Michael Shannon Height, Age, Bio

  • Michael Shannon
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 8,000,000
  • Birthday: 7 Aug 1974
  • Age: 48
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actor, Musician, Producer
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 6.3 ft
  • Weight: 190 lb
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Michael Corbett Shannon
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Mike
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Ethnicity: English, Irish, German and Scottish
  • Family Details
  • Father: Donald Sutherlin Shannon (Accounting professor at DePaul University)
  • Mother: Geraldine Hine Shannon
  • Siblings: Dave Shannon (Brother), Rebecca Shannon (Sister)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Towering height
    • Deep authoritative voice
    • Square jaw and wild blue eyes

Who Is Michael Shannon?

Michael Shannon was born on August 7, 1974 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States and after graduating from the high school, he went on to study theater in Chicago. He is best recognized for his appearance in Man of Steel as General Zod and Bobby Andes in Nocturnal Animals.

He is also known for his part in Revolutionary Road. He garnered two Academy Award nominations. In addition, he has also received a Golden Globe nomination. Meanwhile, his role in Take Shelter won him a Saturn Award for Best Actor.

Best Movies

    Knives Out 2019
    Knives Out (2019) Walt Thrombey
    12 Strong 2018
    12 Strong (2018) Hal Spencer
    The Shape of Water 2017 poster
    The Shape of Water (2017) Richard Strickland
    Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice (2016)
    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Zod
    Nocturnal Animals
    Nocturnal Animals (2016) Bobby Andes
    99 Homes 2014 poster
    99 Homes (2014) Rick Carver
    man of steal movie poster
    Man of Steel (2013) General Zod
    Revolutionary Road 2008
    Revolutionary Road (2008) John Givings
    8 Mile 2002 poster
    8 Mile (2002) Greg Buehl


Quotes and Sayings

  • "Plenty of people are onto the emptiness but it takes real guts to see the hopelessness." - Michael Shannon
  • "If you don’t fight the system, you can either take advantage of the system or let the system take advantage of you." - Michael Shannon
  • "You got to know what’s worth keeping and what’s worth letting go." - Michael Shannon
  • "People don’t go to the movies to get the news, people don’t go to the movies to learn a lesson. People go to the movie to get an emotional experience." - Michael Shannon

Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Movies: Alphaville (1965), The King of Comedy (1982), Dekalog (1989), Crumb (1994) and I Stand Alone (1998).
Favorite TV Show: Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995).

  • Singing
  • Music

Facts & Trivia


    He formed a band called Corporal.

  • He is the first non-British actor to play Superman’s enemy General Zod.


  • His first film was Groundhog Day.

  • Michael Shannon 2022 height is 6 ft 3 inches or (191 cm tall).

  • Michael Shannon net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $8 million dollars.

Major Awards

Academy Awards (Nominee) - 2017
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Academy Awards (Nominee) - 2009
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Revolutionary Road (2008)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2016
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in 99 Homes (2014)
Saturn Award - 2012
Best Actor in Take Shelter (2011)
Saturn Award (Nominee) - 2016
Best Supporting Actor in 99 Homes (2014)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 8,000,000