Tori Spelling Net Worth, Early Life, Career Highlights, Recent Works, Personal Life and Husband

Published Date   12th Sep. 2017, 23:08 pm
Tori Spelling Net Worth, Early Life, Career Highlights, Recent Works, Personal Life and Husband
Quick Info
Birth Name: Victoria Davey Spelling Mcdermott
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $500 thousand

Known best as Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210, Tori Spelling net worth accelerated as she became one of the most prominent American actress, television personality, socialite and author.


Born in 1973, Tori Spelling gained limelight through her portrayal of Donna Martin in Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1990. After this role, Spelling landed a number of made-for-television films like A Friend to Die For (1994), A Carol Christmas (2003) and May I Sleep With Danger? (2016).

In addition to Tori Spelling net worth growth through her acting career, she penned down her autobiography, Stori Telling. The book topped the New York Times Best Seller List and turned out as the best celebrity autobiography of the year 2009.

Early Life and Background

Tori Spelling was born as Victoria Davey Spelling on May 16, 1973 in Los Angeles, California in the United States. Her parents are television and film producer father, Aaron Spelling, and mother, Candy. She grew up with her younger brother, Randy. Her brother was a former actor who later chose to work as a life coach.

Spelling is an American whose parents were from Jewish families. She has Russian and Polish ancestors who moved to the United States. Spelling went to Beverly Hills High School and graduated from Harvard Westlake School.

Early Career Highlights

When Spelling was six years old, she received acting lessons from coach that her father hired for her. Soon, she began appearing in guest roles in many television series including The Love Boat, Hotel, Vega$ and Fantasy Island.

At the age of 17, Spelling landed a role of Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210. Spelling Television, her father’s company, had co-produced the series. She got Young Artist Awards nominations twice for her role.

In addition to Beverly Hills, 90210, Tori Spelling net worth grew as she appeared in a number of made-for-television films. Some of them are Co-Ed Call Girl (1992), A Friend to Die For (1994) and Trick (1999).

Later Career Highlights

Tori Spelling net worth increased as she starred in VH1 sitcom So Notorious in 2006. The following year, she and her husband appeared in reality series, Tori & Dean : Inn Love. The show aired from 2007 to 2012.

Later, her fashion jewelry line premiered on HSN. Not long after that, she released her autobiography, sTori TELLING, in 2008. Similarly, she released her second book, Mommywood on April 2009. The same year, she reprised her role as Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210 spin-off 90210.

Recent Career and Current Works

The actress-turned-author, Tori Spelling net worth continue to rise with her another passion and career. She wrote her third book, unchartered terriTORI, which released in 2010. Through her book, she shares her experiences and once told the public about how much she loves to share them. Furthermore, she also stated that the positive remarks from her readers inspired her to keep writing.

In 2011, Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings premiered which underwent a lawsuit for breach of implied-in-fact contracts and false advertising. The writers, who claimed they came up with the similar concept, filed $60 million lawsuit against the series.

The same year, she voiced in Jake and the Never Land Pirates and landed a comedy short film, Hoarders: Untold sTori. She also made an appearance on Big Brother 13 in 2011.

In 2012, Tori Spelling net worth gained a new height as she got to host My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. Likewise, she hosted series premiere of Craft Wars. The same year, Spelling appeared in Yo Gabba Gabba! Where she performed a skit on the show.

Spelling appeared in new reality television series Tori & Dean: Cabin Fever which aired on CMT Canada and HGTV in 2014. Recently, she starred in ABC Family TV series Mystery Girls and voiced animated movie Izzie’s Way Home. Furthermore, she also co-starred in TV movie Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?

Personal Life and Husband

Tori Spelling married actor/writer, Charlie Shanian on July 3, 2004. However, the following year of their marriage, she started an affair with actor Dean McDermott whom she met when filming Mind Over Murder in Ottawa. The actor was also married, to actress Mary Jo Eustace. The two started affair the night they first met.

Consequently, Shanian and Spelling divorced in 2006 citing irreconcilable differences. The same year in April, Spelling married Dean McDermott in a private ceremony in Wakaya, Fiji. The couple now has 5 children: Liam Aaron McDermott, Stella Doreen McDermott, Hattie Margaret McDermott, Finn Davey McDermott and Beau Dean McDermott.

In addition, she is the stepmother to Eustace’s son with McDermott, Jack Montgomery McDermott.

Spelling’s sixth book, Spelling It Like It Is, mentions about her going through financial troubles due to cancellation of her reality series and difficulty with her fourth pregnancy.

Salary and Net Worth

After Aaron’s death, the three of her living family members were to inherit his $500 million estate. However, Spelling and her mother were estranged due to which Randy and Tori each inherited $800,000. According to the recent records, Tori Spelling net worth for now is $500 thousand.

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