Famous American actress and singer, Shirley Jones have starred in a number of characters in musical films and famous for her roles in movies like Oklahoma, Carousel, The Music Man and many more. She has earned a huge amount of money with her singing and acting and has managed to earn a lot of awards. She was the famous personality of her time, and there are many fans of her even today. Now, let’s find out how much of net worth Shirley Jones have as of 2019.
Early life and Biography
She was born on 31st March in the year 1934 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. Her parents were Methodist and names are Marjorie and Paul Jones. After some years of her worth, she has moved to the nearby town of Smithton, Pennsylvania. She began singing at the age of six only in Methodist Church Choir when she took voice lessons from Ralph Lewando. She also used to participate in the school plays and dramas.
In the year 1956, on 5th August, she married actor and singer named Jack Cassidy. She had three sons with him named Shaun, Patrick, and Ryan. She got divorced from Cassidy in the year 1974 and then she married comic actor named Marty Ingels in the year 1977. Then she filed the divorce in the year 2002, but they remain married until Ingels died. Both of them also wrote an autobiography on their relationship named Shirley& Marty: An unlikely love story.
She had a crush on Gordon Mac Rae who and his wife were her friends. Jones is also the supporter of PETA, and she is the grandmother of ten children. Her grandson also got motivated by her, and he became a contestant on singing competition television show The Voice in the year 2017.
Career, Awards & Nominations
She gave her first audition for open biweekly casting hall and then Rodgers and Hammerstein. She is the first singer who put single contracts with songwriters. First of her was in South Pacific and then she starred in Me and Juliet show where she became the chorus girl.
She has also played the lead role of Shirley Partridge in TV series The Partridge Family. She has won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Elmer Gantry. She came at 3rd place at Laurel Award for top female musical performance. She has won an academy award for the best-supporting-actress and national award of review award for best supporting actress.
Net Worth & Earnings
With her singing and acting career, she earned an amount of $30 million. She used to sing in music albums, singles and used to do acting in various TV series. She is considered as multi-talented women who manage to work her best in her music albums and movies. She has managed to earn a lot of money and managed to live her life with full enjoyment.
Shirley Jones is a name which would be remembered for a long time as she was a recognizable and famous singer and actress of her time. She had complicated relationships in her life and her second husband also got expired. She is a motivation for those girls who want to become an actress and singer both.