Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon
Real Name/Full Name Michael Corbett Shannon
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Michael Shannon
Birth Place: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 August 1974
Age/How Old: 49 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –  195cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms –  80 Kg
In Pounds –  176.5 lbs
Eye Color: Pale Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father: Donald Sutherlin Shannon
Mother: Geraldine Hine Shannon
Siblings: Sister(s) – Rebecca Shannon
Brother(s) – Dave Shannon
School: New Trier High School
College: Not Known
Religion: Christian (although he has gone on record to say that he does not follow a particulat religion)
Nationality: United States of America
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: None
Wife/Spouse Name: Kate Arrington
Kids/Children Name: None
Profession: Actor, Artist,  Musician
Net Worth: $10 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Michael Corbett is an American artist, performer, actor, musician, producer, and director, most popularly known for playing significant roles in a movie like “Taking Home”, “8 Mile” and “Man of Steel”.

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Biography and Early Life

Corbett was born on 7th August 1974, to a family of well-read professionals in the city of Lexington in the state of Kentucky in America. His grandfather, Raymond Corbett Shannon was an entomologist, an expert who studies insects.

His father, Donald Sutherlin Shannon was a professor in the field of economics and accounting, and his mother, Geraldine Hine Shannon was a lawyer. He had two siblings, an older sister named Rebecca Shannon and a younger brother named Dave Shannon.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael Shannon in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Shannon’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024 having been born on 7 August 1974. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 195 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176.5 lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms.


Corbett went to New Trier High School. Not much is known of his further education but he had always been inclined towards performing arts and music right from when he was very young.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Michael Shannon With Partner Kate Arrington
Michael Shannon With Partner Kate Arrington

Corbett married his long-time girlfriend name, Kate Arrington. He accredits most of his loyalty to the fact that he had grown up in a broken household, which taught him the significance of a family.

Is Michael Corbett Gay?

No, Michael Corbett is not a lesbian/gay celebrity. He is a cisgender, straight, and heterosexual male personality.

Professional Career

Michael Corbett is an actor and musician hailing from the United States of America. His work in “8 Mile”, a film based on the life of Eminem, and “Groundhog Day”, an American comedy-drama film in which he made his debut, helped him rise to fame.

In addition to these, he also worked with Henry Cavill in a Superman superhero film titled “Man of Steel”. Although the film received mixed reviews and a significant amount of backlash, it did let Corbett gain his share of stardom and an audience.

Apart from being a film actor, Corbett is also a well-known musician. In the year 2002, he was a part of a rock band called “Corporal” and put out an album and two singles titled “Obama” and “Glory” with them. According to reports, the song “Obama” was released as an ode to America’s then-president, Mr. Barack Obama.


Apart from being one of the most loved and received artists of his time, Corbett has also been recognized by prestigious organizations for his contribution as an actor and performer, especially in the realms of acting and films, through a plethora of awards and nominations.

Throughout his career, he bagged many titles and accolades, some of which is an Oscar nomination in the category of “Best Supporting Actor” for his performance in the film, Nocturnal Creatures, another Oscar nomination in the same category, but in a different year for his performance in the film, “Revolutionary Road”.

In the year 2011, Chicago Film Critics Association recognized him as the Best Actor award for his stellar portrayal of the character Curtis LaForsche and his complexities in the movie “Taking Home”. In 2012, the cast of “Boardwalk Empire”, a film that he was a part of, won a Screen Actors Guild Award for an “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble”.

He was also crowned as the ACC Athlete of the Year in the year 2006 and the ACC Player of the Year in both the years 2005 and 2006. At the same time, he won the Adolph Rupp Trophy for being the Player of the Year and several titles, some of which are namely the National Player of the Year, the Naismith College Player of the Year, the James Sullivan Award, the Anthony J. McKelvin Award, the Robertson Trophy, the Mc Donald’s All-American title, etc.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Corbett in 2024

Michael Shannon Net Worth
Michael Shannon Net Worth

As of 2024, Michael Corbett has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He has made this fortune by being an actor and through his sponsored brand collaborations. In addition to this, he has also made a significant amount of money as a director, producer, and musical artist.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

1) Michael got an Oscar nomination for his exemplary performance in “Nocturnal Animals”, which helped him elevate and make a mark in the realm of acting and movies.

2) He had also featured in a film based on Eminem, a famous rapper, titled “8 Mile”.

3) He had played the role of General Zod in the superhero film “Man of Steel”.

It would be an understatement to call Michael Corbett a self-made artist. Born to parents who had a bitter divorce when he was young and hailing from a feebly wealthy family, he ensured that he let all the tough times only teach him a lesson and not make him a bitter person. It can also be said that being from a dysfunctional family helped Corbett learn the importance of loved ones and how crucial it is to hold them close and together.


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