Skyh Black

Skyh Black

actor, producer

Skyh Black was born on Feb 16, 1988 in USA. Skyh Black's big-screen debut came with Center Stage directed by Nicholas Hytner in 2000, strarring ABA Student (uncredited). Skyh Black is known for The Chadwick Journals directed by Deondray Gossfield, Damian Toofeek Raven stars as Chadwick Williams and Jemar Michael as Oren. The most recent award Skyh Black achieved is Telly Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Skyh Black plays is Lace - Season 1 which will be released on Nov 04, 2021.

From dancing on stage alongside best-selling music artists Beyonce', Rihanna, and Mariah Carey to starring in back-to-back hit television series, the striking, commanding and charismatic multi-hyphenate talent Skyh Black dominates Hollywood in the new generation of leading men.This year, Black returns in the electrifying, leading role of 'Amp' Addiction Anthony in Tyler Perry's smash hit, male exotic dancer drama, All the Queen's Men on BET. The series follows Amp, an ex-con with a hidden past who is lured into the lucrative yet dangerous world of male exotic dancing by Madam (Eva Marcille), Club Eden's fierce yet vengeful owner. Amp struggles with navigating the complexities of loyalty and his newfound high-stakes life after lockup. Season three recently wrapped production for Tyler Perry Studios and is slated for release in 2023.In Showtime's critically acclaimed dark comedy Black Monday, Black stars opposite Don Cheadle and Regina Hall as 80's music executive Arnie Markowitz and as attorney Othello Charles in season one of the steamy AMC ALL Black legal drama series, Lace. Black also starred as the fan-favorite Jacobi in seasons two and three of Tyler Perry's highest-rated, #1 mega-hit drama, Sistas.On the film front, Black stars as Jesse Holmes in the psychological thriller Stranger Next Door, directed by Emmy-award-winning director Victoria Rowell. The film tells the story of a former police detective (Vicky Jeudy) who is retired, divorced and lives a life of seclusion as her father's caretaker (Tim Reid). When Holmes moves in next door, her seemingly stagnant life is flipped. Stranger Next Door made its debut during the Summer 2022 American Black Film Festival in Miami Beach as part of 12 hand-selected spotlight screenings.Skyh can next be seen executive producing and starring as Patrick Casey in the romantic drama A Haitian Wedding. The film centers on the love story of a Haitian-born bride-to-be and her fiancé, the American go-getter Patrick Casey (Skyh). When Casey accidentally breaks tradition by proposing to his bride-to-be without her strict Haitian parents' approval, the two must travel to her native country and do damage control, ultimately turning into a journey of self-discovery. A Haitian Wedding, which recently wrapped production in Haiti and Miami, is slated for theatrical release in 2023.Born and raised in Miami, FL, Skyh has always held a strong passion for the arts. Inspired by Michael Jackson at a young age, Skyh enrolled in dance classes at just five years old and became fully immersed in the worlds of dancing, singing, and acting in just a few years. Professionally trained in tap and ballet, Skyh has attended the New World School of Arts in Miami, New York's School of American Ballet, Miami City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and the Atlanta Ballet.Following his professional training, Skyh made the move to Los Angeles and went on to dance on tour with music legend Beyoncé as her lead male dancer (most notably in her iconic MTV VMA Video Vanguard performance of "Mine"). After completing a handful of successful tours with Beyonce' and artists alike, Skyh booked the lead role in Michael Jackson's music video for "A Place with No Name" from his second posthumous album, "Xscape." Acclaimed award-winning director and choreographer Debbie Allen also noticed Skyh's potential as an actor. In a career-altering moment for Skyh, he cemented his passion for acting and compelled him to pursue the art.After catching the acting bug, Skyh hit pause on dancing professionally and took a side job doing valet parking in Hollywood to afford acting classes and rent while honing this new passion and craft, which led to a life-changing audition for Academy award-winning director, producer and showrunner Tyler Perry. After a series of callbacks and chemistry reads, Skyh booked the role of Jacobi on BET's Sistas, earning widespread praise and acclaim for his performance by critics, fans, and Perry himself.Skyh is making his mark on Hollywood as an actor, producer and philanthropist. He advocates mental health and wellness, diversity and inclusion in entertainment, and preserving the performing arts. He is committed to building community through dance, inspiring and enriching the lives of the next generation of young, black and gifted performers.Skyh is currently based in Los Angeles, CA, with his fiancé, fellow actress KJ Smith, and their toy poodle puppy, Billionaire Black.

  • Birthday

    Feb 16, 1988
  • Place of Birth

    Miami, Florida, USA

Known For


1 wins & 0 nominations

Telly Awards
Webseries - scripted
Winner - Silver Telly

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TV Shows