Shawn moved to Chicago to get into acting and started playing roles on television and made his debut in daytime show "As The World Turns" as Mike Kasnoff. He is also a good basketball player and has played for the Miami Heat with NBAE basketball team.
Christian is a married guy. He met his wife Deborah while they were working as models auditioning for a print ad in Chicago. They married on 18 May 1996 and got divorced because of some personal issues. He has two children a son and a step-daughter (later adopted).
His son Kameron was born in July of 2000 and a has an adopted stepdaughter Taylor Quinn Cole. He earns a good salary from his acting career also get paid by sponsorships, ads, endorsement, featuring and has good net worth. His estimated income is reported to be around U.S $ 470,588 and Endorsement/Sponsorships amount is $104,575 per year, which adds up to his net worth of around U.S $ 20 million.