Shirley Temple’s Age, Bio, Career, Net Worth, Family

Quick Facts of Shirley Temple

Net Worth$30 million
SalaryNot Known
Height5 ft 1 in
Date of Birth23 April, 1928
ProfessionActresses
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Shirley Temple is a famous American actress, singer, dancer, celebrity, and Ambassador too. She is the former United States Ambassador to Ghana. She was one of the famous celebrity kids during her early days.

Shirley started her professional career as an actor at a very young age. And within a short period of time and her constant hard work she earned herself a name and fame in the field of entertainment.

She is an award-winning actress and a writer too. Just at the age of 3, she made her debut in the industry.

Later in 1989, she was the 27th United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia. She worked under president George H. W. Bush. Whereas, in 1974 she was appointed as the 9th United States Ambassador to Ghana. She was just 46 years old when she became an Ambassador.

Shirley Temple’s Personal Life

Shirley Temple was born on April 23, 1928, in Santa Monica, California, The United States of America. Unfortunately, she died at the age of 85 in 2014. As of 2022, she would have been 94 years old.

She is the daughter of George Francis Temple and Gertrude Temple. They were of Dutch, English, and German ancestry.

Born and raised in California, Shirley holds an American nationality. Shirley’s zodiac sign according to her date of birth is Taurus. Meanwhile, she has two siblings brother named John Temple and George, Jr Temple.

Apart from that, she has kept her personal life very private and secret and hasn’t revealed much about it in public.

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Shirley Temple’s Career

American actress, singer, dancer, celebrity, and Ambassador Shirley is a very talented and hardworking woman. She is the former United States Ambassador to Ghana. Temple was one of the famous celebrity kids during her early days.

She started her professional career as an actor at a very young age. And within a short period of time and her constant hard work she earned herself a name and fame in the field of entertainment.

Starting her movie career at the age of 3, in a period of 7 years, she played in more than 29 movies whereas from the age of 14 to 21 she made appearances in just 14 movies.

She retired from her movie career at the age of 22 and at such a young age she moved away from the industry and left her professional career.

Shirley was part of more than 60 movies, series, and shows altogether during her professional career. She has even won 6 awards during her professional career and has been nominated in 7 other awards categories altogether.

Some of her famous movies and series are Shirley Temple’s Storybook, Adventure in Baltimore, The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, Mr. Belvedere Goes to College, and Ali Baba Goes to Town.

Later she was part of different organizations and corporations as a broad member and worked for it.

Shirley Temple’s Net Worth

Shirley Temple’s net worth as of 2022 is around 30 million dollars. Unfortunately, she isn’t there anymore. However, her huge net worth includes her salary from the movies and series she worked on during the early days of her professional career.

Whereas, some of her net worth includes her salary as a delegate of the United States. As she was the ambassador for Ghana and Czechoslovakia. She even owned an 8 million dollar mansion in Los Angeles which is recently on sale.

Shirley Temple’s Love Life

Shirley Temple was single at the time of her death. Whereas, she was married two times during her lifetime. As she was married for the first time at the age of 17 to John Agar on September 19, 1945. She even had a daughter Linda Susan with her first husband John.

Whereas, in 1950 within 5 years of marriage they ended their love life and parted ways. However, the reason behind their divorce isn’t known yet.

Later Shirley married  Charles Alden Black in 1950. They were together for 55 years. Unfortunately, in 2005 Charles died and since then Temple remained single.

Shirley Temple’s Breast Cancer

Shirley suffered from cancer at age 44, back in 1972. She was suffering from breast cancer. However, the tumor was removed and a modified radical mastectomy was performed. Meanwhile, she did recover from it and started her day-to-day activities normally.

Shirley Temple’s Death

Shirley Temple died on February 10, 2014, in Woodside, California, United States of America. She died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease also known as COPD.

As Shirley was a chain smoker and used to smoke a lot which eventually took her life as per the report published on March 3, 2014. Alta Mesa Memorial Park was the place where Shirley was buried.

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