Shawn Hatosy - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 18, 2022

Shawn Hatosy
Profession: Actor, Director
Best Known For: Animal Kingdom (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : December 9, 1975 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Shawn Wayne Hatosy
Birth Place: Middletown, Maryland, USA
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: Wayne Thomas Hatosy
Mother's Name: Carol Ann Hatosy
Siblings: N/A
High School: Linganore High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethic (Irish, Hungarian, German, English, Scottish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: December 19, 2010
Wife's Name: Kelly Albanese
Children: 3

Cassius Hatosy (son)
Leo Hatosy (son)
Finn Jones Hatosy (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Shawn Hatosy?

Shawn Hatosy is an actor, director by profession, and American by nationality. He is best known for his work in films In & Out, The Faculty, Outside Providence, Anywhere but Here, The Cooler, Alpha Dog, and the TV series Animal Kingdom.

Shawn Hatosy – Age, Parents, Siblings

Shawn Hatosy’s birth took place on December 29, 1975, in Middletown, Maryland, USA. He was born Shawn Wayne Hatosy to his mother Carol Ann Hatosy, a loan officer, and father Wayne Thomas Hatosy. He has not mentioned his siblings and might be the only child of his parents.

young Shawn Hatosy with his mother (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, he attended New Market Middle School and Linganore High School, from which he also graduated in 1994. His ethnicity includes Irish, Hungarian, German, English, and Scottish.

Shawn Hatosy – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Hatosy dated Lizzie Press but the couple never got married and broke up.

Shawn Hatosy married his longtime girlfriend Kelly Albanese on 19th December 2010. He and his wife have welcomed three children together, all sons. 

Their first child Cassius Hatosy was born on June 16, 2006, followed by Leo Hatosy on November 18, 2012, and Finn Jones Hatosy on October 29, 2017.

Currently, they are happy raising their children and are blissful without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

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Shawn Hatosy, Kelly Albanese with their two oldest sons (Instagram)

Shawn Hatosy – Career

Before Fame

Shawn Hatosy began his career as an actor in 1995, having acted since the age of 10. His debut role was in the 1995 film Home for the Holidays and an appearance in the TV series Homicide: Life on the Street

Since then he appeared in 1997 films All Over Me, Niagara, Niagara, In & Out, and 1999’s Outside Providence, which gained him much recognition.

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Films And Series

Shawn Hatosy went on to star in films Anywhere but Here (1999), Tangled (2001), The Cooler (2003), Faith of My Fathers (2005), Alpha Dog (2006), The Lazarus Project (2008), Public Enemies (2009), Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011), Mountain Rest (2018).

In TV series Shawn Hatosy has had roles in TV series Felicity (2001-2002), Numb3rs (2006-2007), Dexter (2010), as Sammy Bryant in Southland (2009-2013), Body of Proof (2013), Bosch (2015), Flaked (2017), and as Pope Cody in Animal Kingdom (2016-present).

He also made an appearance in Justin Timberlake's What Goes Around... Comes Around alongside Scarlett Johansson.


Shawn Hatosy’s Animal Kingdom co-stars include Daniella Alonso, Spencer Treat Clark, Christina Ochoa, Ellen Barkin, Carolina Guerra, etc.

Shawn Hatosy, Ellen Barkin in Animal Kingdom (Variety)

Shawn Hatosy – Awards, Nominations

Hatosy was nominated for 2011’s 1st Critics' Choice Television Awards and 2004’s Golden Satellite Awards.

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Shawn Hatosy – Net Worth, Salary

Hatosy’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million while there have been no estimates on his annual salary. 

Shawn Hatosy – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Shawn Hatosy is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with thousands of followers.

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