There is a widely believed notion that Hollywood personalities prefer to marry only those of their kind, that is, someone in the industry. It is a belief that has been reinforced through years of marriages between actors and actress but that belief gets a knock when a personality gets romantically entangled with an outsider like Keri Russell was with Shane Deary.
Keri Russell, who is a Golden Globe-winning actress got married to Shane Deary, a contractor, and craftsman in 2007. Although their relationship did not last, with their relationship ending after seven short years, Shane Deary and Keri Russell have remained in each other’s lives as parents to their children. You can read more and learn all about Shane Deary below.
Shane Deary’s Biography
Shane Deary was born in Massachusetts on a year that is at the moment unknown. Details regarding his childhood years are unknown and with his relationship with the actress Keri Russell doing very little to reveal further background information about him.
If Shane Deary attended college after completing high school, that is a fact that we do not know at this time but we know his professional career, carpentry, is the result of a hobby he had since he was a child growing up under his parents. When he grew older with an opportunity to be his own man, he established Deary Construction, a construction company focused on woodworking.
Through it, Shane Deary has been able to create a comfortable life for himself and marry a Hollywood personality. Until he began dating Keri Russell, who is known for shows like The Americans, Felicity Porter, Mission Impossible III, and Waitress, Shane Deary existed outside the consciousness of the media.
Family – Relationship with Keri Russell
Before Tinder and social media platforms became the leading avenue to meet women or men, people met potential partners through a network of friends who introduced single people to each other. This is how Shane Deary and his ex-wife, Keri Russell met each other for the first time and began building the foundation of a relationship.
Their first meeting led to a relationship and they got married in 2007, within a year of meeting each other. To say things moved very fast while they were together would be an understatement. Before they got married on the 14th of February 2007 in a private ceremony in Manhattan, Keri Russell was carrying the first of the couple’s two children.
She began birth to the child, a son named River Deary and gave birth to the second child, a daughter named Willa Lou Deary in 2011.
Married with two children, things seemed to be perfect in the Deary household until the news of their separation hit the news wave after seven years of being married. The marriage came to an end after Shane Deary filed for a divorce against Keri in 2013.
While it would have been understandable if they remained bitter enemies after the abrupt end of their marriage, Shane and Keri have tried to maintain a cordial relationship for their children.
Since the divorce, Keri Russell has remained in the public eye, starring in various films and television shows while Shane Deary has retreated into the background, living outside the spotlight. Keri has also started new relationships like one with Matthew Rhys, getting married to him in 2013.
Shane Deary has not starred in a movie nor appeared in a TV show, but he has been able to build a net worth estimated to be over $1 million through his business as a woodworking contractor. He has been able to build a significant financial base for his children, giving them a comfortable life.
His ex-wife, Keri Russell is estimated to be worth $8 million, earning as much as $100,000 per episode of her shows, having built a career with over 40 films in her filmography featuring several blockbuster successes like Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, August Rush, and a couple more others.
Other Facts About Shane Deary
- Shane Deary loves surfing. When he is not in his workshop carving up excellence on wood, Shane enjoys hitting the water and surfing.
- He has dark brown eyes and light brown hair, traits that have equally been inherited by his children, particularly his son.
- His children have a step-sibling named Sam, who was born from his ex-wife’s marriage to Matthew Rhys.