John Baumgartner Biography

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Date of Birth: 1931 , May-29
Age: 87 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
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Synopsis

Andrew Shue is an American actor, best known for portraying as Billy Campbell on the American primetime soap opera, Melrose Place (1992-1999).

He is on the Board of Directors for Do Something (which he co-founded) and also the co-founder of the social networking website CafeMom.

Early life and education

Andrew Shue was born Andrew Eppley Shue on February 20, 1967, in Wilmington, Delaware. He belongs to white ethnicity, and his nationality is American.

Shue is the son of Anne Brewster and James W. Shue. His father was a lawyer and real estate developer who was the president of the International Food and Beverage Corporation and was active in Republican politics, having once unsuccessfully run for the U.S. Congress in New Jersey where his mother is a bank executive who was the vice president of the private division of the Chemical Bank Corporation. He has a sister, Elizabeth Shue who is an actress. 

Shue joined Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey with his sister, Elisabeth Shue. During his high school, he was a Regional All-America soccer player and spent a winter studying and playing soccer in Glasgow, Scotland for Queen's Park FC. Shue studied Dartmouth where he earned B.A. in history in 1989.

Career

Shue worked as Billy Campbell on the Aaron Spelling soap opera Melrose Place in May 1992. He then starred opposite Courtney Thorne-Smith who later turned her boyfriend.

Shue continued the show for six long years while during that time he appeared as a wife beater in the film The Rainmaker starring alongside Matt Damon and Claire Danes.

In 1996, Shue did a commercial for SportsCenter on ESPN where he took the place of Charley Steiner. While on the other hand, Charlie took his position on Melrose Place.

Shue worked in the 2007 feature film Gracie with his sister Elisabeth, Brother John and brother-in-law Davis Guggenheim. Later on, Shue co-produced the film and also appeared in a minor role which paid tribute to his elder brother Will; died in an accident in 1988.

The story was sparingly based on Elisabeth's childhood when she used to play on all-boys soccer teams.

Personal life

In 1994, Shue married to floral designer Jennifer Hagency with whom he has three sons, Nate (1997), Aidan (1999), and Wyatt (2004). Unfortunately, they divorced in 2009.

Later, Shue married Amy Robach in February of 2010. Robach is an American television journalist, who works for ABC News. Shue and Robach first met in April of 2009 and within five months of meeting they were engaged on Sep 27, 2009.

The Good Morning America host, Robach previous married to baseball player Tim McIntosh in 1996 after dating for few years. Robach and McIntosh spent almost 12 years together and got a divorce in 2008. They and has a two daughter Ava (2002) and Analise (2006).

In 2013, Robach revealed on ‘Good Morning Show’ that she has been diagnosed with the breast cancer and also revealed that it almost ruined her family Life with Andrew Shue. Now, Robach is cancer free and is living the happy life with her wonderful family. 

Net worth

Andrew Shue has earned huge amount of net worth from his acting career; his current net worth is around $150 million.

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