Shakim Compere Biography

Shakim Compere is an American Film Producer and writer famously known for his work in movies like “Deep blue sea”, “Just Wright” and “The cookout”.  He is co-founder of Flavor Unit Productions and has produced several well-known films and has also worked in the music department for a few.

Early Life

Shakim has not shared much about his early life but it is known that he was born on 4th February 1967 and is currently 54 years old. he was born in a Christian family and belongs to African American ethnic groups. There is not much information about his parents and childhood but it is known that he grew up in Miami and is currently settled there. Shakim is believed to have completed his high school education from a local school in Miami and also attended a local college for his further education but the names of institutions have not been shared by him. Moreover, he is known to have studied music production and filmography and has high knowledge in the field.

Shakim Compere Career

Shakim co-founded his production house Flavor Unit Productions in 1995 along with his business partner Queen Latifah and started his career while working in the music department of the film “Deep Blue Sea” 1999 and later in year 2003 he also worked as a writer and dialogue consultant in form of the additional crew on the set of “Bringing down the house”. The following year, he wrote the plot for the movie “The cookout” as a writer and also produced the film. Further, he went on to produce several films like “beauty shop”, “life support”, “who’s your candy?” and “the perfect holiday” to name a few.

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In 2009, he went on to produce a television movie “Broke and Famous” and the following year, he also worked in the music department of “Just Wright” while also producing the film. His career went ahead and he further produced movies like “The cookout 2” (2011), “Joyful noise” (2012), “Steel Magnolias” (2012), “Let the church say amen” (2013), House of Bodies” (2013), “Percentage” (2014), “November rule” (2015), “Queen Latifah: Bessie” (2015),  “The perfect match” (2016), “Flint” (2017) to name a few.  In 2013, the company signed an official deal with the OTT platform Netflix to provide a platform for their films worldwide.

He also produced several tv series since 2012 including “The Next” (20120, “single ladies” (2012), “let’s stay together” (2014), “from the bottom up” (2016), “VH1 hip hop honors” (2016), “The pop game” (2017), “the best place to be” (2017), “The Rap game” (2016), and “Scream” in 2019. Shakim also has several credits for documentary films under his name including “The Art of Organized Noize in 2016 and a most recent production in 2019 “The Black Godfather”. Recently in 2021, he produced a television movie “Salt and Pepa” and a 10 episode long Tv series “The Equalizer” as the executive producer. Moreover, his other production under the name “End of the road” is currently in the process stage and being filmed.

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Shakim Compere Biography

Real Name Shakim Compere
Birth Date February 4, 1967
Age (as of 2021) 54 Years
Birth Place USA
Nationality American
Profession Film Producer & Writer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aquarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 186 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 97 kg  –  in Pounds –  213 lbs
Hair Color
Eye Color Black
Body Type Average




School Local high School
College Local College

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Who is his Wife? Queen Latifah (Ex.)
Children One

Personal Life

Shakim has not shared much about his personal life and relationships. He is currently believed to be single the information is not confirmed. He also does not share much about himself through social media and about his likes, dislikes, and hobbies. Shakim is not active on social media and does not have any accounts on platforms like Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. He likes to keep away from social platforms and only accesses the company’s social accounts.

Shakim Compere Net Worth

Shakim has been working in the industry as a producer and writer for several years and has earned a lot of wealth over the years. his major source of income is through his profession as a producer and his net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $10 million.

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  • Recently in the BET Awards show in 2021, Queen Latifa thanked Shakim for receiving the Lifetime achievement award and referred to him as her “Partner”.
  • He received the Emmy Award -Outstanding Television movie for his movie Queen Latifah: Bessie in 2015.
  • He was nominated for the Outstanding television movie Emmy Award 2018 for the movie Flint.

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