Shelley Curtis Bio, Net Worth, Filmography, And Awards

Shelley Curtis Bio, Net Worth, Filmography, And Awards

Shelley Curtis fans recognize her as the director of the longest-running American daytime soap opera, Days of Our Lives. She has shaped herself as one of the talented soap opera directors and producers.

Shelley started her soap opera career in 1979 and has been impressing the public with her outstanding work since. She was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award four times in a row and has won two for the drama series General Hospital

Life Away From The Limelights

Shelly has spent most of her life in front of the camera and paparazzi, but she still managed to shield her personal life away from spotlights. She is married to her husband, cardiologist Frank Litvack.

Shelley(right) attends the 2014 Operation Smile Gala at the Beverly Wilshire
Shelley(right) attends the 2014 Operation Smile Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel, California.

Emmy Award winner Shelly is not so active in social media too. She loves to engage in other activities rather than using social sites. Due to security concerns, Shelley is careful when communicating with the public and the media. Like most celebrities, she loves to lead a quiet life with her family.

Shelley Curtis’s Net Worth

With more than 40 years of work experience, Shelley owns around $3 million. With unmatched talent in direction, she earns more than the average figure. Furthermore, Shelley’s income is descent to lead high-class life and enjoy luxurious living.

Shelley(Left) and Wendy Riche arrive at the Triumph of the Spirit Awards Gala by Aviva Family and Children's Services, MAY 19, 2005, at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.
Shelley(Left) and Wendy Riche arrive at the Triumph of the Spirit Awards Gala by Aviva Family and Children’s Services, MAY 19, 2005, at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.
Source: Phil McCarten/Getty Images

On average, tv director with 5 to 9 years of experience earns $62,500 in a year, whereas more experienced directors with 10 to 19 years of work involvement earn $87,500 yearly.

Filmography And Trivia

As a director, Shelley has worked her magic on many productions. Not to mention, Shelley is a famous figure in the field of film direction. She has worked as an occasional director, supervising producer, executive producer, consulting producer, associate director.

Shelley’s famous works include All My Children, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital, Guiding Light, Loving, One Life to Live, Port Charles, and Monarch Cove.

In 1984, she invented the word “juj.” The word means adding style to a person, outfits, and cinematic set. Likewise, Queer Eye adopted the word for the Straight Guy. After that, “juj” became a common phrase in Hollywood and out of the film industry.

Shelly Curtis’s Awards and Nominations

Talented director Shelly has done some notable works in films. Due to her outstanding contributions to the daytime soap opera, the following awards nominated her:

  • Emmy Award(1995-2001): Drama Series, nomination, for General Hospital
  • Daytime Emmy Award(1995-2001): Best Directing, nomination, for General Hospital
  • Emmy Award(1995-2000): Drama Series, win, for General Hospital
  • Daytime Emmy Award(2000): Directing, win, for General Hospital
  • Directors Guild of America Award(1996): Directing, nomination, for General Hospital
Shelley with her Emmy Award trophy
Shelley with her Emmy Award trophy.
Source: Soap Opera Network

Daytime Emmy Award is sponsored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, based in New York. The award ceremony is held yearly in May or June and focuses on American daytime television programming excellence.

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