Quick Facts of Shaun Mark Bean

  • Full NameShaun Mark Bean
  • Net Worth$20 Million
  • Date of Birth17 April, 1959
  • NicknameSean
  • Marital Status Married
  • Ethnicity Caucasian
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality British
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildFit
  • SpouseAshley Moore
  • Height1.79m
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Aries

Sean Bean is a famous English actor. He is most famous for his role as Richard Sharpe in the Tv series Sharpie. He has appeared in a huge number of tv-series as movies. Some of the major roles include the portrayal of Boromir in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Also, he appeared in the role of a critically acclaimed character, Lord Eddard “Ned” Stark in HBO’s most-watched series Game of Thrones. Moreover, he has won the hearts of many female audiences for his attractive looks. 

He also appeared in negative roles in films National Treasure Patriot Games and GoldenEye. Did you know Sean Bean has been married five times in his life? Well, if not read the article until the end to find out more about Sean Bean. Also, who wouldn’t fall for his attractive face and charming personality, don’t you think?

Life Before Fame

Sean Bean was born as Shaun Mark Bean on 17th April 1959 in Handsworth, West Riding of Yorkshire. His father Brian K. Bean was an owner of a fabrication company. His mother Rita Bean (née Tuckwood) worked in the same company as a secretary along with fifty other employes. He grew up with his younger sister Lorraine

When Shaun was young he was very passionate about playing football. He wanted to pursue a career in football. Unfortunately, he couldn’t fulfill his ambition of becoming a professional football player. As he accidentally had a piece of glass embedded on his leg after kicking a glass door during an argument. That left a large scar in his leg and even made it difficult for Bean to walk normally for some time.


Sean Bean left Brook Comprehensive School with majors of Art and English in O levels. After completion of his O-Levels, he started at his father’s company after leaving the job in a local supermarket. During his off days, he used to study at Rotherham College of Arts and Technology and studied welding. While he was in college, he came to know about an art class. His interest then moved towards art. With his interest in arts, he attended courses at two other colleges.

Sean Bean receiving an Honorary Degree from Sheffield University
Sean Bean receiving an Honorary Degree. Source: Pinterest

He attended a college for a half-day and the other for less than a week before enrolling back at Rotherham College. At Rotherham College, he took the drama course as his major. He took part in several college plays. His acting at Rotherham Civic helped him to earn a scholarship in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). There he started a seven-term course from January 1981.  Moreover, he received an honorary degree and became Doctors of Letters from the University of Sheffield on 20th July 2007. 

Married Five Times in Life

Sean Bean has been married five times in his life. He is divorced four times. As of January 2020, he is married to former actress Ashley Moore. Their relationship began soon after they met in at a party and after five years of dating, they tied the knots on June 30, 2017.  Moreover, Ashley is 26-years his junior, although the fact doesn’t seem to hinder their relationship.

Sean Bean and his wife Ashley Moore. Source: DailyMail

Moreover, the dashing Sean Bean was previously married to his first wife and a hairdresser Debra James. Debra was his school-sweetheart and they tied the knots on April 11, 1981, when Bean was only 21. However, their seven years marriage ended after Sean went to study at RADA and fell in love with fellow student Melanie Hill.

Actor Sean Bean and his first wife Debra James at the time of their wedding
Sean Bean and his first wife Debra James. Source: express.co

Melanie Hill became his second wife after the former couple tied the knots in 1990. Sean Bean fathered two daughters Lora Bean and Molly Bean born in 1987 and 1991  with Melanie. However, the couple separated in August 1997. He got married to his Sharpe co-actor Abigail Cruttenden in November 1997. They welcomed their first child Evie Natasha Bean in 1998. However, their marriage ended in divorce in July 2008.

Sean Bean with his Daughters Molly and Lorna in a show.
Sean Bean with his Daughters Molly and Lorna. Source: celebs.info

Again in 2006, he met Georgina Sutcliffe. They planed their wedding to take place in January 2008, but it was canceled a day before due to some personal reasons. Bean later married Scutliffe on February 19, 2008, at the Marylebone Register Office in London.

Sean Bean holding a blue shopping bag with his ex-wife Georgina Sutcliffe wearing orange dress
Sean Bean with his ex-wife Georgina Sutcliffe Source: Pinterest

However, the couple announced their separation in August 2010. Allegations were made against Bean that he physically abused Sutcliffe in 2009. And police had to show up at their home in Belsize Park on three occasions of domestic disturbances. 

Net Worth

The 60-years-old actor Sean Bean has a net worth of $20 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth. the versatile actor has appeared in several blockbuster movies and Tv Series.  He appeared in the role of Lord Eddard Stark in HBO’s series Game of Thrones alongside actors Michelle Fairley, Lena HeadeMaisie WilliamsSophie TurnerKit Harington, and many other famous faces. He earned more than $120,000 per episode from the series. Furthermore, he also appeared in the role of Boromir in The Lord of The Rings Trilogy alongside actors Elijah Woods, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Viggo Mortensen, and other famous faces. The name of Sean Bean’s movies and its box office collection are given in the table below.

S.N Movie’s Name Budget Box Office Collection
1. GoldenEye 60 million USD 355 million USD
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 93 million USD $872.5 million
3. The Hitcher 10 million USD 25.4 million USD
4. The Patriot Games 45 million USD 178 million USD
5. Don’t Say a Word 50 million USD 100 million USD

Furthermore, he sold his house located in Totteridge Green, London for $10Million. Similarly, he lives a lavish lifestyle with his huge net worth. Moving on, he currently has more than three post-production under his belt. So, his net worth is sure to grow bigger.





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