Zach McGowan - Updated Jun 2024

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Zach McGowan

Zach McGowan is a television, film, and voice actor from the United States. Zach McGowan is popular for his portrayal of Anton Ivanov/The Superior, Black Sails, Shameless, and The 100 on the television series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”.

Early Life

Zach McGowan was born in New York City, United States on May 2, 1980. According to the astrological chart, his zodiac sign is Taurus and he is currently 43 years old as of 2024. Moreover, his real birth name is Zachary Brendan McGowan.

His father Vincent McGowan is of Irish plunge and his mother Brenda McGowan is Russian Jewish. Additionally, his father served in the United States Marine Corps and his mother worked for United Airlines.

He grew up with his older brothers Doug and Matt in New York City. Additionally, he holds American nationality and belongs to a 2nd-generation Irish-American Jew ethnic background.

Zach McGowan – Education

Zach McGowan finished his kindergarten and high school at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York City. During school, he was the captain of the football and ice hockey teams and a member of the drama and theatre societies. After that, he enrolled at Carleton College in Northfield Minnesota, and graduated in 2002 from the college.

Professional Career

Zach McGowan made his debut in acting as Jackson in the film “The Hunt for Eagle One” in 2006. He reappeared as Jackson in the film’s sequel ‘The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point’ in the same year directed by Henry Crum. After that, he made his television debut in the reality show “Two Dudes Catering” in 2007.

He appeared as Kurt Greenfield in one of the episodes of CBS’s popular TV series “CSI: Miami” in 2008. In that same year, he voiced multiple characters in the action-adventure video game “Iron Man” and voiced Cowboy Beaver in a puzzle video game titled ‘Boom Blox”. After that, he appeared in a minor role in the film “Terminator Salvation” in 2009. He also appeared as Terry in the film “Losing Control” and as Joel in “Conception” in that same year.

For three years, he served as a live announcer at the “Scream Awards” in 2009, 2010, and 2011. He also appeared in two short films “The Last Supper” and “Inanna’s Dance” in the same year. Moreover, he narrated a TV movie “Man-Eating Super Snake” for Discovery Channel in 2011. Additionally, he joined the cast of the Showtime dramedy “Shameless” as Jody in mid-2011.

He voiced video game characters in games like “Resident Evil 6”, “Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier”, and “Anarchy Reigns: in 2012. After that, he appeared as a mysterious Romani Shkelgim in the film Dracula Untold in July 2013. He appeared as the real-life 18th-century English pirate Charles Vane in the TV series Black Sails for Starz in January 2014. After that, he appeared in 16 episodes of the TV series “The 100” from 2016 to 2017.

From 2017 to Present

He appeared as Tennyson Duvall in the television series “Damnation” in 2017. After that, he appeared as Anton Ivanov in eight episodes of the television series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” from 2017 to 2018. He then appeared as Chuck Wepner in the biographical film “The Brawler” in 2018.

Caption: The poster of the television series, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Source: The Movie Database)

After that, he appeared as Connor Gibson in the action film “Death Race: Beyond Anarchy” directed by Don Michael Paul in 2018. He also appeared as the Scorpion King Mathayus in another Don’s film “Scorpion King: Book of Souls” in that same year. After that, he appeared as a main cast and played Dylan Rossi in the television series “L.A.’s Finest” in 2019. Moreover, he also appeared in the drama film “Robert the Bruce” in that same year.

Net Worth 2024

This American actor has garnered a nice amount of money from his career as a film, television, and voice actor. According to online sources, he has an estimated net worth of around $4 million as of 2023. Moreover, he earned millions of dollars as a cast of popular films like “Lethal Weapon”, “Law and Order”, and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”.

Relationship Status

Zach McGowan married Emily Johnson in the Santa Barbara mountains on September 27, 2008. Moreover, the couple has two daughters from their marriage but their name is not available on online sources. Furthermore, there are no records about his previous relationship before his marriage.

Caption: Zach McGowan with his family (Source: Instagram)

In May 2017, Zach became a part of the controversy after he became the lead actor in the historic drama Ni’ihau. Moreover, the drama was based on the real story of a WWII confrontation on the Hawaiian Island. Due to this, the fans reacted on social media that the role of Hawaiian was given to a Caucasian actor and fans called it “whitewashing”. After that, the makers of the drama replaced him with Joseph Naufahu.

Body Measurements

Caption: Zach McGowan posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This actor has brown hair and blue eyes. Additionally, he stands at 6 feet tall and weighs around 75 Kg. Moreover, the actor has 40 inches of chest, 15 inches of biceps, and 32 inches of the midsection.

Social Media

McGowan is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. His official Instagram account ‘@mcgowanzach’ has over 283k followers. On Twitter, he has over 85.2k followers on his account ‘@Zach_McGowan.’