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Shailene Woodley’s Net Worth – $12 Million

Shailene Woodley’s Salary – $40 Thousand Per Episode

Shailene Woodley is an actress with a net worth of $12 million dollars. She is best recognized for her lead part in “The Fault in Our Stars,” a film based on John Green’s popular novel of the same name.

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Early Life

Shailene Diann Woodley was born on November 15, 1991, in San Bernardino County, California. Lori and Lonnie, Lori’s parents, worked as school counselors and principals, respectively. She began modeling at the age of four and began attending acting courses at the age of five. Shailene was diagnosed with scoliosis when she was 15 and had to wear a brace as a student at Simi Valley High School.

Early in career

Woodley made her cinematic debut in the 1999 TV drama “Replacing Dad,” followed by roles in “The District” and “Crossing Jordan.” She played Kaitlin Cooper on “The O.C.,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “CSI: NY,” “Close to Home,” and “Felicity: An American Girl Adventure,” among other TV episodes and films.


Woodley got her big break in ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” in 2008. From 2008 through 2013, she played Amy Juergens, a 15-year-old girl who discovers she’s pregnant. For the role, Woodley was nominated for a few Teen Choice Awards. The program was a huge hit with audiences, and Woodley was frequently complimented in reviews. During its 121-episode, five-season run, “Secret Life of the American Teenager” became one of ABC Family’s most popular series.

In 2011, Woodley made her cinematic debut in the highly praised picture “The Descendants,” in which she co-starred with George Clooney as Matt King. Alex, King’s problematic eldest daughter, was played by her. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, and her performance was universally praised. She was also named Best Supporting Actress in an Independent Spirit Award.

Woodley played alongside Miles Teller in 2013’s “The Spectacular Now,” as well as “White Bird in a Blizzard,” before getting the role of Beatrice “Tris” Prior in the film version of the “Divergent” series. The first film was released in 2014 and debuted at No. 1 at the box office.

Woodley then played Hazel Grace Lancaster, a 16-year-old cancer sufferer, in 2014’s “The Fault in Our Stars,” a cinematic version of John Green’s novel of the same name. Woodley’s performance was generally praised, and the film was a box office smash, collecting more than $307 million. For her performance, Woodley got the Hollywood Film Award for Breakthrough Performance in a Leading Role.

In 2015, Woodley returned to her role as Tris in “The Divergent Series: Insurgent.” The second film in the series grossed a total of $295.2 million worldwide. In 2016, Woodley co-starred with Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Oliver Stone’s “Snowden.” She returned to the part of Tris in “Divergent: Allegiant” later that year. She returned to television in 2017 to play sexual assault survivor Jane Chapman in HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” an adaptation of the same-named novel, after a brief hiatus.

She was nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series, beating out Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. In 2018, Woodley appeared in and produced the film “Adrift,” directed by Baltasar Kormakur. Tami Oldham Ashcraft received the Rising Star Award at the 2018 Deauville Film Festival for her performance as a trapped at sea sailor.

In 2019, Woodley co-starred in the romance drama “Endings, Beginnings” with Sebastian Stan and Jamie Dornan. In mid-October of that year, she began filming “The Last Letter From Your Lover” in Mallorca, Spain. In November 2019, Woodley joined the cast of “Prisoner 760,” which also stars Jodie Foster and Benedict Cumberbatch. Woodley also starred in the film “Girl Named Sue.” “Misanthrope,” “After Exile,” “Arkie,” and “No Baggage,” all in pre-production and development, will star her.


Shailene is a strong advocate for the environment and climate change. When she was still in high school, she grew interested in environmental issues and began to produce her own health and hygiene goods, such as deodorant and toothpaste. Woodley co-founded the charity organization All It Takes in 2010 with her mother. All It Takes aspires to teach young people the values of responsibility, compassion, empathy, and purpose in order to generate long-term environmental change. She was a member of Bernie Sanders’s political group, Our Revolution, and was an active campaigner for him throughout his presidential campaigns in 2016 and 2020.

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Woodley was arrested in Saint Anthony, North Dakota, in 2016 for criminal trespassing while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. She entered a guilty plea and was sentenced to one year of probation. Woodley later joined Our Revolution, a political movement that attempts to educate people about voting and encourages citizens to participate in the political process by helping to organize and elect progressive lawmakers.

In September 2016, Woodley won the Entertainment Industry Environmental Leadership Award at the 20th Anniversary Global Green Environmental Awards. Woodley joined Greenpeace as an Oceans Ambassador in July of this year. She set off on a three-week excursion to the Sargasso Sea to research the effects of plastic pollution on marine life.

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Private Life

Woodley, who has been notoriously private about her personal life, finally announced in 2018 that she was seeing Australian-Fijian rugby player Ben Volavola after years of rumors. Their relationship was rumored to have terminated in April 2020.