Shelley Hennig; Age, Career & Net Worth

Shelley Hennig is an American actress and model. She has also won the Miss Teen USA title in 2004. She appeared in the NBC soap opera, Passion which was a part of her prize package. Hennig appeared as Stephanie Johnson on the soap opera Days of Our Lives (2007–2011, 2017) and received two Daytime Emmy Award nominations for her performance.

Age: 35 years 8 months
Birth Date: January 02, 1987
Horoscope (Sunshine): Capricorn
Full Name: Shelley Hennig
Birth Place: Metairie, Louisiana, USA
Net Worth: $1 million
Height / How tall : 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Ethnicity (Race): German
Nationality: American
Profession: Dancer, Model, Actress


Shelley Hennig is an actress and model from the United States. In 2004, she also won the title of Miss Teen USA. As part of her prize package, she was on the NBC soap opera Passion. Hennig played Stephanie Johnson on the soap opera Days of Our Lives from 2007 to 2011 and again in 2017. She was nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards for her role. She was born in the US city of Metairie on January 2, 1987.

Shelley Catherine Hennig is what her real name is. Glenn H. Hennig Sr. is her father, and Cathy Distefano Gosse is her mother. Two brothers live with her. Glenn H. Hennig Jr. is her older brother, and Brad Joseph Hennig is her younger brother. Brad died on August 9, 2001, because he drove while drunk. In terms of her nationality, she is American, and her ancestry is German.

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She went to Destrehan High School and graduated as one of the best students in her class.


Shelley Hennig went to the “Miss Louisiana Teen USA 2004” state show in Lafayette, Louisiana, in 2003. She also represents Louisiana at the 2004 Miss Teen USA pageant in Palm Springs, California, which she won. She has also been in charge of the Miss Teen USA 2008 show. Shelley was rewarded with a one-year modeling contract with Trump Modeling Management and a scholarship to The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.

She got a one-year modeling contract with Trump Modeling Management and a scholarship to study at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts after she won the beauty contest. As a titleholder, she traveled with Miss Universe and Miss USA and works for several charities, such as Seeds of Peace, D.A.R.E., Sparrow Clubs, and SHiNE.

So, Henning worked with a non-profit group in Louisiana called the Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. There, she taught young people about the effects of drinking and using drugs. Shelley also worked for the Miss Universe Organization. She was a guest on several TV shows and gave speeches in public. As part of her prize, she also got to act in the NBC soap opera Passion. She was seen on MTV’s The Reality Show on August 8, 2005, where she tried to win but was turned down.

She is best known for her contract role as Stephanie Johnson in the movie Days of our Lives, which she started on April 20, 2007. Shelley was nominated for the Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series Daytime Emmy Award twice, once in 2010 and again in 2012. From 2011 to 2012, she played the main role of Diana Meade on the TV show The Secret Circle. After that, she was in a show on MTV called Zach Stone is Gonna be Famous, but after one season, the show was taken off the air. Shelley was seen in the movie The Independent, which came out in 2013.

She has also played the role of Malia Tate in the MTV show Teen Wolf. At the 2016 Teen Choice Awards, she won Choice Summer TV Star: Female for her role as Malia. A year later, she was in the horror movies Ouija and Unfriended, both made by Blumhouse. She also appeared with Alexander Ludwig from “The Hunger Games” in The Band Perry’s music video for “Gentle on My Mind.”

She probably appeared in Maren Morris’s music video for “I Could Use a Love Song” in 2017. In the Netflix romantic comedy When We First Met, which came out in 2018, she played a photographer named Carrie Grey in a supporting role. Recently, in 2020, she has a lead role in the NBC comedy pilot Crazy For You.

Net Worth

She has a good amount of money thanks to her job. As of 2022, she has a net worth of about $1 million. We don’t have any other information about her salary.


In February 2012, there were different rumors that she was dating her co-star on The Secret Circle, Thomas Dekker. Also, in 2012, there were rumors that she and Ben McKenzie, who stars on Gotham, were dating. So far, she hasn’t been in any kind of trouble.

Body Measurement

Shelley Hennig is 5 feet and 8 inches tall (173 cm). She probably weighs 57 kg and has dark brown eyes and hair. Shelley’s body measurements are 33-26-35 inches (84-66-89 cm), and her dress size is 4 (US), 8 (UK), or 34. (EU). Her bra size is 32B and her shoe size is 7.5 US.

Social Media

She has about 3 million followers on Instagram and about 673 thousand followers on Twitter. Most likely, about 15K people also follow her on Facebook. She is also active on the app TikTok, where she has about 2,000 followers and 67,00 likes.

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Shelley Hennig is currently not in a relationship. She dated actor Jay Kenneth Johnson before. They met on the set of Days of Our Lives and dated for almost five years. Her relationship with Jay is the only one that is known to have happened in the past. In September 2013, it was said that Shelley was dating Gotham actor Ben McKenzie. In February 2012, there were also rumors that she was dating her co-star on The Secret Circle, Thomas Dekker.

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