Shaun Evans Net Worth broke into the limelight thanks to his role as crack detective Endeavour Morse in the ITV drama series Endeavour. Evans has earned high critical praise for his effortless portrayal of the role. Having begun his career professionally in 2002, Shaun had to pay his dues for a decade before getting his breakthrough in 2012. So, do you want to find out more about him? If yes, then stay with us for a while, as we introduce you to this rising actor.
Shaun Evans is an actor who has come to prominence with the particular role of Endeavour Morse in the TV mystery crime-drama series “Endeavour” (2012-2019), and also Jimmy in the TV miniseries “The Take” in 2009, among other roles that have contributed to his popularity.
Early Life and Biography
Shaun Evans whose full name is Shaun Francis Evandi was born on the 6th of March 1980, in Liverpool, England to Irish parents.
His dad worked as a taxi driver while his mom was a healthcare worker in a hospital. He was raised alongside his older brother who is barely a year older than he is.
Interested in the dramatic arts from a young age, Shaun completed a course with the National Youth Theatre.
After finishing high school, Shaun moved to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Shawn Evans got a scholarship and he attended the Merseyside Catholic School, St. Edward’s College in 1991 and graduated in 1998.
He originally wanted to pursue a career in history and politics but his love for acting led him to complete a course at the National Youth Theatre. Evans, at the age of 18 then relocated to London to attend the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Shaun Evans Career
Shawn Evans first feature film was the 2002 comedy-drama, The Boys from County Clare. Evans would come to score parts in other films like; Being Julia, The Situation, Cashback, Gone, Boy A, Telstar: The Joe Meek Story, and more.
Evans juggled between TV roles, film roles, and theater roles. In theater, he had a part in the award-winning play Blue/Orange by Joe Penhall.
He played Kurt Cobain in the Roy Smiles play Kurt and Sid and also acted in the Peter Souter play Hello/Goodbye. Some of his other notable TV shows include; BBC’s Ashes to Ashes and Silk; The Take, and ITV’s The Last Weekend.
Evans’ career received a boost after he was cast as the young Inspector Morse in Endeavour. In addition to acting, Shawn Evans also has interests in directing.
He has directed several episodes of the BBC medical drama, Casualty. When Evans isn’t acting or directing, he enjoys writing.
Shaun Evans Net Worth
Since launching his career, Shaun has proven his talents both on screen and stage, and so far has appeared in over 25 films and TV series, all of which have contributed to his wealth.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Shaun Evans is, as of early 2020? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Evans’ net worth is as high as $250,000.
Undoubtedly, his wealth will become higher in the upcoming years, assuming he successfully continues his career.
Gradually, Shaun was becoming more popular, which resulted in notable roles, including as Quaid in the horror thriller film “Dread”, then as Clive Davies in the drama film “Princess Kaiulani”, both in 2009, starring Q’orianka Kilcher, then the award-winning drama film “Wreckers” in 2011, next to Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy.
However, it was in 2012 that he secured his most prominent role so far, as Endeavour Morse in the TV crime-drama series “Endeavour”.
So far, he featured in all 27 episodes of the highly-acclaimed series, which certainly increased his popularity.
Since he attained the role of Endeavour Morse, Shaun hasn’t been quite active in pursuit for other engagements, though he still made a few notable appearances.
These include the portrayal of Tom in the drama film “War Book” in 2014, and the role of Sir Richard Worsley in the television film “The Scandalous Lady W”, starring Natalie Dormer and Aneurin Barnard.
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