Inside Tori Spelling's Dating History

Fri May 19 2023
By   tashi

Tori Spelling has been married twice and is a mother to five! Complete story here!  

Actress Tori Spelling was the "it girl" of television for a long time. Born into the prominent brood of producer Aaron Spelling and author Candy Spelling, Tori's fate in showbiz was decided before she could apprehend what it meant to be an actor.  

Her late father launched Tori's career when she was six, but it was only at 17, that Spelling rose to stardom, playing Donna Martin in the cult-classic series, Beverly Hills,90210. Tori's other notable credits include A Friend to Die For, Trick and The House of Yes.  

Tori Spelling's Dating History!   

A quick skimming through Tori Spelling's life and the actress's turbulent personal life becomes apparent. The Beverly Hills, 90210 alum has drawn more attention to her love life than her career. 

At the peak of her career in the early 2000s, she started dating writer Charlie Shanian. Spelling and Shanian tied the knot in an extravagant ceremony on July 3, 2004, at her famous parents' home in Los Angeles, California.

Tori Spelling is an actress and author.
Tori Spelling is best known for her role in 'The Beverly Hills,90210.' Photo Source: Instagram

Tori and her ex-husband, married with gusto and later separated in the same nature. But the duo's dating bliss turned out to be a longer stint than their conjugal time together, which lasted about fifteen months.  

Tori Spelling and The Truth Behind Her Divorce!

Tori Spelling had met her first husband while starring in his play, Maybe, Baby It's You. While the initial journey was sweet for Tori and her ex-partner, the end was more of a scandalous and scathing mess.

Shanian filed for divorce from the actress in 2005 and cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason. Shanian even requested spousal support from the Beverly Hills actress. Although Spelling expressed disappointment over Charlie's decision to end things legally.

Tori Spelling was married to Charlie Shanian.
Spelling cheated on her first husband, Charlie Shanian, with Dean. Photo Source: Instagram

It was later revealed that she had entered an illicit relationship with her Mind Over Murder co-star, Dean McDermott, her current husband.   

An insider revealed that the actress and her then-husband had separated long before Shanian filed for divorce. What made the entanglement even more explosive was the fact that McDermott was also married at the time, and with a child.  

Spelling and McDermott successfully abandoned their spouses to be with each other. Despite their divorce being finalized in April 2006, the drama went on as Shanian put forth the whole story in a GQ essay in 2007.  

Spelling may not have an extensive experience in dating, but the one crossover was enough to taint the actress. Tori also reportedly dated her Beverly Hills,90210 co-star, Brian Austin Green, for a year, from 1990 to 1991.  

Inside Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's Marriage!  

After ditching their then-partners, Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott tied the knot on May 7, 2006. Dean and Spelling exchanged their vows in an intimate ceremony in Wakaya, Fiji. 

In her bombshell memoir, sTORI Telling, the actress recalls "falling hard and at first sight" with her co-star. In their seventeen-year-long journey as spouses, Tori and Dean have navigated a relationship with more downs than ups. 

Tori Spelling cheated on her first husband, Charlie Shanian.
Spelling married Dean after finalizing her divorce from Charlie. 
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The duo's early years of marriage were marked by Spelling being embroiled in a family drama after her father's death. Similarly, the daunting discovery that he had left her only $800,000 in inheritance affected her wedlock.  

The Trick actress was simultaneously starting a family and business with her husband. With Dean, she welcomed a son in 2007 and also launched their bed and breakfast business. Tori documented everything in their reality series, Tori and Dean: Inn Love.   

Tori Spelling is married to Dean McDermott.

 Spelling and Dean have sparked split rumors many times.
 Photo Source: Instagram 

The duo went on to welcome four more kids while occasionally sparking problematic headlines. McDermott was caught in a cheating scandal with a young girl named Emily Goodhand in 2013. 

The duo moved past it and revealed the turbulent period in the Lifetime docuseries, True Tori. The long-married pair have fueled split rumors several times, only to bounce back after a brief period. 

The Mystery Girls star and her husband have tackled the prominent issues for the past few years. In 2021, Spelling revealed that she and Dean slept in separate beds and even hinted at their possible impending split.  

Get to Know Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's Kids!    

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's relationship status and their rumored split remain ambiguous topics. Here's an aspect of their life where Spelling and McDermott are on the same page. Tori and Dean love their kids with their whole hearts.

Spelling and her beau, McDermott, are doting parents to five. Dean also shares a son, Jack, 24, with his ex-wife, Mary Jo Eustace.  

Tori Spelling and Dean shares five kids.
The long-married couple share five children. 
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Spelling and Dean welcomed their firstborn son Liam, 16, born in March 2007. Being the eldest of the brood, Liam's early life was showcased in the duo's reality series Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.  

Known for keeping an open and honest attitude, Tori has been open about her eldest son's struggle in middle school. The House of Yes actress revealed that Liam was a victim of bullying in school. 

"He continued to be bullied so bad we had to leave," the actress shares.  

Spelling and Dean's secondborn, daughter Stella, 14, was also a part of her parents' Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood. Stella definitely outshines her siblings. Furthermore, her mother calls her "Jill-of-all-trades."  

Although she is yet to venture into the real world, Stella already exudes the confidence to break it through. In her Instagram bio, the 14-year-old defines herself as a "baker, crafter, model, actress, animal whisperer, and anti-bullying activist." Tori's third child, Hattie, 11, was born in October 2011. 

As per Spelling, Hattie is a "unique free-spirited fiery soul strong-willed artistic indigo child," and shares an incredible bond with her older sister.

Spelling and Dean's eldest son was a victim of school bullying! 

The couple welcomed a son, Finn, 10, in August 2012. Finn's birth was a challenging labor for Tori, who was also dealing with her own health issues at the time. For Spelling and McDermott, Finn became their miracle baby

"We fought together for survival and he's my warrior," Tori said of her son. 

The pair were blessed with their youngest, Beau, 6, in March 2017. Spelling said that Beau brought a ray of hope to their family.  

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