Franklin Shea Whigham Jr. popularly known as Shea Whigham in the glamor industry is worth millions of fortune. He is an intensive film and television actor with Fast and Furious, Death Note, and Wheelman as the most notable ones.
Over two decades into the industry, Whigham built an empire of fortune from his career. So, today, we explore his career steps to find out the secret to his immense accomplishments.
Net Worth Valued at $5 Million
Many would find it hard to believe, but the 50-year old actor, into his prime, is worth $5 millions in 2019.
Without a doubt, all the extravaganza wealth credits to his lifelong journey on television and movies. Let us dissect his career and endeavors and give you all the relevant details.
Started the Journey on Television
Whigham embarked his first professional step very young when he appeared in an episode of Ghost Stories in 1998. He was just 28 at that time and following his debut, there is no turning around. The dashing actor appeared in one or two episodes on Submerged, Medical Investigation, Standoff, Medium, and plenty more.
YouTube: Shea Whigham walks the red carpet at HBO’s Broadwalk’s premiere.
The actor gained huge number of followers when he was the main cast of HBO‘s Broadwalk series. The five-season long crime drama won the Golden Globe award for best drama series and created a strong mark for him.
The charismatic personality belongs to the cast of upcoming romantic comedy web-series titled Modern Love. The project is going to premiere on Amazon on October 18, 2019. Meanwhile, his other mini-series Perry Mason was unfortunately canceled after nine successful seasons.
Agent Duffy at Narcos
The athletic actor also featured in 2016 Satellite winner, Narcos, a Netflix production in its third and final season. He portrayed a recurring role of Agent Duffy in the renowned series that aired on September 1, 2017.
About Forty Filmography Credits
Not only action on television, but Whigham also could not stop himself to charm his skills on the bigger screen. Soon after his television debut, he landed a role of Craig on 1998‘s film Of Love & Fantasy.
The actor displayed his talents so early since he impressed Colin Farell and director Joel Schumacher in auditions of Tigerland. Obviously, the actor got selected and gave promising signs of what is he going to deliver in the coming days.
Soon after that, the actor constantly worked in different American films as he gradually earned fame and wealth. Going with the flow, the actor involved himself in projects like Take Shelter, Machete, Lila & Eve as he gradually strengthened his resume. Furthermore, he also had notable works in Fast and Furious series and Kong.
The versatile actor surely earns more than $50 per hour, the average salary of an actor in America with the experience and pride he earned till date.
Dual Appearance in The Fast and Furious
The actor also featured in The Fast and Furious franchise, particularly in the fifth and sixth editions. In both the editions, he played the role of Michael Stasiak, an investigating agent. He had the privilege to share the screen with Vin Diesel, Gal Gadot, and Dwayne Johnson, Lauren Hashian‘s former husband.
The two editions were a huge hit in the box office collecting $155 millions and $238 millions respectively in the respective parts.
Despite his character was a minor one, he performed his role with perfection. Consequently, the actor impressed a large number of fans and received a healthy paycheck throughout the series.
Also in Kong: Skull Island
Whigham gave one of his best performances in the 90th Academy Award-nominated movie Kong: Skull Island. He portrayed Earl Cole, a seasoned captain of the Sky Devils in the blockbuster.
In the Anticipated ‘Joker’
Good news for all the Whigham fans! He is going to feature in the most anticipated blockbusters of 2019, Joker alongside the cast of Robert De Niro, Marc Maron, and Joaquin Phoenix.
The movie has a worldwide release date on October 5, 2019. Furthermore, it is expected to earn $103 million domestically on the first weekend itself.
Quick Facts: Shea Whigham
Whigham was born to an attorney father and a librarian mother.
The dashing actor is already married to Christine Whigham and shares four offsprings with her.
Beyond television and filmography, the multi-talented actor also gave his voice-appearance in 2000‘s video game Smuggler’s Run.
The actor graduated from the State University of New York.
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