André De Shields-Wiki, Husband, Songs, Shows, Net Worth, Age, Kids
How Much Is The Net Worth Of André De Shields?
Professional since 1967, Andre De Shields records 20 acting credits so far, which indeed became a primary source of his income. According to online sources, the 74-year-old Shields has a net worth of $1 million as of January 2020.
For his role as Hermes on Broadway in the musical Hadestown, Shields won the 2019 Tony Award and the 2020 Grammy Award. Besides acting, he also gains a good sum of dollars as a singer, dancer, director, and choreographer.
As per some online sites, an actor earns between $37,000 to $57,000 from films and series in the USA.
Professional Career Of Over 5 Decades
The American actor began his acting career appearing on the television series Another World in 1964. Thereafter, he appeared in a number of off-off-Broadway productions Rubenstein’s Sacred Guard (1973) and Cotton Club Gala at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club.
After that, in 1982, he appeared in the television film, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and a year later, he featured in the series, Great Performances.
André De Shields is best known for the role of Desi Arnez in the broadway, Warp!. The actor made his name famous playing in different plays and broadway like Play On!, The Full Monty, Impressionism, Hermes, and The Wiz.
In 1987, he starred as Sandor in the film Prison.
Later, The Wiz star appeared in movie Extreme Measures starring Hugh Grant, Gane Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse, and Debra Monk. Similarly, he is also played as Tweedledum on the series Great Performances.
Some of André De’s notable acting credits include movies and TV series like Life on Mars, The Good Heart, Rescue Me, The Inheritance, The Backseat, Chloe & Theo, and Almost Family.
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Moreover, Shields also worked in the films and TV series Extreme Measures, Lipstick Jungle, Rescue Me, The Backseat, and Almost Family.
Graduate Of New York University
André De Shields was born on January 12, 1946, in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States to Mary Gunther and John De Shields. He grew up with his 10 siblings & was the ninth child of his parents.
Talking about Almost Family star’s academics, he attended Baltimore City College. Later, he went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Then, in 1991, he graduated from New York University, earning an M.A. degree in African American studies.
Reportedly, he enrolled at Wilmington College and transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Also, he received a Master of Arts from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Is Openly A Gay: What About Andre’s Relationship Status?
The Emmy & Grammy-winning personality Andre is openly gay. Over the years, the Broadway actor never opened up about his relationship status & also, no report on his dating life or partner is out.
Shields is also a friendly person as he shares a close bond with his cast and crew. To date, he has not revealed his relationship status to the public.
Social Media Earning
As of January 2020, André De Shields has 6,654 followers on his Twitter. Similarly, he has 23.3K followers on Instagram with an engagement rate of 5.77%.
As per the Influencer Marketing Hub, the versatile personality earns between $147.75 to $246.25 per sponsor post.