Shailene Woodley: how did she earn the identity of a world-famous actress?

Shailene Woodley is a born American actress, an active activist, and a film producer.

She was born to Lori and Lonnie Woodley in San Bernardino County, California on 15th November 1991.

Stunningly, the actress had begun her acting career at the age of four, by playing professional minor roles in television shows. She gained her spotlight during her character as Amy Juergens in the ABC Family drama show The Secret Life Of The American teenager.

Quick facts about our favorite, Woodley

Known as: American actress, producer, and an activist

Famous for: Fault in

Date of birth: November 15th, 1991.

Nationality: American

Parents: Lori and Lonnie Woodley

TV debut: The Secret Life of the American Teenager drama

Movie debut: The Descendants

Net worth: $12 million

How has Shailene Woodley been recognized as a world-famous actress?

During Woodley’s junior year, she bagged the role of Amy Juergens on the drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager, which aired for five seasons from 2008 to 2013.

Later she got an opportunity to play her debut in feature films as Alexander or Alex, a drug addict teenager in The Descendant.

With so many positive acclaims for her acting in the descendent, she bagged the many challenging roles effortlessly during the later years including, The Divergent Series: Insurgent in 2015, The Fault in our Stars in 2014, Divergent in 2014, White Bird in a Blizzard in 2014, The Spectacular Now in 2013, The Descendents in 2013.

By October 2012, it was revealed that Woodley was offered the role of spiderman’s girlfriend in the film The Amazing Spider-Man 2, but unfortunately, it was announced that the actress is no longer part of the film. Woodley’s Divergent movie attained the number 1 position at the box office during its opening weekend and was a great financial success.

Subsequently, in 2014, Woodley earned worldwide acknowledgement after her acting in the romantic film The Fault in Our Stars as Hazel Grace alongside Ansel Elgort. This specific film of Woodley’s brought critical acclaim all around the world, stating that she is a sublime actress with a resume that pretty much proves she is capable of making a false move on camera, an Oscar-worthy and memorable actress and thereby received unlimited powerful awards.

In the year 2015, Woodley reprised her Tris in The Divergent Series: Insurgent, which eventually received great acclaim regarding Woodley’s performances.In 2015, the actress decided to take a rest from the acting field, by claiming that she had hit a wall with acting.

From 2017 to 2019, Woodley had her comeback in the HBO series Big Little Lies.

In 2016, unfortunately, Woodley’s Allegiant didn’t make it to the box office.

In 2019, she performed along with Sebastian Stan, Jamie Dornan, and Mathew Gray Gubler in the romantic drama Endings, Beginnings.

Woodley’s life as a prodigy?

Shailene Diann Woodley was born to Lori and Lonnie Woodley in San Bernardino County, California on 15h November 1991. She was brought up in Simi Valley, California along with her younger brother.

The actress did her schooling at Simi Valley High School and started doing modeling at the age of four. When she was five years old, she began taking acting classes from the great performer Anthony Meindl. Woodley was into alcohol consumption during her high school days.

Meanwhile, the actress started suffering from Scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine, for which she had to wear plastic braces from her chest to hip for almost two years.

Woodley is an active and courageous environmental activist and also opposed the Dakota Access Pipeline installation and eventually was arrested for trespassing in Saint Anthony, North Dakota.

In 2018, the actress had officially confirmed her relationship with an Australian Fijian rugby union player, Ben Volavala. But by April 2020, it was reported that the actress’s relationship with Ben Volavala had come to an end.

The net worth of Shailene Woodley

As per the 2020 reports, the estimation of Shailene Woodley’s net worth and salary is around 12 million dollars.

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