Shemar expressed, "But I'm also humble enough to know, I can keep doing it my way, which might feel like the right way, but if I keep doing it my way and go to my so called mountain top, I don't want to get there by myself.” It's not the first time Shemar expressed his desires on becoming a father.
Previously in an interview in March 2016, he shared his wish of getting married to a wife and having kids as well to complete a picture of the happy family.
The Criminal Minds star was linked with Toni Braxton in 1994, but the couple decided against commitment in 1995.In the interview, Shemar and Phaedra were spotted indulging in PDA as Shemar nuzzled her neck when she was asked what kind of men Phaedra was interested in. I do not discriminate or allow people to feel small.... For real, You can call that arrogant if you want to. You can call me whatever you want, but you don't know me.' And when they want to give me a hug or take pictures with me, what, am I supposed to not put my arm around them or stand next to them, and if the man next to me in the picture is gay, that makes me gay?Replying to the query, Phaedra expressed, Shemar and Phaedra's closeness surprised everyone and people were keen to know about the unacknowledged relationship, and in an interview, on April 24, 2017, Phaedra was asked if she is has begun to dip in dating pool to which she replied, Shemar and Phaedra have not come out and acknowledged each other as girlfriend and boyfriend. That's just simpleminded ignorance, and I don't play that.As of now, he is not married and doesn’t have a wife.The actor is enjoying his single status and wants to enjoy his life as a bachelor for few more years.