Shea Whigham Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Net Worth


Shea Whigham is an American actor known for potraying the role of Gus Grissom in First Man. He also starred as Frank Polidori in Vampires vs. the Bronx. Some of his other popular films include Take Shelter, Eileen, and Boardwalk Empire.

How old is He? – Age

Whigham is 55 years old as of 2024. He was born on January 5, 1969, in Tallahassee, Florida, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is He? – Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall.

Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Shea was born to parents; Frank Whigham and Beth Whigham in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. It is known that his father was a professional attorney while his mother worked as a school librarian. He experienced his childhood along with his brother; Jack Whigham.


Whigham enrolled at Lake Mary High School before transferring to Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas. Afterward, he joined the State University of New York at Purchase, New York, where he also graduated.

Is He Married?Wife

Shea has been married to his lovely to his lovely wife, Christine Whigham, for quite a long time now. However, it is known that he is a bit sensitive when it comes to his wife’s private life. However, we are keeping tabs and will update the information once available.

Actor Shea Whigham Photo
Actor Shea Whigham Photo


Whigham and his wife Christine have been blessed with fout children. Their daughter, Giorgia Whigham, is an actress known for her roles in films such as Ted, Saving Zoë, The Punisher, and The Orville.

Acting Career

Shea is a vastly recognized actress known for his appearances in Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans as Justin. Likewise, he potrayed the role of ‘Packie’ Hanrahan in Small Engine Repair. It is also known that he appeared in the 49 episodes of Boardwalk Empire as Elias ‘Eli’ Thompson.

Most noteworthy, he was featured in The Legend of Master as Legend Peanut-Head. He was also a cast in Bad Times at the El Royale where he starred as Dr. Woodbury Laurence. Afterward, he landed on the role of Frank Lyga in City of Lies.

Furthermore, he voiced the character of George Stacy in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. He also starred as Dusty Daniels in The Righteous Gemstones. In addition, he played the role of Colonel George Reeves in Lawmen: Bass Reeves.

Presently, he is set to appear in the upcoming Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning as well as Untitled eighth Mission: Impossible film. On the other hand, he potrayed the role of Jon in the video game titled Smuggler’s Run.

Net Worth

Citing his career, Whigham has an estimated net worth of $8 Million.

Movies And TV Shows

  • Splinter
  • The Quarry
  • The Gateway
  • Gaslit
  • City of Lies
  • Small Engine Repair
  • Tigerland
  • Vice Principals
  • Beirut
  • Pride and Glory
  • Wristcutters: A Love Story
  • Death Note
  • Cop Car
  • Fancy Dance
  • Waco
  • Lila & Eve


  • Screen Actors Guild Award
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