Mercedes Scelba-Shorte is an American fashion model and actress most notable as the runner-up of the second cycle of America’s Next Top Model (ANTM). After appearing on ANTM, Scelba-Shorte became a spokesperson for the Lupus Foundation of America. She signed with Nous Model Management and has acted on numerous television series, including One on One, All of Us, and The Bold and the Beautiful. Scelba-Shorte‘s commercial credits include Hewlett Packard, Sears, AT&T, Chili’s, MedermaTarget, Payless Shoes, Bell South, and Chevy. Other modeling credits include Kohl’s, Old Navy, Wal-Mart, Anchor Blue, Halston, Mervyn’s, Target, and Macy’s. Born Mercedes Yvette Scelba-Shorte on August 24, 1981 in New Jersey, to a Caucasian mother and an African American father, she attended Valencia High School. Before auditioning for America’s Next Top Model (ANTM), Scelba-Shorte was studying at California State University, Northridge.
Mercedes Scelba-Shorte Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 24 August 1981
Birth Place: New Jersey, United States
Birth Name: Mercedes Yvette Scelba-Shorte
Also known as: Mercedes Yvette
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Fashion model, Actress
Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial (Caucasian, African American)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Mercedes Scelba-Shorte Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 121 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 55 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 8″
Height in Meters: 1.73 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-24-35 in (86-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Mercedes Scelba-Shorte Family Details:
Father: Keith Darnell Shorte
Mother: Mary A. (Scelba)
Children: She has a son (b. May 13, 2017)
Others: John S. Ho (Stepfather), Anthony J. Scelba (Maternal grandfather), Purissima Gaffney (Maternal grandmother)
Mercedes Scelba-Shorte Education:
Valencia High School,
California State University, Northridge
Mercedes Scelba-Shorte Facts:
*She was born on August 24, 1981 in New Jersey, USA.
*She was born to a white mother and an African American father.
*She was a contestant and the runner-up on Cycle 2 of America’s Next Top Model (ANTM).
*In 2000, she appeared in the MTV reality show Fear.
*She was diagnosed with lupus in 2003.
*In May 2004, she signed to New Model Management in L.A.
*Her favorite movie is Finding Nemo and her favorite TV shows are Seinfeld, The Simpsons, Sex and the City, and 106 & Park: Prime.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.