Down 4,543 this week

Mercedes Scelba-Shorte

Born to a white mother and an African American father in 1981 in New Jersey. Her mother Mary Scelba then moved her family to Valencia, California to get Mercedes out of the dangers she was facing in New Jersey. Diagnosed with Lupus a year ago, Mercedes has gone from trying furiously to hide her disease from the world to becoming a National ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent

Family Entertainment Guide

Looking for movies and TV shows the whole family can watch together? Check out the Family Entertainment Guide.

Visit the Family Entertainment Guide

Amazon Pilot Season

Want to help choose the next great Amazon Original comedy series? Stream and review now during Amazon Pilot Season.

Stream and review now

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 270 people
created 18 Apr 2011
a list of 4656 people
created 06 Jul 2011
a list of 121 people
created 14 Sep 2011
a list of 900 people
created 30 Jun 2012

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Mercedes Scelba-Shorte's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

America's Next Top Model
Unemployed Producer Jasmine
The Tyra Banks Show
E! True Hollywood Story
E! True Hollywood Story Herself - Season 2


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (4 credits)
 2008 Unemployed
Producer Jasmine (as Mercedes Scelba)
 2005 All of Us (TV Series)
- The Spy Who Smoked Me (2005) ... Amanda (as Mercedes Yvette)
 2004 One on One (TV Series)
- Follow That Car (2004) ... Java (as Mercedes Yvette)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (3 credits)
 2004-2006 America's Next Top Model (TV Series)
- The Girls Who Go to Texas (2006) ... Herself
- Runway Ahead (2004) ... Herself
- The Girl Who Cheated (2004) ... Herself
- The Girl Who Is Afraid of Snakes (2004) ... Herself
 2005-2006 The Tyra Banks Show (TV Series)
- Beyonce Bares All (2006) ... Herself
- Queen of Cheap (2005) ... Herself
- 'America's Next Top Model' Reunion (2005) ... Herself
 2006 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Season 2
- America's Next Top Model (2006) ... Herself - Season 2
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 2012 America's Next Top Model (TV Series)
- Nicholas Tse (2012) ... Herself (as Mercedes)

Personal Details

Other Works:

2007: Appeared in Chili's commercial. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mercedes | Mercedes Scelba | Mercedes Yvette


5' 8" (1.73 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Oh, I worked it on that runway! I don't really think there was anything I could have done. The judges knew why they wanted Yoanna to win, even though their reasons were different then mine, but they chose her to win and I don't think there was anything else I could have done to change their minds. They knew she would be a success in the industry, and I wish her luck. See more »


She has recently become a National Spokesperson for The Lupus Foundation of America and her picture can be found their homepage. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
OMG SHE'S IN X-MEN 3!!!! ag5244
Chili's commericial lindseyfull890
payless commercial?? caroljeanne
Does anyone remember MTV's Fear? gomezad3
She has Lupus sfgiantslove
Is This True? ayanagrl
Discuss Mercedes Scelba-Shorte on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page