|Full Name||Shawn Ellington|
|Birth Name||Shawn Ellington|
|Other Name||Murder Nova|
|Profession||television star, streetcar racer, and shop owner|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Richard Ellington|
|Father Profession||Automobile Engineer|
|No Of Children||1|
|Date of Birth||November 15,1977|
Shawn Ellington, popularly known as Murder Nova, which also is 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 since 2013 till 2019.
Shawn Ellington aka Murder Nova isn’t a part of the Discovery Channel’s series Street Outlaws anymore, but has a huge fan base starting from his earliest appearance on the series. He is known as the legends of the streets for some of his historic wins in his career.
Moreover, Shawn is popular 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 was born on the 15th of November, 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.
As he was very interested in working alongside his dad in the shop, and they always modified and tested for making them faster, stronger, and more reliable.
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 which 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 main goal in order to stay the most advantageous stage in the field.
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 3 years alongside Da and Daddy Dave, who were also making great 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.
Then after his car started showing some major issues, he chose to skip the series, so that he could start fixing his new car for the next season of “Street Outlaws”. After a year, though his fans were desperately waiting his return, he decided to run his shop.
Then he parted ways with his fellow colleague Big Chief as well. As of now, he works as an owner of the shop; Murder Nova which sells racing custom designs.
42 years old Shawn Ellington's net worth is $1 million. He earned such a huge wealth as a professional reality television star, streetcar racer, and shop owner.
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|
|Source of Income||reality 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.
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.
Shawn Ellington married his longtime girlfriend Erin in the winter of 2005. The couple together has a son; Aiden who was born on the 8th of February, 2006, and fancies cars just like Shawn.
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.
|Height||6 feet 1 inch|
Shawn has also tainted a tattoo on his right hand to arms, covering almost every part of it.
Moreover, his left leg is filled with tattoos, whose details are also not completely revealed.
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.