Shannyn Sossamon

Actress (1978)
Tue Nov 26 2019
By   Pranish

Shannon Marie Kahololani Sossamon, aka Shannyn Sossamon, is a prominent American multi-professionalist in the showbiz. She is an actress, director as well as a musician. However, she is best known for appearing in films such as A Knight's Tale, The Rules Of Attraction, and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.

The well-known actress, Shannyn, was born on 3 October 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the USA, under the sun sign, Libra. Likewise, her ethnicity is white and she holds an American nationality.

Current Marital Status: Unmarried

The 41 years old actress, Shannyn is possibly a single woman as of 2019 as she has not been seen with any men for now. Nowadays, she is secretive towards her personal life. Whatsoever, she is one of the actresses who are very active in their love life. 

As per her records, she was romantically bonded with many individuals and even was a cohabitant to a few personale. Let's have a glance over her relationships and affairs.

Initial Dating History

Shannyn Sossamon has been in relationships with more than five men. At first, she was in a relationship with Andre Benjamin, an actor. However, she has not revealed any details regarding her first relation. 

Shannyn and her ex-boyfriend holding each other
Image: Shannyn and her ex-boyfriend, Andre Benjamin
Source: Whos Dated Who

Then after, she was in a relationship with Paolo Cappella. The two started dating in 1998 and later parted their ways in 1999.

Warmth Of Love Continues

Shanny later dated Dallas Clayton, who is an artist, writer, and kids book author. The two started dating back in 2002, and their relation lasted two years. Likely to her previous affair, she separated from him in 2004. 

Shannyn and Dallas posing for a picture
Picture: Shannyn and her then-boyfriend, Dallas Clayton
Source: Whos Dated Who

After her separation with Dallas, she stayed in a relationship with Eugene Goreshter, who is the vocalist of the rock band, Autolux. They were spotted together in 2006, but since then, they were never seen together.

Shannyn and Tygh in black dress
Image: Shannyn and her ex, Tygh
Source: Whos Dated Who

Between 2005 and 2006, there was a rumor that she might have hooked up with Joaquin Phoenix, a popular American actor and producer. Moreover, she was also romantically linked with Tygh Runyan, who is an actor and musician. According to Who Dated Who, the two attended the 67th Venice Film Festival together. Further, Shannyn dated Richard Purser back in 2011.

Mother Of Two Children

Beautiful actress, Shannyn is a proud mother of her two children. She gave birth to their first child, a son named Audio Science Clayton, on 29 May 2003 with her then-boyfriend, Dallas Clayton.

Shannyn and her son getting into car
Picture: Shannyn with one of her son
Source: Celeb Baby Laundry

Further, she also shares a child with her ex-boyfriend, Richard Purser. The two welcomed their son, Mortimer Kaufman back in December 2011. For now, she is parenting her sons very well and living a blissful single life.

How Rich Is Shannyn Sossamon?

Shannyn's net worth is estimated at around $3 Million as of 2019, which is similar to Kate Luyben. She collects this hefty sum of money from her successful career as an actress. To date, she has appeared in over 25+ movies such as The Knight Tale, 40 days and 40 nights, Sinister 2, and The Holiday.

Not only movies, but she has played in over 15+ TV shows until now.

Films Box-Office Collection
The Knight Tale$117,487,473
40 Days 40 Nights$95,146, 283
Sinister 2$52,882,018

So, playing on such huge blockbusters with prominent actors such as Melissa Gilbert, she might have bagged a good salary from her acting career. Besides, she also adds a decent fortune to her wealth from endorsements deals and commercials too.

 

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