An American actress Shelley Long who is better famous as five-time Emmy award-winning actress for her role as the bookish barmaid Diane Chambers on the hit series Cheers. She is daughter to Ivadine Long and Leland Long. Both of her parents were teacher. She graduated from South Side High School in Fort Wayne. She studied drama at Northwestern University. She started her career by doing commercials in the Chicago area. Later she worked as producer and co-host of television program Sorting It Out which won three Regional Emmys for Best Entertainment Show. She got her first notable role in 1979 television movie The Cracker Factory. She has already starred in popular movies like The Money Pit, Outrageous Fortune, Night Shift, Irreconcilable Differences etc. She has also won two Golden Globe Awards for her role in Cheers.
Shelley Long's Personal Life
In 2004, she was all over headlines after she was hospitalized after an overdose of painkillers. Though she was rumored to be dead it was all hoax because she was discharged from hospital after seven days.
Talking about her personal life, her married life has not been as perfect as her and her career. She was dating her boyfriend before the couple decided to get married unfortunately their marriage ended up in divorce.
She is the mother of one daughter Juliana Tyson from her second marriage with Bruce Tyson. However, this was not her first marriage as her first marriage also ended in divorce in 2004.
Shelley Long's Net Worth
Long's net worth is estimated to be $10 million as of 2019.
Shelley Long's Wiki-Bio
Shelley Lee Long was born on 23 August 1949 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Leland Long and Ivadine.
She attended Northwestern University and studied drama.
Long is renowned for her role as Diane Chambers on the hit sitcom Cheers.