In 1998, Shadia won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series - Supporting Young Actress for her role in In His Father's Shoes.
Shadia is very athletic, and she enjoys watching as well as playing basketball. She plays forward in basketball.
Shadia is a dancer and singer.
Shadia Simmons was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)-Leading Young Actress in 2003 for Strange Days at Blake Holsey High.
Shadia starred in Ace Lightning with Ashley Leggat. Ashley is the star of Life With Derek, where Shadia has a recurring role.
Shadia has been in the following movies:
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)-Jenny Morrow
Friday (1995) (uncredited)-Child by ice cream truck
Shadia has been in the following TV movies:
Holiday Affair (1996)-Unsure
Color of Justice (1997)-Harriet
In His Father's Shoes (1997)-Maggie
A Saintly Switch (1999)-Annette Anderson
Dear America: A Picture of Freedom (1999)-Clotee
The Color of Friendship (2000)-Piper Dellums
Virtual Mom (2000)-Amy
Zenon: The Zequel (2001)-Nebula Wade
The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000)-Jenny
Too Young to Be a Dad (2002)-Blair
And probably more to come!
Shadia is half black and half Indian.
Shadia is good friends with Hilary Duff and Robert Clark.
Shadia's mother is Nova Scotian and her father is Trinidadian.
Her heritage is Canadian.
She appeared as herself in 2001 in Disney's Express Yourself commercials.
Shadia is the oldest out of 3 other siblings; 2 girls and 1 boy.
She doesn't talk about her career of an actress with her friends.
Simmons says that she is less stressed about being perfect like her character Corrine Baxter on Strange Days at Blakeholsey High.
Shadia is approximately 5'3" (1.60 m).
Shadia's favorite NBA teams are the Toronto Raptors and the Philidalphia 76ers. Her favorite NBA player is Vince Carter.
Shadia plays the piano and violin.
One of her favorite movies is "Love and Basketball".