Shannon Kook Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Shannon Kook Quick Info
Height5 ft 9.5 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 9, 1987 
Zodiac SignAquarius
Eye ColorLight Brown

Shannon Kook is a South African actor who first entered showbiz after he landed a role on the Canadian television series Being Erica in 2009. Before he rose to popularity, he made his cameo appearances on The Border and Cra$h & Burn. His greatest breakthrough came when he was offered roles as Zane Park in another Canadian drama TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation and as Duncan on Netflix’s hit supernatural drama series Shadowhunters for 2 episodes in 2017. He has also made notable portrayals on various films including The Conjuring (2013) as Drew Thomas and Hunting Season (2012) as Jason, The Dependables (2014) as Vic Skinner, Dark Places (2015) as Young Trey Teepano, and Goliath as Dylan Watters.

Born Name

Shannon Xiao Lóng Kook-Chun

Nick Name


Shannon Kook as seen in November 2018
Shannon Kook as seen in November 2018 (Shannon Kook / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Johannesburg, South Africa


Montreal, Quebec, Canada


South African


Shannon Kook was originally born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, but he relocated to Montreal to attend the National Theatre School of Canada.


Actor, Dancer


He is represented by The Characters Talent Agency, Arts and Entertainment Talent Agency, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.




5 ft 9.5 in or 176.5 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Shannon Kook has never openly talked about his dating life. Therefore, it is difficult for us to ascertain anything about his love life and relationship history.

Shannon Kook at the Broadview Station as seen in March 2018
Shannon Kook at the Broadview Station as seen in March 2018 (Shannon Kook / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Asian and Black)

He has Hakka Chinese ancestry on his father’s side and Cape Coloured ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Thin Lips

Shannon Kook as seen in September 2017
Shannon Kook in a selfie as seen in September 2017 (Shannon Kook / Instagram)

Best Known For

His portrayals as Zane Park in the Canadian drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2010-2011) and as Duncan on Netflix’s supernatural drama series Shadowhunters (2017)

First Film

In 2013, he made his theatrical film debut as Drew Thomas in the supernatural horror film The Conjuring.

First TV Show

In 2009, he made his TV show debut as Kendric Kwan on the comedy series Being Erica.

Personal Trainer

His interests in dancing and martial arts are mostly two of the factors that contribute to his fitness and health in general. He often tends to post random updates about going to the gym, attending dance classes, and practicing his martial arts.

Moreover, Shannon follows his healthy diet plans by eating plant-based food and beverages.

Shannon Kook Favorite Things

  • Hobby – Dancing, Martial Arts, Traveling
  • Music – Bachata
  • TV Shows – The Ultimate Fighter
  • Food – Any home dishes cooked and prepared by his parents
  • Movies – Mrs. Doubtfire, Mary Poppins, Harold & Kumar, American Pie, Tropic Thunder, and Zoolander

SourceInstagram, Instagram, Instagram, BuzzFeed

Shannon Kook as seen in April 2019
Shannon Kook as seen in April 2019 (Shannon Kook / Instagram)

Shannon Kook Facts

  1. His first online screen name was either Little_Buddha or Stud_Muffn.
  2. Aside from acting, Shannon has outside interests in dancing, martial arts, film directing, and photography.
  3. He loves dancing Bachata, a popular dance which originated from the Dominican Republic but is now being recognized worldwide.
  4. Shannon Kook was chosen as one of the “Rising Stars” at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014.
  5. His portrayal as Zane Park in the series Degrassi: The Next Generation turned out to be one of the most notable roles that he has ever played.

Featured Image by Shannon Kook / Instagram

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