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Shea Whigham Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Career, Joker, Net Worth

Shea Whigham Biography

Shea Whigham born in Tallahassee, Florida, is an American actor known for his portrayal of Elias “Eli” Thompson in the drama series Boardwalk Empire. Throughout his career, he has featured in multiple movies and tv shows including the first season of True Detective, the third season of Fargo, and Joker. Shea has played the character of Agent Micheal Stasiak in Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6, and F9.

Shea Whigham Age

Whingham was born on January 5, 1969, in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. He is 52 years as of 2021.

Shea Whigham Height

The actor stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs about 70 Kgs. He has light brown hair paired well with his blue eyes. There are no further details about his body measurements. However, these details will be updated as soon as they are available.

Shea Whigham Photo
Shea Whigham Photo

Shea Whigham Family

Whingham was born Franklin Shea Whigham Jr, in Tallahassee, Florida, and raised in Lake Mary, Florida. He was born to his parents Frank and Beth. His father was an attorney and his mother a librarian. There is no information about his siblings if he has any.

Shea Whigham Wife

Whigham has been married to his wife Christine Whigham for years. However, there is no information about when the two tied the knot and for how long they have really been together. The family maintains a low profile and prefers to keep some of their personal information private.

Shea and his wife have been blessed with four children. One of his children is actress Giorgia Whigham. She is best known for appearing on Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, The Punisher, and VH1’s Scream.

Shea Whigham Education

Shea went to Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas then later transferred to the State University of New York at Purchase, New York. He graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree. While at State University he was part of a small acting program with a graduating class of eight seniors and 31 students.

Shea Whigham Career

After graduating from college, Shea co-founded New York City theatre troupe The Rorschach Group together with Kirk Acevedo who was his roommate in college. In 2000, he landed the main role in the film Tigerland. He went on to feature in Submerged, R.U.S./H., Paradise, and the 2003 film All the Real Girls.

Shea featured in the Japanese film Out of This World and the tv series Medical Investigations. His most notable role is Elias “Eli” Thompson, sheriff of Atlantic County, New Jersey on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. He played the role of Joel Theriot in the HBO series True Detective.

His other credited roles include Captain Ted Beecham in The Wolf of Wall Street and Carl Elway in Carl Elway. In 2019, Shea played the character of GCPD Detective Burke in the Warner Bros./DC Comics psychological thriller Joker. She has also featured in Sicario: Day of the Soldado, and Bad Times at the El Royale.

He was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for playing the lead role of Homecoming alongside Julia Roberts. His upcoming projects include Till Death as Schmidt, The Gateway as Parker, and Gaslit as G. Gordon Liddy.

Shea Whigham Joker

In 2019, Shea played the character of GCPD Detective Burke in the Warner Bros./DC Comics psychological thriller Joker. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker, Robert De Niro as Murray Franklin, and Zazie Beetz as Sophie Dumond.

Shea Whigham Movies

  • Splinter
  • Blood Creek
  • The Killing Room
  • Spooner
  • Fast & Furious
  • Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
  • Radio Free Albemuth
  • Barry Munday
  • Machete
  • The Conspirator
  • Take Shelter
  • The Lincoln Lawyer
  • This Must Be the Place
  • Catch .44
  • Big Miracle
  • Savages
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Fast & Furious 6
  • American Hustle Carl Elway
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Non-Stop
  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado
  • First Man
  • Bad Times at the El Royale
  • City of Lies
  • Vice

Shea WhighamTV Shows

  • Ghost Stories
  • Submerged
  • R.U.S./H.
  • Medical Investigation
  • Paradise
  • Faith of My Fathers
  • ER
  • Standoff
  • Lie to Me
  • Numb3rs
  • Medium
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • True Detective
  • Agent Carter
  • Justified
  • Vice Principals
  • The Legend of Master Legend
  • Fargo
  • Narcos
  • Waco
  • Homecoming

Shea Whigham Net Worth

As of 2021, Shea’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He has earned his wealth from his successful career as an actor. He has featured in various movies and tv shows including; True Detective, Fargo, Joker, Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6, and F9.


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