Shannen Doherty Biography, Net Worth, Books, Husband, Facts, TV Shows, Cancer, Age, Height, Wiki, Family, Breast Cancer

Shannen Doherty

Shannen Doherty is an American actress who shot to prominence in 1985 with her appearance in the film ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun,’ co-starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt.

She also works as a television director, producer, and novelist. She began her career as a kid artist at a young age and has since worked on a number of films and television shows.

Shannen Doherty

Well-known For?

  • Shannen Doherty is an actress, producer, novelist, and television director from the United States.
  • She is most recognized for her television appearances as Brenda Walsh in Beverly Hills, 90210, and Prue Halliwell in Charmed.

Shannen Doherty Age and Parents

Shannen Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in the United States. Her nationality is American, and she is of mixed heritage (English, Scottish, and Irish). Rosa Elizabeth Doherty and John Doherty are her parents. Sean is her older brother.

She began her acting career as a child, with many small TV appearances before landing the role of Jenny Wilder in “Little House on the Prairie.” She appeared as a guest on shows such as Voyagers! and Father Murphy. She attended Tampa’s George D. Chamberlain High School.

Celebrated Name Shannen Doherty
Age 51 Years Old
Nick Name Shando
Birth Name Shannen Maria Doherty
Birth Date 1971-04-12
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Place Of Birth Memphis, Tennessee, U.S
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Aries
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Green
Height 5 feet 4 inches
Bra Cup Size 34 inches
Hip Size 36 inches
Waist Size 26 inches
Weight 58 Kg
Net Worth $ 6 million
Father John Doherty
Mother Rosa Elizabeth Doherty
School Chamberlain High School
Body Measurement 37-26-36 inches
Dress Size 8 (US)
Shoe Size 5.5 (US)
Marital Status Married
Spouse Ashley Hamilton (M. 1993; Div. 1994), Rick Salomon (M. 2002; Div. 2003), and Kurt Iswarienko (M. 2011 to present)
Source of Wealth Acting Career
Sexual Orientation Straight
Salary $80,000 per episode as of 2022
Links Wikipedia,Instagram,Twitter,Facebook

Shannen Doherty Acting Career

  • Shannen Doherty’s career began when she was 10 years old when she starred in a guest role on the television show ‘Father Murphy.’ In both sections of the episode ‘By the Bear That Bit Me,’ she played ‘Drusilla Shannon.’
  • Her performance in this musical earned her high praise from critics and was well received by the crowd. In 1982, she was nominated for a Youth in Film Award for ‘Best Young Actress: Guest on a Drama Series.’
  • The same year, she made her voice acting debut in the animated feature ‘The Secret of NIMH,’ playing the role ‘Teresa Brisby.’ Don Bluth directed and produced the film, which was a commercial success.
  • In the 1990s, fortune smiled on her as her career reached new heights and she earned some of her most notable roles.

  • Shannen made her impression on the television world with ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ in 1990. She was well-known for her portrayal of ‘Brenda Walsh.’
  • She appeared in the 1998 television series ‘Charmed’ as ‘Prue Halliwell,’ the oldest of three witch sisters. She departed the show after the third season ended owing to her character’s death; however, it was rumored that she quit due to many on- and off-set feuds with her co-stars.
  • During the second and third seasons, she also directed a few episodes. She was also nominated for two Saturn Awards in the category of “Best Actress in Television.”
  • Shannen launched her own reality show, ‘Breaking Up with Shannen Doherty,’ in 2006, but it was a flop since the public did not appreciate her ‘dirty works’ on the show. The project was canceled after one season.
  • Shannen explored a new genre in her career in 2010 when she went on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ with dancer Mark Ballas. However, her luck ran out, and the couple was the first to be evicted from the competition.
  • Doherty and her former Charmed co-star Holly Marie Combs revealed on July 24, 2014, that they would star in their own road trip reality show called Off the Map with Shannen & Holly, which premiered on Great American Country on January 2, 2015.
  • The six-part series follows the couple as they journey around the southeastern United States, stopping in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. On the official website of Great American Country, viewers could vote on the activities that Doherty and Combs participated in at each location.
  • Doherty joined the cast of Heather’s television series in November 2016, which was initially scheduled to broadcast on the Paramount Network in March 2018. She would portray the mother of one of the new generation of “Heathers,” as opposed to Heather Duke, who she played in the 1988 film.
  • However, because of its grim tone and themes of high school violence, the show’s release was delayed by the Parkland school tragedy before the network decided to cancel it entirely in June 2018. The series eventually aired over five evenings in October 2018.
  • Doherty resumed her role as Brenda Walsh in the six-episode sequel BH90210, which premiered on FOX on August 7, 2019. In the same year, she appeared in the film Undateable John, alongside Daryl Hannah, Tom Arnold, and Margaret Cho.

  • She appeared in the 2021 film Fortress alongside Jesse Metcalfe, Bruce Willis, Chad Michael Murray, Kelly Greyson, and Ser’Darius Blain. Lionsgate Films plans to distribute the film in select cinemas and on video on demand on December 17, 2021.

Shannen Doherty Husband

Shannen Doherty married Ashley Hamilton, son of actor George Hamilton, on October 11, 1993. However, the couple divorced the next year. Later that year, in 2002, she married Rick Salomon, however, the marriage was likewise short-lived since it was annulled after only nine months.

Shannen Doherty Husband

Shannen is currently married to photographer Kurt Iswarienko. The pair married in Malibu, California, in October 2011. Doherty had breast cancer and publicized her illness in March 2015. Following surgery, she had chemotherapy and radiotherapy and reported in April 2017 that her cancer was in remission.

What is Shannen Doherty’s net worth?

According to numerous internet sources, Shannen currently has a net worth of $10 million and works in various industries, but her pay has not been disclosed. We will notify you if any information is revealed.

Shannen Doherty Height 

Shannen is 5 feet 4 inches tall according to body physics. Her body weight is 58 kg. Her hair is dark brown, and her eyes are green.

Her physical dimensions are 37-26-36 inches. Her dress size is 8 (US), her bra size is 34c, and her shoe size is 5.5. (US).

Did You Know?

  • Shannen Doherty, an animal activist, has four horses and three dogs.
  • Several times in Playboy magazine, partially naked, one in December 1993, others in a safer sex feature in March 1994. In December 2003, he appeared on the cover of Playboy once more.
  • For drunk-driving charges, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail or 20 days of work release, three years probation, and a $1500 fine.
  • In November 2018, she lost her house to the Woolsey Fire.

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