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Robert Sheehan is an Irish actor. Robert Sheehan is not having an affair with anyone presently

Relationship Facts of Robert Sheehan

Robert Sheehan is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Dating History

Dating History

Robert Sheehan dated German actress Leonie Kranzle, best known for the film Love Pills. In 2014, he started dating the French-Algerian dancer, model, and actress Sofia Boutella.

They met while shooting for the film Jet Trash in Goa, India. Soon after that, the couple was spotted together at numerous events.

But in 2018, Robert confirmed their break-up. As of now, he is possibly single.

Robert Sheehan: Biography in Details

Who is Robert Sheehan?

Robert Sheehan is an Irish actor who is known for his TV roles in ‘Misfits’ and ‘Love/Hate.’ Robert Sheehan had a keen interest in music as a child and has always been artistically inclined. He also made his acting debut with the film ‘Song for a Raggy Boy.’

His stint as a series regular for his debut TV series ‘Foreign Exchange’ earned him repute in the industry.

With his remarkable performances in the series ‘Red Riding,’ ‘Misfits,’ ‘Love/Hate,’ and ‘The Borrowers,’ he climbed his way up to become one of the shining young stars of Hollywood.

Who are the parents of Robert Sheehan?

Robert Sheehan was born in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland on  January 7, 1988. His birth name is Robert Michael Sheehan and he is currently 32 years old.

His father’s name is Joe Sheehan who worked in the local police force and his mother’s name is Maria Sheehan.

Thus, when he started showing interest in music, he was free to go as he wanted. He played many musical instruments in schools, such as the banjo and the bodhrán.

Having developed a keen artistic sensibility even before entering his teenage years, he started acting in school plays. He has two siblings namely, Brendan Sheehan and Shauna Sheehan.

Robert Sheehan holds American-Irish citizenship and Irish ethnicity. His birth sign is Capricorn.


Talking about Robert’s education history, he enrolled at the ‘Galway–Mayo Institute of Technology’ at the age of 17 but did not like the theoretical aspects of being an artist.

After failing in his first year at the institute, he dropped out.

Robert Sheehan: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, in 2004, Robert Sheehan auditioned for a major role in the series ‘Foreign Exchange’ and bagged the role. This was the first major role of his career. He played a college kid with a sharp mind and appeared in all the episodes of the series, which ran for an entire season.

Then, Robert Sheehan played the role of ‘King Louis XIV’ in the historical drama series ‘Young Blades.’ He became a series regular and gained immense popularity with the audiences. The combination of his innocent screen presence and remarkable acting talent was proving to be working in his favor.

Robert Sheehan then did small stints for the series ‘The Clinic,’ and ‘Bel’s Boys’ among others, during the 2000s. His role as ‘Liam’ in the two-part comedy-drama ‘Bitter Sweet’ was particularly noteworthy and helped Robert in bagging the first breakthrough role of his career.

In March 2009, he appeared alongside renowned actors Sean Bean and Andrew Garfield in ‘Red Riding,’ a dark adaptation of the popular fairytale quartet written by David Peace. This got him further exposure.

Robert Sheehan played a regular role in the series in its first two seasons. In the same year, Robert did a theatrical stint in ‘The Playboy of the Western World.’ In the year 2013, Robert played another leading role, in the film ‘City of Bones,’ which was a film adaptation of the 2007 novel of the same name.

The film was appreciated by critics and so was Robert’s performance as ‘Simon Lewis,’ a musician.

Awards, Nomination

Robert Sheehan was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Misfits (2009) at the BAFTA TV Award, he was also nominated for  Best Actor in a Supporting Role-Drama for Fortitude (2015) (series), Best Actor TV for Love/Hate (2010),  Best Supporting Actor – Television for Misfits (2009) at IFTA Award.

Similarly, Robert Sheehan was nominated for Best Actor for The Road Within (2014) at the Milano International Film Festival Awards. Likewise, he was nominated for the Outstanding Actor – Drama Series for Misfits (2009) at the Monte-Carlo TV Festival. Unfortunately, he has not yet won any of the awards.

How much is the net worth of Robert Sheehan in 2024?

Robert Sheehan has an estimated net worth of around $2.5 million (as per 2024 data) and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career. His acting career has helped him gain fame and fortune.

Robert Sheehan: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor about Robert dating German actress Taylor Kranzle in the past. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Robert Sheehan has a height of 6 feet and a weight of 78 kg. His hair color is dark brown and his eyes color is green.

Social Media

Being an Irish actor, Robert Sheehan has a huge fan following. Robert Sheehan has been active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

He has around 45K followers on his Facebook. Around 343K followers on his Twitter and has around 975K followers on his Instagram.

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