Who is Shannon Kook?
Shannon Kook is a South African actor who has actively worked in the entertainment industry since 2009 to date. He began his acting career at the age of 22 where he debuted in the television series. Following this, he also featured in movies and television films. He is best known for his acting role in the Canadian drama series, Degrassi: The Next Generation where he played the role of Zane Park. Likewise, he is also popular for his role in the horror film series, ‘Conjuring’ where he has played the role of Drew Thomas.
|Full Name||Shannon Xiao Lóng Kook-Chun|
|Birth Date||9 Februaury 1987|
|Birth Place||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Net Worth 2021||$1 million|
|Height||5 feet and 9 inches (1.76m/176cm)|
Shannon Kook’s full name is Shannon Xiao Lóng Kook-Chun. He was born on 9 February 1987 in Johannesburg, South Africa. His parents are from a mixed cultural background whose names are unknown on the Internet. He has three younger siblings who are all sisters. Additionally, he is currently 34 years old with an Aquarius star sign.
Shannon Kook grew up in South Africa but for his studies, he moved to Montreal and attended the National Theatre School of Canada.
Nationality, Height, Weight
Shannon Kook holds the nationality of two countries of South African and Canadian. As per his ethnicity, he is multiracial of Asian and Black. He has Hakka Chinese ancestry on his father’s side and Cape Coloured ancestry on his mother’s side. Sadly, there is no information about this actor’s religion. Besides this, he stands 5 feet and 9 inches (1.76m/176cm) tall and weighs around 68kg (150lbs). Moreover, he has a slim body type with thin lips. In addition, he has a pair of light brown eyes color and black hair color.
Social (Instagram, Twitter)
Shannon Kook is active in his social media accounts. His Instagram account (@shannonkook) has 322 thousand followers. Likewise, his Twitter handle (@SHANNONKOOK) has 61.1 thousand followers.
Shannon Kook is quite private about his personal life. He has not disclosed anything about his past and current love life. Moreover, he has also not been in any rumors and controversies. He likes to keep his love life away from the spotlight.
Movies of Shannon Kook
Shannon Kook landed his debut film role in ‘Requiem for Romance’ as Yun where he had a voice role in 2012. He then played in the supernatural horror film, ‘The Conjuring’ as Drew Thomas in 2013. It starred Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston, Vera Farmiga, Sterling Jerins, and Lili Taylor. The same year, he also played in ‘Empire of Dirt’ as Angel and in ‘Hunting Season’ as Jason. Likewise, Shannon also appeared as Vice Skinner and Ian in ‘The Dependables’ and ‘Dirty Singles’ in 2014. In 2015, he landed two films in ‘Dark Places’ as Young Trey Teepano and in ‘A Christmas Horror Story’ as Dylan.
Moreover, he also had his recurring role of Drew Thomas in the film series, ‘The Conjuring 2’ in 2016 and in ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ in 2021 which is working in post-production. His other movies are ‘Goliath’ and ‘Man Eater’ in 2017. He respectively played the role of Dylan Watters and Spencer.
Shannon Kook landed his debut acting role in the TV series. In 2009, he played in episodes of ‘Being Erica’ as Kendrick Kwan, ‘The Border’ as Yuan Doa, and in ‘Cra$h & Burn’ as Benny. Likewise, he also appeared in five episodes of ‘Durham County’ as David Cho in 2010. Shannon came into the limelight when he appeared in the Canadian drama series, ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ as Zane Park from 2010 to 2011. This series is the fourth installment in the Degrassi franchise and is one of his notable roles. This series franchise premiered in CBC which had a huge cast in a different franchise. They are Cathy Keenan, Dayo Ade, Deanna Casaluce, Amanda Stepto, Nicole Stoffman, Pat Mastroianni, Stacie Mistysyn, Siluck Saysanasy, Shay Mitchell, Duncan Waugh, Genelle Williams, Kirsten Bourne, Stefan Brogren, Jamie Johnston, Nina Dobrev, and many more.
He has also starred in ‘Baxter’ and ‘Aaron Stone’ in 2010, ‘Rookie Blue’ in 2011, ‘XIII: The Series’ in 2013, and ‘Holidaze’ in 2013 which is a TV film. Furthermore, he also had six-episode roles in ‘Carmilla’ from 2015 to 2016. Shannon also appeared in ‘Private Eyes’ in 2016, ‘ Incorporated,’ ‘Running With Violet,’ and ‘Shadowhunters’ in 2017. Moreover, he also featured in 17 episodes of ‘The 100’ from 2018 to 2020 as Jordan Green. His recent appeared series ate ‘Impulse’ and ‘Woke’ in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Shannon Kook has won the Awards of Merit for his acting role ‘Sorry for Your Loss’ in 2018. He also received the TIFF Rising Stars in 2014 shared with his co-stars Alexandre Landry, Sophie Desmarais, and Julia Sarah Stone. Likewise, he also received a nomination from the Forest City Film Festival Award in 2019 for ‘Goliath.’
Net Worth of Shannon Kook
Shannon Kook earns from his acting career. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021.