Shelley Long is an actress and producer from the United States of America. Her most noticeable acting role throughout her career has been in the comedy-drama series “Cheers.” Go on reading to know Shelley Long’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Shelley Long Early Life
Shelley Lee Long was born on August 23, 1949, in Fort Wayne city in Indiana, United States. Her father Leland Long worked as a teacher after his work in the rubber industry, and her mother Ivadine Long worked as a teacher in a school.
Shelley Long was mostly grown and raised in her hometown in Fort Wayne city, Indiana. She completed her schooling from the South Side High School and later went to study drama at the Northwestern University in Illinois. Shelley Long dropped out from the university before earning her degree in order to pursue her professional career in the modeling and acting industry.
For her personal life, marriage, and divorce, Shelley Long has been married and divorced twice. Her first marriage and divorce was to Ken Solomon, but the dates of their marriage and divorce remain unknown.
Shelley Long’s second marriage was to Bruce Tyson in 1981. Shelley and Bruce first met in 1979, married after a couple of years, and they got divorced in 2004 after they split somewhere in 2003. Shelley Long has 1 daughter from her marriage to Bruce, her name is Juliana Tyson, she was born in 1985, and she’s currently an actress.
Shelley Long Career
Shelley Long began her career in Chicago where she did commercials. In the mid of 70s, she joined a theater troupe named The Second City and worked for a program named “Sorting It Out” as a writer, producer, and co-hostess. Shelley Long was appearing on several advertisements by that time. Her early movie acting roles were in a drama titled “The Cracker Factory,” “Caveman” and others.
Shelley Long gained huge success and attention in the industry for her long-lived acting role and performance on the comedy-drama series “Cheers,” which is considered as her best work ever. Since that, her most popular movies including the comedy “The Money Pit” and “The Brady Bunch Movie.
Recently, Shelley Long starred in a comedy movie titled “Different Flowers” and in a family movie titled “Christmas in the Heartland.”
Awards & Achievements
Shelley Long has received many award nominations and winnings that most of them were for “Cheers” series. She won for her role and performance in the series the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, 2 TV Land Awards and 2 Viewers for Quality Television Awards.
Shelley Long was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for “Irreconcilable Differences” movie. She won the ShoWest Female Star of Tomorrow Award in 1983.
Net Worth of Shelley Long
The actress and producer Shelley Long net worth is about to $14 million. She made her wealth from the earnings she gets from acting in series and movies. Shelley Long has been an actress for decades and her most recent movie roles were in “Christmas in the Heartland” and “Different Flowers.”
Shelley Long is one of the few actresses who has been appearing in movies and series for decades. She experienced huge success and gained a lot of attention for her great performance in “Cheers” series, for which she earned many awards for. Shelley Long’s latest acting role was in a movie titled “Christmas in the Heartland.”