Robert Sheehan, who came to fame after acting in 2003 hit series Love/Hate has become a favorite actor of people all over the world. He was about to leave the industry. However, he got an offer for Red Riding series in 2009; which helped to gain popularity even more. Now let’s know more about his life, and also about his active work in supporting gay people on this wiki!
Born on 7th January 1988, Robert Sheehan is an Irish actor. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He is a 30 years old actor, who has earned name and fame after working in The Clinic series. His hometown is in Port Laoise Ireland. He went to Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology but dropped out.
|Birthday||7th January 1988|
|Birthplace||Port Laoise, Ireland|
|Dating/Girlfriend||Sofia Boutella (ex.)|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Net Worth, Career, and Salary
Robert started his career in acting in 2003. He auditioned in Foreign Exchange series in 2004 and got selected. After that, he performed in numerous movies including The Messenger, Cherrybomb and more. He also acted in TV series Accused, The Clinic, and Red Riding. Moreover, his achieved some significant awards including 2013 IFTA for Actor in a Supporting Role, and was nominated in IFTA Rising Star and BAFTA for Supporting Actor.
Sheehan is currently busy in post-production of Bad Samaritan and is already booked for Mortal Engines. As a passionate actor, he earns more than $500 thousand a year and has a net worth of $2 million as of 2018.
Dating, Girlfriend, or Married?
Robert has already dated A-class women from the industry. He was single till 2013; however, he met his love, Sofia Boutella during the shooting of ‘Jet Trash’ movie in India. They started their relationship in March 2014.
However, their love life burst out after being spotted together on a beach of Goa. Both were having a cozy shot, and his pal was shooting. They were seen together in helicopter ride as well. In an interview with ‘The Independent,’ Robert made a statement:
‘You’re sometimes staring at five months apart. But it always works out. She gets time off and hops on a plane, I get time off and hop on a plane. The longest we ever spent apart was just six weeks.’
Robert and Sofia were together for a long time. However, they might not be together. A rumor of Sofia dating Chris Pine came out. Moreover, again in September 2017, she uploaded a video in which she was eating pasta, and kissing Miles McMillan.
Robert is a Gay Supporter
Sheehan is a huge gay supporter. He actively supports gay equality and same-sex marriage. He had been encouraging Irish people for same-sex marriage. He once shared a video captioning:
‘Vote YES on the upcoming referendum May 22nd!
Vote YES on the upcoming referendum May 22nd! pic.twitter.com/3K0zvyCuQ5
— Robert Sheehan (@RobMSheehan) May 7, 2015
He also mentioned this statement in the video:
‘If you vote No, then you are saying that gay people shouldn’t have same rights as the straight people and you are basically homophobic.’
Parents, Siblings, and Family
Robert was born in the Republic of Ireland to the house of Maria Sheehan, and his father Joe Sheehan, who is a policeman. His mother was the one to encourage him for auditioning Song for a Raggy Boy.
Talking about his siblings, he has two. One is his elder brother Brendan, and information regarding his second sibling is not provided.
Body Measurements: Height, Color, Size
Robert is decently tall with the height of 6 feet, which is equal to 1.83 meters. He loves to keep himself healthy, thus, has maintained his masculine body. His skin color is white. The information regarding his body measurements is not provided yet.