• Uriah Shelton has an estimated net worth of over $2 million
• He has been active in the entertainment industry since 2007, including working on several films
• He showed athletic inclinations, and played soccer while also taking up martial arts lessons
• He was cast in a lead role in the film “Lifted”, and in a recurring role in the TV drama “The Glades”
• In 2017, a restraining order was filed against him by a woman who accused him of kicking her

Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$2 million
Date Of BirthMarch 10, 1997
FactHis middle name is Justus.

Who is Uriah Shelton?

Uriah Shelton was born on 10 March 1997, in Dallas, Texas, USA, and is an actor, best known for his work on television. He played the recurring character Pratters in the web series “13 Reasons Why”, and also had the role of Joshua Matthews in the show “Girl Meets World”.

The Wealth of Uriah Shelton

As of early-2020, Uriah Shelton has a net worth estimated to be over $2 million, earned through a successful career in acting.

He’s been active in the entertainment industry since 2007, including working on several films during his career.

Early Life and Career Beginnings

While Uriah was born in Dallas his family later settled in Magnolia Springs, Alabama, and he grew up in the small community by the river near the city of Mobile which is the third-largest city in the state in terms of population. At a young age, he didn’t envision himself as an actor, and pursued many interests.

He showed athletic inclinations, and played soccer while also taking up martial arts lessons. He was musically inclined too, and learned to play the piano while developing his singing voice, a skill which lead him to singing career later on.

He also took a modeling class with his cousin, and participated in an Orlando-based talent competition where he was discovered by several agencies from Los Angeles and New York City. Looking at his many opportunities, he decided that acting interested him the most, leading him to move to Los Angeles with the support of his family.

There he started doing commercial work, but still pursued his love of martial arts, particularly Tae Kwon Do, and he became the 2006 ATA California State Champion, leading in all categories.

Acting Focus

After completing his goal in martial arts, Shelton focused fully on finding his breakthrough in acting. This led to guest roles in popular television shows such as “The Suite Life on Deck”, “Monk”, “The Ghost Whisperer”, and “Without a Trace’. In 2010, he got one of his first recurring main roles in the TV drama “The Glades”, which follows the story of a detective who moves to South Florida after being falsely accused in his previous work in Chicago.

He played a rebellious son, and the love interest of Kiele Sanchez’s character.

He worked on the show for three years and a total of 26 episodes, meantime being cast in a lead role in the film “Lifted”, which is a story about a boy’s journey to compete in a singing competition despite all the events that are unfolding in his life. He also had a part in another television series called “Blue”, originally a show that aired on the YouTube channel WIGS before it was later acquired by Hulu.

Uriah Shelton

Other Projects and 13 Reasons Why

In 2014, Uriah was cast in the recurring role of Joshua Matthews in “Girl Meets World”, a role which continued for three years on the Disney Channel, and is a spin-off from “Boy Meets World” with several cast members of the original show reprising their role for this series.

After it ended, he was then cast in “13 Reasons Why” which has become one of his most notable roles, despite not being a lead character of the show.

The series which aired on Netflix is based on the novel of the same name written by Jay Asher, and tells the story of the suicide of a female student due to the gossip culture within a high school, and the journey of her friend to discovering the reasons why she ended her life. The series has received a lot of praise during its first season, but mixed to negative reception as the show progressed.

A few of his latest projects include the film “The Warriors Gate”, which was a Chinese and French collaborative film.

He also worked on the miniseries called “Looking for Alaska”, which is based on the novel of the same name written by John Green, and aired on Hulu in 2019.

Personal Life

Shelton is in a relationship though has not shared a lot of details about his partner, save for photos they have on social media. The couple often frequent the gym together, and he still practices martial arts and is active in both wushu as well as Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). They own a dog too.

In 2017, a restraining order was filed against him by a woman who claimed that he kicked her in the stomach after she stopped him from getting into a truck. He refused to comment on the accusations, only making a statement that he would never do such a thing, nor would he harm a woman.

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General Info

Full NameUriah Shelton
Net Worth$2 million
Date Of BirthMarch 10, 1997
Height1.68 m
ProfessionActor, Singer


MoviesThe Warriors Gate, Lifted, Meet My Mom, Opposite Day, Alabama Moon, Lower Learning, Ring of Death
TV ShowsThe Glades

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1His middle name is Justus.




Flock of Four2017post-productionArchie Radbourn
13 Reasons Why2017TV SeriesPratters
Girl Meets World2014-2017TV SeriesJoshua Matthews
Enter The Warriors Gate2016Jack
Instant Mom2015TV SeriesEmmery
Blue2012-2014TV SeriesJosh
The Glades2010-2013TV SeriesJeff Cargill
The Rev2013TV SeriesRonnie
Justified2012TV SeriesMitch Jenson
Last Man Standing2012TV SeriesBen Milbauer
Franklin & Bash2011TV SeriesAlex Carlisle
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour2011TV SeriesPete
Lifted2010Henry Matthews
Meet My Mom2010TV MovieWyatt
Monk2009TV SeriesNicky Phillips
Little Monk2009TV SeriesBrian
Trauma2009TV SeriesRudy
Alabama Moon2009Kit
Opposite Day2009Security Guard
Trust Me2009TV SeriesJack McGuire
The Suite Life on Deck2009TV SeriesPrince Jeffy
Exit 192009TV MovieLeo Woods
Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight2008TV SeriesJesse
The Nanny Express2008TV MovieBen Chandler
Lower Learning2008Prep School Kid
Ring of Death2008TV MovieTommy Wyatt
MADtv2008TV SeriesTommy
Ghost Whisperer2007TV SeriesYoung William
Without a Trace2007TV Series11 Year Old Brett


Lifted2010performer: "Ain't No Sunshine", "Come Inside My Heart", "Battle Hymn of the Republic", "Forever Young", "Our House", "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"


Heller Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Love Triangles: Relationship Complexities and the Glades2012Video shortHimself
Sunshine State of Mind: Casting the Glades2011Video shortHimself


Nominated Awards

2009Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young ActorThe Nanny Express (2008)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected].

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