Shane Richie is a popular British actor and a comedian. He is winning the heart of millions with his perfect comic timing. The best thing is that due to his popularity he is able to gather a big net worth. His initial success as a stage and screen performer took him to new heights. All the fans love every bit of his work. However he is best known for playing an important character in BBC soap opera ‘EastEnders’. In 2018 and 2019 he came back for another stint in the soap opera. During the same year he appeared in ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me out of Here’ and got 4th position. Here are more details regarding Shane Richie personal and professional life:
Bio & Early Life
Shane Patrick Paul Roche was born on 11th March 1964 in Kensington, London. He is 57 years old currently while his height is six feet. During his childhood he attended Willesden High School. You will be surprised to know that he started his professional career as a bluecoat entertainer. Soon after, he appeared in Sky TV series Jameson Tonight. This show was hosted by Derek Jameson. It seems that talent runs in his blood and his parents have been supportive of his career too.
Career and Awards
Richie got initial success after becoming a part in many musicals. Boogie Nights became his first prominent appearance and after that he release two music albums. ‘The Album’ released in 1997 while ‘Once around the sun’ came out in 2000. Songs from these albums became a hit in the UK singles chart. Shane got the chance to join the cast of EastEnders and since then there is no looking back. This role gave him a new identity and he won many awards. In 2005 he got “Best Male European Actor” and the National Television Awards for “Most Popular Actor”. After sometime he joined the members of ‘Scrooge: The Musical’. Due to his charm and success he became the opening act for Micheal Jackson’s concerts. Some other hit shows in his career include:
- The Good Samaritan
- Father Frank
- Night and Day
- Dead Clean
- Distant Shadow
The total net worth of Shane Richie happens to be around $20 million. He is a popular comedian and actor due to which he has gained this amount. His fans like to interact with him on social media and want to know more about him. This is the reason why his popularity on social media is also rising.
Personal Life, Kids & Marriage
Shane got married to Christie Goddard in 2007. After some time they broke up and he found love again. His second marriage happened with Coleen Nolan in 1990 but this also ended up in breakup. You will be surprised to know that he has got five kids in total. With his first wife he has got two children while with the second one he has got three kids.