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Facts about Shailene Woodley

Shailene Diann Woodley born November 15, 1991 in San Bernardino County, California to Lorie and Lonnie Woodley.  Lonnie her father is a school principal while her mother Lorie was a middle school counselor. When Shailene was four, she started off her career through a modeling commercial. After her modeling, commercial she starred in a movie called Replacing Dad as she grew so did her fame.

She first received attention and rose to fame as Amy on the ABC Family television series Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008–13) and rose to stardom in various popular and critically acclaimed films such as The Descendants (2011), The Spectacular Now (2013), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), The Divergent Series (2014–2016) as Beatrice “Tris” Prior, and Snowden (2016).

When Shailene was filming the hit tv show “the secret life of an American teenager’’ the actress considers studying interior design at New York University, but instead she stuck with acting and soon broke out in Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants” she played the role as George Clooney’s troubled daughter. Thus, she won the best independent spirit film award for the best supporting female and also received a golden globe nomination.

Since then the young actress has played in several movies including a movie series based off the book series “Divergent” where she plays Tris Prior. She also played Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spider Man 2, she even dyed her hair red for the part, but sadly they cut her scenes out of The Amazing Spiderman 2. 

Her favorite tv shows are Kyle XY (2006-2009), House (2004-2014) and Prison Break ( 2005-2009). Her favorite actress is Reese Witherspoon and Marcia Gray Haden her favorite sport is basketball. her favorite movie Dirty Dancing (1987), Moulin Rouge (2001), Rent (2005), Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (2003).

More interesting Facts about Shailene Woodley

Her parents divorced when she was 15 years old. During her freshman year, she was diagnosed with scoliosis (abnormal curving of the spine). Shailene has worked at American Apparel as a sales associate. As per Huffington Post, Shailene does not wear makeup during events. For the Nylon Magazine’s Young Hollywood Issue, she was considered as one of the 55 faces of future.  She donated her long brunette hair to an organization, Children with Hair Loss in August 2013. She believes in a drug free lifestyle.

Daren Kagasoff – Woodley was Rumored to be in 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.


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