Shona McGarty

Birth Day October 14th, 1991
Birth Place Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Age 32 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

About Shona McGarty

Shona McGarty, an English actress who is famous for her work in "What Goes Around", "EastEnders: Last Tango in Walford", "Lauren's Dairy", "The Queen Vic Quiz Night". She is best known for the role of Whitney Dean in the BBC soap opera "EastEnders" (2008-present).

British Actress, Shona McGarty

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As a pretty singer, Shona McGarty performed the song "A Change is Gonna Come" on the campaign children in Need 2012 and also performed an original Christmas song "Rock With Rudolph" in 2018. She started her career in amateur musical theatre for 6 years with a group Traffic Lights. She was nominated for a British Soap Award for Best Newcomer in 2009 for her role on "EastEnders".

Family and Early Life

Shona McGarty was born as Shona Bernadette McGarty on 14 October 1991. She opens her eyes to her parent in Borehamwood, United Kingdom which is her birthplace. She is British by her nationality and she belongs to the mixed ethnic background as she is of Irish descent. As of 2020, she is 29 years old and her star sign falls under Libra. She is Christian as per her religious belief and her race is white.

Shona McGarty was raised by her father, Patrick McGarty, and mother, Jennifer McNamara. She has an older sister, Camilla McGarty (Born on 28 September 1992).

Talking about Shona McGarty's education, she attended St Teresa RC school in Borehamwood and enrolled at the Loreto College in St Albans, a city in Hertfordshire, England from 2003 to 2007.

Shona McGarty Personal Life

Presently, Shona McGarty is an unmarried woman. In January 2018, she got engaged to her long-term partner Ryan Harris, who is an electrician. They are met in the year 2013. After two years later, they had ended their relationship. Regarding her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Shona McGarty and her fiance, Ryan Harris


Previously, she was in a relationship with the former co-star EastEnder and English actor Matt Lapinskas. She had broken up with him in 2013.

Shona McGarty Net Worth and Salary

Shona McGarty has an estimated net worth of $16 million dollars as of 2021. Moreover, acting and singing are her professions whereas her actual salary has not been disclosed until now. But, she surely makes $50,427 which is an average salary of a British actress in the United Kingdom. She also earns an impressive amount of fortune from advertisements, brand promotions, endorsements, and many more.

Shona McGarty Body Measurements - Height and Weight

The standing height of British actress, Shona McGarty is around 5 ft 3 inch or 1.6 m with a slim body build. She has also a fine bodyweight of 59 Kg. However, her eyes look is hazel and her hair color is black. In addition, her body measurement is 36-26-37 inches.

Filmography and TV Shows

  • 2007- "What Goes Around"
  • 2008- "EastEnders"
  • 2010- "East Street"
  • 2011- "Lauren's Diary"
  • 2018- "Rock With Rudolph"
  • 2020- "The Queen Vic Quiz Night", "EastEnders: Secrets from the Square"

Shona McGarty has played Whitney in EastEnders since the age of 16


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