Shawn Fonteno Age, Height, Net Worth, Songs, Cousin, Book, Wife, Movies, Wikipedia

Shawn 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.

Full NameShawn Darnell Fonteno
ProfessionActor, Rapper
Popular ForPortraying Franklin Clinton in Grand Theft Auto V

Birthday and Zodiac

Age (As in 2022)53 years old
Date of BirthApril 8, 1968
Zodiac signAries
Birth PlaceCalifornia


School/UniversityLocke High School

Physical Stats

Height6 feet
Eye ColorDark Brown
WeightApprox. 80 Kg
Body TypeAverage

Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth (As in 2022)Approx. $1 million

Family and Relationship

FatherThomas Fonteno

Social Media

Social MediaInstagram, TwitterYouTube

Shawn Fonteno’s Biography-Age, Cousin

53-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 2022, Shawn Fonteno has an estimated net worth of $2 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 2022.

How old is Shawan Fonteno?

Fonteno is 54 years old as in 2022.

Is Shawn Fonteno married?

Yes, Shawan is a married man and a Father of a Daughter.

Who did Shawn Fonteno voice in GTA San Andreas?

Shawn Fonteno gave voice to an unnamed Grove Street Families member, “Fam1” in GTA San Andreas.

Is Shawn Fonteno alive?

Yes, Shawn Fonteno is still alive.

Is Shawn Fonteno in GTA SA?

Shawn Fonteno gave voice to an unnamed Grove Street Families member, “Fam1” in GTA San Andreas.


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