‘S.W.A.T.’ Star Shemar Moore Wishes Late Mother Happy Birthday in Hilariously Heartwarming Post

by Keeli Parkey

Today (Sept. 6, 2021) is a bittersweet day for “S.W.A.T.” star Shemar Moore. Today is his late mother’s birthday. And the actor honored her with a social media post that is both heartwarming and hilarious.

The 51-year-old television star shared this special birthday message on his Instagram. According to his post, his mother was born on Sept. 6, 1943. She passed away at the age of 76 on Feb. 8, 2020.

In his post, the “S.W.A.T.” star described his mother as a person who loved with her whole heart. She was a person who disciplined when he needed it. She was the woman who shaped him into the person he is now. Shemar Moore also shared the sweet nickname he had for this very special woman in his life.

“HAPPY BDAY to the most incredible woman I have ever known, loved, and been spanked by as a bad ass kid, and taught by, believed in, and loved by so thoroughly and purely … I am the man I am because of Marilyn Joan Wilson-Moore …. MOMMA DUKES,” the “S.W.A.T.” actor began his post.

Shemar Moore Hopes His Mother is Celebrating Her Birthday in Heaven By ‘Shaking’ Her ‘Money Maker’

Shemar Moore also said in his social media post that his mother was very proud of him. “She would always say to me….. ‘Shemaaaa, I was in the front of the line when God was handing out sons,'” he also recalled.

This was not something the future “S.W.A.T.” star agreed with. Instead, he believed he was blessed to have Marilyn as a mother.

“And I would say back to her … ‘Naw Ma, I cut the line to get to YOU!!!!’ Moore also shared.

Shemar Moore closed his heartwarming birthday message on a celebratory note.

“MOM, I know your up there puff puff passing, sipping on your wine, and shaking your money maker celebrating yo ass off!!! I LOVE YOU n MISS YOU ALWAYS n FOREVER,” he also said.

‘S.W.A.T’ Star Shemar Moore Was Born in California

It was on April 20, 1970, in Oakland, California, that Marilyn Joan Wilson-Moore welcomed her son, Shemar Moore into the world, according to IMDb. His father is Franklin Sherrod Moore. Franklin is African-American. Marilyn is half French-Canadian and half Irish.

The “S.W.A.T.” star has talked publically about his mother in the past. “Although I have a lot of close female friends in my life, my number one is still my mom. Without her, I wouldn’t have the values that I have and see the world the way that I do today. She taught me how to appreciate and respect women. She taught me chivalry and how to love a woman and respect their feelings and emotions,” Moore once said.

In addition to his role on “S.W.A.T.”, Shemar Moore is also known for his roles in “The Young and the Restless” and “Criminal Minds.”