Tori Spelling, born on May 16, 1973, is one of the most iconic and celebrated actresses as well as authors. She began her career in 1990, playing a major role as Donna Martin in the commercially successful series, “Beverly Hills, 90210.” Her father piqued her interest in film and the art industry. She went on to flourish as a successful television actor and author. She started with television films such as, “A friend to die for” which was released in 1994, “A Carol Christmas” in 2003, and in 2018, she featured in, “The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time.” In 2019, she reiterated the role of Donna Martin in the spin-off of “Beverly Hills, 90210.” As an author, most of her books are best-sellers, and topping the list is her autobiography, “Story Telling” which was awarded the first position on the “New York Times” Best Seller list as well as the best celebrity autobiography of 2009. She exudes power and we are immensely thrilled to celebrate her today.
Victoria Davey Spelling, famously known as Tori Spelling is a renowned household name in the creative industry. Her acting, as well as her writing skills, are impeccable. She was born on May 16, 1973, in Los Angeles California. She was born to Aaron Spelling, who worked as a television and film producer, and Candy Spelling. She was raised together with her younger brother, Randy, whom she grew to have so much in common with. She went to Beverly Hills High School and later to Harvard-Westlake School, an elite private institution. Her father started nurturing her acting skills at a very young age. When she was six years old, he hired an acting coach for her. She eventually started getting guest roles on series such as “The Love Boat,” “T.J. Hooker,” and “Fantasy Island.”
She rose to prominence at the age of 17, after she was given a major role as Donna Martin in the commercially successful series, “Beverly Hills, 90210.” The show was produced by Spelling Television, her father’s production company. Because of that role, she became a nominee for two Young Artist Awards. She went on to flourish as a successful television actress in several television films such as, “A Friend to Die For,” which was released in 1994, “A Carol Christmas” in 2003, and in 2018, she featured in, “The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time.” She subsequently moved to independent films including “The House of Yes,” which was released in 1997, “Scary Movie 2” in 2001, “Kiss the Bride” in 2007, and “Izzie’s Way Home” in 2016, among others. In 2019, she reiterated the role of Donna Martin in the spin-off of “Beverly Hills, 90210.”
As an author, most of her books are best-sellers, and topping the list is her autobiography, “Story Telling” which was awarded the first position on the New York Times Best Seller list as well as the best celebrity autobiography of 2009. She has six books under her belt and almost all of them have been best-sellers, which are greatly appreciated by the readers and the writing and literature community. Together with her husband, they began a reality show about their family and lifestyle that went on for six seasons auspiciously. She has also received a number of nominations based on her various film roles and has won awards such as Young Artist Award because of her role in “Saved by the Bell.”
She debuts in a major role as Donna Martin on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” the television series.
She stars in the V.H.1. sitcom titled, “So Notorious” as herself.
She releases a reality television series known as “Tori & Dean: Cabin Fever” that features her family and lifestyle.
She hosts the television series, “The Look All-Stars.”
She reprises her role in the spin-off of “Beverly Hills, 90210.”
She starts a podcast with her fellow “Beverly Hills, 90210” co-star, Jennie Garth known as “90210M.G.”
Why We Love Tori Spelling
She is religious
She was brought up in a mainly Jewish household. Her parents instilled in her their beliefs and moral standards. She based her life on Christianity growing up and eventually became an ordained minister at the Universal Life Church Monastery. Her faith has been an integral part of her life.
She loves being a mother
She is a very proud mother of five children, three sons, Liam Aaron, Finn Davey, and Beau Dean, and two daughters, Stella Doreen and Hatti Margaret. She also adopted Jack Montgomery as her son and became his stepmother, after she got married to his father, Dean McDermott. She has expressed her love for her children and talks about her experiences with them in the form of autobiographies.
She is honest
Spelling has nothing to hide. She is an open book and lives her life in the public eye. Being a public figure has not encouraged any form of pressure on her to lead a certain lifestyle. She is open during her low moments, as she is during her high moments. This is depicted in scenarios such as having financial problems and being estranged from her family.
5 Surprising Facts
She is an ordained minister
She is an ordained minister at the Universal Life Church Monastery.
She is Dean Martin’s goddaughter
The prominent late musician and actor is her godfather.
She only inherited $800,000
Even though her father was a multi-millionaire, after his demise, she only inherited $800,000.
She regrets having implants
All her life, she has regretted having implants most.
Her dream is to own a farm
She still has dreams of owning a farm because of her love for animals as well as the joy she gets from gardening.
Tori Spelling FAQs
Are Dean McDermott and Tori Spelling still married?
Despite never-ending gossip that their marriage is kaput, McDermott called wife Spelling “strong” and fierce” in a tribute to her and their daughters on International Women’s Day.
Where is Aaron Spelling’s mansion?
Holmby Hills, constructed in 1988 for television producer Spelling, is the largest house in Los Angeles County.
Can Tori Spelling sing?
“Beverly Hills, 90210” alum Spelling was revealed as the unicorn on Wednesday night’s episode of “The Masked Singer” after she belted out the electro-pop tune ‘I Love It.’
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