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Shaun Johnston


Facts of Shaun Johnston

Shaun Johnston is an amazing actor and director known for his works in Heartland, Mentors and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee etc. Apart from being an actor and director he is also a singer and guitarist. He is also a popular Canadian theater actor who co-founded Shadow Theatre in Edmonton, Canada.

Married, Wife, Children

Shaun Johnston is happily married to popular English role as actress Sue Johnston who is known for her role as Sheila Grant in soap opera Brookside and Barbara Royle in The Royle Family. 

They first met in a restaurant in Alberta and fell in love and dated for sometimes before they got hitched in a private ceremony in the presence of their close friends and family. 

The couple have two gorgeous sons one of them is Cael Johnston. 

Shaun shared this adorable picture of his along with his wife captioning 

“Me ‘n my Sue out for a stroll on Knox Mountain over Kelowna (I still can’t believe she married me). Sj”

Shaun Johnston with his beautiful wife Sue Johnston
Shaun Johnston with his beautiful wife Sue Johnston Source: Facebook


Net Worth

He has a whopping net worth of around $5 million. He annually earns around $1 million through TV shows and movies and apart from that he also earns from different brand endorsements, cameo appearances and others. 

He appeared in a television movie called Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. His performance was appreciated in the movie and the movie got rating of 7.1 by IMDb and 78% by rotten tomatoes. The movie was adopted from the book Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee written by author Dee Brown which is a historical drama. The movie received 17 nominations at the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards and won six Emmy awards. It also received three nominations at the 65th Golden Globe Awards.

His performance in the 2006 movie Broken Trail was good. The movie also got 7.7 rating from IMDb and 87% rating from Rotten Tomatoes. The movie stars Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church in the lead. 

His acting in the movie A Friend of the Family is praise worthy. The movie got 6.3 ratings from the IMDb. The movie also stars Laura Harris in the lead. The movie is based on the book by Alison Shaw which is of the same name.

His role in the movie Supervolcano is awesome. The movie got the rating of 6.7 by IMDb and 70% by rotten tomatoes. The total budget of the movie was $5.5 million.

S. NMovies NameIMDb RatingsRotten TomatoesReleased YearDirector
1Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee7.178%2007Yves Simoneau
2Broken Trails7.787%2006Walter Hill
3A Friend of the Family6.3-2005Stuart Gillard
4Supervolcano6.770%2005Tony Mitchell

He plays the lead role in popular Canadian family drama television series Heartland where played the character of Jackson “Jack” Bartlett. The series have got an amazing rating of 8.4 from IMDb and 8.8 from Popularity of the series can be seen as it lasted for 12 seasons and 13th season is set to be aired from 22nd September 2019.

He also played the lead character Roy Cates in the Canadian science fiction fantasy series known as Mentors. The show ran for four seasons aired from 12 June 1998 to 2 April 2002 and has 52 episodes in total. It is rated 7.4 by IMDb and 6.5 by The show is created and produced by Josh Miller and also stars Chad Krowchuk, Sarah Lind, Belinda Metz, Stevie Mitchell and Samantha Krutzfeldt in the lead.

S. NTV Series 1IMDb RatingsEpisode Start DateEpisode End Date
1Heartland8.48.814 October 2007 -
2Mentors7.46.512 June 19982 April 2002
3Da Vinci’s Inquest88.37 October 199823 January 2005

 Age, Birthday, Ethnicity, Nationality

He was born in year 1958 which makes him 60 years of age in 2019. He celebrates his birthday on 9th September which makes his birth sign Virgo.

He was born in Ponoka, Alberta, Canada and his nationality is Canadian.

His ethnicity is Caucasian white and he follows Christian religion.

His hair color is grey and has a beautiful eye is blue in color.


He is tall with the perfect height of 185cm which is around 6 feet tall and his weight is around 68 kilograms.

Wiki and Biography

Not much information about Shaun Johnston is found in other wiki sites but we have got most of all covered.

Also read interesting biographies of Gus Trikonis, Jack Yabsley and Rhylie Pereira.

Updated On Wed Sep 04 2019 Published On Wed Sep 04 2019 By paper-boat

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