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Shona McGarty

Shona McGarty

Facts of Shona McGarty

Full Name: Shona McGarty
Birth Date: October 14, 1991
Age: 27 years
Gender: Female
Profession: English Actress, Singer
Country: United Kingdom
Horoscope: Libra
Height: 5 feet 3 inches (1.60m)
DatingRyan Harris
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceBorehamwood, Hertfordshire, England
StatusIn relation
EducationSt. Teresa RC School
FatherPatrick McGarty
MotherJennifer McNamara
SiblingsCamilla McGarty
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Shona McGarty is an English actress as well as a singer. She is popular for the role of Whitney Dean in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

How old is Shona McGarty? Bio, Parents, Sister, Education

Shona McGarty was born as Shona Bernadette McGarty on 14 October 1991 in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK. As of 2019, she is 28 years old and her sun sign is Libra. The name of her father is Patrick McGarty and mother’s name is Jennifer McNamara. She has an older sister Camilla McGarty.

Her nationality is American and ethnicity is English. Besides, she spent six years in amateur musical theater, acting in productions of Alice and Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz. She graduated from St. Teresa RC School in Borehamwood. Then she attended Loreto College in St Albans from 2003  to 2007.

What is Shona McGarty Net Worth and Salary?

Currently, McGarty has an estimated net worth of $5 Million (€4423000). Moreover, she earns a decent amount of salary from her profession. However, the actual salary is still unknown. Nevertheless, she surely makes $50427 (€44607) which is an average salary of a British actress in the United Kingdom.

She also earns an impressive amount of fortune from advertisement, brand promotions endorsements and many more. Her net worth is enough for her to maintain a lavish lifestyle in a luxurious way. In her upcoming future, her net worth will be increased as she is still continuing her profession.

Is Shona McGarty Married?

Presently, she is an unmarried woman. However, she is engaged to her boyfriend, Ryan Harris who is an electrician. Surprisingly, he proposed her on her 26th birthday and she said YES! He kept that engagement ring inside her birthday cake. They previously met in the year 2013. They are enjoying their life happily together without any rumors.

 Shona McGarty with her fiance, Ryan Harris
Caption: Shona McGarty with her fiance, Ryan Harris

Previously, she was in a relationship with the former EastEnders actor Matt Lapinskas, her Dancing on Ice partner, and broke up with him in February 2013. Once there are rumors that actress has been suspended for four weeks without pay because of repeatedly being late for filming.

Besides that, she had also been caught in prostitution and for shoplifting. Likewise, another rumor told that she wanted to leave her show as she wants to pursue her singing career.

Shona McGarty’s Height and Weight

Shona has a cute height of 5 feet 3 inches. Her body weighs 59kg. In addition, her body measurements are 36-26-37 inches. Besides this, her eyes look hazel and her hair color is black. Nevertheless, there is no information about her other body measurements.

 Shona McGarty, Actress
Caption: Shona McGarty, Actress

Shona McGarty’s Career

She started her career from the melodic theater for a long time with a gathering named Traffic Lights. In addition, she played the role of Shona in the short TV movie, What Goes Around.


Later on, she joined the dramatization school Young Stars where she played the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland and as Glinda in the Good Witch in Wizard of Oz. Similarly, she also co-starred with Lacey TurnerJessie Wallace, and Adam Woodyatt in several series.

Moreover, Patsy Palmer played her mother in EastEnders. Furthermore,  she performed the song, A Change is Gonna Come on the campaign, Children in Need in 2012. She currently appears in BBC soap opera, EastEnders as Whitney Dean.

 Shona McGarty, Actress
Caption: Shona McGarty, Actress

Concerning her awards, she was nominated for a British Soap Award for Best Newcomer in 2009 for her role in EastEnders. Apart from that, McGarty played out the tune “A Change is Gonna Come” on Children in Need 2012.

Shona McGarty on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Shona is currently active on Twitter. She has 270k followers on Twitter. Besides this, she has 20.8k on Facebook and 11.8k followers on Instagram.