Shane Cortese: Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth, Wife, Children

Shane Cortese: Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Instagram, Zodiac, Birthday, Height, Weight, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity. Shane Cortese is an actor and singer. He is particularly best known for his role of Mac on Nothing Trivial, Loki on the Almighty Johnsons and Outrageous Fortune as Hayden Peters. He was also a runner-up on Season 1 of NZ Dancing with the Stars in 2005. Shane Cortese is now an auctioneer who is continuing to inspire other actors and personalities. 

Early Life of Shane Cortese

Cortese was born on 13 August 1968 in Wellington, New Zealand. Not much is known about him in detail as he does not like talking about himself. We do not know where he earned his high school education from. He additionally has not disclosed anything about his parental family or his siblings. He seems a very private person. Details on where he grew up or where he spent her childhood are also in the dark. We do not know where he obtained his college degree or in which subject he has specialized.

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Shane Cortese Personal Wife

In January 2006 Shane Cortese and his Dancing Stars partner Nerida Lister announced they were dating. Shane and Nerida engaged with each other on 26 February 2008 and later married in early 2009. In the year 2006,  New Idea magazine announced that they were anticipating their first baby. Soon In April 2007, Kees Armas Cortese was born by water birth at North Shore Hospital to Nerida. The first exclusive photos of their son Kees were shown in New Zealand magazine New Idea just a month after his birth. Shane and Nerida welcomed their second son in July 2011 named Jett Patrick Cortese in their family. Interestingly, In 2008 Cortese was reached by a 15-year-old girl that he found was his daughter from a past relationship. A very keen cricketer since childhood, he was taught at Tauranga Boys’ College and was in the 1st XI from 1981 to 1985. Cortese continues to be closed friends with his Shortland Street screen brother Michael Galvin.

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Shane’s Career

Cortese began his professional career as a travel agent in Palmerston North. He got included in the amateur drama society and soon discovered a passion for acting. Shane Cortese participated in various plays prior to moving to London in 1993 to further his newfound career. Cortese trained at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama. After graduating from the Musical Theatre Course in 1993, he spent 10 years touring the UK in musicals, performing numerous times on London’s prestigious West End. His performances won critical praise from UK reviewers. On 29 April 2005, he starred in the New Zealand version of Dancing with the Stars. Cortese was also seen in the title role of Burying Brian, first episode. Shane Cortese appeared in the role of Loki in another of Griffin’s creations, The Almighty Johnsons, a role he maintained for the show’s three-season run.

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Here is the full Bio/Wiki of Shane Cortese, her/his family/ mother/ father/ brother name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, boyfriends, girlfriends, husband, wife, spouse, cars, property, bikes, address, email, house, hometown, ethnicity, hometown, birthplace, parents, achievements, phone number, school, his/her Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, earning /income/net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, Date Of Birth.

Shane Cortese, Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real Name Shane Cortese
Nickname Cortese
Gender male
Profession actor, Auctioneer
Height (approx.)

in centimeters– 185 cm

in meters– 1.85 m

feet inches– 6’ 0”

Weight (approx.)

in kilograms– Not Known

in pounds– Not Known

Figure Measurements (approx.) Athletic
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 13 August 1968
Age (as in 2021) 43 Years
Birth Place Wellington, New Zealand
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo 
Nationality New Zealand
Hometown Wellington, New Zealand
School Tauranga Boys’ College

London’s Central School of Speech and Drama.

Educational Qualification Drama, Musical Theatre Course
Religion Christanity
Ethnicity Not Known
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Inetrests Travelling, Listening to Music
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known


Brother: Not Known

Sister: Not Known

Husband/Wife/Spouse N/A
Children N/A
Net Worth Not Known

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Some lesser-known facts about Shane Cortese

  • Shane Cortese has a daughter from his past relationship.
  • He is married to Nerida Lister.
  • He is the father of 2 sons.
  • Cortese started his professional career as a travel agent in Palmerston North.
  • He is currently an Auctioneer.
  • He has a verified account on Twitter

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