Shawn Harrison Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Jun, 2021
Facts of Shawn Harrison
Date of Birth: 1973 , December-28
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Shawn Harrison
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Net Worth $600 Thousand
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Girlfriend N/A
Married No
Children No
Online Presence Twitter
Movies Silent But Deadly (2012), Uncle Ed's Bucket List (2018)
TV Show Family Matters (1990- 1996), Girlfriends (2002- 2004), Legion of Super Heroes (2006- 2008)
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Famous for portraying Waldo Faldo in ABC sitcom Family Matters (1990- 1996), Shawn Harrison is an American actor. Turned professional since 1985, the Los Angeles native grabbed further fame through notable roles in the TV series Girlfriends (2002- 2004) and Legion of Super Heroes (2006- 2008).

Over the course of his acting career of 3 decades, Harrison accounts for 17 acting credits, mostly worked in TV series along with some TV movies & feature films. Moreover, he tried out his hands in producing as associate producer of Lord Help Us (2007) and made his directorial debut with A Sitcom for Gio (2020, 2 episodes).

What Is Shawn Harrison's Age and Height?

Harrison was born on December 28, 1973, in Los Angeles, California, the USA. An American by nationality, Shawn hails from a black ethnic background. As of June 2021, he is 46 years old and has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (175 cm).

Brief TV Roles Before Breakthrough With 'Family Matters'

Shawn Harrison made his TV debut through Hill Street Blues in 1985 and later appeared in a 1986 video of I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing. After working in 2 TV movies in 1987: Daniel and the Towers and The Mighty Pawns, the American actor saw guest roles in the TV series Day by Day (1988-1989), Punky Brewster (1989), and L.A. Law  (1990).

In 1990, Harrison earned his career breakthrough from the TV series Family Matterswhere he portrayed Waldo Geraldo Faldo in 106 episodes until 1996. The TV sitcom starred Reginald VelJohnson, Jo Marie Payton, Rosetta LeNoire, Darius McCrary, Kellie Shanygne Williams, and Jaimee Foxworth.

CAPTION: Actor Shawn Harrison played Waldo Faldo in Family Matters SOURCE: IMDB

Having worked in Moesha (1996), Shawn took a brief break from acting before his return in 2002. He played Peaches in the comedy-drama Girlfriends (2002- 2004) featuring Tracee Ellis Ross, Golden Brooks, and Persia White

From 2006 to 2008, he voiced different characters  Timber Wolf / Ron-Karr / Security Guard in the sci-fi animated TV series Legion of Super Heroes. 

After his appearances in Silent But Deadly (2012) and Uncle Ed's Bucket List (2018), Shawn Harrison made his most recent TV work in a guest role Monsieur Reynaud in Dynasty (2020).

Net Worth Of Shawn Harrison

Raised in Los Angeles, Harrison got attached to acting from a young age & turned professional in 1985. Already with 3 decades in the acting industry, the American actor is estimated to own $600,000 net worth in June 2021.

During his career height in the 90s, Shawn was cast in Family Matters, where he dedicated his 6 years, earning him a decent sum of money. His recurring yet notable role in Girlfriends and as a voice-over in Legion of Super Heroes saw him a salary of hundreds of thousand dollars. 

Relationship Status- Married Or Dating?

Harrison is quite low-key about his personal life & barely makes a talk on it. An avid user of Twitter (@STFULoveShawn), Harrison who joined in March 2010, has over 3.4K followers in 2021, but post only about his professional matters.

On the other, he does not have any Instagram account that reduces the chances of a glimpse of his love life. He is never married or has any reports of past relationships. In 2021, he is not dating officially or has any possible girlfriends linked to him, alleging him single at the moment.