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FactHis favorite article of clothing is boxers.

Shane Kippel is a Canadian actor, best known for his role as Spinner Mason on the hit television series Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Born in Mississauga, Ontario, on October 7, 1986, Kippel is the middle child of three boys. His father is a police officer and his mother is a homemaker. Kippel began acting at the age of 10, when he was cast in a local production of The Wizard of Oz. He went on to appear in several other stage productions before landing his breakout role on Degrassi: The Next Generation in 2001.

Kippel appeared in all 14 seasons of Degrassi: The Next Generation, until the show ended its run in 2015. He also had a recurring role on the spin-off series Degrassi: Next Class.

Outside of acting, Kippel is an avid musician. He plays both the guitar and drums and has released several songs through his YouTube channel.

Kippel has been in a relationship with Canadian actress Shenae Grimes-Beech since 2008. The couple has one daughter together, born in 2013.

As of 2021, Shane Kippel has a net worth of $3 million.

General Info

Full NameShane Kippel


NominationsGemini Award for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series
MoviesVerona, Dog Pound, Jay and Silent Bob Do Degrassi
TV ShowsDegrassi: The Next Generation

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1He is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
2His favorite article of clothing is boxers.
3He attended Newtonbrook High School.
4He plays the drums. He's in a band called "Two Left Feet".
5Has lost 50 pounds since he began Degrassi.




Degrassi: Next Class2016TV SeriesGavin 'Spinner' Mason
Degrassi: The Next Generation2001-2014TV SeriesGavin 'Spinner' Mason
Combat Hospital2011TV SeriesLCPL Chuck Braddock
Degrassi Takes Manhattan2010TV MovieGavin 'Spinner' Mason
Pure Pwnage2010TV SeriesRyan
Dog Pound2010Davis
Degrassi Goes Hollywood2009TV MovieGavin 'Spinner' Mason
Life with Derek2006-2009TV SeriesRalph
Degrassi: Minis2005-2009TV SeriesGavin 'Spinner' Mason
Degrassi Spring Break Movie2008TV MovieGavin 'Spinner' Mason
Jay and Silent Bob Do Degrassi2005VideoGavin 'Spinner' Mason
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil2003ShortChad the Jock


It Goes There: Degrassi's Most Talked About Moments2015TV MovieHimself
2010 MuchMusic Video Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Degrassi in Ecuador2008TV MovieHimself
eTalk Daily2008TV SeriesHimself
Degrassi: Doing What Matters2007TV MovieHimself
Degrassi Unscripted2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Degrassi's 40 Most Go There-est Moments2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself / Gavin "Spinner" Mason


Won Awards

2002Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)

Nominated Awards

2008GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or SeriesDegrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
2006Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Ensemble Perfromance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
2003Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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