Shannen Doherty is an actress from the TV series ‘Our House’ seen as Kris Witherspoon. Besides acting, she is a producer and director. She was a child actress of ‘Little House on the Prairie’ in the role of character Jenny Wilder.
Born on 12th April 1971, in Memphis, Tennessee, in the United States. She is the daughter of Rosa Doherty and Tom Doherty. Her father is a mortgage consultant whereas her mother is a beauty parlor owner.
Let’s look at some exciting facts of actress Doherty.
Net Worth: $10 million
‘Suite 7’ actress Shannen Doherty has a whopping net worth of $10 million. She accumulated her fortune as an actress of numerous TV series and also as a TV star.
She made her first appearances in the TV series Voyagers as a guest in1982. She earned a sum of money as a director and producer which is also her other source of income.
Husband - Kurt Iswarienko
Doherty is the wife of Kurt Iswarienko, a famous photographer and electrician known for ‘The Pandora Project’.
The two got married on the 15th of October, 2011, in Malibu, California. They met at a party in 2008. They have been spent more than decades together but yet they don’t become parents.
Was Married Twice Before
The actress was married twice previously. Her first husband is Ashley Hamilton who is a son of actor George Hamilton. The pair married on 11th October 1993, but they filed divorced next year.
After the first marriage failed, she tied the knot with the American poker player, Rick Solomon in 2002. Their marriage only lasts long for nine-month. Then, they parted their ways.
Former Fiancée - Dean Jay Factor
She was engaged to Dean Jay Factor, a Max Factor heir. Factor alleged physical violence and threats at the party of Doherty. In fact, Shannen’s father claimed that the abuse came from Jay, not by his daughter.
Fond of Animals
Shannen loves animals which shows she is an avid animal activist. She has four horses and three dogs. Moreover, she is the supporter of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
Tattoos on Body
Prue Halliwell of ‘Charmed’ has a couple of ink on her body. She has a cross with a patch of flowers on her right ankle and yellow star design on her left side of the lower abdomen.
Shannen Doherty was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 1999. Again, in 2015 she suffered from breast cancer, which spread to her lymph nodes. She went for chemotherapy and radiotherapy following surgery. She later announced that her cancer was in remission in 2017. On 4th February 2020, she stated that her cancer has returned and she is currently in stage four.
Illegal Record and Arrested
She was arrested for drink and drive charges. She was with two stars, Alyssa Milano and Holly Marie Combs. They were caught in Thousand Oaks, North of Los Angeles, California Highway Patrol.
The police sentenced that either 10 days in jail or 20 days of work-release duty, three years’ probation, and ordered to pay a $1500 fine for bail. So, they paid for bail and came out.
As being a celebrity, Doherty has been in controversies. Many people of media/pauperize have made many rumors about her. She came into public eyes when her coverage alleging fighting between her and co-star Jennie Garth went physical fight on set, it was tabloid headline during 1992 and 1994.
Later, ‘900210’ executive producers Darren Star and Charles Rosin stated that Shannen was most difficult on set where Rosin said she had habitual lateness and callous attitude. Likewise, there are several sandals on her.
Social Media Presence
'Little House on the Prairie' actress is active on social media. She has an Instagram account with 1.7m followers and on Twitter, she has 617.4k followers.