Shawn Fonteno(American rapper/ Voice artist)- Age, Height, Net Worth, Bio

Shawan Fonteno

Who is American Voice Actor Shawn Fonteno?

Shawn Fonteno, commonly known as Solo or OG Solo, is an American rapper, voice actor, actor, and recording artist who voiced and acted as Franklin Clinton in GTA V and an unknown Grove Street Families member Fam1 in GTA: San Andreas.

As an actor Shawn Fonteno has appeared in movies like 3 Strikes as Big Mo, in Grow House as Bam, and in The Wash as Face.

About Info
Full Name Shawn Darnell Fonteno
Also Known as Solo
Profession Actor, rapper
Popular for Portraying Franklin Clinton in Grand Theft Auto V
Estimated Net Worth $1 million
Birthday and Zodiac
Age 53 years old (as in 2021)
Date of Birth April 8, 1968
Zodiac Sign Aries
Birth Place California
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
School / University Locke High School
Physical Stats
Height 6 feet
Weight 80 kilograms
Body Measurement N/A
Body Type Average
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Family & Relatives
Father Thomas Fonteno
Mother N/A
Siblings N/A
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, YouTube

Shawn Fonteno’s Biography-Age, Cousin

45-years-old Shawn Darnell “Solo” Fonteno was born in South Los Angeles, California, on April 8, 1976. In Watts, Los Angeles, he was reared by his father, Thomas Fonteno. He is of American nationality, while his ethnicity is African American. Young Maylay, an American rapper and the voice actor for protagonist Carl “CJ” Johnson in “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas,” is his cousin.

He studied at Locke High School. Shawn became a member of an African American gang until he was shot and killed. He left the gang and turned his life around as a result of the horrific event. Shawn stole vehicles, was a thief, and sold narcotics while in the gang.

Shawn Fonteno’s Career-Movies

Shawn has been in several films over his career. He made his film debut in 1996 with “Dead Homiez,” followed by “3 Strikes” in 2000, “The Wash” in 2001 as Face, and “Grow House” in 2017.He was a part of Kam&Solo, a rap group affiliated with Ice Cube’s Lench Mob Crew at one point.

Shawn is most known for portraying clever street gangster Franklin Clinton in “Grand Theft Auto V,” which earned over $1 billion. Shawn’s voice was also heard as an unknown Grove Street Families member in “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas” in 2004.

Shawn was requested to be a part of Rockstar’s newest video game by DJ Pooh, a buddy and consultant on “GTA V.” Pooh also authored and co-produced “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas,” but Fonteno is famous mainly for his role as Red in the film “Friday.”

Shawn Fonteno’s Personal Life

The American voice-over actor has been married twice in his lifetime. He married Bridgette Johnson on 9th August 1996 and has a daughter named Bria with her. Shawn also has a daughter named Brittney from his previous marriage.

Shawn Fonteno’s Feud with Ice Cube

Shawn had a public business battle with Ice Cube, which he detailed in the documentary “Beef 2.” After a business argument, Shawn allegedly knocked Ice Cube unconscious and took his chain. The confrontation is said to have occurred at a traffic signal, with Ice Cube being the one who initiated it.

Shawn Fonetno’s Net Worth and Height

As of 2021, Shawn Fonteno has an estimated net worth of $1 million which he earned from voicing Franklin Clinton and selling his merchandise online.

Shawn Fonteno is a tall man with a height of 6 feet(1.83m) and his body weighs about 80 kg(176 lbs).

Shawn Fonteno on Instagram

Shawn Fonteno is available on Instagram under the username @solo118 where he has over 375k followers. He also uses a Twitter account with username @Shawn_Fonteno where he has 41.7k followers.

Fun Facts about Shawn Fonteno:

  • He is the older cousin of Young Maylay, the American rapper who portrayed Carl “CJ” Johnson in the 2004 video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
  • He used to be a member of the Kam&Solo rap group.
  • He likes riding Harley Davidson motorcycles and modifying them.
  • Ice Cube’s Lench Mob Crew was connected to his rap group.
  • He has two daughters from his two marriages.
  • As a teenager, Shawn stole ve chiles and sold narcotics.

Frequently asked Questions

  • What is Shawn Fonteno net worth?
    Fonteno has net worth of about $ million as of 2021.
  • How old is Shawan Fonteno?
    Fonteno is 53 years old as in 2021.
  • Is Shawn Fonteno married?
    Yes, Shawan is a married man and a father of a daughter.

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