Giancarlo Esposito, Danielle Mone Truitt, and Mikelen Walker – “Rebel” won a California on Location Award (COLA) in 2020 and a ReFrame Award in 2021.
From 2018 – 2021, Spence landed the lead role of Dan Decker in the NBC and Peacock comedy “A.P. Bio”, appearing alongside Glenn Howerton, Lyric Lewis and Mary Sohn. The show aired for four seasons, and received a Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) Television Award nomination in 2021. His next big role was as Chris Jackson in 25 episodes of April Blair’s sports drama “All American.” The show, which premiered on The CW on 10 October 2018, follows the story of the famed American football linebacker, Spencer Paysinger, and starred Daniel Ezra, Michael Evans and Samantha Logan. He also Spence next starred as Eric Harper in the Facebook Watch teen drama “Five Points”, and then
starred together with Jack Dylan Grazer, Beatrice Barichella and Jordan Kristine in the Sky Atlantic and HBO miniseries “We Are Who We Are” in 2020. He recently played Bruce Williams in five episodes of the Peabody Award-nominated comedy “The Wonder Years” in 2021 and 2022, and will share the screen with Kevin Hart, Wesley Snipes, and Tiffany Haddish in the upcoming comedy “Back on the Strip”, as well as appearing in the sports drama “Creed III.”
Moore has posed for various brands, such as Custom Ink, Adidas, Hormel, and Coca-Cola. He also starred in several National Football League (NFL) commercials.
Spence is very famous on Instagram – @spencemooreii – with over 350,000 followers. He is also active on Twitter with around 2,000 followers – his username is @spencemooreii. He also has a Facebook account that has about 10,000 followers.
Moore is dating the Netflix reality competition show “The Circle” starlet, the influencer, model, and reality star Samantha ‘Sammi’ Cimarelli, who is three years older than him. The duo like sharing each other’s photos on Instagram, and she recently sent him well wishes during his 24th birthday and captioned his picture with a heartfelt message: ‘Hbd to the person who has shown me more than I could have ever asked for… The happiest, loving, caring, most thoughtful human I’ve ever met. You light up every single room you walk into. Thank you for sharing space with me.’
Sammie announced her pregnancy on Instagram in January 2022 and shared an ultrasound photo with her followers. The duo welcomed a baby on 1 April 2022 and posted the picture of the newborn’s hand holding onto Moore’s pinkie finger on Instagram. Most of “The Circle” cast members such as Miranda Bissonnette, Tammy Eason and Antonio DePina sent Sammie congratulatory messages when she broke the news. The couple has not disclosed the sex or the name of their child.
Spence was previously dating the American actress Ashley Nicole Williams, who is known for playing Abigail Bellweather in the 2020 Freeform supernatural drama, “Motherland: Fort Salem.”
Spence is currently residing in Los Angeles, California, together with his family.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Spence is of Afro-American ethnicity and has a set of black eyes and curly black hair. He is 5ft 9ins (1.76m) tall and weighs approximately 165lbs (75kgs). He wears shoes size 10(US).
Despite his young age, Spence has featured in several hit projects which have seen his fame and wealth growing significantly. He is reportedly worth around $650,000 as of late 2022.
Who is Spence Moore’s Girlfriend, Sammie Cimarelli?
Samantha Cimarelli – AKA Sammi – was born on 23 September 1994 in Miami, Florida. Sadly, she lost both her parents in a car accident, and she spent the rest of her childhood with her aunt. She is an alumnus of Pennsylvania’s Cabrini University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Psychology. She obtained a master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2021.
Sammi began posting her modeling shots on Instagram in 2019. She also worked for Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Inc., which is in Florida. She made her TV debut in the US version of the reality show “The Circle,” which aired on Netflix, and at the end of the first season, she came in third in the games they played.
She is looking to have a career as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst.
Her Instagram account has over a million followers, and she’s posed for various brands such as Coco and Eve beauty products, Frame, and Boohoo clothing line.
She also runs a self-titled YouTube channel, and is fond of posting lifestyle and travel videos.
Sammi’s net worth is approximately $1.5 million as of 2022.