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Shannon Bruce Snaith was born on 10 June 1978, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA, of Cajun French, Jamaican, Portuguese, and British descent. Shane is a musician, songwriter, and actor, best known to have been part of the show “Once and Again” as Eli Sammler. He was also part of “ER”, “A Walk to Remember”, and “Nikita”. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Shane West? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. He reportedly earns around $50,000 per episode in the series “Salem” in which he plays John Alden. He also performs musically and was part of the punk rock band Germs. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.

Shane West Net Worth $3 million

West’s mother and father were both musicians, forming punk bands punk bands of their own when they were younger. Under their influence, he well knew artists such as The Kinks, The Clash, and Elvis Costello, who certainly influenced his future direction. When he was 15 years old, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. and struggled for two years trying to get a break. He got eventually made his debut in the fourth season of “Picket Fences”, in which he made a guest appearance. His net worth was slowly rising.

In 1998, he would start making appearances in popular television series, including “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”. He then got his first major role in “Once and Again” in which he appeared for three seasons. Afterwards, he made his film debut in “Liberty Heights” which was directed by Barry Levinson. In 2000, he would appear in teen comedies “Get Over It” and “Whatever It Takes”, then two years later, he was cast alongside Mandy Moore in “A Walk to Remember” which is an adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name. The film would become a modest success and brought him good reviews and a rise in his net worth.

In 2003, he co-starred in “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” with Sean Connery; the film became a success, earning $179 million worldwide. After a year, he became part of the medical drama “ER” during the 11th season, playing Ray Barnett. He left the show after two seasons but returned in 2008 for three episodes of its final season. During this time he also made independent films, including “What We Do Is Secret” which helped revive the punk band Germs; he also drew many good reviews for his performance. One of his latest roles is the adventure fantasy drama “Salem”.

In music, Shane was the lead singer of the punk rock band Jonny Was, and they contributed to the soundtrack of “A Walk to Remember”. In 2005, he became the frontman of Germs and performed with the band for five years, touring in Europe and the US. However, he had less time with the band due to acting commitments, and his last performance with them was in 2009. He net worth still benefited, however.

For his personal life, it is known that Shane mentioned in an interview that he thought he was going to pursue a music career but found a lot of acting opportunities. He also owns a 1968 Camaro which he used in “A Walk to Remember”. Any relationships he keeps strictly private.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 10, 1978
Birth place: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)
Profession:Actor
Education:Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies
Nationality:American
Parents:Leah Catherine Snaith, Don Snaith
Siblings:Simone Snaith, Marli Ann Snaith
Awards:Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie
Music groups:Jonny Was, Germs
Movies:“The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” (2003), “Liberty Heights”, “Get Over It”, “Whatever It Takes”, “A Walk to Remember”, “What We Do Is Secret”, “Salem”
TV shows:“Once and Again, ER”, “A Walk to Remember”, “Nikita”
Albums:“A Walk to Remember” (soundtrack)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1In 2015 he formed the band "Twilight Creeps" with some of his former Jonny Was band members. They have played shows in and around the Los Angeles Area. The debut album is due out in October 2016 with two singles; "Bedroom Eyes" and "Oz" being released prior on iTunes.
2Shane's father was born in Jamaica, of English, Sephardi Jewish (from Spain and Portugal), and distant Scottish, ancestry. Shane's mother is from a Cajun family long resident in Louisiana (she is of French, and distant Spanish, descent).
3Toronto, On, Canada: Filming Nikita season 1 finale [April 2011]
4Los Angeles, CA [May 2013]
5Is good friends with his Nikita (2010) co-star Maggie Q.
6Is replacing Darby Crash in legendary punk band The Germs.
7Attended Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies.
8At the end of A Walk to Remember (2002), his character had gone off to and was accepted to medical school. Two years later, he played a doctor on ER (1994).
9He was nearly cast as "John Connor" in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003). The role went to Nick Stahl instead.
10He dedicated a song to the late actor Jonathan Brandis of SeaQuest 2032 (1993) fame.
11Got into acting when he was forced to take Drama class in high school because he needed one more credit to graduate.
12He was so in love with the 1968 Camaro his character drove in A Walk to Remember (2002) that he bought it for $5000.
13Shane's father and mother are Don & Catherine West. He has two sisters. Simone is 19 and his half sister, Marli Ann, is less than a year old.
14Has a song on the soundtrack of A Walk to Remember (2002) with "Average Jo".
15Is in a band called "Jonny Was", formerly known as "Average Jo". "Jonny Was" performs in clubs in LA and the OC.


Quotes

#Quote
1What's not to love about Maggie? I mean, she's the consummate professional, and she can kick some serious butt. She has something that's real- she's very caring. And she brings those emotions to her character.
2While watching the New Orleans Saints (on television), I got angry and punched my bed, and then my remote control flew up and hit me in the head. My girlfriend didn't stop laughing for an hour.
3(On moving when he was younger) " My sister and I were the only white people in school. It was the nicest group of kids I've ever run into."
4(On girls) " The first thing I notice is their eyes and smile. I'm not a big make-up fan; I like them to be natural."


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: ActionNikita (2010)
2008Rising Star AwardPhiladelphia Film FestivalWhat We Do Is Secret (2007)
2002Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsFilm - Choice ChemistryA Walk to Remember (2002)· Mandy Moore
2002Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsSuperstar of Tomorrow - Male

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: ActionNikita (2010)
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: ActionNikita (2010)
2004Cinescape Genre Face of the Future AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USAMaleThe League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
2003Cinescape Genre Face of the Future AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USAMaleThe League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
2002Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice Actor, DramaOnce and Again (1999)
2001Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsMost Annoying Fake Accent: MaleGet Over It (2001)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Awakening the Zodiac2017completedMick Branson
Salem2014-2017TV SeriesJohn Alden
Here Alone2016Jason
Red Sky2014/ITom 'Rodeo' Craig
Nikita2010-2013TV SeriesMichael
Hollywood Rules2011Donald P. Meyers
The Love Affair2010ShortCarter Troy
El Dorado2010TV Mini-SeriesJack Wilder
The Presence2010Ghost
ER2004-2009TV SeriesRay Barnett
Echelon Conspiracy2009Max Peterson
Red Sands2009Spc. Jeff Keller
The Lodger2009Street Wilkenson
Supreme Courtships2007TV Movie
What We Do Is Secret2007Darby Crash
The Elder Son2006Bo
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen2003Tom Sawyer
A Time for Dancing2002Paul
Once and Again1999-2002TV SeriesEli Sammler
A Walk to Remember2002Landon Carter
Get Over It2001Bentley 'Striker' Scrumfeld
Dracula 20002000JT
Whatever It Takes2000Ryan
Liberty Heights1999Ted
Clips' Place1998TV Movie
Hollyweird1998TV Movie
To Have & to Hold1998TV SeriesMitch Maloney
Sliders1998TV SeriesKirk
Buffy the Vampire Slayer1998TV SeriesSean
The Closer1998TV SeriesTad
The Westing Game1997TV MovieChris Theodorakis
Mr. Rhodes1997TV SeriesMick
Meego1997TV SeriesGuy With Big Hat
Boy Meets World1996TV SeriesNick
The Crew1996TV SeriesStore Manager
California Dreams1995TV SeriesDoug
Picket Fences1995TV SeriesDave Lattimore

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Red Sands2009co-producer
What We Do Is Secret2007executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bringing Down the House2003writer: "Billy Jean Is MIA"
A Walk to Remember2002writer: "So What Does It All Mean?"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Punk's Not Dead2007Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Sports Humanitarian Awards2015TV MovieHimself - presenter
The Talk2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Today2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Wil Wheaton Project2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Teen Choice 20112011TV SpecialHimself
The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
Previously On: E.R.2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Screenwriter Diaries2009Video documentary shortHimself
2005 Radio Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Real Access2004TV Series documentaryHimself
MTV Presents Teen People Magazine's 25 Hottest Stars Under 252003TV SpecialHimself
Assembling the League2003Video documentaryHimself / Tom Sawyer
2003 Much Music Video Music Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
Young Hollywood Awards2003TV Special documentaryHimself
Total Access 24/72002TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2002TV SeriesHimself - Guest
A Walk to Remember: A Day on the Set with Mandy Moore2002Video documentary shortHimself
A Walk to Remember: Interviews2002Video documentary shortHimself
Ocean's Eleven2001Himself (uncredited)
Whatever It Takes: Making-Of Featurette2000Video documentary shortHimself / Ryan

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whatever It Takes: Deleted Scenes2000Video shortRyan

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