What is Shailene Woodley's net worth?
Shailene Woodley is an American Actress known for her work on TV and the silver screen as well her activism for the environment and political awareness.
Shailene Woodley, born in 1991, began her professional acting career in 1999 on TV gaining evermore prominent roles until she got the lead role in "The Secret Life of the American Teenager." She made her leap to the big screen in 2011 but it was her appearance in the “Divergent” franchise that was her first blockbuster.
More recently Woodley had one of the lead roles in the HBO series “Big Little Lies” during its two season run, along with Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. The success of the first season and the streaming wars saw the media outlet give its star power a big boost to their salaries.
How rich is Shailene Woodley?
With her long career and notable leading roles Shailene Woodley has managed to accumulate a comfortable net worth of $12 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Her big break came when she signed a six-year contract to star in "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" which ran from 2008 to 2013. It was one of ABC Family’s most-watched shows which is about Amy Juergens a 15-year-old girl, played by Woodley, who learns she is pregnant and the effect it has on her and the people around her.
She took to the silver screen in 2011 appearing alongside George Clooney in “The Descendants” where she played Alex, the troubled daughter of Clooney’s character Matt King.
After that film, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, she had roles in the "The Spectacular Now," as well as "White Bird in a Blizzard" before getting he major break on the big screen.
In 2014, she took the starring role in the movie “Divergent,” a film adaptation of the first title in the book trilogy. For her performance in the first movie she earned between $250,000 and $500,000 according to The Hollywood Reporter. She apprised the role of Tris again for the other two movies in the trilogy which in total grossed $765 million worldwide.
For her role in “Big Little Lies” she earned $1.7 million for seven episodes working out to roughly $242,000 per episode. For the second season HBO considerable up to amount she and the rest of the cast were paid. In Woodley’s case more than double to $3.5 million.
She will be appearing in the upcoming TV series “Three Women” for Showtime.
Shailene Woodley the activist
Woodley is an environmentalist and climate activist. In 2016 she was arrested while protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
She and her mother co-founded a non-profit organization All It Takes in 2010. Its mission is to educate youth on practicing empathy, compassion, responsibility, and purpose with the aim of fostering sustainable living and change for the environment.
She is also politically active having actively campaigned for Bernie Sanders for his presidential campaigns of 2016 and 2020. As well she served on the board of his political organization Our Revolution.
Shailene Woodley’s romantic life
Woodley has never been very public about her romantic life but she nearly settled down confirming last year that she and Green Bay Packer quarterback Arron Rodgers were engaged. That came after Rodgers announced the engagement in February 2021 during his acceptance speech when he was named NFL's MVP. However, the two of them split just a year later but according to People "It was an amicable split” and “there's no bad blood and no drama.”