Robert Sheehan Net Worth: Get To Know More About The Umbrella Academy Star

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Robert Sheehan has stood out as Klaus Hargreeves in the hit Netflix series The Umbrella Academy and has impressed everyone with his great acting talent.

The Irish actor has made a name on both the small and big screens, known for his roles in several TV series and movies. As he once again gets everyone’s attention with his recent TV acting, know the life, career and fortune of Robert Sheehan.

The Successful Career of Robert Sheehan

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According to his Wikipedia page, the now-34-year-old actor started to show interest in acting when he was in primary school and played the role of Oliver in Oliver with a Twist.

He then auditioned for Song for a Raggy Boy and eventually secured the role when he was 14. He joined the Laois Open Door theater group and became a part of The Cripple of Inishmaan.

At 16, he did the Australian TV series Foreign Exchange. He was next seen in The Clinic, The Tudors, Young Blades, Rock Rivals, Bitter Sweet and Ghostwood.

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Come 2019, he played one of the leads of Cherrybomb, followed by Red Riding, which he lauded for changing his career.

He then joined the cult favorite Misfits, earning him a BAFTA Award nomination for Male Supporting Actor.

He then made Love/Hate, Season of the Witch, Killing Bono, the production of The Playboy of the Western World and Accused.

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In 2013, he joined the cast of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Anita B., The Road Within, Moonwalkers and The Messenger. After doing several projects, he started playing Klaus's role in The Umbrella Academy in 2019.

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He published his debut novel Disappearing Act: A Host of Other Characters in 16 Short Stories in 2021.

These works bring him $2 million net worth, per Celebrity Net Worth.

Robert Sheehan’s The Umbrella Academy Role

Robert Sheehan perfectly plays the role of Klaus, a joyful morbid orphan who knows how to calculate his recklessness. He infuses his portrayal of this character with both humor and heartbreak as his relationship with death grows deeper as the show continues.

So, what was it like to work with the show’s stellar cast?

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He told Slant Magazine,

“They took up more of the flack. It was interesting to have a whole new breadth of parallel characters come in with a new set of powers. And it felt exciting because we’re going, ‘What do they all do?’ I watched the series back in aid of this couple of days of [press]. And in fairness, the show quickly establishes the hierarchy between the Sparrows.”

He also talked about the uniqueness of his character’s physicality, revealing his inspiration behind it.

Robert Sheehan continued,

“Well, I read a lot of the Mr. Men books with a particular focus on Mr. Tickle. And I thought, ‘Klaus needs lots of limb dexterity.’ But there were times in the series where I thought, ‘Ah, he’s being too limby.’”

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