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Spinning Out Cast Willow Shields Personal & Professional Life in 7 Facts

Dahlia Published On Mon Mar 16 2020   Modified On Thu Mar 19 2020
Spinning Out Cast Willow Shields Personal & Professional Life in 7 Facts

American actress Willow Shields is known for playing as Primrose Everdeen in The Hunger Games movie series.

Apart from this, she has appeared in television drama Beyond the Blackboard, fantasy film Into the Rainbow, and most recently in the Netflix-original series Spinning Out. Here we will learn seven exciting facts of the actress.

7. Willow Shields Loves The 1975 

While on a respite from her acting career, the 19-years old actress listens to the pop-rock band, The 1975. The band formed in 2002 is led by lead singer Matthew Healy, Adam Hann, Ross MacDonald, and George Daniel

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Willow Shields at the premiere of  'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2'. Source: Pinterest 

Perhaps she is fond of The Neighbourhood too! While we can't say that with conviction, it is for sure that she has a penchant for photography and is a proud owner of myriads of camera. 

6. Ethnicity of Willow Shields

The 19-years old actress, born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is of English descent. Moreover, Shields is also German and Swedish descent. 

5. Who is Willow Shields's mother?

Willow Shields is the daughter of Carrie Shields. Her father is Rob Shields, who works as a art teacher. 

The 19-years old actress has a twin sister whose name is Autumn Shields. Willow also has one older brother, River Shields. Like Willow, her siblings are also active in the entertainment industry. 

4. She is the Youngest Contestant of Dancing With The Stars

Willow Shields appeared as the contestant of the dance competition Dancing with the Stars season 20. In the show, her professional partner was musician Mark Ballas

At the time of the competition, Shields was only 14 years old. Willow has earned the title of the youngest competitor to appear in the dance show beating the record of Zendaya, who was 16 years old while performing in the show. 

Despite being a judge favorite, gathering high scores throughout the competion, the couple became eliminated in the seventh week of competition.

3. Shields Has a Net Worth of $2 Million 

Willow's first job was in 2008, where she narrated the short film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875. Since then, the actress has appeared in numerous television series and movies. Among all, Willow's appearance in The Hunger Games franchise stood out and went on to be her breakthrough performance. 

Moreover, the 19-years old actress has also played in an episode of the television series In Plain Sight and R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour. In addition to this, Shields's appearance in the 20th season of Dancing with the Stars, along with dancer Mark Ballas has also helped the 19-years old star in gathering the net worth of $ 2 million.

2. How old was Willow Shields in The Hunger Games?

Shields portrayed the character of Primrose Everdeen in the movie The Hunger Games in 2012. While appearing in the first installment of The Hunger Games series, Willow was only 11 years old. 

In an interview with the Entertainment Weekly, Shields talked about her mother not letting her read the dystopian novel The Hunger Games until she turned 11. Willow went on to reprise her role in the sequels: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

1. Plays as Kaya Scodelario Sister in Spinning Out

After attaining global recognition as Primrose Everdeen from The Hunger Games franchise, Willow currently plays as Serena Baker in the Netflix' s television series Spinning Out. 

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Willow Shields at the Fashion Rocks 2014. Source: Zimbio

The 19-years old actress is seen as the Kaya Scodelario on-screen younger half-sister. Along with Kaya and Willow, actors like Evan Roderick, David James Elliott, Sarah Wright Olsen, Svetlana Efremova, Amanda Zhou, Anna Baryshnikov, Mitchell Edwards, Kaitlyn Leeb, Will Kemp, and January Jones also have prominent roles in the show.