Zach McGowan Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Zach McGowan

Biography / Wiki

The most prominent personality Zach McGowan is an American actor and a voice-over artist. He is popular for playing roles in TV series such as ‘Shameless’, ‘Black Sails’, ‘The 100’, and ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’. He was born on May 5, 1980, in Manhattan, New York, United States.

The ‘People’ magazine named him ‘Sexiest Man of the Week’. He was featured in many magazines and hosted many shows including ‘The scream awards’. He has his own website where he posts videos and pictures from the sets of his television shows and films.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth May 5, 1980
Age 43 Years
Height In Centimeters –  183 cm

In Feet and Inches – 6’

Weight In Kilograms – 75 kg

In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Measurements 40-32-15
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size Not Known

Net Worth

Zach’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million approximately.

Education / Family

He was born to Brenda McGowan who worked for ‘United Airlines’ and Vincent McGowan served for ‘United States Marine Corp’. He grew up in New York City along with his elder brother Doug and Matt McGowan.

He attended the ‘Ethical Culture Fieldstone School’ where he served as the captain of the football and ice hockey teams. Since childhood, he had a flair for acting and joined drama and theatre societies in school. After high school, he joined ‘Carleton College’. His ethnicity is Russian, Jewish, and Irish.


Zach McGowan

Nickname Zachary Brendan “Zach” McGowan
Birth Place Manhattan, New York, United States
Profession Actor
Zodiac sign Taurus
School Ethical Culture Fieldston School
College Carleton College
Religion Not known
Nationality American
Home Town Los Angeles
Debut Film: The Hunt for Eagle One (2006)
Zach McGowan in The Hunt for Eagle One
Zach McGowan in The Hunt for Eagle One

TV: CSI Miami (2008)

Zach McGowan in CSI Miami
Zach McGowan in CSI Miami

Fathers Name Vincent McGowan
Mothers Name Brenda McGowan
Brothers Matt McGowan, Doug McGowan
Sister Not known

Career / Fashion And Style

In 2006, he made his film-debut where he played Jackson in direct-to-video war film ‘The Hunt for Eagle One’. In 2007, he made his TV debut and appeared in a reality show ‘Two Dudes Catering’.

In the following years, he also voiced multiple characters in the action-adventure video game ‘Iron man’. He played a minor role in military-science fiction film ‘Terminator Salvation’. From 2009 to 2011, he served as a live announcer at the ‘Scream Awards’. He played important roles in two short films ‘Inanna’s Dance’ and ‘The Last Supper’.

For the Discovery channel, he narrated a TV movie titled ‘Man-Eating Super Snake’. In 2012, he received his major breakthrough in the long-running comedy-drama TV series ‘Shameless’. He became the part of the historical adventure TV series ‘Black Sails’ from 2014-2017.

Recently he is the part of the main cast in a drama TV series titled ‘L.A’s Finest’. In 2019, he was featured in the historical drama film ‘Robert the Bruce’ and received a nomination for ‘Audience Award’ at the ‘Edinburgh Film Festival

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

On September 27, 2008, he married Emily Johnson in the Santa Barbara Mountains. The couple has an understanding bond and is blesses with two beautiful daughters.

Girlfriends None
Marital Status Married
Wife Emily Johnson (Dancer, Writer, Choreographer)

Zach McGowan with Emily Johnson
Zach McGowan with Emily Johnson

Children Daughters – 2


Zach McGowan with Wife & Daughters
Zach McGowan with Wife & Daughters

Favourite Things

Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.

Favourite Sports Football, Ice Hockey
Favourite Beverage Full-Fat chocolate milk
Favourite Food Fish, Meat, Barbequed corns

Zach McGowan

Some Interesting Facts About Zach McGowan

  • During his college days, he was a sports freak as he loved playing football and ice hockey.
  • He enhanced his acting skills by becoming a member of the drama and theatre society.
  • Apart from acting, he gave his voice to Mark Scarlotti in the most Action-adventurous video game “Ironman” in 2009.
  • He nailed on the sets of Black Sails as the auditions were only for British actors and he was the only American.

  • For the audition of Black Sails, casting directors were impressed by the fake acting of Zach, as he changed his accent.
  • As Connor, he appeared in a direct to video film titled ‘Death Race: Beyond Anarchy.’
Zach McGowan in Death Race
Zach McGowan in Death Race
  • He shared his experience of playing different roles in a plethora of popular TV shows and films, in an interview with Ralphie Aversa at his show.
  • He is fond of pets and has a pitbull.
Zach McGowan's Pitbull Dog
Zach McGowan’s Pitbull Dog
  • He is passionate about cooking and was a sous chef (the person ranked next after the executive chef).
  • He is a fitness freak who does 400 pull-ups, 200 push-ups in two sets, 50 inverted sit-ups and 13 miles running five days a week.
  • In 2007, he also appeared in the TV reality show- “The Hunt for Eagle One”.
  • During his college, he met the love of his life Emily Johnson and performed for many school productions.
  • His hobbies are cooking, playing football and ice hockey, and gymming.
  • He became famous in 2012, for his role as Jody Silverman in the popular American Comedy Series- Shameless.
Zach McGowan in Shameless
Zach McGowan in Shameless

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @mcgowanzach
  2. Twitter@Zach_McGowan
  3. Facebook @ZachMc
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