Shannen Doherty
Shannen Doherty
Real Name/Full Name Shannen Maria Doherty
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Shannen Doherty
Birth Place: Tennessee, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12th April 1971
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 163 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 126 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – John Thomas Doherty Jr.
Mother – Rose Elizabeth Doherty
Siblings: Sean Doherty
School: Los Angeles High School
College: Young Actors Space
Religion: Southern Baptist
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Kurt Iswarienko
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Actress, producer, and television director
Net Worth: $6 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

The film industry is one of the biggest and most attractive places to be a part of. It is so exciting what goes on in the acting industry, and we can relate to that because of how much we love the shows and movies that we watch on TV. Many people have tried to be a part of this interesting world but it is not easy to do so.

For those that have been able to make it, we admire them for the work that they do on TV. An example of such people is Shannen Doherty, an American actress, producer, and television director. She is known for her roles as Jenny Wilder in Little House on the Praire, Maggie Malene in Girls Just Want to Have Fun, and many others that will be discussed later.

Well, how well do you know about Shannen Doherty? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Shannen Doherty’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Shannen Doherty to date.

Biography and Early Life

Shannen Maria Doherty was born on the 12th of April, 1971, in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the daughter of Tom and Rosa Doherty. Her father was a mortgage consultant while her mother owned a beauty parlor. She has Irish descent from her father’s side and English, Scottish and Scots-Irish ancestry on her mother’s side. She was raised as a Southern Baptist.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Shannen Doherty in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Shannen Doherty’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024 having been born on 12 April 1971. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 126 lbs in Pound and 57 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Black.


As a teenager, Doherty went to Los Angeles High School and also went to the Young Actors Space where she learnt the necessary skills she needed to become an actress.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Shannen Doherty With Husband Kurt Iswarienko
Shannen Doherty With Husband Kurt Iswarienko

In Early, 1993, she was shortly engaged to Dean Jay Factor, the heir of Max Factor, a cosmetics line. Some issues with physical abuse ensued which caused the couple to split. She married Ashley Hamilton on October 11, 1993 but divorced in April 1994. On October 15, 2011, she married Kurt Iswarienko in Malibu, California.

Doherty has had a number of health issues during her life. In 1999, she announced that she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. In March 2015, she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer which had spread to her lymph nodes. She went into remission in 2017 but she announced that it had resurfaced in 2020.

Is Shannen Doherty Lesbian?

No, Doherty is not gay.

Professional Career

Doherty loved acting from a really young age, where she starred on Little House on the Praire when she was 11 years old. She went on to star in a couple of other films in the 1980s like; Father Murphy, Our House, and Heathers. She achieved mainstream success when she was cast on Beverley Hills 90210 as Brenda Walsh. She left the show in 1994 and continued working in movies like Almost Dead and Mallrats.

In the fall of 1998, she reunited with Aaron Spelling, the producer of Beverley Hills 90210, in a movie called Charmed. She left the show after three years and continued working in movies. She starred in Another Day, The Rendering, View of Terror, and many others. In 2005, she landed the role of Denise Johnson on Love, Inc., but was dropped after the pilot of the season. In 2006, she starred in her own reality series, Breaking Up with Shannen Doherty.   


Doherty’s career has been quite successful. For the appearances she has made on television, here are some of the awards she has won and also been nominated for:

  • She won the Bravo Otto Award for Best Female Star in 1992 and 1994 for her work in Beverley Hills 90210.
  • She won the Webby Award in 2012 for Best Individual Performance for her work in Suite 7.
  • She was nominated for the Saturn Award in 1999 and 2000 for Best Genre TV Actress for her work in

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Shannen Doherty in ’2024’

Shannen Doherty Net Worth
Shannen Doherty Net Worth

Doherty has had a very successful career in the acting industry after she started at quite a young age. She has achieved a lot of success in the industry for her acting projects. Furthermore, she also tried her hand at other practices such as being a television director and producer. After all her hard work in the acting industry, Doherty has an estimated net worth of $6 Million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In 1996, she became the godmother to Cooper Smith London, the daughter of Jason London and Charlie Spreading.
  • In the 1990s, Doherty had a reputation for having bad behavior and often referred to as the iconic Hollywood “bad girl” of the nineties.

Doherty’s acting career has been really successful. She has been able to achieve so much in both acting and also her contributions behind the scenes. She has endured a lot especially after her health issues and has still been able to emerge victoriously. She is truly an inspiration to many other aspiring actors and actresses out there who are facing numerous challenges.


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