|Full Name||Shane Patrick Paul Roche|
|Middle Name||Patrick Paul|
|Birth Name||Shane Patrick Paul Roche|
|Birth City||Harlesden, London|
|Relation With||Coleen Nolan (1990 - 2002)|
|No Of Children||5|
|Education||Willesden High School|
|Date of Birth||March 11,1964|
|Married Date||July 21,2007|
Shane Patrick Paul Roche, professionally known as Shane Richie, is a British actor, comedian, singer, and television presenter. He rose to prominence with his portrayal of Alfie Moon in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders. Recently, Richie joined the reality show, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here, as a participant.
Shane is currently 56 years old. He was born on March 11, 1964, in Kensington, London, England, UK, to Irish parents. Talking about his height, he is 6 ft and 1 in (1.85 m) tall.
The 56-year-old attended Willesden High School, now known as Capital City Academy, in Willesden, North West London. where he was a member of a youth theatre.
Richie has a net worth of $4.9 million as of 2020. He has earned a staggering amount of money from his work in EastEnders and I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
In 2003, the 56-year-old starred in the film Shoreditch, in which he had invested more than half a million dollars. However, the film went on to be one of the most unprofitable British films of all time, grossing only $3,057 on a budget of $8 million.
Shane landed the role of Alfie Moon on BBC One's soap opera EastEnders in 2002. He revealed that he had lost nearly $1 million and was facing bankruptcy at the time. The 56-year-old won numerous awards for his performance in the show, including Best Male European Actor at the Rose D'or Festival and Most Popular Actor at the National Television Awards.
Richie played the role from 2002 to 2005, and then again from 2010 to 2019. He also reprised his role in a six-part BBC One drama series, Redwater. As per some online sources, Shane received a salary of $300,000 a year for playing Alfie Moon in the soap opera.
In November 2020, it was announced that the 56-year-old would participate in ITV's reality television show, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! He was eliminated on December 3, finishing in fourth place.
Though his fee for the show has not been revealed, he surely is taking home a six-figure salary for his three-week stint. Meanwhile, his former co-star Jacqueline Jossa, who played Lauren Branning in EastEnders from 2010 to 2018, reportedly walked away with $100,000 for her 22 days stint.
Richie has been married to actress Christie Goddard since July 21, 2007. Both first met through mutual friends after a performance of his pantomime "Jack and the Beanstalk" in December 2001. He popped the question at Christie's 26th birthday party in April 2005.
Together, Shane and his wife Christie have three children: son Mackenzie Blue Roche, born on April 23, 2006, daughters Lolita Bell Roche, born on July 28, 2008, and Romani-Skye Angel Shelley Roche, born on April 27, 2011.
He married his first wife, actress Coleen Nolan, in 1990. They tied the knot in a gazebo by a lake in Orlando, Florida, on March 8, 1990. They have two children together: sons Shane Richie Jr., born on December 2, 1988, and Jake Peter Roche, born on September 16, 1992.
Richie and his ex-wife, Coleen, became grandparents for the first time when their son Shane Richie Jr. and his girlfriend Emma welcomed a daughter, Amelia Rose Roche, on January 13, 2016.