Shannon Tweed is among the prominent Canadian actresses as well as models. Shannon Tweed is well known for being one of the most successful actresses of mainstream erotica. Not only this but she is also identified with the genre of the erotic thriller. Let us know more about the actress’s personal as well as professional life in detail.
Table of Biography
The full name of Shannon Tweed is Shannon Lee Tweed Simmons. She was born on March 10, 1957. Shannon’s birthplace is in Placentia, Newfoundland. As of 2022, Shannon is 64 years old. According to her date of birth, her zodiac sign is Pisces. Moreover, she belongs to Canadian nationality whereas her ethnicity is unavailable.
The name of her parents is Donald Keith Tweed and Louise (Wall) Tweed. Donald is a mink rancher professionally. The actress grew up on a mink ranch in Markland. In total, she has six siblings. Among them, three of them are her sisters, and the remaining are her brothers. One of her sisters is an actress, Tracy Tweed.
Talking about her educational background, she has studied nursing while the family survived on welfare. When she was just 20, Tweed became involved in beauty pageants following breast enhancement surgery.
Professional Life and Career
Amazingly, Tweed was able to be the third runner-up in the Miss Ottawa event in 1978. Also, she won the Miss Canada talent competition for her singing. Tweed became the one to be the Playmate of the Month for the November 1981 issue. This was after the actress’s wish-fulfillment TV show Thrill of a Lifetime arranged for her to pose for Playboy magazine.
Eventually, she also became the Playmate of the Year for the year, 1982. With her sister, Tweed gave her appearances in a Playboy spread. Primarily, the talented one acted in B movies and television series. They are the HBO comedy and Ten, and Falcon Crest. In addition, she also appeared in an episode of The Dukes of Hazzard and Married… with Children.
In the year, 1985, Tweed worked in Fays of Our Lives. And, she came as a guest on Frasier. Besides, she lent her voice to the Nickelodeon cartoon, Spongebob SquarePants. Her further work includes movies such as Of Unknown Origin (1983). Surprisingly, she has worked in over 60 different types of movies. Some of them are Detroit Rock City and Night Eyes 3.
Astonishingly, she is known as one of the most successful actresses of mainstream, erotica. Also, Vanity Fair has considered weed as “one of home video’s most rented erotic thriller goddesses”. Shannon was featured along with her family on the reality show, Gene Simmons Family Jewels from 2006 until 2012. Furthermore, the well-known personality is also the narrator of the reality TV show, Ex-Wives of Rock.
Based on some sources of information, Shannon’s estimated net worth is more or less $50 million. Her primary source of income is through her profession as an actress. Nevertheless, her other details such as annual salary, personal belongings, and other endorsements are inaccessible.
At present, Shannon Tweed had tied the knot to Gene Simmons. The happy couple had started dating in the year, 1983. Since the time they have been together for around 38 years. In addition, the couple has no children to date.
Previously, Shannon had been in a relationship with several partners. Earlier, she was in a relationship with Hugh Hefner from the years 1981 to 1983. From the years 1976 to 1980, she then dates Ron Foxx.
Body Measurements and Social Media
In regards to her body measurements, Shannon is 5 feet and 10 inches. On the other hand, her weight is 58 kg. Her exact breast size is 35 inches. Similarly, waist size, hips sizes are 25 inches and 35 inches respectively. By the same token, her bra size and cup size are 40C(US)/ 90c(EU) and C(US). And, her hair color is blonde with blue eye color.
The Canadian actress is quite active on social media platforms. On Facebook, she has over 284k followers with the username Shannon Tweed Simmons. Also, she has over 315k followers and her Twitter username is @shannonleetweed. Besides, the famous personality’s Instagram username is @shannonleetweedsimmons having more than 167k followers.