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Robert Sheehan Biography

Updated On 26 Feb, 2018 Published On 26 Feb, 2018
Robert Sheehan
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Date of Birth :
Age : 36 years old
Family Name : Sheehan
Birth Country : Ireland
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 6 Feet

Relationship short Statistics of Robert Sheehan

What is Robert Sheehan marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): In Relation
How many children does Robert Sheehan have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Robert Sheehan having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Robert Sheehan Gay ? No

BAFTA nominated actor, Robert Sheehan is best known for his roles in the movies and the TV series, Misfits, Love/Hate, Cherrybomb and Killing Bono. He also worked in the comic play, The Playboy of the Western World at the Old Vic Theater. He is earning a good amount from his acting career.

The Irish actor is dating Algerian-French actress, Sofia Boutella. The couple has been in a relationship since 2014.

Sheehan possesses the net worth of $2 million at present.

Early Life and Education

Robert Sheehan was born Robert Michael Sheehan on 7th January 1988 in Portlaoise, Ireland under the birth sign Capricorn. Sheehan is Irish as per his nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity.

Sheehan is the son of Maria and Joe Sheehan, who were both ''garda'' (police force of the Republic of Ireland). He is youngest among his two siblings- Shauna Sheehan and Brendan Sheehan.

From the very early age, Sheehan learned to play banjo, bodhran and later participated in Fleadh Cheoil (Irish music competition). While he was in ST.Paul’s in Portlaoise, he played Oliver in ‘’Oliver with a Twist.''

At the age of 17, Sheehan studied at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. He left his Film and Television studies after a year, as he was failed and did not repeat the course.


Robert Sheehan made his debut in 2003 from a short movie, An Cuainin. The same year, he acted in an Irish drama film, Song for a Raggy Boy by Aisling Walsh. He got the role after his mother took him for an audition.   

The following year, Sheehan made his TV debut from the Australian TV programme, Foreign Exchange. In 2011, he worked in a comic play, The Playboy of the Western World at the Old Vic Theater in London.

Sheehan appeared in numbers of series including Young Blades, Bel’s Boys, Rock Rivals, Coming Up, and Fortitude, among others.

Sheehan also appeared in the movies like Shostwood, Cherrybomb, Demons Never Die, Killing Bono and Three Summers among others.

Sheehan's popular roles:

1. Misfits (2009)

  • Cast Members = Iwan Rheon, Antonia Thomas, Lauren Socha, And Joe Gilgun among other.
  • IMDB rating = 8.3.

2. Cherrybomb (2009)

  • Cast Members = Rupert Grint, Kimberley Nixon, James Nesbitt, Conor MacNeill and Kathy Kiera Clarke among others.
  • IMDB rating = 6.0.

3. Love/Hate (2010)

  • Cast Members = Killian Scott, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Aidan Gillen and Ruth Negga among others.
  • IMDB rating = 8.4.

4. Killing Bono (2011)

  • Cast Members = Ben Barnes, Neil McCormick, Krysten Ritter, Pete Postlethwaite, and Martin McCann among others.
  • IMDB rating = 6.4.

Sheehan’s recent works include his 2018’s movies, Bad Samaritan, Mortal Engines and a series, The Umbrella Academy.

For his performances in the movies and series, he has been nominated for various awards and won IFTA Awards for Love/Hate.

Net Worth

Robert Sheehan's net worth of $2 million as per celebritynetworth. He has done many successful movies in his career.

Here's the list of his movies that made a good collection at the box office:

1. Seasons of the Witch (2011)

  • Budget = $40 million.
  • Box Office Collection = $91.6 million.
  • IMDB rating = 5.4.

2. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

  • Budget = $60 million.
  • Box Office Collection = $90.6 million.
  • IMDB rating = 5.9.

3. Geostorm (2017)

  • Budget = $120 million.
  • Box Office Collection = $220.4 million.
  • IMDB rating = 5.4.

Personal Life

Robert Sheehan stands the height of 1.8 meters. He currently resides in Portlaoise, Ireland. 

The Irish actor is unmarried at present. He is in a relationship with Algerian-French actress and dancer, Sofia Boutella. The couple first met on the sets of Jet Trash in 2014 and eventually started dating.

Sheehan went to the sets of Mummy to surprise his girlfriend. He was also given a helicopter ride piloted by Tom Cruise.

There was a rumor of their break up in 2017 but no confirmed fact has been updated about their relationship.

Below, the video is about his interview,


Robert Sheehan Affairs

  1. First Affair with Sofia Boutella

    Robert Sheehan is in a relationship with Algerian-French dancer and actress, Sofia Boutella. The couple met for the first time on teh sets of Jet Trash in 2014

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