Shannon Purser

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Actress, Voice Actress (1997)
Wed Apr 26 2023
By   Selena

Have you ever watched Netflix's 'Stranger Things? If yes, then you are probably familiar with the name, Shannon Purser, who played the breakout character as Barbara "Barb" Holland. She is an American actress and voice actress who is also known for her appearances as Ethel Muggs in The CW's teen series, Riverdale from 2017 -present.

The 22-years-old TV star was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on 27th June 1997 to the American parents. She holds American citizenship and is of white ethnicity. Further, Purser attends Kennesaw State University.

Is Shannon Purser currently dating anyone?

The actress who plays the role of Shannon Thunder in Final Space is now reported to be single. Till now, she has not announced any personal details regarding her dating and affairs to the media.

Shannon Purser's photoshoot for bust_magazine
Image: Shannon Purser's photoshoot for bust_magazine
Source: Instagram @shannonpurser

More to that, fans are speculating her to be in a relationship with the fellow star, Noah Centineo. Centineo is playing along with Shannon in the movie, Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. In Netflix's rom-com, the character of Noah is playing as the love interest of Stranger Things actress, Shannon Purser's character. The story of the picture goes like, they fall in love on the phone instead of meeting in real life. 

Even in an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Noah divulged that it was fun working because of their fictional counterparts' relationship blossoms through technology. It seems like Stranger Things actress and Noah are in a friendly relationship in real too. Their chemistry of on-screen is, however, limited only to the movie.

Shannon Purser posted a picture with David Harbour on July 2017. Know about her boyfriend, beau, romantic affairs, love interest and other details of sexuality
Picture: Shannon Purser posted a picture with David Harbour on July 2017
Source: Instagram @shannonpurser

For now, Purser doesn't seem to be engaged in any kind of relationship or has a boyfriend. Moreover, Shannon often shares images with her co-stars and friends.

Thousand Dollars Of Net Worth

5 feet 7 inches tall actress, Shannon Purser has earned a pretty good amount of fortune from her acting career. She has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand. Also, she makes some extra sum from endeavors deals and modeling agencies. As a career actor, Jessica Grace Smith holds the same fortune as Purser.

While Purser is best known for portraying in an American science fiction-horror web television, Stranger Things, as Barbara "Barb" Holland. The cast members of this series receive remuneration from $250,000 to $300,000 per episode, according to some sources. Thus, Shannon also probably receives wages in the same range.

The truth of being Bisexual unfolded!

On April 18, 2017, Shannon came out as a bisexual on Twitter For National Coming Out Day. She opened up to confront her faith and sexuality, sending an important message of faith on Twitter to LGBTQ people.

The outspoken actress also tweeted on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, how it can be a fight to get to grips with your sexuality, particularly when faith comes into play. According to her Twitter post, LGBTQ can be completely defined and faithful, she said,

"It's been a struggle to accept myself and I couldn't have done it with the help of so many others who have paved the way for me. So, if you're religious and wondering if God could really love you as you are, if you can be LGBTQ and faithful— the answer is yes. Wherever you are in the journey, you are worthy of respect and love."

The actress also shared how much it is appreciated for her to be approached by fans with messages about how she gave them the confidence to open up about their own sexuality.  As of now, the star against the body-shaming activities with the help of LGBTQ

Rise to Fame

Aged 22 star made her first acting debut in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things, playing the character Barbara Holland, Nancy Wheeler's best friend while actress Natalia Dyer did Nancy's role. Similarly, she shared the screen with many co-stars, includingMillie Bobby Brown, Paris Berelc, and more.

Shannon Purser in Riverdale
Photo: Shannon Purser in Riverdale
Source: Instagram @shannonpurser

This role brought Purser to international fame, and she was awarded a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a nomination for the Drama Series.

Additionally, Shannon plays Ethel Muggs in The CW's teen drama series Riverdale. She has also played in a film named Sierra Burgess Is a Loser and Life of the Party. Now, she is playing the role of Shannon Thunder in Final Space from 2018–present.

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