Shelley Long is a distinguished American actress and producer. She mainly rose to prominence and gained fame for her performance and role on NBC sitcom “Cheers” which span for a decade. She received various award wins and nominations for the role. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Shelley Long in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Her birth name is Shelley Lee Long. She was born in Fort Wayne in Indiana, the United States, on the date of August 23, 1949, to Ivadine Long who worked as a school teacher, and her father worked later as a teacher after he was involved in the rubber industry, his name is Leland Long.
Shelley Long doesn’t have any siblings that we know of. She attended the Northwestern University to study drama. She never completed her studies to earn a degree as she left to go on with her career.
Shelley Long has been into marriages, divorces and has a child that we know of and that is confirmed. She was first married to a man named Ken Solomon. He might be a worker in the TV industry, mainly as an editor, producer, director and writer. The dates of their relationship and marriage are not known.
Shelley Long married her second husband Bruce Tyson in 1981. He works as a securities broker and they got divorced in 2004 after a year of separation. Shelley and Bruce are the parents of 1 daughter, actress Juliana Long Tyson who was born on March 27, 1985.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Shelley Long first appeared in commercials which she worked on when she was in Chicago. During that time, she worked with an improvisational comedy troupe called The Second City. After a few guests and minor acting roles, she began starring on NBC sitcom “Cheers” which is her most popular work of all time. One of her most popular movies is the comedy “The Money Pit” which stars her along with Tom Hanks.
Shelley Long has more than 20 award wins and nominations in her credit. She won a total of 2 Golden Globe Awards, 2 TV Land Awards, 1 Primetime Emmy Award, a ShoWest Award, among others. The awards she won were for her performance and role in “Cheers”.
Shelley Long 2018-2019 acting roles so far includes only appearing in the family sitcom “Modern Family”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actress Shelley Long has an estimated net worth of probably more than $13.5 million. She earned her millions from starring in various films as well as series. Shelley Long salary per episode of “Cheers” is not confirmed, but she earned a lot for it, for sure.
Shelley Long is one of the oldest American actresses who still has a great talent. She has more than 80 credits in films and series as an actress and she still doesn’t have any upcoming acting roles. Shelley Long made her latest appearances in “Modern Family” series and in “Christmas in the Heartland” film.