Basic Information About Shawn Weatherly
|Category||Celebrities › Actors|
|Date of birth||1959-07-24 (64 years old)|
|Place of birth||Sumter|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Spouse||Chip Harris - (1994 - present) (2 children)|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)|
|Social Media||↗︎ Wikipedia ↗︎ IMDb|
What Movie Awards did Shawn Weatherly win?
Shawn Weatherly roles
|Movie / Series||Role|
|Police Academy 3: Back in Training||Cadet Adams|
|Cannonball Run II||Blake's Girl (as Shawn Wetherly)|
|T.J. Hooker||Claudia Cole 3 episodes, 1983|
|Baywatch||Jill Riley 19 episodes, 1989-1996|
|Happy Days||Sissy 1 episode, 1983|
|Murder, She Wrote||Kate Danbury 1 episode, 1995|
|Chicago Hope||Carol Derricks 1 episode, 1999|
|The Dukes of Hazzard||Billie Ann Baxley 1 episode, 1983|
|V.I.P.||Margot Burns 1 episode, 2000|
|The Wonderful World of Disney||Mrs. Bozell 1 episode, 1998|
|Amazing Stories||Beauty Pageant Contestant 1 episode, 1985|
|The A-Team||Woman driving through garage 1 episode, 1983|
|Matlock||Debra O'Keefe 1 episode, 1987|
Who is Shawn Weatherly?
Shawn Weatherly is a talented American actress and beauty pageant titleholder born in Sumter, South Carolina in July 1959. With a net worth of $1 million, Shawn is recognized as one of the most successful women in the entertainment industry. Currently 62 years old, she achieved worldwide recognition after winning Miss Universe 199, and is remembered for her exceptional acting talent.
What is Shawn Weatherly known for?
Shawn Weatherly is best known for winning the Miss Universe title in 199. However, that was not her only achievement; prior to that, she also won the Miss South Carolina and Miss USA titles in 198, representing both the state of South Carolina and her country at the Miss Universe competition. In addition to her notable titles, she has also gained fame for her acting career, having appeared in multiple TV shows and movies.
Early life and education
Shawn was raised in Sumter, South Carolina and attended Clemson University for a while before moving to California where she continued her studies at the University of South Carolina. Her academic qualifications added to her success and helped her to achieve various titles in beauty pageants.
Weatherly began her journey as an actress in 1983 when she made her first television appearance on The Dukes of Hazzard. After that, she starred in series such as The A-Team, Happy Days, and Lottery!, to name a few. She took on more significant roles with time, such as playing Jill Starbuck in J.J. Starbuck from 1987 to 1988. She received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Jill Riley in Baywatch from 1989 to 199, garnering a considerable following. Besides celebrities like Pamela Anderson who are synonymous with Baywatch, fans of the series still remember and adore Weatherly’s role in it. Her film debut came in 1984 with Cannonball Run II. Weatherly went on to star in a bevy of movies, including Police Academy 3: Back in Training, Party Line, and Thieves of Fortune.
Before winning Miss Universe, Shawn Weatherly was crowned Miss South Carolina USA 198 and Miss USA 198. She was the fifth Miss Universe to be crowned from the United States and the second one from South Carolina. In addition to this she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in 1989 for Baywatch season 1 episode 5 titled , “Second Wave”. An indication that her acting skills were undeniably brilliant.
Shawn Weatherly married Chip Harris in June 1994, and they have three children together. The couple has been together for more than two decades and is known for their strong bond.
Net Worth Details
As of 2021, Shawn Weatherly’s net worth is $1 million. Her acting career and various titles won in beauty pageants contributed significantly to her total earnings. She is undoubtedly one of the wealthiest actresses in the industry.
Shawn Weatherly is an icon in the world of beauty pageants and acting. Her achievements have brought pride not only to Sumter, South Carolina, but to the entire United States as well. Fans still admire her stunning beauty in every show and movie in which she appeared. Many aspire to achieve what Shawn has accomplished and are inspired by her talent and success.
Interesting Facts about Shawn Weatherly
- Miss Universe 1980
- Miss USA 1980
- Miss South Carolina 1980
- Has scars on her knees from 2 operations in high school to repair cartilage damage from track injuries.
- Graduated from Clemson University in 1982.
- Living in Newport Beach, California with husband and two children, and working in real estate. 
- Living in Waresboro, Georgia. [April 2003]
- Lost her mother Jo Anne Weatherly née Powell to cancer when she was nine years old on March 1, 1968. She was 37.
- Her father, Lt. Col. Albert Thomas Weatherly, Jr. (USAF Ret) passed away on August 17, 1984 in Sumter, South Carolina while Oceanquest (1985) was in production. He spent 27 years in the USAF and had recently retired from the Colonial Real Estate Company. He was 62.
- Has two children with her husband. Jackson "Jack" Thomas Harris (B. March 6, 1995) in Los Angeles and Jessica "Jessie" Lee Harris.