Shannyn Sossamon Biography


Shannyn Sossamon

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Birth Name: Shannyn Sossamon
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign: libra
Age: 39 Years
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Young Hollywood Award winner for Breakthrough Female Performance and Stuff magazine's 102 Sexiest Women In The World, Shannyn Sossamon is an actress and musician from the United States. She is widely popular for portraying the role of Jocelyn in the 2001 movie, A Knight's Tale. Sexy and gorgeous, Shannyn was born as Shannon Marie Kahololani Sossamon in Honolulu, Hawaii, the United States of America to parents, Sherry Sossamon and Todd Lindberg. She is an American and is of English, Hawaiian, French, Dutch, Irish, Filipino, and German descent.

In 2002, Shannyn was involved in a romantic relationship with Dallas Clayton, who is an author and illustrator. The couple is parents, to a child, a son named Audio Science Clayton. They broke up in 2004.

Shannyn remained single for several years. But in mid 2011, pictures of her baby bump appeared in the media. She gave birth to her second child Mortimer in March 2012, however, she is yet to reveal the identity of her second son. Though she is yet to reveal the identity of her son's father, in 2015, she gushed that she is having a serious relationship with Mortimer father.

Shannyn received her formal education from Galena High School. She took dancing classes while she was there. She graduated from there in 1995. After her graduation, she moved to Los Angeles and began taking further dancing lessons. She also worked as a DJ in some local clubs. During that time, she also became interested in modeling and posed for several magazines like Sassy Magazine, Unionbay Clothing, American Eagle Outfitters and much more.

Shannyn made her acting debut in 1997 by appearing in comedy series, "Mr. Show with Bob and David". She played her first movie role in 2001 movie, A Knight's Tale. Lately, she appeared in the movie Sinister 2, in which she portrayed the role of Courtney Collins, and in TV series, Sleepy Hollow (2015-16) and Wayward Pines (2015-16).

Her net worth is said to be around $3 million.

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Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

1978 8th of October

Sexy and gorgeous, Shannyn was born as Shannon Marie Kahololani Sossamon in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America to Sherry Sossamon and Todd Lindberg. She is an American and is of English, Hawaiian, French, Dutch, Irish, Filipino, and German descent.

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Graduated from Galena High School

1995

Though she was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, she spends most of her childhood days in Reno, Nevada. Shannyn received her formal education from Galena High School. When she was there she also took dancing lessons. She graduated from there in 1995.

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Worked as a DJ

1995

After her graduation, she moved to Los Angeles and began taking further dancing lessons. She also worked as a DJ in some local clubs. She also appeared in several performance venues. She also took advanced dancing classes that time.

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Began her modeling career

1996

During the mid 1990s, she also became interested in modeling and posed for several magazines like Sassy Magazine, Unionbay Clothing, American Eagle Outfitters and many more. She also appeared in several television commercials and music videos.

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Began her acting career

1997

Besides dancing, her childhood dream was acting. After modeling for about a year, she began appearing in several TV shows. She made her acting debut in 1997 by appearing in the comedy series, Mr. Show with Bob and David.

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First feature film, A Knight's Tale

2001

She played her first movie role in 2001 movie, A Knight's Tale. She portrayed the role of Jocelyn in this movie. The following year she appeared in the movies titled 40 Days and 40 Nights and The Rules of Attraction.

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Began dating Dallas Clayton

2002

In 2002, Shannyn was seen having romantic love affairs with Dallas Clayton. Dallas Clayton is an author and illustrator. As a loving couple, they also had one child together. They broke up in 2004. The actual reason why they broke up is unknown.

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Won Young Hollywood Awards

2002

In 2002, she got her one and only nomination in Young Hollywood Awards. She was also honored with this award that year and that was for Breakthrough Performance - Female. That year she also got nominated in MTV Movie Awards.

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Honored by Maxim Magazine's

2002

She has also been honored by Maxim Magazine's several times. In 2002, they honored her by listing her in their lists of Hot 100 of 2002. She was actually voted 33rd in this listings. She was also honored by Stuff magazine that year.

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First child, Audio Science Clayton

2003 29th of May

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2003 when she was in love with her ex partner Dallas Clayton. She welcomed her first child on 29th of May and that time it was a son and she named him Audio Science Clayton.

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Appeared in the movie, Wristcutters: A Love Story

2006

Her breakthrough role came in 2006 after she appeared in the movie, Wristcutters: A Love Story starring the role of Mikal. She also got nominated in several prestigious awards for this role. She is also known for her role in the movie, Our Family Wedding.

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Second child of Mortimer Sossamon

2012 of March

Shannyn remained single for several years. But in the mid-2011 pictures of her baby bump appeared in the media. Though she hadn't revealed anything about her extra love affairs and relationships, she welcomed her second son, Mortimer in March 2012. In 2015, she announced that she is having a serious relationship with Mortimer father.

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Net Worth Updates

2017

Shannyn Sossamon has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2017. She reportedly makes an annual income of $350 thousand.

Lately, she appeared in a Mystery/Thriller, Sinister 2, which grossed $52.9 million.

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