Michael Shannon Biography

Updated On Feb 21, 2019 Published On Nov 17, 2015
Facts of Michael Shannon
Date of Birth: 1974 , August-7
Birth Nation: United States
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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Actor and musician Michael Shannon is mainly known in the world for portraying the role of John Givings in the movie, Revolutionary Road. He is the founding member of the American folk-rock band, Corporal.

Childhood, Education, Height

Born as Michael Corbett Shannon in Lexington, Kentucky, the United States of America to Geraldine Hine and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, Michael was raised in the upper-middle-class family. He is an America and is of white ethnicity.

How tall is Michael Shannon?

Shannon is 1.93 m, ie. 6 feet 3 inches.

Is Michael Shannon married? Who's Her Wife? Girlfriend

He is not married at present but he is dating Kate Arrington, an actress. Well, the duo has not discussed their plans of getting married, but the two have two children together, Marion Shannon and Sylvia Shannon.

They started dating in 2002 and are still together. 

Career: Movies and TV shows

Enthusiastic Michael began his acting career for a long time; his first acting role was in the music video, House of Pain. Passionate in acting, he made his film debut in 1993 in Groundhog Day. Though he began his acting career for a long time, his popularity rose only from 2008 after appearing in the movie, Revolutionary Road. He is also known for his role in Take Shelter.

Michael Shannon Net Worth

He has been earning a huge amount of salary from his acting career and his net worth is rumored to be around $6 million dollars.

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Michael Shannon facts on timeline

Born in Lexington, Kentucky

August 7 , 1974

Born as Michael Corbett Shannon in Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America to Geraldine Hine and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, Michael was raised in upper middle class family. He is an America and is of white ethnicity.

Beginning of his career

1991

Keen on acting, Michael began his acting career by appearing in the stage show. His first stage appearances are in Loving Little Egypt in 1991. The following year, he was seen appearing in the television movie, Overexposed. 

Began dating Kate Arrington

2002

Famous actor and musician, Michael Shannon has never been married in his life but he is having romantic relationship with someone since the long time. He began dating Kate Arrington since 2002. Kate is also a famous actress. 

First child, Sylvia Shannon

2008

He became father for the first time in his life in 2008. He and love of his life, Kate Arrington announced they were expecting their first child and they finally welcomed it in 2008 and it was a daughter and they named her Sylvia Shannon. 

Formed his own band, Corpora

2002

Michael Shannon is a great musician and he has also followed his interest in music since a long time. In 2002, he formed the American folk-rock band, Corporal with his mates. There he is not only vocalist but also guitarist and lyricist. 

Released his first album

2010

After the formation of the musical band Corporal, they began working in their debut album. However, it took a long time to finally release their debut album it was released in 2010 and it was released under the title, Corporal. 

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

2012

His popularity rose only from 2008 after appearing in the movie, Revolutionary Road. But he has been winning several prestigious awards after 2011. That year, he appeared in the movie, Take Shelter and the following year, he won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror.

Won Austin Film Critics Association

2011

2011 and his role in the movie, Take Shelter are some of the things he will never forget in his life. After appearing in this movie in 2011, he got nominated in Austin Film Critics Association and he won this award that year for Best actor. 

Won Satellite Awards

2008

Satellite Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting role and it’s an honor for every actors and actress if they win this award. He has also been honored with this award and that was in 2008 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.