Vinessa Shaw Net Worth: Vinessa Shaw is an American actress and model that has a net worth of $500,000. Vinessa Shaw was born in La, California in July 1976. She appeared at ten years old in a UCLA playing camp short and toured with children’s vocalist Peter Alsop at 11 years old. In 1989 at 13 years old she signed with Elite Models service. Vinessa made her film debut in the 1981 movie Home Sweet Home. She starred as Laura Savino in the TV series Vegas from 2012 to 2013. Vinessa is a Buddhist and is a facilitator of the SHI-USA lay Buddhist Organization for Peace, Culture, and Schooling.
July 19, 1976
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Kristopher Gifford, Kristopher Gifford
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Hills Have Eyes, Hocus Pocus, Two Lovers, Eyes Wide Shut, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Side Effects, 3:10 to Yuma, Cold in July, Corky Romano, Puncture, Ladybugs, Big Miracle, Melinda and Melinda, Come Out And Play, After the Fall, Stag Night, L.A. Without a Map, The Weight of Water, Garden Party, Coyote Summer, Home Sweet Home, Bereft, Fathers and Sons, Wayward Son, Electric Slide, Bereave, Siren, Badland, The 70's, Crossing the Bar
Vinessa's paternal grandfather was of Russian Jewish descent. The surname "Shaw" was originally "Schwartz". Vinessa's paternal grandmother had German, Irish, English, and Mexican ancestry. Vinessa's maternal grandfather was of Italian descent, with his family being from Calabria and Naples, Italy. Vinessa's maternal grandmother was of Swedish and Irish ancestry.
I would never see this movie because I'm frightened of horror movies. Ever since I was a kid, my friends who always wanted to see them would mortify me by showing me clips from a movie, and I would have to run in the other room, call my parents, and go home -- that kind of thing. (on her film The Hills Have Eyes (2006))