Shane Deary

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Shane Deary

Shane Deary

Shane Deary is an American craftsman and contractor. Shane Deary owns ‘Deary Construction,’ a company that focuses on woodworking and home interior designing.

He is best known as Keri Russell’s ex-husband; the popular actress, who has been in shows such as “Felicity” and “Scrubs,” divorced the father of two of her children in 2013.

Deary enjoys surfing and swimming in his spare time when he is not at work.

He is an accomplished surfer who has competed in a number of contests, winning various awards and making it to the top contestants’ short-list.

Early life and Childhood

Shane Deary was born in the United States of America, however, the exact date of his birth is unknown.

Shane and his now ex-wife Keri Russell never revealed anything concrete about his background.

He spent his boyhood in Massachusetts with his family.

He was raised by his father and older brother, and little is known about his mother.

Shane enrolled in his local high school in Massachusetts but did not identify the name of the institution.

Keri Lynn Russell,  Shane’s ex-wife was born on March 23, 1976, to a homemaker and a Nissan Motors Inc. executive.

She has two siblings, Todd, her older brother, and Julie, her younger sister.

She has always enjoyed singing and dancing, and her talent helped her get admission to the Mickey Mouse Club in 1991.

Education Details

Shane Deary didn’t mention any colleges or universities he (may have) attended or graduated from.

Professional Career

It is well known that Deary’s father has always worked as a contract carpenter.

Shane and his elder brother helped their father in his craft since he was a child.

He became an accomplished furniture builder after honing his carpentry talents.

His own company, “Deary Construction,” was founded by him, and it now specializes in custom constructions, particularly wooden furniture.

He gained enormous success and prosperity while working alongside his brother.

He also made improvements to his family’s home on Martha’s Vineyard, including the creation of a particular garden for the children to play in.

 It’s worth noting that while he was married to his then-wife Keri, they designed personalized kitchens and bedrooms.

That are still highlighted as best practices by magazines like “Elle Decor” and “LifeStyle.”

Shane’s company features a website that provides information about his services as well as a portfolio.

His company is based in Brooklyn, New York City, but he spends the majority of his time in his homeland of Massachusetts.

Keri Russel, Shane’s ex-wife appeared in multiple seasons of Disney shows alongside Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, and Justin Timberlake.

She, on the other hand, decided to pursue a career as an actor rather than a singer.

She began her career with roles in television shows and films such as “Married with Children” (1987-1997), “Honey, I Blew Up the Kid” (1992), “Boy Meets World” (1993-2000), and “Clerks” (1995).

She rose to notoriety after portraying Felicity Porter in the series “Felicity” (1998-2002).

The story of a girl who decided to enroll in the same college as her high school crush in order to get as close to him as possible.

Keri earned $30,000 for each episode in the series.

Later, she appeared in films such as “Dead Man’s Curve” (1998), “Mad About Mambo” (2000), “We Were Soldiers” (2002), and “Mission: Impossible III” (2006).

Where she played Lindsey Farris alongside stars such as Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers, with whom Keri previously worked while starring in “August Rush.”

Keri also appears as Melody in the hit television series “Scrubs” (2001-2010).

She has received multiple honors for her outstanding efforts.

She won a “Golden Globe” in 1999 for her performance in the “Felicity” series, in the category of “Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series – Drama.”

The same year, she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the category “TV – Breakout Role” for her performance in “Felicity.”

Later, in 2015, she won the Satellite Award for “Best Actress – Television Series Drama,”.

In 2018, she won the Television Critics Association Award for “Individual Achievement in Drama” for her work in the series “The Americans.”

Net worth and Salary

Shane Deary’s current net worth is estimated to be over $1 million.

He gained via hard work in his own firm making personalized wooden constructions and furnishings.

Keri Russell, his ex-wife, is reported to have a net worth of roughly $12 million.

It’s worth noting that she receives $175,000 every episode of “The Americans” as of 2019 — in 2004.

She earned a much lower but still impressive $100,000 per episode.

Relationship Status

Shane Deary met Keri Russell in 2006. They’d been friends for a brief time before becoming a pair.

They were engaged before the end of 2006 and married on February 14, 2007.

The wedding ceremony was performed in downtown Manhattan.

Shane Deary
Shane Deary with his wife- Source: people

The reception for all invited guests was hosted at Harrison Restaurant in Tribeca.

Keri and Shane became parents for the first time at the end of 2007 when they welcomed their son River.

They welcomed their second child, a daughter named Willa Lou, in 2011.

They tried hard to manage jobs and families and spent as much time together as they could, but it didn’t work out, and the pair divorced in 2013.

They agreed to make the divorce process as ‘hail-fellow-well-met’ as possible for the benefit of their children.

Thus there were no controversies or claims from either of them. As of 2019, they share custody of their children.

Shane hasn’t been seen with a new partner since his divorce from Keri, but since he’s been out of the spotlight.

It’s been simpler for him to keep his private life private, as no reporters are looking for him to take a picture of his new girlfriend.

Keri, who is now in a relationship with her coworker Matthew Rhys, became a mother for the third time in 2016.

They met on the set of “The Americans” in 2014 and have been together ever since.

Their son Sam, Matthew’s first child, now resides in Brooklyn, New York, with his family and two step-siblings.

Body Measurements

Shane Deary is a man with dark brown hair and hazel eyes. His height, weight, and vital data are not yet accessible.

In terms of wardrobe, he prefers casual looks and frequently wears jeans, leather jackets, hoodies, and other comfy gear.

Social Media

It may seem strange, but Keri, like Shane, has no social media accounts.

They are still keeping their personal life secret, without disclosing any personal details to the public.

Keri’s followers have created pages on Instagram and Twitter where they post images of her that they find using the hashtag #kerirussell.

But she is still unwilling to create official profiles.

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  • Shane is best known for being Keri Russell’s ex-husband.
  • She is a popular actress who starred in such series as “Felicity” and “Scrubs” divorced the father of two of her kids in 2013.
  • Shane met Keri Russell in 2006.
  • As to Keri, she became a mother for the third time in 2016, as she is now in a relationship with her colleague Matthew Rhys.
  • It could sound weird, but it’s not only Shane who doesn’t have any social media platforms, Keri doesn’t have an Instagram or Twitter account either.
  • His ex-wife, Keri Russell, her net worth is estimated to be around $12 million.