Brooke Shields Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Martha Martins
Nov 14, 2023 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on May 19, 2022
Brooke Shields is a veteran Hollywood actress. Know more about her birthday, family, education, and net worth.
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About Brooke Shields

Brooke Christa Shields is a veteran Hollywood and TV star, author, voice actor, spokesperson, and model.
From a young age, Brooke Shields has remained an iconic figure in the Hollywood industry, American television, and theater. Her notable works are 'Pretty Baby', 'Blue Lagoon', 'Wanda Nevada', 'Suddenly Susan', 'The Addams Family', and 'Just You And Me'. 

She was also a good student and graduated in French Literature.

Brooke Shields Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Brooke Shields’s net worth?

Brooke Shields' net worth is estimated to be $26 million.

How much does Brooke Shields earn per year?

Brooke Shields earn about $4.33 million per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Brooke Shields?

Brooke Shields is 6 ft (183 cm) tall.

How old is Brooke Shields?

Born on May 31, 1965, Brooke Shields is 56 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Brooke Shields was born in Manhattan, New York, USA. Her parents are Teri shields and Francis Alexander Shields. When Shields was just five months old, her parents divorced and she lived with her mother. Brooke Shields was initially admitted to the New Lincoln School in New York City, but later when her mother moved to New Jersey, she was admitted to Dwight Englewood School there. She graduated in 1983. After completing her high school study she went to the prestigious Princeton University in New Jersey, where she graduated in 1987 in French Literature.

Family, Romance, And Relationship

Who is Brooke Shields’s partner?

When Brooke Shields was studying at Princeton University she dated her friend Dean Cain. She was also romantically linked with John F. Kennedy Jr, the Schindler's List actor Liam Neeson and the famous singer and songwriter George Michael.
After having an intimate time with the actor and singer John Travolta, at the age of 16 years, she started to date Mohammed Khashoggi after meeting him in Cannes. She also had relationships with Prince Naruhito and Dodi Fayed in her teenage and early life.
Brooke Shields got married twice. She married the lawn tennis player Andre Agassi on 19th April 1997. But split up after two years in 1999. In April 2001, she got married to Chris Henchy. He is a scriptwriter and producer. They have two daughters. She has maintained privacy around her personal life.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For

Brooke Shields was seen in the film 'Wanda Nevada' directed by Peter Fonda, where she also sang the song 'Grand Ole Opry'. In 1980 she was seen in the romance adventure drama 'Blue Lagoon' when she was just 14 years old. This was the most famous movie in her career. Her broad range of work as an adult character at this young age stunned everyone at that time. This film made her an overnight star. In 1981, she acted in the romantic movie 'Endless Love', by this film she became the most recognizable face in Hollywood.
In 1980, she signed with the Ford Modelling Agency and at the age of just 14, she was on the cover of Vogue magazine, and this record she still holds today. She followed it up with the famous advert for Calvin Klein.
Brooke shields is also a popular tv star. In the year 1981, at the age of 15, she played a role in 'The Muppet Show'. She was also one of the youngest artists to host the SNL sketch comedy 'ABC Fridays' in 1981.
Brooke Shields is a veteran American actress, a popular TV star and producer, model, voice actor, spokesperson, and author. She has been acting in Hollywood for more than five decades. When she was just eleven months old, she appeared in a commercial.
Brooke Shields started her career in 1978 as a child actress at the age of 12 years in the film 'Pretty Baby'. Her role as Violet in the movie pulled her to stardom. After this, she also acted in several films including 'Tilt', 'Just You And Me, Kid', and 'An Almost Perfect Affair'.
After completing her studies, she starred in a major role in the American television series 'Suddenly Susan' which she even produced. This show was well appreciated for all its four seasons.
Brooke Shields made a guest appearance on several TV shows in the 1990s and early 2000s. Such shows are 'Lipstick Jungle', 'Saturday Night Live', 'Friends' 'That '70s Show', and 'Two And A Half Men'. She also made a guest appearance for the role of Susan Stewart on the TV show 'Hannah Montana' in 2007. In 2010 and 2012 on the show 'The Middle' as the mother of a brood of terror-inducing.
Shields also appeared in the 19th Season of the American series 'Law And Order Of Special Victims Unit', as Sheila Porter, the grandmother of Olivia Benson's son, Noah Porter.
In 2012 she appeared in the American Genealogy Documentary series ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’
She had appeared in numerous musical productions as a Broadway star. After making her first musical performance in 1994's 'Grease', in 2001 she played the role of Sally Bowles in 'Cabaret'.
Some of her notable Broadway theatricals include the 'Wonderful Town' and the musical comedy 'The Addams Family' as Morticia Addams. She even played the role of Roxie Hart in London's West End, Adelphi Theater's remake of 'Chicago' in 2005.
Some of her latest works include 'Glamourous' released in 2020, in the comedy film 'My Boyfriend's Meds', a guest role in '9-1-1', and many more.
She is also a popular model, modeling for IMG Models. She signed with the agency in September 2020. She also represented True Botanicals a skincare label in November 2021 and promoted their products through her Instagram account.
She is also the author of several books, including, 'The Brooke Book' and 'Down Came The Rain'.

Charity Work

Brooke Shields starred in the USPHS PSA initiative funded by the American Lung Association. This effort was taken to bring the VIPs of the country to encourage non-smoking and set examples among the public.
Shields is also a spokesperson for the SMART Girls campaign launched by Tupperware's Chain. This program aims to educate young girls on different aspects of their physical and mental well-being.

What awards has Brooke Shields won?

From 1981, Brook Shields was nominated for the Peoples Choice Award on four consecutive occasions for the Favourite Young Performer.
She was nominated for two Satellite Awards for her works in the popular TV show Suddenly Susan. She also bagged nominations for two Golden Globe Awards from this show. Brooke Christa Shields was awarded the Golden Raspberry Award three times as the Worst Actress- in 1980 for 'Blue Lagoon', in 1983 for 'Sahara', and in 1989 for 'Speed Zone'.

Brooke Shields’s Hobbies And Interests

Brooke Shields loves to act and sing. She also enjoys spending her time photography. Her favorite sport is Jogging and Walking, her favorite music is Hip-Hop and her favorite food is South Indian food.

Other Interesting Brooke Shields Facts And Trivia

  • She lives with her present husband Cris Henchy and two daughters in Greenwich Village, in New York City.
  • Her parents were Teri Shields (mother) and Francis Alexander Shields (father). Her mother was an actress while her father was a businessman. Brooke's paternal grandmother's name was Donna Marina Torlonia, she was a princess.
  • Brooke Shields has stepbrothers and half-sisters named Marina shields, Olympia shields, Christina Shields, and Thomas Gore Auchincloss Jr.
  • She has two daughters, named Grier Hammond Henchy and Rowan Francis Henchy, with her present husband, Chris Henchy. Rowan is pursuing her studies at Wake Forest University.

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Brooke Shields Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Brooke Christa Shields

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Manhattan, New York



183 cm

Eye Color



Actor, Author

Net Worth



Chris Henchy


Teri Shields, Francis Alexander Shields


Marina shields, Olympia shields, Christina Shields, Thomas Gore Auchincloss Jr.
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Written by Martha Martins

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