Quick Facts of Shona Bernadette McGarty

  • Full NameShona Bernadette McGarty
  • Net Worth$5 Million
  • Date of Birth14 October, 1991
  • NicknameMcGarty
  • Marital Status In a relation
  • BirthplaceBorehamwood, Hertfordshire, England
  • Ethnicity Irish
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality British
  • Active Year2007–present
  • Eye colour Hazel
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseFiance, Ryan Harris (engaged in 2018)
  • Height5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m)
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • Education Loreto College (2003-2007)
  • Online PresenceTwitter (269k followers)
  • Horoscope Libra
Shona Mcgarty

Shona McGarty is an English actress and singer who is well known for her role as Whitney Dean in the British TV series, EastEnders. Moreover, she appeared as Whitney Dean in the EastEnders: Last Tango in Walford (2010). She has a lucrative amount of net worth and earns a fruitful salary from his profession.

McGarty is an unmarried woman as of 2019. But, she got engaged to her fiance, Ryan Harris and they are living together for about a year as an engaged couple. Previously, she was in a romantic relationship with her former EastEnders co-star, Matt Lapinskas. Let’s take a glimpse of McGarty’s career as well as her personal life.

Shona Bernadette McGarty’s Bio & Wiki

Shona McGarty was born as Shona Bernadette McGarty on 14th October 1991, in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK. She is British by her nationality and hales from Irish descent. She was raised by her father, Patrick, and mother Jennifer McNamara McGarty. McGarty has an older sister, Camilla Mairead McGarty (born on 28th September 1992).

Shona McGarty Then & Now
Shona McGarty Then & Now

McGarty attended St Teresa RC School in Borehamwood and later enrolled at the Loreto College in St Albans, a city in Hertfordshire, England from 2003 to 2007. Moreover, she had a keen interest in acting from a very young age and participated in many dramas and plays at school. After working in theaters, she persuaded her career as an actress in TV series.

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Inside of Shona McGarty’s Career

Shona McGarty started her career from the amateur musical theatre for 6 years with a group, Traffic Lights. Moreover, she played the role of Shona in the short TV movie, What Goes Around. Later, she joined the drama school, Young Stars where she played the role of Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland and as Glinda, the Good Witch in Wizard of Oz.

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.

How much is Shona McGarty’s Salary & Net Worth?

Shona McGarty has an estimated net worth of $5 Million (€4423000) as of 2019. Moreover, she earns a fruitful amount of salary from her profession. However, the actual salary isn’t disclosed until now. But, 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, endorsements and many more.

McGarty has worked with many famous stars including Danny Dye who’s net worth is $5 Million and Steve McFadden who’s net worth is $3.5 Million in the British TV programme, EastEnders. She also co-starred with Lacey Turner, Jessie Wallace, and Adam Woodyatt in the series.

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Who is Shona McGarty’s Husband? Her Marriage & Children

Shona McGarty is a 27 years old unmarried woman as of 2019. She dated Matt Lapinskas, an English actor and former co-star of EastEnders. Moreover, the couple shared their feelings and enjoyed their company with each other. However, their relationship didn’t last for long and separated in February of 2013.

Shona McGarty & Ryan Harris
Shona McGarty & Ryan Harris

After the broke up, McGarty met Ryan Harris and then she romantically linked with him. Later, the couple announced their engagement in January of 2018. Moreover, they are together for many years since April 2013 and still, they are living with each other. McGarty lives in London with her fiance, Harris.

Interesting Facts about Shona McGarty

  • McGarty was nominated for a British Soap Award for Best Newcomer in 2009 for her role on EastEnders.
  • McGarty’s favorite singer is Leona Lewis.
  • Her close friend is former EastEnders (1985) co-star, Melissa Suffield.
  • She received a 4-week suspension from EastEnders (1985) for her constant tardiness on 15th July 2012.
  • She ranked #44 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her portrayal as Whitney Dean (2015).