Shaun Johnston – Net Worth, Age, Wife (Sue), Biography

Shaun Johnston is a Canadian actor who is best known for his role in the Heartland series, where he portrayed Jack Bartlett.


He was born on September 9, 1958, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Shaun grew up on a farm in Ponoka, Alberta.

Johnston received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Alberta’s drama program.

Following his college graduation, he co-founded Shadow Theatre in Edmonton.

In 1993, Shaun played his first lead in a feature film ”Two Brothers, a Girl and a Gun” as Wes.

From 1998 to 2001, Johnston portrayed Roy Cates in the drama Mentors.

In 2006, he performed in Touch the Top of the World, Broken Trail, and The Mermaid Chair.

In 2007, Johnston starred as Colonel Nelson Miles in the movie ”Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.”


In 2007, Johnston took a regular role in ​Heartland as Jackson “Jack” Bartlett. In the series, he takes care of the ranch work at Heartland. 

The show also stars:

  • Graham Wardle as Ty Borden;
  • Chris Potter as Timothy “Tim” Fleming;
  • Alisha Newton as Georgina “Georgie” Fleming Morris;
  • Amber Marshall as protagonist Amy Fleming.

Heartland is the longest-running one-hour scripted drama in Canadian television history. ”I didn’t know it was going to last this long,” Shaun said. ”It’s nutty.”

In 2011, Shaun received the David Billington Award from the Alberta Media Production Industries Association.

From 2016 to 2018, Johnston performed as Juan Carlos in five episodes of Wynonna Earp, a TV series based on the comic book series by Beau Smith.

In 2019, he was nominated for a Rosie award for “Best Alberta Actor.” In the same year, Shaun made a guest appearance in the TV series ”Tin Star.”

In 2020, Johnston released a multi-episode music project about the stories behind the songs Shaun has created for Heartland. The project is called ”The Book of Shaun.”

All the money resulted from this project will be used by Habitat for Humanity into a 20-home project in Lake Country, B.C. 

”I chose Habitat for Humanity because of the humanity of the organization,” he said in an interview.

Andrea Manifold, Habitat for Humanity Okanagan C.E.O., told Global News: ”The people we serve are the people who are working but just can’t afford to make that leap into homeownership into a rental situation, and quite often those rental situations aren’t good for those families.”

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Shaun Johnston is married to Sue Johnston.

The couple spent their honeymoon in Kelowna.

Here is a photo of the two from 2016.


6′ 1″ (1.85 m)

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Shaun Johnston – Net Worth

Johnston earned most of his wealth from performing in more than 82 movies and TV series, including – Wynonna Earp, Heartland, Delmer & Marta, Caution: May Contain Nuts, A Frosty Affair, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Touch the Top of the World, Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story, A Friend of the Family, A Beachcombers Christmas, and 100 Days in the Jungle.

His most profitable project is Heartland, in which Shaun performed in 221 episodes.

Shaun also co-founded Shadow Theatre in Edmonton.

Therefore, Canadian actor Shaun Johnston has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

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