Shannon Tweed
Shannon Tweed
Real Name/Full Name Shannon Lee Tweed
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Shannon Tweed
Birth Place: Placentia, Newfoundland, Canada
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 March 1957
Age/How Old: 67 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 155 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Donald Keith Tweed
Mother – Louise Tweed
Siblings: Tracy Tweed
School: Unknown
College: Unknown
Religion: Christian
Nationality: Canadian
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Gene Simmons
Kids/Children Name: Nick Simmons,  Sophie Simmons
Profession: Actress, model
Net Worth: $60 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Shannon Lee Tweed is a well0known Canadian actress, model as well as a film producer. She has been recognized as one of the most successful actresses in the erotic thriller. Having appeared in over 60 films and different television series has made her very popular. She hosted Gene Simmons Family Jewels, a reality show portraying her family between 2006 and 2012.

Well, how well do you know about Shannon Tweed? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Shannon Tweed’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 Shannon Tweed to date.

Biography and Early Life

Shannon Tweed was born in Placentia, Newfoundland, on 10 March 1957. Her parents are Donald Keith Tweed and Louise Wall Tweed. Her father worked as a mink rancher. She has six more siblings, three brothers; Jeff, Lance, and Tarry. She also has three sisters; Tracy, Kim, and Sara. Tracy Tweed is also an actress.

She spent most of her childhood in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This was after her father was involved in a car crash leading him into a comma. Her mother relocated with her children back to her mother’s home in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Shannon Tweed in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Shannon Tweed’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 15th July 2024 having been born on 10 March 1957. Though, she is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 155 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


There is no much available information concerning Tweed’s educational background. However, it is clear that she went through school as she enrolled at Mount Royal Collegiate. She was studying nursing. It is not clear if she completed her studies because she was so much obsessed with modeling. She even went for breast enhancement and later started participating in beauty pageants by the time she was 20 years.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Shannon Tweed With Husband Gene Simmons
Shannon Tweed With Husband Gene Simmons

Tweed has been in several relationships before finally settling down with her current husband. She was in a relationship with Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner and even stayed together for a number of months. They were residing at his mansion, the same place she met her future husband, Gene Simmons, a musician.

They began dating in 1983 and had been in a relationship for the next 28 years. They tied the knot on 1 October 2011 in Beverly Hills Hotels. The couple is blessed with two children, a son named Nick Simmons and a daughter, Sophie Simmons. Their children have followed their roots as Nick is a musician and television personality while Sophie is an actress, singer, and producer.

Is Shannon Tweed Lesbian?

No. Shannon is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither lesbian nor gay and has never had such rumors. She has been in several relationships in the past before finally settling down with Gene Simmons. The couple lives a happy life with no marital issues.

Professional Career

Tweed participated in the 1978 singing competition in the Miss Ottawa event, where she finished third runners-up becoming Miss Canada. She participated in the Thrill of a Lifetime, where she posed for Playboy Magazine. Eventually, she was chosen as the Playmate of the month in late 1981. In 1982, she was named Playmate of the Year. She appeared in the Playboy spread together with her sister, Tracy.

Some of her earliest film appearances include; “1st and Ten”, “Falcon Crest,” “The Dukes of Hazard,” “Married With Children,” and “Days of Our Lives,” among many more. She lent her voice in an episode on SpongeBob SquarePants.

The film that rose Tweed to fame was the horror film in 1983, “Of Unknown Origin.” She appeared in the film, “Detroit Rock City,” which was produced by Simmons, her husband, in 1999. She also starred in the film “Night Eyes 3” together with her sister, Tracy.

From 2006 to 2012, she has featured together with her family in the reality show “Gene Simmons Family Jewels.” the show was more of Simmons’s proposal to Tweed and their marriage. She has been a narrator for the “Ex-Wives of Rock” reality show.


Hannon has not been lucky to receive any notable award from her career. However, we cannot fail to notice her Playmate of the Year recognition. At the beginning of her career, she won Miss Canada as the third runners up in the singing competition.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Shannon Tweed in 2024

Shannon Tweed Net Worth
Shannon Tweed Net Worth

Shannon has earned a great fortune from her career, having an estimated net worth of $60 million as of 2024. She has earned her wealth mainly from her acting career. She has appeared in over 60 films and various television series. She has also earned her income from modeling and participating in singing competitions. She remains determined about her career, and her net worth will continue to rise.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She dated her husband for 28 years before finally getting married to him.
  • She went for breast enhancement at the age of 20 in order to fit in the beauty pageants
  • She is one of the most erotic thrillers in the movie genre, as depicted by Vanity Fair.

Shannon Tweed is one of the most popular actresses as well as a model in Canada. Having appeared in more than 60 films has made her a great person not only in Canada but in the whole world. She will continue to be celebrated even long after she is no longer in the entertainment industry.


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