June 12, 2024

Shawn Ellington

Quick Facts of Shawn Ellington

  • Full Name: Shawn Ellington
  • Gender: Male
  • Birth Country: United States
  • Net Worth: $1 Million
  • Height: 6 ft 1 in
  • Married Date: 2005
  • Children: 1
  • Birth Name: Shawn Ellington
  • Date of Birth: 1977 (age 43 years)
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Erin
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Weight: 92 kg

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.

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 legend of the streets for some of his historic wins in his career. 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.

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’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. 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’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.

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. 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.”

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.

Street Outlaws

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.

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.

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. 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.

Shawn Ellington, his wife Erin, and their son
Shawn Ellington, his wife Erin, and their son

Moreover, His wife Erin is also active on Instagram with the name Erin and Instagram handle @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
Body TypeOval

Shawn Ellington’s Tattoos

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 ultimately revealed.

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