Who Is Andrew Shue?
Andrew Shue is an American actor, writer, entrepreneur and an athlete, who became famous for his appearance in the television show “Melrose Place.” He is the co-founder of the teen volunteer organization,“Do Something”, and a member of its Board of Directors.
Andrew Shue Age, Zodiac sign, Early Life, Family, and Education Background
Andrew was born under the Pisces zodiac sign on 20 February 1967, in Wilmington, Delaware, USA, which makes him 53 years old as of 2020, American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
He was born to the Chemical Bank Corporation’s private division President, Anne Brewster, and Real Estate Dealer and Lawyer, James W. Shue. Andrew was raised with his elder sister, Elizabeth Shue, who made an appearance in the famous 1984’s “Karate Kid.” He is also brother to the late William Shue and John Shue.
Andrew was enrolled at Columbia High school, Maplewood, NJ where he created the Hall of Fame – his sister became a Hall of Fame member in 1994. He attended the same high school with future actor/director Zach Braff; they even lived in the same neighborhood.
While in high school, he founded the student group Students Serving Seniors, to assist elderly people. President Reagan rewarded the group with a service award in 1987. Andrew pursued higher education in New Hampshire at Dartmouth College, and graduated with a BA in History in 1989.
Andrew Shue Professional Career and Rise to Stardom
Andrew was cast to appear in his debut film, Aaron Spelling’s “Melrose Place,” in 1992 as Billy Campbell, together with Throne Smith (he later dated T. Smith) which made him very popular, starring in the soap opera for six years.
Shue later appeared as an abusive husband in “The Rainmaker” by Francis F. Coppola which starred Claire Danes and Matt Damon. In 1996, Andrew was traded with the former SportsCenter correspondent, Charley Steiner, in a SportsCenter commercial on ESPN – Shue took his position on SportsCentre and Steiner took Shue’s on “Melrose Place.”
In 2007, Andrew worked on “Gracie’s” 2007 future film, and created Usra Major Films together with his brother John, his sister Elizabeth, and “An Inconvenient Truth” Oscar-winning director and brother-in-law Davis Guggenheim. He co-produced “Gracie” and played a minor role.
The film was created to pay tribute to his brother Will, who passed on in 1998 in a road accident. The film follows Elisabeth’s childhood storyline, in which she appears as the only girl playing in a boys’ soccer team.
Shue’s profession in soccer began when he played for Zimbabwe’s Bulawayo Highlanders. The team won “the double” (both CBZ Cup and Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League cups) during that season. He was the only white Zimbabwean player in the soccer league.
Shue played for the Zimbabwe Soccer Premier League in 1993 as they encountered the Continental Indoor Soccer League’s Los Angeles United.
He played once in this tournament. He played two matches for Anaheim Splash in July 1994, and is also remembered for playing for Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy while still appearing in “Melrose Place.” The talented soccer player was injured in 1997, and spent the entire season as an injured reserve.
As an entrepreneur, Andrew has made several notable achievements such as the co-founding of Do Something volunteer organization, founded alongside his childhood friend Michael Sanchez.
Together with Michael, he also founded the CafeMom social networking website, which offers a platform for mothers to connect and share ideas and experiences. It has now grown into a group of companies, and has Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Highland Capital Partners as the lead investors.
Currently, Andrew has partnered with Joanie Robach, his mother-in-law, and comedian Chuck Nice to co-host the “Mad Life” webisode series.
Andrew Shue Personal Life, Wife, and Children
Andrew started dating Jennifer Hageney, a Floral Designer, in 1994 and married until 2008 when they divorced.
They had been blessed with three sons: Aidan, Nate, and Wyatt.
Shue remarried in 2010 to Amy Robach, an ABC News correspondent and co-anchor; they have two daughters from Amy’s previous marriage. Andrew is currently living together with his family in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
Andrew Shue Body Measurement and Features
Standing at a height of 5ft 8in (1.73m), Andrew weighs 160lbs (73kg) as of 2020.
He has dark brown eyes, and his hair color is the same, with an edgy hairstyle. Having played as a professional soccer player, Andrew has a healthy posture and is physically fit.
Andrew Shue Net Worth
Andrew’s career as an actor, former soccer player, and a successful internet entrepreneur (co-founder of Do Something and CaféMom) has earned him a substantial fortune. The “Melrose Place” protagonist is worth around $100 million as of 2020, according to reputable sources, which puts him at position 55 when it comes to the Richest Actors Alive (2020).