Michael Shanks: Dating History & Exes

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Michael Shanks is a 53-year-old Canadian TV Actor from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was born on Tuesday, December 15, 1970. Is Michael Shanks married or single, who is he dating now and previously?

As of 2024, Michael Shanks is married to Lexa Doig.


Michael Garrett Shanks is a Canadian actor, writer and director. He is known for playing Dr. Daniel Jackson in the long-running Canadian-American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. More recently, Shanks has been playing Dr. Charles Harris on the Canadian medical drama, Saving Hope. He gained a 2-year apprenticeship with the prestigious Stratford Festival after graduating from college.

Real Name
Michael Garrett Shanks
TV Actor
Place of Birth
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth
December 15, 1970 (age 53)
Birth Sign
Marital Status
Lexa Doig

Fun Fact: On the day of Michael Shanks’s birth, "The Tears Of A Clown" by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Richard Nixon (Republican) was the U.S. President.

Michael Shanks’s wife is Lexa Doig. They got married in 2001. Michael had at least 3 relationship in the past. Michael Shanks has not been previously engaged. He had a daughter in 1998 from then-girlfriend, Vaitiare Bandera. In 2003 he married Lexa Doig and together they had two children. According to our records, he has 3 children.

Michael Shanks’s wife

Michael Shanks Wife
Lexa Doig

Michael Shanks’s wife is Lexa Doig. Lexa Doig was born in Toronto and is currently 51 years old. He is a Canadian TV Actress. The couple started dating in 2001. They’ve been together for approximately 23 years, 4 months, and 19 days.

Canadian actress who became known for her role in the television series Andromeda.

Michael Shanks’s wife is a Gemini and he is a Sagittarius.

According to Chinese Zodiac, Michael was born in the Year of the Dog. People born in the Year of the Dog are loyal and can keep a secret. They are not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Michael Shanks has a ruling planet of Jupiter.

Like many celebrities and famous people, Michael keeps his love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Michael Shanks past relationships, exes and previous hookups.

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Past Relationships

He has not been previously engaged. Michael Shanks has been in a relationship with Vaitiare Hirshon (1997 – 1998). He has also had an encounter with James Kamp (2003 – 2006). We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

About Michael Shanks

Michael Shanks was born on the 15th of December, 1970 (Generation X). Generation X, known as the "sandwich" generation, was born between 1965 and 1980. They are lodged in between the two big well-known generations, the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. Unlike the Baby Boomer generation, Generation X is focused more on work-life balance rather than following the straight-and-narrow path of Corporate America.

Michael was born in the 1970s. The 1970s were an era of economic struggle, cultural change, and technological innovation. The Seventies saw many women's rights, gay rights, and environmental movements.

Michael Shanks is famous for being a TV Actor. Played the role of Daniel Jackson in the sci-fi series, Stargate: SG-1 and had a recurring role in the second season of Burn Notice. He played Father Auguste in Red Riding Hood, with Billy Burke.

Michael Shanks’s Spouse
Lexa Doig
Started Dating

The 53-year-old American was born in the Year of the Dog and is part of Generation X generation

Michael Garrett Shanks attended University of British Columbia (1994).

Michael Shanks Facts

What is Michael Shanks marital status?


Is Michael Shanks gay?


Who is Michael Shanks wife?

Lexa Doig

Does he have any children?

Michael Shanks has 3 children.

When did Michael Shanks start dating Lexa Doig?

Michael started seeing Lexa Doig in 2001.

Is Michael Shanks having any relationship affair?

According to our records, no.

Was Michael Shanks ever been engaged?

Michael Shanks has not been previously engaged.

How rich is Michael Shanks?

Discover the net worth of Michael Shanks from CelebsMoney

Michael Shanks’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he has a ruling planet of Jupiter.


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