Shannon Wilsey was an actress in the adult film industry. One of the leading adult industry models of her time, she became famous for her screen presence and personal life during her short career (1990-1994). In January 2002, she was ranked 19th on AVN’s list of the 50 Greatest Adult Stars of All Time.
|Real Name||Shannon Michelle Wilsey|
|Age||27 years old (Died)|
|Birthdate||October 9, 1970|
|Death Date||July 11, 1994|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches|
|Bra Cup Size||33 EE|
|Net Worth||$3.5 million, as of 2021|
Who is Shannon Wilsey?
He was born on October 9, 1970 in Laguna Beach, California. After her parents divorced in 1972, Shannon moved to Texas with her mother, where she grew up. After a brief stay with her father in Oxnard, Shannon moved to Mission Viejo to live with her grandparents, where she attended high school.
Shannon Wilsey used to be called Savannah.
Wilsey’s real name is mentioned in numerous B movies, including The Invisible Maniac (1990) and Fear Camp (1991).
Stock footage of Shannon Wilsey shot by Soleil Moon Fry appeared on Kid 90.
Shannon Wilsey Wiki/Biography
Shannon Wilsey’s cause of death
According to Wikipedia, Wilsey committed suicide in 1994 by shooting himself after a car accident.
On the night of July 11, Wilsey was involved in a car accident with her Corvette, breaking her nose and bruising her face.
Shocked by the accident, she drove home to Universal City, asked a friend to walk her dog, and then called her manager, Nancy Pera. It was Peru that Wilsey discovered later in the garage of Wilsey’s house.
Wilsey did not die immediately, dying hours later in hospital after his father decided to take him off life support when it became clear he would not survive the injury.
Wilsey’s ex-boyfriend, comedian Pauly Shore, said he was with her when she died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank.
Wilsey’s funeral was attended by friends, family, and a limited number of adult industry employees two days later. Shore was the only one of his ex to join the service.
Of Wilsey, Shore said, “She was the kindest, most beautiful girl I have ever known … [her death] was very dramatic to me.” Savannah became her character, who was on drugs and constantly needed to be checked out. She forgot who Shannon was… she Knew she wanted to leave.
Wilsey’s death was the third high-profile suicide in the porn industry.
After her death, Bill Margold founded Protecting Adult Welfare (PAW), a non-profit organization that provides counseling to adult artists in need.
His body was cremated and the ashes were given to family and friends.
Shannon Wilsey Height and Weight
How tall was Shannon Wilsey? Her height is 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m or 178 cm and she weighs about 63 kg or 132 pounds. She has beautiful dark brown eyes and blonde hair.
Facts about Shannon Wilsey
Wilsey was introduced to the adult film industry thanks to actor and director Rex Cabo.
She started out with photo shoots for Cheri, Hustler, Swank and Penthouse, then signed an exclusive contract with Vivid Entertainment in 1991 and became one of the first Vivid Girls.
She appeared in the role of Santana at the Joe Bob DriveIn Theater when Massacre II (October 1994) aired on Sorority House.