Shailene Woodley is an American actress and activist. Woodley began modeling at the age of 4 and began acting professionally in minor television roles, before gaining two Young Artist Award nominations for her leading roles in the television films A Place Called Home and Felicity: An American Girl Adventure. American actress Shailene Woodley has received many awards and nominations for her work in acting. These include the Emmy Award, Golden Globe, Independent Spirit Award, as well as Screen Actors Guild and Gotham Award nominations.

Birth Name

Shailene Diann Woodley


Shai, Shaileney Beany


Actress, Activist



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Shailene Woodley was born on November 15, 1991, in Simi Valley, California, United States.


She’s currently 27 years old.

Sun Sign







She attended Simi Valley High School in California.

Family Details

  • Father – Lonnie Woodley (School Principal)

  • Mother – Lori (née Victor) (Middle School Counselor)
  • Siblings – Tanner Woodley (Younger Brother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Shailene Woodley dated –

  • Daren Kagasoff – Woodley was rumored to be in a relationship with The Secret Life of American Teenager co-star, Daren Kagasoff in the past. The rumors were never confirmed.

  • Shiloh Fernandez (2013-2014) – Woodley started dating an American actor and White Bird in a Blizzard co-star Shiloh Fernandez in January 2013. They were seen kissing during Film Festival ceremony in Park City on January 18, 2013. They called it quits in April 2014.
  • Theo James (2014) – Shailene was RUMORed to be dating her Divergent co-star, Theo James in 2014.
  • Nahko Bear (2014-Present) – In November 2014, she started dating musician Nahko Bear. They are still together.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m


  • In Kilograms – 60 kg
  • In Pounds – 132 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-25-36
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34A

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her roles as Amy Juergens in The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008-2013), as Alexandra “Alex” King in the 2011 film The Descendants and as Beatrice “Tris” Prior in The Divergent Series.

Film Debut

She played the Young Janey Briggs in the 2001 American comedy film Not Another Teen Movie. Her role is uncredited and her scene also has been deleted from the movie.

Television Debut

Her debut television appearance was in CBS’ The District, where she played the role as Kristin Debreno in 3 episodes from 2001 to 2003.

Brand Endorsements

Shailene has appeared in a LeapFrog commercial.

Shailene Woodley Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Jake Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor
  • Favorite Actresses – Reese Witherspoon, Marcia Gay Harden
  • Favorite Sport – Basketball
  • Favorite Movies – Dirty Dancing (1987), Moulin Rouge (2001), Rent (2005), Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  • Favorite TV Shows – Kyle XY (2006-2009), House (2004-2012), Prison Break (2005-2009)

Shailene Woodley Net worth

Shailene’s net worth is estimated over $13 million as of 2019. Woodley has been a cast of numerous television series for which she charges $40,000 per episode. Woodley owns a Honda PF3 and lives in a luxury pad in the posh area of California.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shailene Woodley

  • Her parents divorced when she was 15 years old.
  • Shailene has worked at American Apparel as a sales associate.
  • She took acting lessons with Anthony Meindl.
  • She believes in a drug-free lifestyle.
  • In 2013, Shailene donated her long brunette hair to an organization, Children With Hair Loss.
  • In November 2014, she received The Hollywood Film Award for Hollywood Breakout Performance – Actress for her performance as Hazel.
  • In 2015, Woodley reprised her role as Tris in The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the second installment in The Divergent Series.
  • On October 10 2016, she was arrested for criminal trespassing in Saint Anthony, North Dakota and was sentenced to a year of probation after pleaded guilty.
  • In October 2016, she was given the Female EMA Futures Award during the 26th Annual Environmental Media Association (EMA) Awards.
  • Shailene was nominated for an Emmy in 2017 for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie’ for her role of Jane in the HBO series Big Little Lies.
  • She was considered one of the 55 faces of the future by Nylon Magazine’s “Young Hollywood Issue”.
  • In 2017, Woodley starred next to Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon in the HBO limited series Big Little Lies.
  • In 2018, Woodley took activist Calina Lawrence to the 75th Golden Globe Awards as her guest; they first met at Standing Rock while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.


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