Devon Sawa is a Canadian actor known for playing Stan in Eminem‘s iconic music video for the hit song Stan. The actor began his career when he was only a teenager featuring in the movies Little Giants, Now and Then, Casper, Wild America, SLC Punk!, and Night of the Twisters. He also appeared in the comedy horror movie Idle Hands starring alongside Jessica Alba. In 2000, he played the character Alex Browning in Final Destination. He landed a recurring role as Owen Elliott in Nikita, a spy drama television series.
The talented actor has gathered enormous fans and followers from all around the world who are keen on keeping up with his work and affairs. Devon has won a number of awards and recognition for his work and acting talents including two Saturn Awards nominations for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, one of which he won; a Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination for Favourite Actor in the Horror Category, and a Young Artist Awards nomination for Best Performance in a TV Movie/Mini-Series.
Age – Who Is Devon Sawa?
The actor was born on September 7, 1978, in Vancouver, British Columbia to middle-class parents named Edward and Joyce Sawa. His Polish father is a mechanic, while his mother was a racial melting pot. Devon is the last of three children born to his parents.
As a little boy, Devon fell in love with the performing arts and began a career in the field by becoming the face of a children’s action toy brand in 1992. He went on to appear in the movie Little Giants before his career breakthrough came when he landed a role in Casper as a human boy. He starred in Now and Then as a town bully named Scott Wormer alongside Christina Ricci. The little actor also featured in Idle Hands, Wild America, Final Destination, and SLC Punk!
Devon played the eponymous character in Eminem‘s music video Stan in 2000, a role for which he’ll forever be remembered because of how significant the song became in the pop-culture scene. He extended his acting talents to serving as a voice over artist in Spider-Man: The New Animated Series for the character Flash Thompson. He went on to rake up more acting credits by featuring in numerous independent movies such as Extreme Dating, Devil’s Den, 388 Arletta Avenue, Shooting Gallery, A Resurrection, Endure, Creature of Darkness, and The Philly Kid.
In 2010, Devon played the character Owen Elliott in Nikita. It began as a recurring role but he was eventually updated to a series regular two years later, at the start of the third season, and he made regular appearances eight till the show ended in 2013. He recently landed a role in the series Somewhere Between as a Nico Jackson, but it was canceled after the first season. He is set to star in Escape Plan: The Extractors as the character Lester Clark Jr. The actor has over 40 television and film acting credits to his name.
His Net Worth
The Canadian actor had been in the acting business for a long time ever since he was a child. Over the years, he has amassed decent wealth for himself, enough to last him through his long hiatus from film and television before he returned to entertain viewers once more. Devon Sawa is estimated to have an impressive net worth of $2 million, a figure that’s bound to increase as he plans to be in the industry for a while longer.
Devon Sawa’s Wife
The movie star began dating Dawni Sahanovitch, a producer on Canada’s Bachelor show. The lovebirds decided to exchange vows, but they managed to keep information about the ceremony away from the public. No one other than family and friends knows exactly when they got married. The couple, however, seems to be very much in love and their union has already been blessed with two children, a son and a daughter named Hudson and Scarlett respectively. Both Devon and Dawni are constantly posting pictures of their beautiful family on their social media pages.
Where Is He Now?
The Casper star left Hollywood and all its attendant glory for several years. However, he returned to the scene after his agent called and reminded him just how much he loved acting. He had since found himself in front of cameras, working on numerous projects across both film and television. When Devon Sawa is not working, he is busy spending time with his lovely family.