Elly Castle - Updated Sep 2023

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Elly Castle

Elly Castle is an American ex-celebbrity wife. Moreover, Elly Castle is best known as the ex-wife of American actor, musician, and filmmaker, John Schneider.

Early Life

Elvira Castle best known as Elly Castle was born on 15 September 1960, in her birthplace, New Jersey, the United States of America. As of now, this woman’s age is 61 years old and holds an American nationality. She is a believer in Christianity by religion and has the zodiac sign of Virgo. Asides from this, there is not much information regarding her ethnicity, parents, siblings, and childhood life. We may presume that her parents treated her well as a kid.

Regarding her academic qualification, she completed her graduation from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Profession Career

This woman has not disclosed her professional information in public yet. On the other hand, her ex-husband,  John Schneider is a well-known actor, country musician, and filmmaker.

John Schneider

At the age of 18, John Schneider made his debut in the role of Bo Duke on CBS’s comedy-drama ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ from 1979 to 1985. Later, this actor appears in several films and television shows. He also appeared in many television films during his tenure on “The Dukes of Hazzard,” including “Dream House” (1981), “Happy Endings” (1983), and “Gus Brown and Midnight Brewster” (1985). John also voiced a few productions, including the television film “The Raccoons and the Lost Star” (1983) and the animated series “The Dukes” (1983), which was based on “The Dukes of Hazzard.” He also featured as Bo Duke in an Autotrader.com advertisement in 2014, with Tom Wopat as his character Luke Duke.

Other movies and television appearances

He went on to star in television movies such as “Stagecoach” (1986), “Christmas Comes to Willow Creek” (1987), “Outback Bound” (1988), “Highway Heartbreaker” (1992), “Desperate Journey: The Allison Wilcox Story” (1993), “Texas” (1994), “Bandit Bandit” (1994), “Night of the Twisters” (1996), and “Michael Landon, the Father I Knew” (1999 He also starred in “Wild Jack” (1989), “Guns of Paradise” (1989), “Grand Slam” (1990), “Delta” (1992), “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” (1993), “Heaven Help Us” (1994), and “Second Chances” (1994).

His first major regular role after “The Dukes of Hazzard” was as Jonathan Kent Clark Kent’s adoptive father, in the series “Smallville,” which launched in 2001. He was a series regular on the show for the first five seasons, appearing in 103 episodes. Later, he returned to the show in season 10, repeating his role as Jonathan Kent, although in a small, recurring role. He  not only played in the show “Smallville,” but he also directed parts of the episodes, notably the episode “Talisman,” as he did on “The Dukes of Hazzard.”

Filmmaking career and music career

John owns and controls the John Schneider Studios (JSS) in Holden, Louisiana, where he scripts and produces independent films in addition to performing. JSS has built an infrastructure to provide independent filmmakers with all of the tools they need to create their stories and films in one place.

He has released more than 10 plus albums and multiple singles as a country musician. ‘It ‘s Now or Never,’ was his debut studio album which was released in 1981 by Scotti Brothers Records. This album was made at 37 positions on the Billboard 200 and 8 on the Country Albums Chart. Moreover, his 7th album ‘A Memory Like You’ (1985) was made at the number 1 position on the Top Country Album chart.

Moreover, on 12th September 2018, he was revealed as one of the celebrities who would compete in season 27 of Dancing with the Stars. Emma Slater was his dancing partner.


Elly Castle has not received awards or honors till now in her profession. Furthermore, we may expect her to get some of them in the upcoming days.

Elly Castle – Net Worth 2023

As of 2022, Elly’s net worth estimates at around $2 million. On the other hand, her ex-husband John has an estimated net worth of $200k.

Relationship Status

Currently, Elly is a divorced woman. In past, she married twice. Firstly, she married Tawny Little and lived together from 1983 to 1986, and later divorced. The couple has two kids Leah and Chasen. After that, she married actor John Schneider in July 1993. With the marriage, the couple has one kid whose name is Chris. Living as a husband and wife for more than 23 years, the couple divorced in 2018. The reason behind the separation is unknown. This woman is not a part of scandal or rumors and is concentrating on her career.

Elly Castle

Caption: Elly Castle with her ex-husband John Schneider (Source: Daily Mail)

Elly Castle – Body Measurements

This woman has green eyes with dark blonde hair color. Moreover, Elly stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, and other body measurements like weight, dress size, and others are unknown.

Social Media

This woman is not available on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Moreover, she maintained a stage distance from such things and likes to enjoy her life.