Who is Shenae Grimes?
Shenae Grimes is a popular actress in the Canadian television industry who is best known for her role as Annie Wilson on 90210, a spin-off of Beverly Hills, 90210. She had recurring roles in the TV shows Degrassi: The Next Generation and Naturally, Sadie. Her film credits include Blood Honey, Sugar and Empire State.
|Birth Name||Shenae Sonya Grimes|
|Date of Birth||October 24, 1989|
|Place of Birth||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Age||31 years old|
|Ethnicity||Irish and Italian|
|Height||5 feet 3 inches / 160 cm|
|Weight||53 kg / 117 lbs|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Beauty mark under her right eyebrow|
Early Life: Family and Education
Shenae Grimes was born on October 24, 1989 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Really not much is known about her early life as she hasn’t divulged too many details about her parents or her childhood. She is of Irish and Italian descent.
Her parents raised her alongside her three sisters Maya Grimes, Liam Grimes, and Aiden Grimes.
Shenae attended Forest Hill Public School for elementary school and then attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute. She interned at Toronto’s Fashion Television as part of her high school education. Grimes attended City Academy, a private school for her last two years of high school.
Shenae Grimes Personal Life
Grimes married British model and musician Josh Beech on May 10, 2013, in Ashford, Kent, England after a year of dating. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Bowie Scarlett Beech, on September 27, 2018.
Shenae Grimes made her acting debut as Eilleen Twain in a television film called ‘Shania: A Life in Eight Albums’, before landing her fist acting role in a feature film, ‘The Cross Road’ as Bridget in 2008.
In 2004, Shenae Grimes landed a recurring role of Darcy Edwards in the season two of Canadian teen drama TV series, ‘ Degrassi: The Next Generation’. She went on to play one of lead characters in season 6 and 7 and had a guest appearance in season 8. Grimes had acted in a total of 40 episodes in four seasons.
She earned a lot of fame and eventually became a household name after playing a lead character on an American teen drama TV series ‘90210’, a spin-off of Beverly Hills, 90210. She played the role of Annie Wilson from 2008 through 2013 in a total of 114 episodes.
Shenae Grimes Favorites
- Food – Fries (French Fries and Sweet Potato Fries), Chocolate, Pastry
- Actor – Johnny Depp
- Musician – Elliott Smith, Jim Morrison
- TV Program – 90210 (2002013)
- Makeup Brand – M.A.C
- Inspiration – Natalie Portman
- Bands – The Killers, Jet, Hot Hot Heat
- Accessories – Gucci sunglasses, Vintage clothes
Shenae Grimes Net Worth
Throughout her acting career spanning more than 14 years, Grimes has amassed a net worth of 4 million dollars.
Shenae Grimes Facts
She started her acting career in a Canadian TV show ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’.
After landing a main role in an American TV series ‘90210’, she apparently left the show as well as Canada to act in the show.
In 2008, Grimes was ranked 8th on the Forbes list of Breakout Stars.
She a tattoo on the right side of her ribcage which says “Myself and I”.
People magazine named her one of the most beautiful people without makeup in 2009.
She appeared in a music video for rock band Our Lady Peace’s single “All You Did Was Save My Life”.
In 2011, when she travelled to Japan for an award event she was hold up there for weeks due to the events of the tsunami and earthquakes. This made her to start a campaign called “Spread The Heart” to help the victims of the tsunami and earthquakes.
Grimes is good friends with Sara Paxton, Lucy Hale and Jessica Stroup.
She once revealed that it was her dream to work as an editor for a fashion magazine and it was fulfilled when she had interned at Teen Vogue for a year.
Grimes is a self-proclaimed atheist.