Shaun T was born and raised in New Jersey, receiving a B.A. in Health and Exercise Science with a minor in Theater and Dance from Rowan University.
Shaun T’s accomplishments span the entertainment industry. He has shared the stage with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert in the musical version of The Ten Commandments, as well as landing roles in Pippin and Applause. Shaun T was the host of My Diet Is Better Than Yours on ABC and co-hosted Secret Guide to Fabulous on LOGO. His television and film credits include Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Six Feet Under, and Beauty Shop starring Queen Latifah. Shaun T has toured with Mariah Carey, danced for world renowned choreographers Travis Payne and Jamal Sims, and assisted with Tony Gonzalez in the cheerleading blockbuster movie Bring It On: All or Nothing.
After assisting fitness legend Kathy Smith on her Project:You program, Shaun T made history in 2007 by creating Hip Hop Abs, the #1 selling home fitness program. This led to the development of two kids programs, Shaun T’s Fit Kids Club (for ages 7+) and Get Real with Shaun T (for preteens), before creating his next #1 hit in 2008, Rockin’ Body.
Shaun T’s next massive fitness accomplishment came in 2009 when INSANITY debuted and forever changed the face of home fitness through 60 days of Shaun T’s proprietary Max Interval Training. INSANITY held its rightful place as the #1 selling infomercial, helping a world of people DIG DEEPER and get the most insane results possible. With follow-up programs INSANITY: THE ASYLUM Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, Shaun T helped people embrace their inner athlete and achieve permanent success through his fitness programs.
In 2013, Shaun T released Focus T25, another #1 hit. Shaun T proved that becoming the best version of yourself is attainable through investing as little as 25 minutes a day, regardless of fitness level or experience. In 2014, Shaun T once again redefined what is possible for people to achieve in just 30 minutes when he created INSANITY MAX:30. With a modifier and no equipment other than a willing body and mind, Shaun T elevates challengers to new levels of fitness success through dedicated cardio and Tabata strength workouts. The focus is not about making it through all 30 minutes without stopping – it’s about finding your MAX, taking a short break and jumping back into the workout, pushing yourself a little bit further than you did yesterday.
In the summer of 2015, Shaun T released CIZE. CIZE was designed to easily teach anyone professionally choreographed dance moves in a way that is incredibly fun and delivers a heart-pumping workout, said Shaun T. In developing CIZE, I went back to my roots as a dancer and choreographer and remembered the fun millions had with Hip Hop Abs and Rockin’ Body.
In 2017, Shaun T released his new program, SHAUN WEEK, exclusively through BeachBody On Demand. An instant mega-hit, it reached 1 million downloads in 6 days. SHAUN WEEK is a ruthless 7-day full-body boot camp developed to motivate you to focus physically AND mentally like never before.
Today, Shaun T is doing what he loves best – developing, traveling and helping people attain their goals through inspiration, motivation and physical fitness. Shaun T’s business ventures have led him to launching an apparel line featuring mantras from Shaun’s everyday life. Audiences can dig even deeper by attending his aptly named self-produced live events, ShaunTervention, a mix of fitness, music, inspiration and motivation, subscribe to his podcast, Trust and Believe with Shaun T or sign up online to be a part of his Transformation Academy. Rodale Books will publish Shaun T’s first book, a self-help memoir titled T IS FOR TRANSFORMATION, in November 2017 discussing his own personal transformation and giving people the 7 super powers they need to make their own transformation a reality. Each Shaun T venture is dedicated to empowering your mind and building the confidence you need so you can TRUST AND BELIEVE that you can live life at your best!