Shannen Doherty Net Worth, How did the American actress acquire her wealth? Check this article to find out more about Shannen Doherty Net Worth and her career.
About Shannen Doherty
She is an American producer, actress, director, and author. Shannen Doherty gained recognition for her roles as Heather Duke in Heathers (1988), Brenda Walsh in Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–1994) and Prue Halliwell in Charmed (1998–2001).
Shannen was briefly engaged to Max Factor heir Dean Jay Factor in 1993. He filed a restraining order against Shannen on May 25, 1993, alleging physical violence and threats from her.
Shannen’s father claimed Factor was the one abusing Shannen, not the other way around.
On October 11, 1993, she got married to Ashley Hamilton, the son of actor George Hamilton. They filed for divorce in April 1994.
In 2002, Shannen got married to Rick Salomon, former husband (twice) of Pamela Anderson. Their marriage was annulled after nine months. She got married to photographer Kurt Iswarienko on October 15, 2011, in Malibu, California.
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|Full Name:||Shannen Maria Doherty|
|Profession:||Producer, Actress, Director, Author|
|Date of Birth:||April 12, 1971|
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
Shannen Doherty Early Life and Career
Shannen Maria Doherty was born on the 12th of April 1971, in Memphis, Tennessee. Her mother, Rosa, was a beauty parlor operator while her father Tom was a mortgage consultant. She grew up in Southern Baptist. She has Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry.
She began acting like a child. Shannen had guest spots on Voyagers! and Father Murphy in 1982 which was created and produced by Michael Landon.
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That same year, Shannen cast in the recurring role of Jenny Wilder on Little House on the Prairie, which, of course, Landon starred in and produced. She starred in all but four episodes of the final season of Little House on the Prairie.
Also in 1982, she did voice-over work for the animated movie The Secret of NIMH. She starred as Maggie Malone in the teen comedy film Girls Just Want to Have Fun in 1985 with Helen Hunt and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Shannen was cast as Kris Witherspoon, the oldest sibling on the drama Our House, which ran from 1986 to 1988. She was nominated for several Young Artist Awards for this role.
She appeared in an episode of Magnum P.I. and an early episode of Airwolf, for which she was nominated as Best Young Artist: Guest in a Series at the 1984 Youth in Film Awards.
Shannen’s first major film role was as Heather Duke in Heathers, which was released in 1988. She and the rest of the cast achieved international fame for her role in Beverly Hills 90210 in 1990.
She also played Brenda Walsh, a newcomer to Beverly Hills with her brother Brandon Walsh, played by Jason Priestly. From 1991 to 1992, her portrayal of Brenda earned her a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series. Shannen left Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1994, at the conclusion of the fourth season.
After leaving Beverly Hills, 90210, Shannen appeared in a number of made-for-TV movies. She had a starring role in Kevin Smith’s 1995 film Mallrats, as well as a cameo in Smith’s Jay and Silent Bob, Strike Back.
In 1998, Shannen was cast in Charmed, a story about three sisters who happen to be witches. She played Prue Halliwell, the oldest of the sisters. She also directed a few episodes of the series during the second and third seasons.
She left Charmed at the end of the third season in 2001. Shannen’s character was killed off. In 1999 and 2000, she was also nominated for the Saturn Award, Best Genre TV Actress, for her performance in Charmed.
In 2003, Shannen hosted the candid-camera show Scare Tactics on the Sci-Fi Channel. She was a series regular on North Shore in 2004 and 2005. She also produced and starred in her own reality show, Breaking Up with Shannen Doherty in 2006.
However, the Oxygen network show featured her helping members of the public dump their boyfriends or telling people what their friends really think about them. The network show was also canceled after one season due to poor ratings.
In 2008, 14 years since last playing Brenda Walsh, Shannen joined the cast of the Beverly Hills 90210 spin-off 90210. She was also a recurring guest star in the new series and appeared in seven episodes. Her ‘Brenda Walsh’ role was a successful theater actress and stage director and returned to her old high school as the guest director of the high school musical.
It was announced on March 1, 2010, that Shannen would be a celebrity contestant on the 10th season of Dancing with the Stars. She partnered with two-time champion Mark Ballas for the season which premiered on March 22, 2010. Doherty and Ballas were the first couples eliminated during the second week of the season.
She reprised her role as Brenda Walsh for the six-episode sequel BH 90210, which debuted August 7, 2019, on Fox.
Starting with her role on Beverly Hills, 90210, Shannen had a reputation in the media for bad behavior that dominated her public image for many years. The People Magazine called her the ‘iconic Hollywood bad girl of the 90s.’
Shannen had a reputation for heavy partying, on-set lateness, physical fights, and a heated feud with her Beverly Hills, 90210 co-stars Jennie Garth. During her time on Charmed, her bad reputation continued to grow.
The rumors of a feud with co-star Alyssa Milano is said to have fueled her exit from the show. Rumor has it that Shannen was fired by Aaron Spelling after an ultimatum from Milano. Shannen left both Beverly Hills, 90210 and Charmed acrimoniously.
Shannen Doherty Net Worth
As of 2020, Shannen Doherty Net Worth is $5 million. Shannen Doherty Net Worth is earned from her career as an actress.
She made $17,500 per episode in the early days of Beverly Hills, 90210. For Charmed, Shannen made $75,000 per episode. When she was cast in the 2008 reboot 90201, she made $40,000 – $50,000 per episode.
In 2004, Shannen bought a 3,410 square foot home in Malibu for $2.56 million. The home was built in 1976 and has five bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, ocean views, a pool, and a spa. She listed the home for sale in May 2008 for $4.4 million.
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