Michael Corbett Shannon is a renowned American actor and a good musician. Shannon has been nominated two times for Academy Award in the category of the best-supporting Actor for the roles in the Revolutionary Road which was released in the year 2008. He was also able to earn the Screen Actors Guild Award as well as Golden Globe Award nomination for the role he played in a film dubbed ’99 Homes’. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Michael Shannon in the year 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Michael Shannon was born in the year 1974 on August 7th in Lexington, Kentucky. He is the grandson of Raymond Corbett Shannon, a well-known entomologist. His father by the name Donald Sutherlin Shannon worked as the accounting professor at the DePaul University and the mother Geraldine Hine was a well-known Lawyer. He got to be raised by his parents who had divorced during that time and were living in Lexington Kentucky and the Chicago Hills.
Shannon has dated an actress, Kate Arrington and the couple was blessed with the two daughters, Sylvie as well as Marion. They currently live in the neighborhood of the Red Hook, currently located in New York borough of Brooklyn. He had stayed away from controversy when it came to the personal life of this superstar.
Career, Awards & Nominations
The first role that he landed when it came to filming was in a music video for ‘Every Mother’s Nightmare’ song that was dubbed House of Pain, which gave him a chance to play the role of a troubled teenager who by then was running away from the abusive lifestyle. Later on, he rose to become a stage actor in Chicago. Shannon played a very important role in creating the A Red Orchid Theatre, he still performs. Since then, he has been working with Steppenwolf Theatre Company as well as other companies. In 1996, he had a chance to play role of Peter Evans in the Bug.
In 20o06, that was when he played a role in a film that was directed by Friedkin. His roles in the ‘Bug and the Killer Joe’ got to be written by the Steppenwolf Ensemble member by the name Tracy Letts. Over time, he has appeared in very many movies and television shows in which he went on and performed very well.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Michael Shannon is estimated to be over $10 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as an actor. His prowess when it comes to films has seen him get paid a huge amount of money. He had also tried his luck when it came to the music industry. This was after he created a band named ‘Corporal’ together with Ray Rizzo as well as Rob Beitzel. He sings as well as writes music for the band.
Michael Shannon is an accomplished musician and an actor who has featured in very many movies and television shows. His prowess in music has seen accumulate a huge following, and at one time he endorsed the re-election of President Barrack Obama.