Brooke Shields
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Female
Age: 55 years old
Birth Day: May 31, 1965
Birth Place: New York City
Nationality: United States
Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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    Brooke Shields Net Worth

    Brooke Shields is a famous 55 years old Actor. She was born on May 31, 1965 in New York City, United States. Brooke Shields Net Worth 2020: $40 Million.
    Zodiac sign: Gemini. Nationality: United States.

    Physique

    Height Weight Hair Colour Eye Colour Blood Type Tattoo(s)
    183 cm (6' 1'') N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

    Trivia

    Brooke Shields starred as the title character on the sitcom Suddenly Susan from 1996 to 2000. 

    Net Worth

    Brooke Shields Net Worth 2020

    $40 Million

    Salary 2020

    Not known.

    Brooke Shields Cars

    Not Known.

    Brooke Shields Real Estate

    Real Estate: In 1997 Brooke paid $3.25 million for a home in LA's Pacific Palisades neighborhood. After moving to New York full-time, Brooke and her husband began renting this LA house for $25,000 per month. In New York's West Village, they paid $5.5 million for a town home back in 2007. They also own a home in Southhampton which they bought in 2013 for $4.25 million.

    Family Life

    Brooke was married to Andre Agassi from 1997 to 1999. Brooke then married Chris Henchy in 2001 and the couple had two daughters named Rowan and Grier.

    Before Fame

    Brooke Shields began modeling when she was eleven months old. 

    Biography

    Biography Timeline

    1965

    Brooke Christa Shields was born in Manhattan, New York on May 31, 1965, the daughter of actress and model Teri Shields (née Schmon; 1933–2012) and businessman Frank Shields (1941–2003). Her mother was of English, German, Scotch-Irish, and Welsh descent, while her father had English, French, Irish, and Italian ancestry. According to research by William Addams Reitwiesner, Shields has ancestral links with a number of noble families from Italy, in particular from Genoa and Rome. These are namely (in chronological order of descent from 1355 to 1965) the Gattilusi-Palaiologos-Savoy, Grimaldi, Imperiali, Carafa, Doria, Doria-Pamphili-Landi, Chigi-Albani, and Torlonia dynasties. Her paternal grandmother was Italian noblewoman Marina Torlonia di Civitella-Cesi, who was the daughter of an Italian prince and an American socialite.

    1966

    Shields began her career as a model when she was 11 months old in 1966. Her first job was for Ivory Soap, when she was shot by Francesco Scavullo. She continued as a successful child model with model agent Eileen Ford, who, in her Lifetime Network biography, stated that she started her children's division just for Shields. Shields worked with director Woody Allen in his 1977 film Annie Hall, but her role was cut out of the final edit of the film. In 1978, when she was 12 years old, Shields played a child prostitute in the controversial film Pretty Baby. Eileen Ford, founder of the Ford Modeling Agency, said of Brooke Shields: "She is a professional child and unique. She looks like an adult and thinks like one."

    1980

    In 1980, 14-year-old Shields was the youngest fashion model ever to appear on the cover of Vogue. Later that same year, Shields appeared in controversial print and TV ads for Calvin Klein jeans. The TV ad included her saying the famous tagline, "You want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing." Brooke Shields ads would help catapult Klein's career to super-designer status.

    Shields began her television career at an early age. In 1980, she was the youngest guest star to ever appear on The Muppet Show, in which she and the Muppets put on their own version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. She was also the youngest person to host ABC's Fridays, a Saturday Night Live-like sketch comedy show, in 1981. In one episode of the popular comedy sitcom Friends, Shields played Joey's stalker. This role led directly to her being cast in the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan, in which she starred from 1996 until 2000, and which earned a People's Choice Award in the category of Favorite Female Performer in a New Television Series for her, in 1997, and two Golden Globe nominations.

    1981

    From 1981 to 1983, Shields, her mother, photographer Garry Gross, and Playboy Press were involved in litigation in the New York City Courts over the rights to photographs her mother had signed away to Gross (when dealing with models who are minors, a parent or legal guardian must sign such a release form while other agreements are subject to negotiation). Gross was the photographer of a controversial set of nude images taken in 1975 of a then ten-year-old Brooke Shields with the consent of her mother, Teri Shields, for the Playboy Press publication Sugar 'n' Spice. The images portray Shields nude, standing and sitting in a bathtub, wearing makeup and covered in oil. The courts ruled in favor of the photographer due to a strange twist in New York law. It would have been otherwise had Brooke Shields been considered a child "performer" rather than a model.

    1983

    Shields attended the New Lincoln School until eighth grade. She graduated from the Dwight-Englewood School in Englewood, New Jersey, in 1983. She moved to a dorm at Princeton University to pursue her bachelor's degree in French literature, where she graduated in 1987. At Princeton, Shields spoke openly about her sexuality and virginity. She was a member of the Princeton Triangle Club and the Cap and Gown Club. Her autobiography, On Your Own, was published in 1985. Her 1987 senior thesis was titled "The Initiation: From Innocence to Experience: The Pre-Adolescent/Adolescent Journey in the Films of Louis Malle, Pretty Baby and Lacombe Lucien."

    By the age of 16, Shields had become one of the most recognizable faces in the United States, because of her dual career as a provocative fashion model and child actress. Time magazine reported in its February 9, 1981 cover story that her day rate as a model was $10,000. In 1983, Shields appeared on the cover of the September issue of Paris Vogue, the October and November issues of American Vogue and the December edition of Italian Vogue. During that period Shields became a regular at New York City's nightclub Studio 54. In 2009, a picture of a naked Brooke Shields taken when she was 10 and included in a work by Richard Prince, Spiritual America, created a row. It was removed from an exhibition at the Tate Modern after a warning from the police.

    1989

    Shields is a vegan and an animal rights activist. However, despite coming out against the fur industry in 1989, Shields later went on to create her own mink fur coat at Kopenhagen Fur.

    1993

    In 1993, she made a guest appearance in a Season 4 episode of The Simpsons, called "The Front."

    The New York Times columnist Gail Collins wrote that "it was a little peculiar hearing Brooke Shields's weepy testimony about her deep friendship with Jackson given the fact that she told reporters that the last time she saw him was at Elizabeth Taylor's eighth wedding in 1991." Jackson stated in his 1993 interview with Oprah Winfrey that he was dating Shields at the time. Shields has stated that Jackson asked her to marry him numerous times and to adopt a child together.

    1994

    Shields has appeared in several Broadway musical theater productions. She played Rizzo in the 1994 revival of Grease. For four months, beginning July 2001, she played Sally Bowles in the long-running 1998 revival of Cabaret. In September 2004, Shields replaced Donna Murphy in the role of Ruth Sherwood in the 2003 revival of Wonderful Town until the show closed four months later. Her performance was widely praised. Ben Brantley of The New York Times praised the "goofy sweetness" she brought to her interpretation of the role, but wrote that she fell short of Donna Murphy's "perfection." In April 2005, Shields played Roxie Hart in a long-running production of Chicago at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End. Later the same year, she reprised the role in the Broadway revival, from September 9 to October 30. This made her the first performer to have starred in Chicago, Cabaret, and Grease on Broadway, three long-running revivals noted for "stunt casting" of celebrities not known for musical theatre. She took over the role of Morticia Addams in the Broadway musical The Addams Family on June 28, 2011.

    1998

    After two decades of movies, her best known films are still arguably The Blue Lagoon (1980), which included nude scenes between teenage lovers on a tropical island (Shields later testified before a U.S. Congressional inquiry that older body doubles were used in some of them), and Endless Love (1981). The MPAA initially rated Endless Love with an X rating. The film was re-edited to earn an R rating. She won the People's Choice Award in the category of Favorite Young Performer in four consecutive years from 1981 to 1984. In 1998, she played a lesbian, Lily, in The Misadventures of Margaret.

    2001

    In 2001, Lifetime aired the film What Makes a Family, starring Shields and Cherry Jones in a true story of a lesbian couple who fought the adoption laws of Florida.

    Shields has been married twice. From 1997 to 1999, she was married to tennis player Andre Agassi; the couple had been together since 1993. Following her divorce from Agassi, she married television writer Chris Henchy in 2001, after they had met through mutual friends in 1999. They have two daughters and live in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City. She is a spokeswoman for Tupperware's Chain of Confidence SMART Girls campaign, a program that teaches girls to nurture their mental and physical well-being.

    In a conversation with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach in 2001, Jackson said of Shields:

    2005

    In the late 2000s, Shields guest-starred on shows like FX's Nip/Tuck and CBS' Two and a Half Men. In 2005, Shields appeared in a season-two episode of HBO's Entourage, entitled "Blue Balls Lagoon." In 2007, she made a guest appearance on Disney's Hannah Montana, playing Susan Stewart, Miley and Jackson's mother, who died in 2004. In 2008, she returned in the primetime drama Lipstick Jungle. The series ended a year later.

    In May 2005, Tom Cruise, an actor and Scientologist whose beliefs frown upon psychiatry, condemned Brooke, both personally and professionally, for both using and speaking in favor of the antidepressant drug Paxil. As Cruise said, "Here is a woman and I care about Brooke Shields, because I think she is an incredibly talented woman, you look at [and think], where has her career gone?" Shields responded that Cruise's statements about anti-depressants were "irresponsible" and "dangerous." She said that he should "stick to fighting aliens" (a reference to Cruise's starring role in War of the Worlds as well as some of the more esoteric aspects of Scientology doctrine and teachings), "and let mothers decide the best way to treat postpartum depression." The actress responded to a further attack by Cruise in an essay "War of Words" published in The New York Times on July 1, 2005, in which she made an individual case for the medication and said, "In a strange way, it was comforting to me when my obstetrician told me that my feelings of extreme despair and my suicidal thoughts were directly tied to a biochemical shift in my body. Once we admit that postpartum is a serious medical condition, then the treatment becomes more available and socially acceptable. With a doctor's care, I have since tapered off the medication but, without it, I wouldn't have become the loving parent I am today." On August 31, 2006, according to USAToday.com, Cruise privately apologized to Shields for the incident. Shields accepted Cruise's apology, which she said was "heartfelt." Three months later in November 2006, she and her husband attended the wedding of Cruise and Katie Holmes.

    2009

    On July 7, 2009, Shields spoke at the memorial service for Michael Jackson. She stated in that speech that she first met Jackson when she was 13 years old, and the two instantly became friends. Shields said:

    2010

    Starting in 2010, she made guest appearances on The Middle as the mother of a brood of terror-inducing children and the nemesis of Frankie Heck (played by Patricia Heaton). She also appeared as a featured celebrity in NBC's genealogy documentary reality series, Who Do You Think You Are?, where it was revealed that, through her father's ancestry, she is the distant cousin (many generations removed) of King Louis XIV of France, and thus a descendant of both Saint Louis and Henry IV of France.

    2013

    Starting in 2013, Shields has been an occasional guest co-host in the 9:00 hour of Today on NBC. She also recurred during Season Nineteen of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Sheila Porter, the grandmother of Olivia Benson's adopted son, Noah Porter.

    🎂 Upcoming Birthday

    Currently, Brooke Shields is 55 years old. Brooke Shields will celebrate 56th birthday on Monday, May 31, 2021. Below we countdown to Brooke Shields upcoming birthday.

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    55th birthday - Sunday, May 31, 2020

    Happy Birthday Brooke Shields — The Blue Lagoon Star And Calvin Klein Model Is 55

    Happy Birthday to Brooke Shields who celebrates her 55th birthday on May 31, 2020. The New Yorker has spent the Coronavius pandemic home with her

    Brooke Shields 55th birthday timeline
    53rd birthday - Thursday, May 31, 2018

    WMMR Promo - 05/31/18 - Happy 53rd birthday, Brooke Shields!

    Weren't you in that one movie? No, not that one. The other one... 

    Brooke Shields 53rd birthday timeline
    52nd birthday - May 31, 2017

    16 Adorable Throwback Photos of Brooke Shields

    The model and actress has come a long way since her days as a child star. See 16 adorable flashback photos of the birthday girl.

    Brooke Shields 52nd birthday timeline
    51st birthday - Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields!

    In honor of her 51st birthday, we look back at her most iconic moments in photos.

    Brooke Shields 51st birthday timeline
    50th birthday - Sunday, May 31, 2015

    Brooke Shields Looks Seriously Flawless at 50th Birthday Party: See the Exclusive Pics!

    Brooke Shields and her husband of 14 years, Chris Henchy, celebrated her 50th birthday with a lavish party in NYC, and ET has exclusive details.

    Brooke Shields 50th birthday timeline
    49th birthday - Saturday, May 31, 2014

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    Brooke Shields 49th birthday timeline
    48th birthday - Friday, May 31, 2013

    HAPPY 48TH BIRTHDAY TO BROOKE SHIELDS

    DAVID FRANK RAY WITH BROOKE SHIELDS I was thrilled to create the makeup and hair for Brooke Shields on the cover of REVUE magazine ...

    Brooke Shields 48th birthday timeline
    47th birthday - Thursday, May 31, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields!

    Click through to see the supermodel's Hollywood transformation.

    Brooke Shields 47th birthday timeline
    46th birthday - Tuesday, May 31, 2011

    How Brooke Shields Celebrated Her 46th Birthday - Us Weekly

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    Brooke Shields 46th birthday timeline

    Facts

    1. Brooke Shields lost virginity at the age of 22;
    2. Brooke Shields encourages women to be athletic.
    3. Brooke Shields first encountered paparazzi when she was only 12;
    4. Brooke Shields rode horses and attended ballet classes as a child;
    5. Brooke's mother decided that her daughter would be in showbiz when she was only 5 days old;
    6. When she modeled being a child, many people would say that she looked like adult and thought like adult;
    7. What is Brooke's best-known role?
      Most likely, it is her role in controversial "The Blue Lagoon".
    8. Is she still active as an actress in 2018?
      Yes, but she mostly makes appearances on TV as herself.
    9. What magazines did she model for?
      Brooke Shields appeared on covers of magazines like "Vogue" and many other major ones.
    10. When did Brooke actually start her career?
      Brooke's career as a model started when she was 11 months old thanks to her mother.
    11. What was Brooke's first important role?
      It was the main role in 1978 "Pretty Baby". In this movie, Brooke Shields played little girl living in a brothel.
    12. What awards did she win?
      Brooke has no "serious" awards, instead, Brooke Shields won 3 Golden Raspberries though received a string of nominations for other awards.

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