Shawn Christian Fun Facts
1: He was born on December 18, 1965. He shares a birthday with actor Brad Pitt, although Shawn is two years younger.
2: He graduated from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan with – surprise! – a degree in marketing.
3: He first moved to Chicago to pursue his acting career, starring in commercials.
4: He actually met his (ex) wife Deborah Quinn while auditioning for modeling jobs in Chicago. They were married from 1996-2013.
5: They share a son together, named Kameron.
6: His first film was 2000’s Beautiful.
7: His first TV role was on the popular soap opera As The World Turns from 1994-1997. He played Mike Kasnoff.
8: Another soap he’s been on? Days of Our Lives (2008-2016) where he portrayed the character Dr. Daniel Jonas.
9: To make sure his physician role would be believable, Shawn talked to his childhood friend, Tony Yasick, who’s a physician in real life.
10: He was actually nominated for “Hottest Male Star” by Soap Opera Digest in 1996 (but unfortunately lost to co-star Peter Reckell).
11: He had recurring roles on some famous 90’s shows, like Charmed and Beverly Hills 90210.
13: He currently stars on the Freeform drama Famous in Love, where he plays Alan Mills, the head of the film studio.
14: He’s played on NBAE (NBA Entertainment) basketball teams with fellow actors Josh Duhamel and Taye Diggs.
15: He’s a huge fan of the Detroit Red Wings.
16: He loves anything outdoorsy – hiking, biking, sports…you name it, he’s probably done it!
17: He’s currently dating Arianne Zucker, a fellow Days of Our Lives alum.
18: He likes working out. We’ve actually got details on his fitness routine!
19: He had a lead role in the 2016 Lifetime movie Hidden Truth.
20: He loves the peaceful, quietness of Cannonsburg, Michigan. He hopes to build a cabin there one day.
21: He’s close with all his Famous in Love cast mates. Check out some of the fun photos below!
22: His middle name is Patrick.
23: His hometown is Grand Rapids, MI – which was recently featured in Forbes Magazine as one of the cities with the best growing economies.
24: He’s recently partnered with “The Bad Stuff” which is a luxury tequila brand.
25: He loves chocolate and coconut.
26: He’s all about inspiration and adventure.
27: He’s Scadinavian, Irish and part German.
28: His favorite season is Spring.
29: His favorite food is sushi.
30: He has a love/hate relationship with social media and prefers texting – although if it’s a long thread, he’ll gladly take a phone call.
There you have it, now you know a lot more about the Famous in Love actor. Don’t forget to catch the season 2 premiere of Famous in Love on April 4 at 8pm, only on Freeform!
Kari Highman is a Beauty and Fashion Blogger at Feeling the Vibe Magazine. Otterbein Alum (2017) – English & Psychology. Always learning & creating. Avid fan of mid 2000’s TV & pop music. Comments or tips, email [email protected]