Michele Ann Marie Fabares is a famous American singer and actress who are very well known for her role of Mary Stone in the Dona Reed show which telecasted from the year 1958 to the year 1963. She has also worked with Elvis Presley in three movies. In the year 1962, she released her recording titled Johnny Angel which ranked on the first number in the Billboard hot 100 charts. If you are interested to know more about life, career and net worth of Shelley Fabares in 2019, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
She was born on 19th January in the year 1944 in Santa Monica in California. She is the niece of Nanette Fabray who is also an actress. She met Annette Funicello in her seventh grade, and she became her lifelong friend. She began acting when she was just 3, and nothing much is known about her parents or childhood life.
She got married to Lou Adler who is a movie producer in the year 1964. Both of them separated to each other due to some personal differences in the year 1980. In the year 1984, he decided to marry Mike Farrell who was an actor. She is the stepmother of Michael and Erin after getting married to Mike. In the year 2000, it was revealed that she had received a liver transplant when she was diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis.
Career, Awards & Nominations
When she was ten years old, she made her TV debut in the year 1954. She has made appearances on various TV shows during her early age. In the year 1958, she got the role of Mary Stone in the sitcom which made her gain huge recognition among her teen audiences. She gained popularity with her single released in the year 1962 as it ranked on the first spot on Billboard hot songs list.
Over one million copies were sold, and that album was certified gold finally. Later on, she released another album of her which was also a hit. In the year 1963, she released her third album titled Teenage Triangle. She played roles in a number of movies in her career like Clambake, Spinout, Ride the wild surf and Girl happy. She starred in a number of TV shows in which she left her mark.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Shelley Fabares is around $2 million which she has accumulated with her acting talent. She was one of the highest paid actresses of 1990s.
In the year 1989, he started playing the role of Christine Armstrong on the Coach sitcom of ABC channel. She has worked as a voice actress, and she has been nominated for numerous awards during her career. She has also won many of those awards. She is married to Mike Farrell, and earlier she was married to Lou Adler with whom she had no kids, but now she is the stepmother of two kids with Mike.