Who Is Poppy Montgomery's Husband Shawn Sanford? His Bio

Shawn Sanford who is the head of lifestyle marketing at Microsoft came to the limelight after being married to he famous actress Poppy Montgomery. However, Shwan and Poppy were different people and at different hands before meeting each other. So what were they up to? Follow the article to know the love story of Shawn and his wife Poppy.

Who Is Poppy Montgomery's Husband Shawn Sanford? His Bio

Shawn Sanford- who is the head of lifestyle marketing at Microsoft- came to the limelight after getting married to the famous actress, Poppy Montgomery. Though happily married now, the husband-wife duo shared different interests and had no common ground until they met each other.

Dig deeper to find out more on Shawn along with the details of his net worth, wedding, children, and more.

Shawn Sanford & Wife Romance Initiation

Shawn has been married to Poppy Montgomery since 19 February 2014. The pair first met each other during an event at Puerto Rico in 2011. And, by late 2011, the duo had started dating.


Shawn Sanford and wife Poppy Montgomery on 12th January 2020 (Photo: Poppy Montgomery's Instagram)

However, it took nearly a year for Shawn and Poppy to make their first public appearance- which they did at a red carpet event in August 2012.

Wedding Details

After being in a relationship for almost two and a half years, Shawn and Poppy exchanged their wedding vows on the Chinese New Year at Disneyland on 19 February 2014.

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The wedding was kept simple; even Poppy wore jeans while swearing her vows.

Two Kids Together, Children From Former Relationships

Together, Shawn and his wife are blessed with two children in their family: one daughter and a son. The couple's daughter, Violet Grace Deveraux Sanford, was born on 22nd April 2013. Later, the husband-wife pair welcomed a son named Gus Monroe Deveraux in November 2014.

Apart from his two children with Poppy, Shawn fathers two children: a son named Braydon and a daughter called Haley from a former marriage. 

About Shawn's Wife, Poppy Montgomery

Shawn’s wife, Poppy, is an actress notable for starring in TV series like Relativity (1996), Blonde (2001), Without a Trace (2002), and Unforgettable (2017). Also, she gained fame for making guest appearances in shows like NYPD Blue (1993) and Party of Five (1994).

Apart from appearing in the drama, Poppy has also featured in movies, including Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), The Cold Equations (1996), Dead Man on Campus (1998), and The Other Sister (1999).

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According to Celebrity Net Worth, Poppy has accumulated a net worth of $8 million, which is fueled through her profession as an actress. 

Previously, Poppy was in a relationship with Taken actor Adam Kaufman, whom she met on the set of Between (2005). But, both of them walked different paths in 2011.

Poppy has a son named Jackson Phillip Deveraux Montgomery Kaufman from her ex-boyfriend, Adam. Jackson was born on 23 December 2007.

Bio: Birthday And Education

Shawn was born on the 9th of May.

In 1990, Shawn enrolled at Pacific Lutheran University and later received a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing in 1992.

Quick Facts About Shawn Sanford

  • Shawn’s wife, Poppy was born as Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue on 15th June 1972, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
  • In 2015, Shawn and his actress wife, Poppy sold Brentwood’s house for $3.856 million.
  • Back in 2017, Shawn and his wife listed their Pacific Palisades home in sale for $$4.985 million. This traditional style home, which was designed by architect Kenneth Ungar is in an area of 7,800 square feet with five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.