Shannon Purser

26 year
5 Feet 9 Inches
80 kg (176 lb)
Net worth
$400-500 thousand
Relationship status
not married
Social networks
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    Who is Shannon Purser?

    Shannon Purser who was born on June 27, 1997 is an American film and television actress. She is famous for her debut role as Barbara Holland in the Netflix hit show Stranger Things.

    Who are Shannon Purser's parents?

    The actress was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She rarely talks about her family life, so we are not sure what her parents' names are. Shannon did mention that her father is an airline pilot and her mother is a flight attendant. In one of her interviews, the actress said that she has sisters, but there is no further information available about their lives.

    Movie career

    Growing up, Shannon was passionate about theater and eventually developed an interest in acting. She was working at a local movie theater and sending out countless audition tapes, but to no avail. Then one day, she received a message from the casting director of Stranger Things series. He offered Shannon to audition for the show. She was cast less than a day after the audition. By the time episodes featuring her premiered, she still had a day job at the movie theater. The character of Barbara Holland quickly became an internet phenomenon, which surprised Shannon, who did not expect this kind of popularity to come from such a minor role. She then appeared in fourteen episodes of the teen drama series Riverdale and the Netflix romance film Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. Shannon also starred in the Life of the Party comedy movie, where her co-star was Melissa McCarthy.

    Shannon Purser in the series Stranger Things
    Shannon Purser in the series Stranger Things

    Is Shannon Purser in a relationship?

    The star prefers to keep her love life out of the spotlight, but we suspect that she is single. In April 2017, Shannon came out as bisexual on Twitter. She said that she had been struggling to come to terms with it for a while, but finally decided to embrace it.

    How much is Shannon Purser's net worth?

    The actress' net worth is approximately estimated at 400 - 500 thousand dollars in 2022.