Shannon Woolsey Biography

Shannon Woolsey is an English cheerleader and actress who was raised in Houston, Texas. She a cheerleader from Navarro college and commonly known for starring in Netflix’s series “Cheer” in 2020.

Early life

Shannon May Woolsey was born on February 23, 1998, in England to father Gary Woolsey, and the details regarding her mother are not known. She is reportedly the single child in the family. Though born in Britain, Shannon was mainly brought up in Houston as her father got an offer to work at an oilfield waste management company that operated in the outskirts of Houston, Texas. At the young age of 4, Shannon got very fascinated with the art of cheerleading and soon got herself enrolled in gymnastic classes.

After 2-3 years of gymnastics, Shannon started cheering at the same gym and has been in the field ever since. Shannon after completing her high schooling started to attend college at Oklahoma State University for her high education but due to some circumstances after a semester, she started online classes from a community college in Houston. But soon she thought of re-joining the team and from her Sophomore college year, Shannon started attending Navarro college in Texas.

Shannon Woolsey Career

Shannon’s career began at a very young age of 4 when she saw cheerleaders performing. As soon as her family moved to Texas, she got enrolled in a gymnastics class where for 2-3 she got trained. But she could never entirely focus on gymnastics as the gym has a cheer program as well and soon after 2-3 years, she started cheering at the same gym for Cheer Nation. Shannon made her way to the junior level tea, 5, and soon became a part of the first senior world’s team called Prodigy Midnight in 2012. As her level of experience increases, she made it to higher teams. Woolsey joined Cheer Athletics Cheetahs where she was part of the team for nearly 2 years. In this journey, she became the recipient of two major titles in cheerleading.

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Woolsey began cheerleading at Oklahoma State University but continued her education online after a semester. She then re-joined cheerleading and ended up with an all-girls team called Panthers, who then was placed second in the World Championships. Starting from her sophomore year, Shannon attended Navarro College. In January 2020, Shannon starred in Netflix documentary Cheer and gained quite some popularity. Soon after the show’s premiere, the cast was also made it to the television show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, along with other members of the team, Jerry Harris, Gabi Butler, Lexi Brumback, Morgan Simianer, etc.

 Shannon Woolsey Biography

Real Name Shannon Woolsey
Birth Date February 23, 1998
Age 23 Years
Birth Place Great Yarmouth, England
Nationality British
Profession Cheerleader, Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Pisces

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimetres – 165 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 53 kg  –  in Pounds –  116 lbs
Body Measurements 32-25-35
Bra Size 32A
Waist Size 25 Inches
Hips Size 35 Inches
Shoe Size 6 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Grey
Body Type Slim


Father Gary Woolsey
Mother Not Available
Sister Not Available
Brother Not Available


School High School in Texas
College Oklahoma State University, Navarro College (Texas)

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is she a Lesbain? No
Who is her Boyfriend? Not Available

Favorite Things

Hobbies Shopping, Cheerleading, Travelling
Favorite Destination Not Available
Favorite Food Chocolates
Favorite Color Not Available
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Personal life

Reportedly the young cheerleader is not involved in any relationship currently, however she might be dating someone privately. The young cheerleader is active on almost all social media platforms and is a verified user everywhere. Shannon goes by the username @shannonmaay on Instagram and has over 253k followers. She is often seeing flaunting her workout routines and now has an established program as well, other than that she shares insights from her personal life and behind the scenes from cheerleading days. Woolsey has 17.9k followers on Twitter.

Shannon Woolsey Net worth

As of 2021, Shannon’s net worth is estimated to be $500k US Dollars. The British cheerleader, television personality, and actress has been practicing and making a fortune from being a professional cheerleader. For many years, she has gained a lot of popularity especially by appearing in Netflix’s Cheer. Her major source of income is from being a cheerleader and endorsing brands through her social media.


  • Shannon May Woolsey is an English cheerleader, television personality, and social media influence known for starring in the series Cheer.
  • She featured on the cover of Alcalde Magazine in May/June 2020 issue.
  • When she was young, she underwent surgery involving one of her major injuries.
  • She won NCA, second place at World Championships, and a collegiate NCA.
  • Woolsey is an F45 personal trainer and represented by CEG Talent.

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