Quick Facts of Columbus Short

  • Full NameColumbus Short
  • Net Worth$2 Million
  • NicknameColumbus
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, The United States
  • EthnicityAfro- American
  • ProfessionActor, Choreographer
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year2004- present
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourBlack
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseAida Abramyan
  • Height5 feet 9 inch
  • Weight68 Kg
  • EducationOrange County High School of the Arts
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Children3
  • HoroscopeVirgo

Columbus Short is a prominent American choreographer, actor, and singer. He is best-known for his roles in the films Stomp the Yard, Cadillac Records, Armored, and The Losers. Likewise, he also choreographed Britney’s Spears’s Onyx Hotel Tour.

To date, he has collected millions of dollars through his multi profession. Are you curious about Columbus Short salary and net worth-related information? If yes, keep scrolling the article and know about Columbus Short bio, wiki, height, married, etc.

Columbus Short Bio (Wiki & Early Life)

The multi-talented American personality, Columbus Short was born on 19 September 1982 in Kansas City, Missouri, The United States. As a matter of fact, his birth name is Columbus Keith Short Jr. He belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Moreover, he was born under the sun sign, Virgo.

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Furthermore, he was born to a musical family as his father Columbus Keith Short was a Choir Singer and his mother, Janette, has a talent management company. He has two brothers, John Rancipher and Chris Staples. Columbus attended Marcos De Niza High School and the Orange County High School of the Arts.

Columbus Short’s Body Measurements (Height & Weight)

He has got a slim body structure and is very conscious about his physique. Columbus Short’s height is 5 feet 9 inch (1.75m) and he weighs around 68 Kg (150 Lbs). Moreover, he has a black eye and black hair.


Columbus Short’s Career

The 37 years old actor and choreographer, Columbus Short started his career in acting as a dancer in You Got Served. In addition, he appeared in Accepted starring as Justin Long. Moreover, he appeared as a lead role in the direct-to-DVD movie Save the Last Dance 2 alongside Izabelle Miko and Stomp the Yard. The film that he has played until now are:

  1. War of the Worlds- 2005
  2. This Christmas- 2007
  3. Cadillac Records- 2008
  4. Armored- 2009
  5. The Losers- 2010
  6. Mr. Right- 2015
  7. Lucky Girl- 2016
  8. American Violence- 2017
  9. Armed- 2018

Not only films he has also appeared on TV shows like ER(2005), Scandal(2012-2014), That’s So Raven(2005-2006). Not to mention, he won and nominated for many awards.

  1. Black Reel Awards- 2008 Best Ensemble: Cadillac Records (Winner)
  2. Black Reel Awards- 2008 Best Breakthrough Performance: Cadillac Records (Nominated)
  3. Image Awards- 2009 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Cadillac Records (Nominated)

Columbus Short was also nominated for Best Dance: Stomp the Yard in 2007.

Personal Life (Relationship & Married)

Columbus Short married his publicist, Aida Abramyan in 2016. However, there is no information about where they got married and how. It seems like their marriage ceremony was held privately with their close friends and relatives only. Likewise, the married couple shares 1 son named Denzel.


Before marrying Aida, he was married to Tanee Mccall in 2005. They share a daughter, Ayala together but separated in 2013. Likewise, before Tanee, he was married to Brandi Short but split from her in 2003. As per some sources, he has dated Britney Spears.

Columbus Short’s Net Worth, Salary & Income

Columbus Short net worth is estimated to be around $2 Million as of 2019. He collects this hefty amount of money through his career as an actor. Besides acting, he adds some of the money through choreography, endorsements and his singing career. Being involved in acting since 2003 to present, he has accumulated a hefty amount of net worth and will surely grow in the coming days.

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