Shaun So may not be the name that rings a bell to your ears, but Shaun, for the large part, it should. He is a military man who serves his country because his girlfriend turned wife faced the consequences; different, but equally troublesome.
But why are we talking about him? Because he is an Army man married to one of the most famous American actresses right now. Anna Chlumsky.
Here are all the facts that people need to know about Shaun So.
Who Is Shaun So? Biography, Age, Height
Shaun So is an American military veteran who served as Counterintelligence Special Agent in the U.S Army for more than eight years.
He was born in 1980, in Maine, United States. Shaun is currently 40 years, about a year older than his wife, Anna Chlumsky.
Shaun So stands at a tall height of 5 ft. 7 inches.
Shaun joined the University of Chicago in 1999 from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A), Political Science degree, and Hons in 2003.
While pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, Shaun also took Language Immersion classes at Tsinghua University for Mandarin.
Shaun later joined The City University of New York to acquire an MBA Degree further. Shaun started his career in 2003 with the Defense Intelligence Agency as an Intelligence Analyst.
He later started working as a Defense Contractor at McNeil Technologies in 2006 and worked there for almost three years.
All the while, Shaun served as a Counterintelligence Special Agent for the U.S Army since October of 2003.
He led the team for domestic and international Combat operations as well as served as a Tactical Intelligence Team Sergeant.
Relationship & Dating Affair
Shaun and Anna met for the first time in college while attending a gig by Questlove De La Rose in 2000. After some years of dating, Shaun proposed to Anna and asked her to be his wife.
The fact that Shaun was in the army made it pretty hard for the couple to maintain their relationship, but they pulled through all the obstacles.
While they were dating, Anna revealed that she felt very lonely and that no one understood what she felt all the time.
Anna also stated that she told others that her boyfriend was in the military, they gave her the look of utmost pity like she was someone from the 80s.
Shaun So and his wife, Anna Chlumsky. (dailymail.co.uk)
Anna did admit that having a long-distance relationship with someone who was in the military did not happen in her professional line.
But she never lost faith in her love and always stood by Shaun.
Married, Wife, Anna Chlumsky
In 2006, Shaun came home on break and took a moment to ask Anna to become his wife. Shaun proposed to Anna, and the couple got engaged.
College love was finally turning into a fully-fledged love story. In 2008, Shaun came home safely from Army Service in Afghanistan. The couple decided that it was time they got married.
They tied the knot in a very intimate wedding where only the couple’s closest friends and families surrounded them.
In a surprising turn of events, Anna and Shaun hosted two separate ceremonies, with separate themes.
One of the ceremonies honored Shaun's Asian background and tradition.
Shaun So and Anna Chlumsky's Chinese tradition ceremony. (pinterest.com)
Anna wore a red Cheongsam, a traditional Chinese attire for women to wear on special occasions. Shaun wore a suit.
The other ceremony was dedicated to Anna's western background and tradition.
Shaun So and Anna Chlumsky outside Church. (pinterest.com)
She wore a white bridal dress while Shaun wore a three-piece suit and a silver tie.
On both occasions, Anna and Shaun enjoyed themselves as they celebrated their love among close friends and family.
In 2013, the couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter. They decided to call her Penelope Joan So.
After welcoming their daughter, Anna told the media that Penelope was a perfect mix of Shaun and hers.
The couple welcomed another daughter Clara in 2016, and they decided to call her Clara Elizabeth So.
The couple is currently happily living together with their daughters in the United States.
Business and Net Worth in 2021
Shaun left the military in October of 2011 after eight years of service and started his firm called Cubby in 2011. However, his company closed in about 11 months.
Shaun has also served as a contributor for Forbes for almost three years.
In 2012, he started a company called The So Company, where he works on growing revenue and building strategy for improving public service.
On the official website of his firm, Shaun talks about how The So Company is an entity that empowers his curiosity and unending need to understand things.
In Shaun's point of view, family comes first. After family, it's exploration, and lastly, work.
As a CEO of a company, Shaun So has a net worth that readily crosses the million range. In 2021, Shaun has a net worth of over $1 million.
However, this is only an assumed figure as he has not talked about his financials explicitly.
On the other hand, his wife Anna Chlumsky has a massive net worth of $3 million.
Wife Anna Chlumsky Short Bio, Now
Anna Chlumsky was born on December 3, 1980, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She is 40 years old today.
She was born to Frank Chlumsky Jr. and Nancy Chlumsky. Anna is the only child of her parents.
Chlumsky began her career in the entertainment business via the influence of her actress and former flight attendant mother.
At age 11, Anna appeared in My Girl. Since then, as a teenager, Anna appeared in My Girl 2, Trading Mom, Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain, and more.
After graduating from the University of Chicago and later attending Atlantic Acting School, Anna resumed her acting career.
Anna Chlumsky has appeared in many movies and TV shows, such as Hannibal, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Halt and Catch Fire.
However, Anna is most famous for her work in Veep, as Amy Brookheimer, since 2012.
Currently, Anna appears in Inventing Anna. She portrays the character of Vivian in the show.
From her extensive acting career, Anna Chlumsky, who stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch, has a net worth of $3 million.