Stan Shaw: The Renowned American Actor Lifestory

Who is Stan Shaw?

Stan Shaw is an American Actor, born in Chicago, Illinois, on July 14, 1952. As of 2023, Stan Shaw is 70 years old.

Stan Shaw is famous for his movies like “The Boys in Company C,” Snake Eyes 1998, and Motor Kings.

Today here we will have a descriptive look at Stan Shaw. His family, house, lifestyle, net worth, career, personal details, and so much more. Let us get into it. 

Stan Shaw Biography
Stan Shaw Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameStan Shaw
BirthdayJune 14, 1952
Age 70 years old
Sun SignCancer
TraitsPositive- Calm, Loving, and Diligent
Negative- Sentimental, Possessive, and Secretive
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States Of America
Currently ResidingUnited States Of America
ParentsEddie Shaw (Father)
Bertha Shaw (Mother)
SiblingsEddie Shaw Jr (Brother)
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseDr. Zoe Shaw (Ex-Wife)
ChildrenSaciah Shaw
EducationGraduate Marshall High School
Net WorthUSD 2 million
Social MediaInstagram

Early Life and Childhood

Stan Shaw was born on June 14, 1952, in Chicago, Illinois, United States Of America. He is 70 years old now. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Stan was born to American parents. He is of Afro-American ethnicity. He holds American nationality. Back in 2019, he twitted, 

“To love the religion of Jesus is to hate the religion of slave masters.”

Moreover, he went to Marshall High School and graduated there. He has been enthusiastic about acting since he was a kid. For furthermore study, he probably went to university and graduated in his major.

Stan Shaw Young Photo
Stan Shaw Young Photo


Stan was born to American parents. His father, Eddie Shaw, was an American blues saxophonist, arranger, and band leader. Eddie used to play Saxophone while his mother, Berth Shaw, is a homemaker. Both of his parents supported him in his acting career.

In addition, Stan is the cousin of late soul singers Sam Cooke and Tyrone Davis.

Moreover, Stan’s brother, Eddie Shaw Jr, is a guitarist. Eddie Jr jas also recorded two albums. They are Morning Rain and The Trail of Tears.

Stan Shaw Physical Appearance

Stan is one stunning handsome American actor. Even in his 70s, he looks fine. It seems like he is aging like a fine wine.

The Boys in Company C actor aging like a wine
Stan Shaw aging like a wine

Talking about his physical appearance, he has a good physique that makes him look even more attractive. He stands five feet and eleven inches tall and weighs around 143.3 lbs.

He has black hair of short length. Stan has beautiful pair of black eyes that makes him even more attractive. He is one handsome actor.

Stan Shaw Dating History

Stan Shaw is currently single and is not romantically involved with anyone.

Previously, he married Dr. Zoe Shaw, an author, and psychotherapist. The couple was happy, but it didn’t work out in the end.

Dr. Zoe with her son, Saciah
Dr. Zoe with her son, Saciah

As a result, they ended up getting divorced. The couple has one son together, Saciah Shaw.


Saciah Shaw is an actor following in his dad’s footsteps. Currently, Stan Shaw’s son is in the series “The Family Business.” He shared a picture of his son on Instagram with the caption,

“This is my son; he also portrays my son in the amazing Carl Weber’s The Family Business season 4! He’s Kenny Duncan, I’m Larry Duncan, and you are in for the ride of your lives. Hang in there and hold on; we gotcha! The blistering hot Season 4 drops on Sept.1st on BET+.

You may be worthy but trust and believe you’re not ready. Nothing will ever be the same.”

Stan Shaw with his son, Saciah Shaw
Stan Shaw with his son, Saciah Shaw


Stan is a renowned actor. He has been working in the entertainment industry for over 3 decades. Stan is mainly known for his movies like “The Boys in Company C,” Snake Eyes 1998, and Motor Kings. He started his acting career with the Chicago Production.

Some of his movies are:

  • The Boys in Company C
  • Harlem Nights
  • Jeepers Creepers
  • Snake Eyes 1998
  • Red River 1986
  • The Gladiator 1986,
  • Cut Throat Island.

He has also been part of TV shows like

  • Roots: The Next Generation
  • Lifepod 1993
  • The Mississippi Television Show
  • Matlock
  • Billionaire Boys Club Television Show,
  • CBS Children’s Mystery Theatre
Jack Jenkins from Harlem Nights
Stan Shaw as Jack Jenkins in Harlem Nights

Stan Shaw Before Becoming an Actor

Shaw, before pursuing his career in the field of the entertainment industry, was a Karate, Judo, and Ju-Jitsu instructor in Chicago. He has a singing background as well. Stan has fighting experience since he was the instructor of Karate, Judo, and Ju Jitsu.

He coincidentally got to play the role of a professional fighter in movies like Snake Eyes, Tough Enough, and Harlem Nights. He aced those roles since he had a professional background in that field.

Shaw also has a first-degree black belt in Judo and Ju-Jitsu and a second-degree black belt in karate.

Social Media

Stan Shaw Instagram

Stan Shaw is active on Instagram and has 25.2k followers. He posts pictures of himself, his son, and Instagram reels. Additionally, he promotes his television shows on his Instagram feed.

Stan Shaw and his son Saciah Shaw
Stan Shaw and his son Saciah Shaw

Stan Shaw Twitter

He is also fond of Twitter and keeps posting often. Stan has a verified account on Twitter with 49k tweets. His bio on Twitter reads Award Winning Actor: Harlem Nights~Fried Green Tomatoes~Snake Eyes~Daylight~Boys’n Co.C~Roots2~Winter Song~JC3~Monster Squad~The Pale Door.

Stan Shaw Net Worth

Stan Shaw is a passionate artist and a famous actor. He has made it this far because of his hard work, dedication, and passion for music. He did lots of struggle to be where he is now.

It wasn’t easy, but he made it through because he had a passion for acting. Most of his income is from his acting profession. As of 2023, Stan Shaw’s net worth is USD 2 million.

Stan Shaw Now
Stan Shaw Now

Stan Shaw Now

Shaw had a bright career and is still doing very well in the entertainment industry even though he is in his 70s and has a handsome income. His health is fine. He has good terms with his son and is living a joyful life.

We wish to succeed more and continue to impress with his acting skills.                                


How old is Stan Shaw?

Born in Chicago, Illinois, on June 14, 1952, Stan Shaw is 70 years old.

Is Stan Shaw married?

Stan Shaw is currently single. Previously, He was married to Dr. Zoe Shaw but got divorced.

What is Stan Shaw’s net worth?

As of 2023, Stan Shaw’s net worth is approximately USD 2 million.

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