Shaun Cassidy - Updated Jun 2024

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Shaun Cassidy

Shaun Cassidy is an actor, singer, producer, and writer. Shaun Cassidy has produced a series named Roar, Invasion, and American Gothic.

Early life

On September 27, 1958, Shaun Paul Cassidy was born in his birthplace, Los Angeles, California. As of now, his age is 65 years old and his zodiac sign is Libra. Similarly, he has brothers named Patrick and Ryan Cassidy. Additionally, he has a half-elder brother named David Cassidy. Besides that, he has not disclosed any data related to his parents and other family members.

For his schooling, he went to Solebury School, in Solebury Township. Later, for high school, he attended Beverly Hills High School.

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Caption: Shaun Cassidy with his siblings. Source: Instagram

Career

In high school, Shaun Cassidy was very passionate about singing. Therefore, he signed a contract with Mike Curb’s division of Warner Bros. Finally, he started his journey, and in 1976, he released his debut album ‘Shaun Cassidy. Firstly, it was released in Europe and Australia and later it was released in the US as well. Furthermore, the album became an instant hit in the US. The album’s single ‘Da Doo Ron Ron’ from the album topped the Billboard Charts. Similarly, he was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
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Caption: Shaun during his performance. Source: Instagram

Moving on, he came up with his next album ‘Born Late’, written by Eric Carmen. Fortunately, the album was also a big hit as it peaked at No. 6 on the US Top 200 Albums chart. The album included a single titled Hey Deanie which peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard. After the second hit, he somehow lost his appeal on his third album ‘Under Wraps.
Unexpectedly, his 3rd album failed to live up to its expectations. Thus, no singles from the album were hit and it peaked at No. 33 on the US Top 40. Only a single titled Our Night could break into the US Top 100. He delivered an even worse album titled ‘Room Service and it could not even get into the Top 200.

More about career

Besides that, he appeared in ‘The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, in the late 1970s. Likewise was a television mystery series based on the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew novel series. In the year 1979, he was featured in the popular television movie ‘Like Normal People. Later on, he was featured in the American comedy-drama television series ‘Breaking Away’ between 1980 and 1981.
Moreover, he landed in the American daytime television medical drama ‘General Hospital’, appearing in the 1987 season. Moving on, he appeared in one episode of the American crime drama television series Murder, She Wrote. In the television movies Once Upon a Texas Train’ and ‘Roots: The Gift’, he appeared in 1988. We also spotted him in one episode of ‘Matlock’.
In the upcoming years, he focused only on scriptwriting and producing television shows. As a writer, he has written scripts including ‘American Gothic, ‘Roar, ‘And Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family. In addition, he also wrote ‘The Agency, ‘’ The Mountain’, ‘Invasion’, ‘Ruby & the Rockits’, ‘Hysteria’, and ‘Emerald City.

Net Worth 2024

The popular actor and singer has earned a decent amount of money throughout his career in the entertainment field. Hence the estimated net worth of Shaun Cassidy is 20 million dollars as of 2024. However, other information about his salary, asset values, cars, houses, endorsements, and so on is not available at the moment.

Personal Life

Shaun Cassidy has 8 children in total and has been married 3 times. In 1979, he married Anna Pennington and she was his first wife. His first wife is a model and former Playboy playmate. They were blessed with children named Caitlin, Jake, and Jessica. Later on, they decided to split and divorced in 1993. Soon, in 2995, he married actress Susan Diol and divided in 2003.

Additionally, from this marriage, he has a daughter named Juliet. Moreover, since 2004, he has been married to producer Tracey Lynne Turner. Together they have 4 children named Caleb, Roan, Lila, and Mairin.

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Caption: Shaun’s children. Source: Instagram

Shaun Cassidy – Body Measurements

Shaun Cassidy is good-looking and stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 75 kg. The celebrity has light brown hair color and dark brown pairs of eyes.

Shaun Cassidy – Social Media

He is active on his Instagram account @officialshauncassidy, with 36.2k followers. And, he has a Twitter account named @ShaunpCassidy, with 83.7k followers.