Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley is an American actress, film producer, and activist who have been active in this entertainment field from 1999 to date. Starting her career by appearing in commercials and television series, she went on to play prominent roles in Hollywood films. She came into the limelight when she appeared in ‘The Descendants,’ where she portrayed the role of a teenager suffering from drug addiction named Alex.

Her versatility in acting in every performance she did showed her ability to portray challenging roles effortlessly. Through this, she has won many prestigious awards and nominations. Apart from acting, she is also an environmentalist and activist. She has also co-founded a non-profit organization named ‘All it Takes.’

Quick Info 
Full NameShailene Diann Woodley
Birth Date15 November 1991
Birth PlaceSan Bernardino, California, USA
FatherLonnie Woodley
MotherLori Woodley
Age28 years old
Height5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cm)
Weight59 kg (130lbs)
Body Measurement34-25-36 inches
Net Worth$12 million

Where was Shailene Woodley born?

Shailene Diann Woodley was born on 15 November 1991 in San Bernardino, California, USA. Her father, Lonnie, is a school principal, while her mother, Lori, is a middle school counselor. She also has a younger brother named Tanner. She is currently 28 years old with a Scorpio sun sign.

Where did Shailene receive her education?

Shailene Woodley took acting classes when she was only five years old in Anthony Meindl. She did her schooling at Simi Valley High School. However, during her high school days, she was in the wrong company with her friends, which led her to drink alcohol.

But she managed to control her alcohol consumption with the assistance of her parents. Likewise, she suffered from Scoliosis at fifteen. Since it was detected early, there weren’t any repercussions.

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What is Shailene Woodley’s distinctive feature?

Shailene Woodley holds an American nationality. She follows Christianity as her religion and is of English, African American, Creole, and Swiss-German descent.

Woodley stands 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cm) tall and weighs around 59 kg (130lbs). Her body measurements are 34-25-36 inches, respectively. She has a pair of green-colored eyes with light brown color complimenting her slim body figure.

Who is Shailene Woodley’s husband?

Shailene Woodley dated Australian-Fijian rugby union player Ben Volavola in 2018. However, Ben and Shailene ended their relationship in April 2020.

Currently, Shailene is in a relationship with an American football player, Aaron Rodgers. The couple started seeing each other and got engaged in 2020. In February 2021, Aaron had revealed during his NFL MVP Award’s acceptance speech that he engaged in 2020. Moreover, Shailene also confirmed her engagement with Aaron during an interview on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.

Besides that, she is an environmental activist and has raised her voice against any environmental hazard work. For this, she has also been arrested. Moreover, she is also a member of a political organization, ‘Our Revolution,‘ which creates awareness among voters to elect progressive candidates as their leaders.

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Is Woodley socially active?

Shailene Woodley has active social media accounts. Her Instagram account and Twitter handle (@shailenewoodley) have 4.4 million and 1.1 million followers, respectively. Likewise, her official Facebook page has more than 1.6 million likes and followers.

How did Shailene Woodley begin her career?

TV Shows

Shailene Woodley made her television debut with the show ‘Replacing Dad’ in 1999. After a couple of years, she appeared in minor roles in television shows like ‘The District’ and ‘Crossing Jordan’ as a guest and recurring roles. She also appeared in a recurring role as Kaitlin Cooper in six episodes of ‘The O.C.,’ which ran from 2003 to 2004. Her performance became notable and she landed the lead role in a television film titled ‘A Place Called Home’ in 2004.

She also became cast in a guest role for two episodes in the series Jack and Bobby. Likewise, from 2004 to 2007, her roles in ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ ‘My Name is Earl,’ ‘CSI: N.Y.,’ ‘Cold Case,’ ‘Final Approach’ and ‘Close to Home’ helped her better her skills as an actor and provided more exposure. In 2008, she was cast to play ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager,’ where she portrayed the lead role of Amy Juergens. This series had 121 episodes lasting till 2013. Additionally, she also had a central part in 2017 drama television series based on the novel of the same name, ‘Big Little Lies,’ where she played Jane Chapman. This series ran till 2019.


Talking about Shailene Woodley’s filmy career, her film debut came in 2005 ‘Felicity: An American Girl Adventure,’ where she played Felicity Merriman. Then she took a filmy gap and appeared in 2011 with a banging comeback. First, she featured in The Descendants, which became a turning point in her career. She played the role of a spoiled daughter named Alexandra Alex King of Matt King, played by George Clooney. Shailene gained experience on the sets of the film and was praised for her portrayal of the character. Later, in 2013 she was cast in ‘The Spectacular Now’ where she played the role of Aimee Finicky, a nerd in a relationship with a high school senior.

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After that, the year 2014 became her year with lots of successful films. First, she appeared in the movie ‘White Bird in a Blizzard. Though the film received mixed reviews, her performance in the movie was appreciated. Likewise, she was also cast in ‘Divergent’ as Beatrice’ Tris’ Prior. Her performance took the film to the top spot in its first week, making it a blockbuster. Moreover, her most successful hit was ‘The Fault in Our Stars, which was based on the novel of John Green, where she played Hazel Grace Lancaster opposite Ansel Elgort.


The film received mostly positive reviews, and Woodley’s and Elgort’s performances were highly appreciated. As a result, the film became a huge hit. It became a blockbuster, collecting more than $307 million worldwide. It also received numerous awards, including the 15th Golden Trailer Awards for Best Romance and Teen Choice Award 2014 for Choice Movie: Scene Stealer. The same year, she also played the role of Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spiderman 2. However, her character was removed from the movie as the production team thought that her character would cause a distraction in the main plot.

After gaining popularity and fame, she was cast in the 2014 sequel film ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ in 2015 and ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ in 2016, where she reprised her role of Tris. Furthermore, in 2018 she ventured into the romantic drama film ‘Adrift’ as a producer and actor. She played Tami Oldham Ashcraft in the film, and it received mixed reviews from critics. Her upcoming projects are ‘The Fallout’ and ‘The Last Letter from Your Lover.’

What are Shailene Woodley’s achievements?

Shailene Woodley won Sundance Film Festival awards for her role in ‘The Spectacular Now’ in 2013. She also received the Breakout Performance Actress Award in 2014 for her film ‘The Fault in Our Stars. Moreover, she was also nominated for Golden Globes and Primetime Emmy Awards for her role in ‘Big Little Lies.’

What is the net worth of Shailene Woodley?

Shailene Woodley is a beautiful and outstanding actress who has gained name and fame. Apart from popularity, she has also earned a handsome amount of wealth from her acting career. Shailene has an estimated net worth as of 2021 is $12 million.

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