Michael Shannon- Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Height

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon is an American actor, producer, director, and musician who has been active in the entertainment industry since 1992. He began his career in theater plays before moving on to roles in television shows and films. This actor rose to prominence in 2002 with his drama film ‘8 Mile.’ Similarly, he is well-known for his performance as Det. Bobby Andes in the drama film ‘Nocturnal Animals.’

In terms of his series, he is best known for his role in ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ in which he played Nelson Van. Furthermore, he has received numerous awards for his acting role. Aside from acting, he is also a musician who is a member of the band Corporal. Know more about Michael Shannon Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Net Worth, Relationship, Career, Education, Movies

Quick Facts

Real Name Michael Corbett Shannon
Nick Name Michael
Famous As Actor
Age 47-years old
Birthday August 1, 1974
Birthplace Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Height 6 ft 3 inch
Weight 86 Kg
Body Measurements N/A
Biceps Size N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Shoe Size 11
Girlfriend/Dating N/A
Spouse Kate Arrington
Net Worth $8 million
Brands N/A
Hobbies Acting, Playing Basketball

Who Is Michael Shannon?

Michael Corbett Shannon was born in Lexington, Kentucky, on August 1, 1974. Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor, and Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, were his parents. Raymond Corbett Shannon, an entomologist, is also his grandfather. As a result of his parent’s divorce, he grew up in both Lexington, Kentucky, and Chicago, Illinois. He also has a brother, Dave, and a sister, Rebecca. He is also 47 years old and born under the sign of Leo.

Michael Shannon Education

Michael Shannon went to Winnetka’s New Trier Township High School. He also attended Evanston Township High School for a semester before dropping out.

How Tall Is Michael Shannon?

Michael Shannon is of White ethnicity and holds an American nationality. He also stands 6 feet 3 inches (192cm/1.92m) tall and weighs around 86 kg (190lbs). He has an athletic physique. Furthermore, he has blue-colored eyes and blonde hair.

Michael Shannon Height
Michael Shannon (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

Michael Shannon does not have a social media presence.

Who Is Michael Shannon’s Wife?

Michael Shannon has previously been involved with Christiane Seidel and Paz de la Huerta. He married actress Kate Arrington in 2018. Sylvie and Marion are the names of the couple’s two daughters. He and his family currently reside in New York City.

How Did Michael Shannon Pursue His Career?

Michael Shannon made his film debut as Fred in the 1993 film ‘Groundhog Day.’ In 1996, he played a Flower Delivery Man in the science fiction action thriller film ‘Chain Reaction.’ His other films from the 1990s include ‘Jesus Son,’ ‘Chicago Cab,’ and ‘The Ride.’ Similarly, he appeared in 2000’s ‘The Photographer,’ ‘Tigerland,’ and ‘Cecil B. Demented,’ 2001’s ‘Pearl Harbor,’ ‘Vanilla Sky,’ and ‘New Port South,’ and 2003’s ‘8 Mile.’ In 2003, he also appeared in ‘Kangaroo Jack,’ ‘Bad Boys II,’ and ‘Grand Theft Parsons.’ In addition, he appeared in the films ‘The Woodmans,’ ‘Dead Birds,’ and ‘Criminal’ in 2004. In 2006, Michael also played Dave Karnes in the film World Trade Center.’

In 1992, Michael Shannon landed his first television roles in ‘Overexposed’ and ‘Angel Street.’ In 1998 and 1999, he appeared on ‘Early Edition.’ Similarly, he appeared in an episode of ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2005 and an episode of ‘Delocated’ in 2009. From 2010 to 2014, he starred in ‘Boardwalk Empire’ as Nelson Van Alden/George Mueller. This series starred a large number of celebrities, including Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Vincent Piazza, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Sparks, Anthony Laciura, Shea Whigham, Charlie Cox, and many others. His next appearances were in ‘At Home with Amy Sedaris’s in 2017 and ‘Wago’ in 2018, for which he also served as an executive producer.

Michael Shannon Net Worth 2023

Michael Shannon’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million as of January 2023. He is a professional actor who has been earning a lot throughout his career.


  1. He has always wanted to become an actor.
  2. He works out regularly.
  3. Michael loves pizza.