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Shawn Ellington

pramesh Published On Sat Jun 27 2020   Modified On Mon Aug 10 2020
Shawn Ellington

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Full NameShawn Ellington
First NameShawn
Last NameEllington
Birth NameShawn Ellington
Other NameMurder Nova
Professiontelevision star, streetcar racer, and shop owner
Birth CityCalifornia
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameRichard Ellington
Father ProfessionAutomobile Engineer
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
No Of Children1
Height185 cm
Weight92 kg
Networth$1 M
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Date of BirthNovember 15,1977
Age42 years
Married Date2005


    of Shawn Ellington

    What is Shawn Ellington marital status ?Married
    How many children does Shawn Ellington have ?1
    Who is Shawn Ellington married with?Erin
    When was Shawn Ellington married?2005
    What is the height of Shawn Ellington?185 cm
    What is the weight of Shawn Ellington?92 kg

    Who is Shawn Ellington?

    Shawn Ellington is popularly known as Murder Nova, which also happens to be his car's name. He is an American reality television star, streetcar racer, and shop owner, best recognized for appearing on the Discovery Channel's series: Street Outlaws from 2013 till 2019.

    Why is Shawn Ellington famous?

    Shawn Ellington, aka Murder Nova, isn't a part of the Discovery Channel's series Street Outlaws anymore but has a big fan base starting from his earliest appearance on the set. He is known as the legends of the streets for some of his historic wins in his career.

    Shawn Ellington aka Murder Nova
    Source: Instagram

    Moreover, Shawn is famous on social media as well, with over 631k followers on Instagram, over 82.5k followers on Twitter, and over 3.3m followers on Facebook Page.

    Shawn Ellington's Bio, Early life and career

    Shawn was born on November 15, 1977, in Merced, California, United States. 

    When he was five, his parents migrated to Sayre, Oklahoma, where he spent the rest of his childhood. Moreover, his father Richard maintained an auto body shop where Shawn learned about automobile repairing techniques from him. 

    Shawn Ellington on to street racing
    Source: Instagram

    As he was very interested in working alongside his dad in the shop, and they always modified and tested for making them faster, more durable, and more reliable.

    Shawn Ellington working on his car upgrades
    Source: Instagram

    In 2005, Shawn chose to travel to Oklahoma City, where he bought a car, which ultimately became his popular car, "Murder Nova."

    On September 28, 2015, a group of strange men attacked his shop with bullets that struck doors and windows of his shop, Midwest Streetcars. 

    Luckily, the shop was already closed when those bullets hit the glass. He had been running the shop as a co-owner with Justin Shearer, aka Big Chief from "Street Outlaws."

    Progressing a deal to stay passionate about their job was their primary goal to keep up the most advantageous stage in the field. 

    Shawn Ellington alongside his mate, Big Chief in their own show
    Source: Instagram

    The duo was also known for a podcast, 'The Chief and Shawn Show' before 2013. Then they started appearing in a Discovery channel's show 'Street Outlaws'; the show featured their business, racing and also showed some glimpse of their personal life.

    Shawn's first appearance on the Discovery Channel's series; Street Outlaws in 2013 with his car; Murder Nova and was soon crowned; King of the Street for winning several races. 

    He held his position as a King for three years alongside Da and Daddy Dave, who were also making significant progress in the show.

    In 2016, he announced his new Murder Nova car, and all of his fans were very eager to get more information about it. He insisted his new car is safer and quicker than the last Murder Nova despite it being lighter and having more robust construction. 

    In the summer of 2017, Shawn finally revealed his new car but, in 2018, he pulled out from "Street Outlaws" after his car started showing problems.

    Shawn Ellington taking selfie alongside his car; Murder Nova

    Then after his car started showing some more significant issues, he chose to skip the series so that he could begin fixing his new car for the next season of "Street Outlaws." After a year, though his fans were desperately waiting for his return, he decided to run his shop. 

    Then he parted ways with his colleague Big Chief as well. As of now, he works as an owner of the shop, Murder Nova, which sells racing custom designs.

    What is Shawn Ellington's Net Worth?

    Forty-two years old, Shawn Ellington's net worth is $1 million. He earned such a massive wealth as a professional reality television star, streetcar racer, and shop owner.

    Shawn Ellington traveling
    Source: Instagram

    Further, here are some facts relating to Shawn Ellington's net worth:

    Approximated Net Worth in 2020(Till May)+$1 million
    Past Year's Net Worth (2019)$1 million
    Yearly Income$100,000-$300,000
    Source of Incomereality television star, streetcar racer, and shop owner(profession)

    He owned a 1969 Chevy Nova, popularly known as Murder Nova, which runs on a Chevy Proline engine, and has two Turbo Chargers, GM 210 Turbo 400 transmission, and fuel-injected carburetor.

    1969 Chevy Nova aka Murder Nova
    Source: Instagram

    It is lighter as it is made from titanium and carbon fibers. He funded a bit more in this car, but he knew it was worth it and is up for sales in 2019.

    Is Shawn Ellington married or dating someone?

    Shawn Ellington married his longtime girlfriend, Erin, in the winter of 2005. The couple together has a son, Aiden, who was born on February 8, 2006, and fancies cars just like Shawn.

    Shawn Ellington alongside his wife and son
    Source: Instagram

    Moreover, Aiden also supports him in his store, just like he helped his dad before. Shawn is trying to buy his son a K5 car, working collectively during their free time.

    Moreover, His wife Erin is also active on Instagram with name Erin, aka @mrs_murdernova, where she often posts photos of the family, notably on some special occasions such as birthdays and events they are participating in.

    Shawn Ellington's Body Measurements

    Weight92 kg
    Height6 feet 1 inch
    Hair White
    Body TypeOval

    Shawn Ellington's Tattoos

    Shawn has also tainted a tattoo on his right hand to arms, covering almost every part of it.

    Source: Instagram
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    Moreover, his left leg is filled with tattoos, whose details are also not ultimately revealed.

    Some FAQs related to Shawn Ellington

    What is Shawn Ellington's nationality?

    Shawn Ellington is an American citizen.

    What is Shawn Ellington's profession?

    Shawn Ellington is a television star, streetcar racer, and car technician by profession.

    Are Shawn Ellington and Big Chief still together?

    As per their social media post, Shawn Ellington and Big Chief parted ways after Ellington shifted his focus towards his shop, whereas Big Chief is still into street racing and appears on Discovery's show Street Outlaws.

    What is Shawn Ellington's height?

    Shawn Ellington is 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm) tall.