Reality Television shows have come a long way since their inception in the ’90s. It is now one of the biggest genres in Television and accounts for a big chunk of the biggest shows on Television. From racing shows to finding new talent, reality shows have done it all. Shawn Ellington is one of those celebrities who came out of a reality show.
Not just any reality show but Street Outlaws, which also happens to be one of the biggest shows on the Discovery channel. It is amongst the channel’s flagship shows and is centered around racing cars. The show has been behind the scenes of some of the biggest celebrities that have come out of the channel.
His nickname in the show is “Murder Nova”, which also happens to be the name of his priced car. He has always had a nag for racing as he grew up in a family of racers. His father used to run an auto body shop. And Shawn, being the cheeky guy that he is learned everything that he needed to succeed in racing from his dad during the process.
He would be the first one in line when his dad needed some assistance at work. Seeing his child have this kind of passion for racing, his father decided to make him a racer. And boy was he a great racer. He had already won many championships before joining the television reality show.
He has also had an opportunity to work beside some of the best racers on Television. The most notable of them being Justin Shearer who is also a colleague on his show. He is a major part of the show and has been featured in dozens of episodes spanning several seasons.
Shawn Ellington – Love Life and Wife
The 41-year-old racer is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Erin. The two decided to tie the knots in winter of 2005. Although they have been together for more than a decade now. Their relationship has not shown any signs of aging. In fact, it seems to get better with time.
Caption: Shawn with his wife(Source: www.instagram.com).
During the time that the couple has been married, they have been blessed with a child. The couple shares a son who goes by the name of Aiden. Just like his father, Aiden is also a big fan of racing and when he grows up, he wants to become a racer.
Shawn Ellington was born on the 15th of November, 1977 in Merced, California, USA. By profession, he is a television star as well as a racer. He is best known for his role in the hit Discovery show, Street Outlaws. Shawn stands in at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs an impressive 75KG. He is currently 41 years of age.
As per his net worth, the 41-year-old has an estimated net worth of $100,000- $100,000,0. The biggest source of his wealth is his association with the Discovery channel. He also makes a lot of money through racing and is amongst the top racers on the show.