The American actor Michael Shannon is better known for his versatility in both comedies and dramas. He made his biggest breakthrough in acting with a role in a romantic drama Revolutionary Road in 2008. For which, Shannon also got his first Academy Award nomination. His breakout performance in another film Nocturnal Animals brought him a second Academy Award nomination.

Shannon’s other notable projects are 99 Homes (2014), Long Day’s Journey into Night (2016), The Shape of Water (2017), and Knives Out (2019). He played Nelson Van Alden in the HBO period drama Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014).

Besides, Michael also has tired his hands in many other fields like producing, directing, and music.

What Is Michael Shannon Net Worth? Income Sources And Salary Details  

Michael Shannon has an estimated net worth of $8 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. The major portion of his wealth mainly comes through his works in both movies and TV shows.

Michael Shannon has been a part of many high-profile projects since his debut in 1992. Considering his years-long commitment to the industry, the actor has undoubtedly paid a hefty salary from the movie as well as TV.

American actor and producer Michael Shannon
American actor and producer Michael Shannon

Source: Hollywood Reporter 

Some of his commercially successful movies are mentioned below,

Movie Budget – Bps Office Cast Member
8 Mile (2002) $41 million – $242.9 million Eminem and Mekhi Phifer
Pearl Harbor (2001) $140 million – $449.2 million Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, and Kate Beckinsale
Man of Steel (2013) $258 million – $668 million Henry Cavill and Amy Adams
The Shape of Water (2017) $20 million – $195.3 million Sally Hawkins and Richard Jenkins
Knives Out (2019) $40 million – $311.5 million Daniel Craig and Chris Evans

The average salary of an actor is over $53,000 a year. His upcoming project is Swing.

Sold His San Francisco House For $3.1 Million

In June 2014, the actor Michael Shannon sold his largest and oldest house of San Francisco for $3.1 million. The environmentally friendly Queen Anne Victorian first came in the market with an asking price of $4 million.

Record show, Shannon bought the property back in 1975 for $65,000. The mansion spread out in 4,600 sq ft area. Built-in 1892 by Matthew Kavanaugh, it has 5-bedroom and 4.5-bath.

Inside view of Michael Shannon's Brooklyn loft
Inside view of Michael Shannon’s Brooklyn loft

Source: New York Post 

Furthermore, the actor also listed his Brooklyn loft for rent at $6,500 a month in early 2019. The 2,000 square feet mansion has two-bedroom, two-bathroom.

Is From A Highly-Educated Family

Michael Shannon was born on 7th August 1994, in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. He is the son of Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University, and Geraldine Hine, a lawyer. His grandfather Raymond Corbett Shannon was a well-known entomologist.

Michael a brother Dave Shannon and a sister Rebecca Shannon. He attended New Trier Township High School Winnetka.

Who Is His Wife? 

Michael Shannon tied the knot with his wife Kate Arrington on 31st August 2019. The couple dated for several years before walking down the aisle.

Michael Shannon and his wife Kate Arrington
Michael Shannon and his wife Kate Arrington 

Source: New York Post

They are also blessed with two daughters Sylvia Shannon and Marion Shannon.