Shamika Lee Cotton is an American actress born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the United States in 1998. The 22 years old Actress is in this field from 2003 till the present. She is best known for her character in HBOs television series THE WIRE, playing the character of RAYLENE LEE who is a drug addict and mother of Michael Lee. This was her best character played so far and a has a huge fan based on this character as she played a usual role regarding her age. She is a High School graduated and focused on her career more as compared to her studies. She is an amazingly talented woman and has won the hearts of people in a very short span of time. Let us have an overview of her personal life to know her in more detail!
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Shamika Cotton
Shamika believes in a well-maintained body. She is 5 feet and 5 inches in height whereas, her weight is 55kgs. She loves eating a healthy diet and also loves skincare.
2- Beauty with a Brain
Shamika is a high school graduate from a renowned Institute of Performing arts under the teachings of Rocky Caroll and Sarah Jessica Parker. Her classmates included Nick and Drew Lachey. She was amongst a list of brilliant students. She then persuaded her career and moved to NEW YORK.
3- Marital Status
Shamika cotton is a private person who keeps likes to keep privacy in some aspects. She is single and her boyfriend is unknown whether she is dating someone or not.
In her free time, Shamika loves to enjoy billiards, dancing, and listening to music. She is also a shopping freak as she loves fashion and we also love the way she carries herself.
Shamika is a very lively person. She loves bright and bold colors. Her favorite colors are Red, Green, and Fawn. She also loves fast food along with a healthy diet mostly. She also loves traveling to New York.
6- Avid Social media User
She is very active on her social media accounts. She loves to stay in touch with her fans as she believes it’s her second family. She also created a podcast in 2007, namely SHAMIKA CHRONICLES with weekly podcasts to share with her fans all of that happened within the week.
7- Extensive Career
She has worked in many stages shows along with television. In 2004, she appeared in AIN’T SUPPOSED TO DIE. In 2006 she appeared in a reality show I WANNA BE A SOAP STAR. Looking at her versatile acting she was given a challenging role as a drug-addicted mother in the HBO series, THE WIRE. In 2007, she appeared in the television serial LAW AND.O.DER-CRIMINAL INTENT and the list goes on telling her success stories!
Being such a young actress, having so much success and fame is an achievement in itself. She has a huge fan following and is loved by many. Well, If talking about awards, This is greater than that!