Michael Shannon Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Sep, 2020
Facts of Michael Shannon
Date of Birth: 1974 , August-7
Age: 46 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Michael Shannon
Birth Name Michael Corbett Shannon
Father Donald S. Shannon
Mother Geraldine Hine
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Lexington, Kentucky
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 6 Million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Light-Brown
Weight in KG 60 kg
Married Yes
Married to Kate Arrington
Children Sylvia and Marion
Education New Trier High School
Awards San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award 2015
Movies Man of Steel
TV Show Boardwalk Empire
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Born and raised in Lexington, Michael Shannon is an actor and a musician who is known for his work in films like Groundhog Day, Chain Reaction, The Shape of Water, Man of Steel and Bad Boys II among others.

Early Life And Bio Of Michael Shannon

Michael Corbett Shannon known as Michael Shannon was born on August 7, 1974. Michael was born in Lexington, Kentucky, United States who is now 41 years old in his age. He is also now nominated with his performance as a Best Supporting Actor within the academy awards and few more of it.

His performances were counted within his roles Revolutionary Road that came in the year 2008. Michael was the grandson of the popular actor named Entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon from whom he was highly inspired.

Along with this, his mother was professionally a corporate lawyer who was working with her own law firm. His father was a professor working into the Depaul University and he was professor within the subject accounting.

Later, when Michael grew up his parents got officially divorced. His parents were living separately in Lexington and Chicago.

Michael completed his schooling from New Trier High School. His school was located in Winnetka, Illinois where his mother was staying. In his very first film, he played as a major character in his career and it was a music video. The song was “House of Pain” which was Every Mother’s Nightmare song.

Michael Shannon's Career

From the very time, he started searching his career within the very industry and started debuting in the films with the small roles with the remarkable character.

The name of the film was Groundhog Day this came across in the year 1993 and from the very time he was rapidly progressive into his performance as such.

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Michael Shannon's Net Worth 

With a career spanning more than 20 years, he gathered a net worth of $8 million dollars as of February 2019. The world-renowned actor gathered this net worth from his hard work and talents. Regarding his earnings, there is no information about his salary in the tabloid sources.

However, the average earnings of an actor is around $52,000 a year and similarly, the average singer earns around  $47.59 per hour.

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Michael Shannon's Personal Life

During the very time he was dating with his girlfriend named Kate Arrington. Later Michael and Kate got married and came into being the official spouse. Now they are parents of their children who are daughters named Sylvia and Marion.

This happy family is living within Red hook of Brooklyn and there is no such information about the divorce of the couple as they are living with their successful livelihood together. 

Michel loves partying with his family and relatives, so each Friday he often announces get together in his home. Michel loves reading love stories and Nicholas Sparks is his favorite writer.

He loves playing chess and loves all other board games. The trademark of Nicholas is a crazed character with deep authoritative tone of voices along with imposing stature and towering in nature. With the frequent working with Jeff Nichols, he was earning a good amount of salary.

Apart from this, there is no information about his love affairs in the media.

Michael Shannon's Body Measurements: What Is His Height?

  • Height: Michael is 6 feet 3 inches or 190.5 cm tall in his height and his body measurement seems very toned and good looking.  
  • Weight: He weighs around 80 kg (175 lbs).