Robert Sheehan Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Religion: Agnostic
Age: 32 Years
Height: 6'

Robert Sheehan

Full NameRobert Michael Adam Sheehan
NicknameRob [1]Irish Mirror
Profession(s)Actor, Model
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet & inches- 6’
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourHazel
Hair ColourDark Brown
DebutFilm: Song For a Raggy Boy (2003)
Robert Sheehan in 'Songs for a Raggy Boy'
TV: Foreign Exchange (2004)
Robert Sheehan in 'Foreign Exchange '
Awards2010: IFTA "Rising Star" (nominated)
2011: BAFTA "Supporting Actor" (nominated)
2011: IFTA "Actor in a Lead Role" – Television (nominated)
2012: IFTA "Actor in a Supporting Role" – Television (nominated)
2013: IFTA "Actor in a Lead Role" – Television (nominated)
2017: IFTA "Actor in a Supporting Role" – Drama (nominated)
Personal Life
Date of BirthJanuary 7, 1988 (Thursday)
Age (as in 2020) 32 Years
BirthplacePortlaoise, County Laois, Ireland
Zodiac signCapricorn
SignatureRobert Sheehan's Autograph
HometownPortlaoise, County Laois, Ireland
SchoolSt Paul's, Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland
College/UniversityGalway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Educational QualificationStudied film and television in Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology [2]
ReligionIn an interview, Robert said "I don't know. I'm one of those folks who considers myself agnostic. I think there's probably something out there but I'm not willing to commit myself to any of the institutions of thought that currently exist." [3]
EthnicityIrish [4]The Irish Times
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Robert Sheehan eating catfish
Controversies• Robert Sheehan was once threatened to be reported by the cabin crew while flying back from Toronto. Robert, along with a fellow auditionee, had spent much of the week partying. They boarded the flight, ordered a couple of cocktails, then a bottle of whiskey, which eventually led them being wasted. Some hours later, they were slammed by the air stewardesses who asked for their passports. Consecutively, their whiskey was confiscated during the flight, and later, it was found to be spoiled with salt. [5]The Guardian

• Though many celebrities think it's unethical to indulge with a fan, Robert Sheehan has claimed to walked down that immoral road. In one of his interviews, Robert said ‘I’d never shag a fan’, which has now proved to be a lie. [6]Hot Press

• Sheehan also expressed an opinion that drugs should be legalized. The Irish actor said, "I think the old delicious cannabis was definitely my favourite." While telling how inferior quality weed in Ireland and the UK results in psychosis and paranoia, he quotes "So, it should be fucking legalized. It’s a massive shame on the government for having not legalized it."[7]Hot Press
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends• Sofia Boutella (Algerian-French actress) (2014-2018)
Robert Sheehan and Sofia Boutella
ParentsFather- Joe Sheehan (Policeman)
Mother- Maria Sheehan
Robert Sheehan with his family
SiblingsBrother- Brendan Sheehan (Irish Actor)
Sister- Shauna Sheehan
Favourite Things
FoodTaytos, Supermac's
Rugby PlayersRonan O'Gara, Brian O'Driscoll
ActorRichard John Harris
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$2.5 million (April 12, 2019) [8]Looper

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Robert Sheehan

  • Does Robert Sheehan smoke?: Yes [9]Hot Press
  • Does Robert Sheehan drink alcohol?: Yes

    Robert Sheehan enjoying alcohol in a party

    Robert Sheehan enjoying alcohol in a party

  • ‘Cannabis’ is Robert Sheehan’s favourite drug. [10]Hot Press
  • Robert Sheehan’s father, Joe Sheehan was a ‘Garda’ (a policeman in the Republic of Ireland).
  • Robert Sheehan developed acting skills at a very early age when he played ‘Oliver’ in ‘Oliver with a Twist’ in primary school.
  • Robert Sheehan was fond of playing instruments like the banjo, the bodhrán, and the spoons in his school days. He also participated in ‘Fleadh Cheoil,’ an Irish music festival.
  • Robert Sheehan went to Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology to study film and television. He studied for a year but failed terrifically in his examinations while shooting for the movie ‘Summer of the Flying Saucer in 2008.

    Summer of the Flying Saucer- starring Robert Sheehan

    Summer of the Flying Saucer- starring Robert Sheehan

  • Robert landed his first job just at age of 12 after his mother brought him along to an open audition for ‘Song for a Raggy Boy.’
  • Sheehan being the youngest of the three children was a pampered child. He was never forced to do anything he did not want to do.  He said his parents were surprisingly supportive, and that his mother was practically his manager as well as his chauffeur in the struggling days of his career, driving him to auditions and film sets. It was his mother who helped him to secure a role in ‘Song for a Raggy Boy'(2003) his debut. [11]Archive Today
  • In 2015, Sheehan told the Irish Independent in an interview that in his early 20s, he wanted to become a gym junkie with an “intimidating torsos “. But later he realised that he didn’t want that. He quoted,

    I think part of the development of one’s eccentricity, you have to realise what you are and who you are before you can build upon that.”

  • Robert Sheehan used to play the role of a crippled boy in a theatre drama ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ performed by the Laois Open Door theatre group in the initial days of his acting career.
  • Robert Sheehan has confessed to having experimented with his sexuality in his early adulthood days, but the experiences failed to trigger him. Sheehan is an active supporter of the LGBTQ community and has spoken out about it in a YouTube video. [12]Hot Press

  • Robert Sheehan was included in the list of ‘The 50 greatest Irish film actors of all time’. [13]Irish Times
  • Robert Sheehan campaigns for a charity that supports those diagnosed with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a genetic skin condition. [14]Irish Mirror

  • Robert is also an active environment conservationist. Apparently, he is trying to be kinder to the environment by dropping the use of toothpaste filled in plastic tubes.