Shaun So may not be the name that rings a bell to your ears but he for the large part, it should. He is a military man who serves his country for that 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, Net Worth

Shaun So is an American Military veteran who served as Counterintelligence Special Agent in the U.S Army for more than eight years.

Shaun So was born in 1980. He is currently 39 years, about a year older from her wife, Anna Chulmsky. 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.

So 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.

After Military

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.

Shaun So stands at a tall height of 5 ft. 7 inches.

As a CEO of a company, Shaun So has a net worth that readily crosses the million range. However, he has not explicitly revealed his earnings.


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 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 said 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 wife Anna Chlumsky
Shaun So and wife Anna Chlumsky. (

Anna did admit that having a long distance relationship with someone who was is a military was something that did not happen in her line of profession.

But she never lost faith in her love and always stood by Shaun.

Married, Wife, Anna Chulmsky

In 2006, Shaun came home on break and took a moment to ask Anna to become his wife. Shaun proposed 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 2013, the couple welcomed their first child together, 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 are currently happily living together with their daughters in the United States.