Brooke Shields Net Worth in 2021

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Do you want to learn the net worth of Brooke Shields? Hang in there. For those who already know who Brooke Shields is, brownie points for you! And those who do not, do not worry. We will share a brief summary about her before diving in.

Brooke Shields is none other than a talented American actress and model. Quite interestingly, she has a solo and combined net worth. The combined net worth comes from her husband being her producer. We will share her personal details later on. 

Brooke Shields Net Worth and Overview

Net Worth$20 million, $40 million (combined)
Date of Birth31st May 1965
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
Source of WealthFilm, Television
Country of OriginUnited States of America
Last UpdatedFebruary 2021

Early Life

Brooke Christa Shields (Christa is her middle name) was born in the house of businessperson Frank Shields and model Teri Shields on the 31st of May 1965. Her birth occurred in Manhattan city.

When she was only 5, her parents were divorced. Shields grew up among 3 half-sisters and 2 stepbrothers.

During her growing period, her mother motivated Shields to remain active in the show business. Alongside this, she encouraged Shields to pursue ballet, horse riding, and piano lessons. 

A part-time actress, Teri Shields, brought Brooke into the modeling world and kindled her career even before Teri established her own career. 

Brooke, however, did not cut off her studies. For her schooling, she visited New Lincoln School. Later in 1983, she graduated from the Englewood-based Dwight Englewood School in New Jersey. 


Can you imagine letting your kid be a model when she’s just 11 months of age? Yes, that’s what Teri Shields did. It was a role for the Ivory Soap in 1966. Too brave for that era! Mad props to Shield’s mother for making her the woman she is now.

Initially a child actress and model, Brooke garnered fame and attention for the controversial movie “Pretty Baby”. She played the lead actress in Louis Malle’s movie. 

You might ask why it was a controversial film. To your surprise, Brooke played the role of a child prostitute of New Orleans at the corner of the twentieth century. 

What would it be like to appear on the cover of Vogue magazine at only 14? Sounds like a dream, right? 

In 1980, Brooke became the youngest fashion model ever to make an appearance on the cover page of Vogue. 

The same year, Shields participated in many television ads and controversial print for Calvin Klein jeans. One famous dialogue from the TV ad was, “You want to know what comes between me and my Calvin’s? Nothing.”

The actress then starred in the iconic 80’s movies “Blue Lagoon” and “Endless Love”. For the multiple naked scenes, the movie “Endless Love” received an X rating from the MPAA. 

Only at the age of 16, Brooke Shields became a popular figure due to her dual career as an actress and a fashion model in the whole of the United States. 

Brooke never gave up on her studies nevertheless. In 1983, she steered towards studies again, abandoning her career as a model/actress to attend Princeton. Here, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in interesting French Literature.  

Later in 1985, Brooke released her autobiography:  On Your Own. Brooke, a member of both the Cap and Gown Club and Princeton Triangle club, named her thesis: “The Initiation: From Innocence to Experience: The Pre-Adolescent/Adolescent Journey in the Films of Louis Malle, Pretty Baby, and Lacombe Lucien.”

Brooke’s career also involved the television world. In 1980, she was among the youngest guest celebrity to make an appearance on The Muppet Show. Brooke became the youngest host to anchor the SNL live sketch comedy show ABC Fridays

Shields got back to acting after graduating from college, appearing in small film roles and playing the lead role in the sitcom Suddenly Susan. Later she became the producer of this show, which sustained for 4 years from 1996 to 2000. 

If you are a Two and a Half Men and Friends fan, you would be glad to know that Shields made a special appearance in these series. She also appeared in other television shows like Lipstick Jungle, That ‘70s Show, and Saturday Night Live (SNL). 

On shows like When Calls the Heart, Nip Tuck, and The Middle, Brooke made guest entries. You can catch her on many episodes of the show Law and Order: SVU. 

With a recurring role, Brooke acted in 14 episodes of the show Jane The Virgin. 

Highlights and Achievements

At only 14, Shields appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine. Since her teens, she has achieved great milestones. 

For almost 4 consecutive years, Shields bagged the People’s Choice Award in the Favorite Young Performer’s category from the years 1981 to 1984. 

Age, Height, and Weight

Born in 1965 Brooke is now 55 years old. A perfectly tall and slim lady, Brooke has a height of 6 feet and a weight of 130 pounds (59 kilograms). 

Personal Life

Until his death in 2009, Brooke was best friends with Micheal Jackson – the king of pop. Back in 2009, she even gave a speech at Jackson’s memorial services.

While studying at Princeton, she dated her classmate Dean Cain. She has been romantically involved with actor Liam Neeson and John F. Kennedy Jr. 

After breaking up with John Travolta at age 16, Shields dated Mohammad Khashoggi. They met each other in Cannes and fell in love immediately.

Throughout her life, Shields has been married twice – once with the tennis player Andre Agassi. That wedding lasted for only 2 years from 1997 to 1999. 

Later in 2001, Shields married her now-husband Cris Henchy. The happy couple lives in Greenwich Village of New York City. As of now, Brooke Shields has two daughters.


Brooke faced many pornographic criticisms. She coped with those criticisms gracefully and emerged as a successful celebrity. 

Brooke Shields Net Worth in 2021

Credits: The Guardian

Individually, Shields is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million. There’s a twist to that. The combined Brooke Shields Net Worth in 2021 is estimated to be around $40 million. Because of the fair split between Brooke and her husband, her net worth is almost doubled. 

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