Shelley Long Net Worth: How Much Money Does She Have?

shelley long net worth
shelley long net worth

What is Shelley Long’s net worth? Shelley Long, a well-known television actress, was born in the United States on August 23, 1949. She is best known for her role as the nerdy bartender Diane Chambers on the hit television show Cheers, for which she received an Emmy and a Golden Globe. We also discuss her career, personal life, childhood, and net worth.

Shelley Long’s Net Worth In 2022

American actress Shelley Long has a 5 million dollar net worth. For her Emmy Award-winning performance as Diane Chambers on the enduring NBC sitcom “Cheers,” Shelley Long is best known.

Later, she played DeDe Pritchett on the ABC sitcom “Modern Family” and reprised her role in three episodes of the spinoff series “Frasier.” Long has made appearances in movies like “Night Shift,” “The Money Pit,” “The Brady Bunch Movie,” and “Dr. T & the Women” on the big screen.

Shelley Long Biography

Famous TV actress Shelley Long was born in the United States on August 23, 1949 actress best known for playing the nerdy bartender Diane Chambers on the hit television show Cheers, for which she won an Emmy and a Golden Globe.

Night Shift, Outrageous Fortune, The Brady Bunch Movie, and Irreconcilable Differences are a few of the movies she has acted in. The latter earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. Virgo is Shelley Long’s zodiac sign, according to astrologers.

From 1981 to 2004, she married her second husband, Brue Tyson. Juliana is her daughter’s name.

Celebrated Name: Shelley Long
Real Name/Full Name: Shelley Lee Long
Gender: Female
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 23 August 1949
Birth Place: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 60 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced


Bruce Tyson

m. 1981–2004

Children: Yes (Juliana Tyson)
Profession: American actress and comedian
Net Worth in 2022: $5 million
Last Updated: October 2021

Shelley Long Early Life

Invading and Leland Long, both educators, welcomed their daughter Shelley into the world on August 23, 1949, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. As a teenager, she attended South Side High School and was active on the speech team there.

She won the National Championship in Original Oratory for the National Forensic League in 1967. Long enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, to study drama after graduating. She eventually left school though to pursue a career in acting and modelling.

Shelley Long Career

Shelley Long began her acting career in Chicago by appearing in commercials. She began performing with The Second City in the mid-1970s and later worked as a writer, producer, and co-hostess for “Sorting It Out.” Shelley Long had already appeared in a few commercials. She began her career in films such as “Caveman,” “The Cracker Factory,” and others.

Shelley Long’s longest-running acting role and performances were in the comedy-drama series “Cheers,” which is widely regarded as her best work. Since then, her most well-known works include the comedies “The Money Pit” and “The Brady Bunch Movie.”

Shelley Long recently appeared in the comedic film “Different Flowers” and the family film “Christmas in the Heartland.”

Television Career

Long starred in “Voices Within The Lives of Truddi Chase” after “Cheers.” She was praised for playing dissociative identity disorder sufferer Truddi Chase. Long appeared in “Fatal Memories” in 1992, about a woman trying to get her father convicted for raping and killing her as a child. Long co-starred with Treat Williams on “Good Advice” from 1993-1994.

In 1994 and 1996, she reprised her role as Diane Chambers on “Frasier” She was nominated for an Emmy for her 1996 guest appearance. Long’s 90s credits include “Murphy Brown,” “Boston Common,” “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” “Kelly Kelly,” and “Diagnosis: Murder.” She appeared in “Welcome to Paradise,” “Freaky Friday,” “Susie Q,” and “Vanished Without a Trace.”

Long’s 2000s credits include “8 Simple Rules,” “Strong Medicine,” “Joan of Arcadia,” “Boston Legal,” and “Yes, Dear.” “Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door,” “Honeymoon with Mom,” and “Ice Dreams” are among her television credits. Long played Jay’s ex-wife DeDe Pritchett on “Modern Family” from 2009 to 2018. “Retired at 35,” “A.N.T. Farm,” “Switched at Birth,” and “Instant Mom” are among her credits, as are the Christmas TV movies “Holiday Engagement,” “The Dog Who Saved the Holidays,” and “Christmas in the Heartland.”

Shelley Long’s Personal Life

Long married her first husband, Ken Solomon, in the 1970s; they divorced after a few years. She later met and married securities broker Bruce Tyson in 1981. The couple had a daughter named Juliana before divorcing in 2004.

Awards & Achievements

Most of Shelley Long’s award nominations and victories stem from her work on the “Cheers” television series. For her part and performance in the show, she was honoured with several awards, including two TV Land Awards, two Viewers for Quality Television Awards, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Shelley Long was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for “Irreconcilable Differences.” She was given the ShoWest Female Star of Tomorrow Award in 1983.

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