Sean Faris - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 8, 2022

Sean Faris
Profession: Actor, Model
Best Known For: Never Back Down (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $500K

Personal Details

Born on : March 25, 1982 (age 41)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Sean Hardy Faris
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Warren Stephen Faris
Mother's Name: Katherine Irene Ann Faris
Siblings: 2

Jeff Faris (brother)

High School: Padua Franciscan High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, German, Scottish, Irish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 5, 2017
Wife's Name: Cherie Jimenez
Children: 1

Phoenix Warren Faris (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: 70 kg (154.32 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Sean Faris?

Sean Faris is an actor, model, and producer by profession, and American by nationality. He is well known for starring as Jake Tyler in Never Back Down, as Kyo Kusanagi in The King of Fighters, and as Rick Penning in Forever Strong

Sean Faris – Age, Parents, Siblings

Sean Faris’ birth took place on March 25, 1982, in Houston, Texas, USA. He was born Sean Hardy Faris to his mother Katherine Irene Ann Faris (Miller) and his father Warren Stephen Faris. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a brother named Jeff Faris, and a half-sister.

young Sean Faris (right) with his brother (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

After moving to Ohio at the age of 12 with his mother, he went to Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in Cleveland and also competed at the International Model and Talent Association in 1999. He graduated in 2000 from Padua Franciscan High School with honors and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.

His ethnicity is English, German, Scottish, and Irish.

Sean Faris – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Since his rise to fame, Faris dated Amber Heard from 2007 to 2008, Breanne Racano Ferrara (2009 to 2011), and Breanne Racano. He is also rumored to have had a short fling with Kate Upton (2013).

Sean Faris married his longtime girlfriend Cherie Jimenez on 5 September 2017 after years of dating. He and his wife welcomed their first child together, son Phoenix Warren Faris on March 24, 2022.

Currently, the couple is living a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Sean Faris, Cherie Jimenez (Image: Instagram - posted Feb 2020)

Sean Faris – Career

Early Days

After starting his career in 2001, Sean Faris landed a debut role in the film Twisted and in 4 episodes of the TV series Undressed. This was followed by roles in the TV series Eve (2003), Life as We Know It (2004-2005), Reunion (2005) and in the films Pearl Harbor (2001), The Brotherhood II (2001), Sleepover (2004), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005).

Finally, in 2008 he was cast as the lead role of Jake Tyler in the film Never Back Down which gained him international recognition.

Films, Series 

Since his breakthrough role Faris has starred in the films The King of Fighters (2010), Freerunner (2011), Lost for Words (2013), Adulterers (2015), and Surprise Me! (2017) and in TV films The Lost Valentine (2011), Christmas with Holly (2012), A Veterans Christmas (2018), and Psycho Nanny (2019).

He has also had guest roles in the TV series The Vampire Diaries (2010), Leverage (2011), Supernatural (2014), and a recurring role in Pretty Little Liars (2013-2015).


On Never Back Down, Sean Faris starred alongside Cam Gigandet, Djimon Hounsou, Jeff Wadlow, Leslie Hope, and Tilky Jones.

Sean Faris in Never Back Down (Image: Never Back Down)

Sean Faris – Awards, Nominations

Sean Faris has been nominated for Young Artist Award (2005) and has won the Young Hollywood Award (2007) and MTV Movie Award (2008).

Sean Faris – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be around $500 thousand while the figure on his annual salary is not known.

Sean Faris – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Sean Faris is active on Instagram and Twitter with several hundred thousand followers but seems to be absent from Facebook.

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