Shahadi Wright Joseph is an American singer and child actress, who is best known for her role as Little Inez in Hairspray Live!, and Zora Wilson/Umbrae in Jordan Peele's Us.

For Disney, Joseph portrayed Young Nala in the Broadway adaptation of The Lion King and reprised her role in Disney's 2019 remake of the film.[1]


  • Joseph is the first actor/actress from a Broadway adaptation of a film to reprise her/his role in a live-action adaptation of its animated original.



  1. 'Us': Meet Shahadi Wright Joseph, Jordan Peele's teen horror warrior
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