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(Actress, Director)

Famous for her roles as Liz Parker in the WB/UPN science fiction series ‘Roswell’ from 1999 to 2002.

Relationship Facts of Shiri Appleby

Shiri Appleby is married to Jon Shook {Compare Couple}.
She is mother of Two(Natalie Bouader Shook and Owen Lee Shook).
Shiri Appleby is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Shiri Appleby?

Shiri Appleby got engaged to her boyfriend, chef, and restaurateur, Jon Shook in July 2012, during a trip to Ventoteen, Italy. They met through his business partner Dotolo’s wife, who is also mutual with Appleby.

They welcomed their first girl, Natalie Bouader Shook, on March 23, 2013. They have since married and they welcomed their second child, Owen Lee Shook on December 17, 2015.

Previously, Shiri was in a relationship with Zach Braff from 2007 to 2008, Jason Behr from 1999 to 2000, and Rob Bourdon from 1992 to 1999 and she also dated Steve Shields.

Who is Shiri Appleby?

Shiri Appleby is an American actress and director. She is famous for her roles as Liz Parker in the WB/UPN science fiction series ‘Roswell’ from 1999 to 2002.

She is also popular for her role as Rachel Goldberg in the Lifetime/Hulu drama series ‘UnReal’ from 2015 to 2018.

Shiri Appleby: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

She was born in Los Angeles, California, USA, on December 7, 1978. Her birth name is Shiri Freda Appleby and she is currently 41 years old.

Her father’s name is Jerry Appleby(telecommunications executive and actress) and her mother’s name is Dina Appleby(school teacher).

Shiri’s father belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish descent and her mother belongs to Sephardic Moroccan-Jewish descent. She was raised with her younger brother Evan in Calabasas in Los Angeles City.

Shiri Appleby
Caption: Shiri Appleby, fiance Jon Shook (Source: Stars Bio)

She holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish.

Education, School/College University

She graduated from Calabasas High School in 1997 and attended the University of Southern California from 1998 to 1999, and studied English.

Shiri got the starring role in ‘Roswell’ after two years and was working steadily but while shooting Life Unexpected in 2010, Appleby started to work towards a psychology degree from the online University of Phoenix. She completed the degree in 2012.

Shiri Appleby: Professional Life and Career

Shiri Appleby debuted her acting at the age of four where she started with advertisements for ‘Cheerios’ and ‘M&M’s’. Because of her shyness and introverted nature, her parent took her to start acting classes.

She made her first advertisement for Raisin Bran but it was never aired. She made her notable guest appearance in’ thirtysomething’, ‘Doogie Howser’, ‘M.D.’, ‘ER’, ‘Baywatch’, ‘Xena: Warrior Princess, ‘7th Heaven’,’ Beverly Hills’, ‘90210’, etc.

This actress landed her break-out role in the series ‘Roswell’ from 1999 to 2002. After that she featured in several music videos like ‘It’s My Life’, ‘I Don’t Want to Be’, ‘Save Yourself’, etc.

She made her recurring role in the ABC drama ‘Six Degrees’ as Anya in 2006 and later that year, she played Hildy Young in the series ‘To Love and Die’, which was aired in late December 2008.

Shiri made her appearance in the movie ‘What Love Is’ in 2007 and participated in the film ‘Love Like Wind’ and later that year, she played as Charlie Wilson’s press secretary in the film ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’. She played the role of Daria Wade on the 15th and final season of ‘ER’.

Shiri starred as the main character of ‘Dating Rules from My Future Self’ in 2012, which she also produced. She played the role in the Lean Dunham HBO series, ‘Girls’ in 2013, which was controversial for its portrayal of male ejaculate.

She played the leading role in the comedy seriesUnReal’ in 2013, which premiered on June 1, 2015. The show achieved strong reviews and had been picked up for four seasons.

Shiri directed her first episode of ‘Unreal’ titles ‘Casualty’ in 2016, and she went on to direct multiple episodes of the series. The series ended after four seasons in July 2018.

Awards, Nominations

She was nominated for Critics Choice Television Awards for Best Actress in a Drama Series for ‘UnReal’ in 2016, nominated for OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series in ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ in 2014, nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Cable Movie in ‘Perfect Family’ in 1993 and nominated several times.

Shiri Appleby: Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million as per 2022’s data, and her main source of earning is from her professional career.

Shiri Appleby: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor heard that she has separated from her husband and she is living a single life but it has not been confirmed.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Shiri Appleby has a height of 5 ft. 3 inches and she weighs 50 kg. She has got dark brown eyes and brown hair. Her body measurement is 32-23-33 inches.

Social Media

She has around 175k followers on Instagram, about 63.8k followers on Twitter, and around 108k followers on Facebook.


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