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Shannen Doherty Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 6, 2020

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Short Biography

Shannen Doherty was born on 12-04-1971 in Memphis in the state of Tennessee, United States. She is an American Television Actress, Television Producer, Author, Television Director, Film Actress, Soap Opera Actress & Theatre Actress.

Shannen Doherty Complete Bio & Career

Shannen Doherty is a renowned American actress who came to limelight after her performance in the film ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ in the year 1985. She was cast alongside Helen Hunt and Sarah Jessica Parker. IN addition to actor, she is also a television producer and director and a well-known author. She began her career at a very early age as a child artist and has since then worked on a number of television shows and films. Some of her noted performances include ‘Our House’, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’, ‘Heathers’, ‘North Shore’ and ‘Charmed’ among many others. 
She is arguably one of the best actresses as of now but she had a very turbulent career and dealt with a lot of backlash in her personal life back during the decade of the 1990s. She then created an image of ‘bad girl’ when she was shooting for 'Beverly Hills, 90210'. Many media reports during that time claimed that Shannen has constantly indulged herself in heated feuds and physical fights with her co-stars. She was also involved in some legal issues because of a physical altercation with a woman and another with California's United Bank. With time passed on, she was able to stabilize her personal life. In personal life, she has devoted herself fully when it comes to animal activism. She has participated in numerous campaigns and is an avid activist for animal rights. She worked tirelessly to spread awareness against animal cruelty. She is outspoken and has openly supported the Republican. In Jan 2019, she revealed that she has stage 4 Breast cancer.

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Shannen Doherty Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to John Thomas Doherty Jr. and Rosa Elizabeth Doherty. She has an elder brother named Sean Doherty. She was married to actor and singer Ashley Hamilton from 1993 to 1994. She was then married to Rick Salmon from 2002 to 2003. She is currently married to photographer Kurt Iswarienko. The couple tied knots on 15-10-2011.

Life's Important Dates Of Shannen Doherty

Body Measurements

Breast Size 37
Waist Size 26
Hip Size 36
Body Figure 37-26-36
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Green
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Memphis, Tennessee
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School George D. Chamberlain High School, Tampa, Florida
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Playing video games, Cooking, Playing the guitar, and do Horseback riding
Marital Status Married
Debut First Film - Night Shift (1982)
First TV Show - Father Murphy (1983)
Best Friends Sarah Michelle Gellar
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Pink
Favorite Sport Baseball
Favorite Politician Bill Clinton
Favorite Actor Luke Perry
Favorite Singer Frank Sinatra
Favorite Place Santa Ynez
Favorite Food Fried Steak

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shannen Doherty

  • She was seen n*de in Playboy magazine in December 1993.
  • She is an animal rights activist.
  • America’s Next Top Model is her guilty pleasure.
  • Potatoes are her weakness. She can’t live without them.
  • She is little bit superstitious and tries not to sit on the right side of the plane.
  • She is allergic to chocolate and wool.

Shannen Doherty Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

51 years, 5months, 20 days old age Shannen Doherty will turn 52 on 12 April, 2023. Only 6 months, 9 days, 13 hours,11 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Shannen Doherty has celebrated the total number of 51 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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