With a career spanning over two decades, Shelley Conn has proven to be one of the finest actors in the showbiz world. Her roles in all-time fan-favorite shows such as Bridgerton, Four Lives, and Terra Nova have helped her establish herself as a versatile actor.
As Shelley’s acting is renowned internationally, people are eager to learn more about her private life; her love life, and net worth. This article will discuss everything you need to know to keep up with the talented actor.
Who Is Shelley Conn?
Shelley Deborah Conn is of Anglo-Indian origin and was born in Barnet, Greater London. Turning 46 in 2022, the Londoner was born on 21 September 1976.
The Anglo- Indian actor is of Srilankan descent and is the great-niece of actress Merle Oberon. She attended Cranbourne School in Basingstoke, Hampshire, later renamed Cranbourne Business & Enterprise College.
As her background consisted of acting and films, she naturally studied acting in Bretton Hall. Moreover, she also attended Queen Mary's College in Basingstoke and Webber Douglass Academy of Dramatic Art respectively.
With a height of 1.65 m (5 feet 5 inches) and a weight of 56 kgs, Shelley has a striking demeanor fitting for an actor.
Currently Working As An Actress
Conn had a run of minor parts in various British films/series after drama school until breaking out in Season Five of the popular BBC 1 show Down to Earth in 2004.
Starting her journey in 2001, she has starred in shows such as Attachments, Mersey Beat, Casualty, The Innocence Project, Second Generation, Transit, Man and Boy, and so on.
After her role as Kerry in Down to Earth, she starred as Ashika Chandiramani in the BBC series Party Animals (2007). She showed her true potential in this role as she got a character close to her culture.
Thanks to her role in Party Animals, her fame skyrocketed as she landed roles in hit shows such as The Palace and the Mistresses.
Steven Spielberg noticed her talent as she got a lead character in a $150 million budget series Terra Nova in 2011 alongside Jason O'Mara, Christine Adams, Naomi Scott, and others.
After a lead role, she didn’t look back. Today, she plays notable roles in internationally acclaimed shows such as Bridgerton and Four Lives, working alongside actors such as Regé-Jean Page, Phoebe Dynevor, Nicola Coughlan, Simone Ashley, and Charithra Chandran.
How Much Is The Bridgerton Actor Worth?
Shelley Conn has a net worth of $2 million as of February 2022. She amassed her substantial net fortune as a result of her acting profession.
She has worked in the film industry since 2000, appearing in more than twenty films and a dozen television programs. Also, her sponsorship deals and commercial ads aid up to her million-dollar fortune.
The Party Animals Actor Is A Mom? Find Out About Her Love Life
Conn married her long-time partner and co-actor, Jonathan Kerrigan, in 2011. They both have a son named Oscar, born in April of 2012.
The couple were dating for a decade before tying the knot amidst family and friends. She’s currently living in London with her family. She enjoys her leisure time and interest by attending public events with her children.
While not much is known about Conn's past affairs. her husband was previously dating his Casualty co-star Claire Goose.
Did You Know? Shelley ran in the 2006 London Marathon.