Shawn has not revealed anything about his sexuality and love life in the media. Information related to his love affairs, married life, spouse and divorce is unknown. He is however popular for starring the gay role.
It's been a long time that Shawn has been active in acting. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Shawn in the TV series Sing Me a Story with Belle in 1995. Three years later he appeared in the TV series and movies like Pumpkine Man, From the Earth to the Moon and A Wing and a Prayer. He got his rise in fame after starring the role of Andrew Van de Kamp on ABC's Desperate Housewives. Besides his acting career, he is a good student and scored straight A in his high school. The actual figure about his annual salary is unknown but his net worth is said to be around $1 million dollars.