Shelley Long
Shelley Long
Celebrated Name: Shelley Long
Real Name/Full Name: Shelley Lee Long
Gender: Female
Age: 74 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 2024: $14 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Shelley Long is an actress and producer from the United States of America. Her most noticeable acting role throughout her career has been in the comedy-drama series “Cheers.”

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Early Life

Shelley Lee Long was born on August 23, 1949, in Fort Wayne city in Indiana, United States. Her father, Leland Long, worked as a teacher after his work in the rubber industry, and her mother, Ivadine Long, worked as a teacher in a school.

Shelley Long was mostly grown and raised in her hometown in Fort Wayne city, Indiana. She completed her schooling from the South Side High School and later went to study drama at Northwestern University in Illinois. Shelley Long dropped out of the university before earning her degree in order to pursue her professional career in the modeling and acting industry.

Personal Life

For her personal life, marriage, and divorce, Shelley Long has been married and divorced twice. Her first marriage and divorce were to Ken Solomon, but the dates of their marriage and divorce remain unknown.

Shelley Long’s second marriage was to Bruce Tyson in 1981. Shelley and Bruce first met in 1979, married after a couple of years, and they got divorced in 2004 after they split somewhere in 2003. Shelley Long has one daughter from her marriage to Bruce, her name is Juliana Tyson, she was born in 1985, and she’s currently an actress.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 23 August 1949, Shelley Long is 74 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. Her height is 1.68 m tall, and her weight is 60 kg.


Shelley Long began her career in Chicago, where she did commercials. In the mid of 70s, she joined a theater troupe named The Second City and worked for a program named “Sorting It Out” as a writer, producer, and co-hostess. Shelley Long was appearing on several advertisements by that time. Her early movie acting roles were in a drama titled “The Cracker Factory,” “Caveman,” and others.

Shelley Long gained huge success and attention in the industry for her long-lived acting role and performance on the comedy-drama series “Cheers,” which is considered as her best work ever. Since that, her most popular movies including the comedy “The Money Pit” and “The Brady Bunch Movie.

Recently, Shelley Long starred in a comedy movie titled “Different Flowers” and in a family movie titled “Christmas in the Heartland.”

Awards & Achievements

Shelley Long has received many award nominations and winnings that most of them were for the “Cheers” series. She won for her role and performance in the series the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television, 2 TV Land Awards and 2 Viewers for Quality Television Awards.

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

Net Worth & Salary of Shelley Long in 2024

Shelley Long Net Worth
Shelley Long Net Worth

As of June 2024, The actress and producer Shelley Long net worth is about to $14 million. She made her wealth from the earnings she gets from acting in series and movies. Shelley Long has been an actress for decades, and her most recent movie roles were in “Christmas in the Heartland” and “Different Flowers.”

Shelley Long is one of the few actresses who has been appearing in movies and series for decades. She experienced huge success and gained a lot of attention for her great performance in the “Cheers” series, for which she earned many awards. Shelley Long’s latest acting role was in a movie titled “Christmas in the Heartland.”


  1. Shelly, THANK YOU for some incredible humor from you and all of the CHEERS cast! Watched the series going back to 1981 and the humor will never get old!
    Thank you from one of your FANS!!

    WARM REGARDS, Stay Healthy and Stay Safe.

  2. Still remember Shelley in the early days in Chicagoland, my home town … That furniture store commercial where she says “John M Smith”, (pause), “or do you say Smighth” … is engrained in your memory.


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