Elizabeth Shatner Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Oct, 2018
Facts of Elizabeth Shatner
Date of Birth: 1958 , December-30
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Elizabeth Shatner
Birth Name Elizabeth Joyce Anderson 
Nick Name Elizabeth
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Horse Trainer
Face Color White
Famous for William Shatner's wife
Married Michael Gleen Martin
Married to William Shatner
Education Degree in equine and animal science from Purdue University.
Awards WHINNY Award for her work for horses.
Online Presence Twitter
TV Show E! True Hollywood Story, Spplat Attack, American Pickers, The Captains, Life Beyond Trek: William Shatner
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American native Elizabeth Shatner is Professionally a horse trainer and judge who holds seven judges cards to judge equine competitions. Along with horse training, she has also appeared in some Television documentaries E! True Hollywood Story, Spplat Attack, American Pickers, The Captains, Life Beyond Trek: William Shatner and so on. Elizabeth is, however, best known for being the wife of actor William Shatner.    

Early Life And Education Of Elizabeth Shatner

Elizabeth Shatner was born Elizabeth Joyce Anderson on December 30, 1958, in the United States. From the age of five, she had a passion for horses and received a Gailceno pony when she turned 8.

As for her educational background, she holds a degree in equine and animal science from Purdue University.   

Elizabeth Shatner's Career

The celebrity wife Elizabeth Shatner is a professional horse trainer who began training horses at a very young age. She teaches horseback rides and judges equine competitions. Shatner has seven judges cards and is named among the Governer's Advisory Board for World Equestrian Games.

Her association with her husband William led her to be a part of many documentaries like E! True Hollywood Story, Spplat Attack, American Pickers, The Captains, Life Beyond Trek: William Shatner and so on.

CAPTION: Elizabeth Shatner SOURCE: www.allgloryproject.com

Shatner had a recurring role in the Television documentary, The Shatner Project. Besides, she was seen in a music video titled Do You Believe in Love by Huey Lewis and she has helped her husband write a song called Together for his album.  

Elizabeth Shatner's Net Worth

Elizabeth Shatner is professionally a horse trainer whose net worth is not estimated as of yet. Besides, she is an artist as well who paints pictures and sells them for charitable purposes. Her main source of earning is from her horse training profession and by her art.

Her popular husband William Shatner is estimated to have a net worth of $100 million and takes home a salary of $150,000. 

Elizabeth Shatner's Personal Life

The Horse trainer Elizabeth Shatner is married to Canadian actor, musician, spokesperson, Filmmaker William Shatner. She tied the knot to William Shatner on February 13, 2001, in Lebanon and became the stepmother to Shatner's children Leslie Carol Shatner, Lisabeth Shatner, and Melanie Shatner.

The couple is living a prosperous life with their children. They first encountered each other when they were both grieving for the loss of their former partners.

CAPTION: Elizabeth Shatner with husband William Shatner. SOURCE: Shutterstock

Since they both had a mutual love for horses, they started being attracted to one another and soon fell in love. Their marriage was a huge issue as the couple had a huge age difference but they handled the criticism quite well and didn't let the haters bother them. 

Before starting a relationship with Shatner she had exchanged vows with actor Michael Gleen Martin on November 19, 1983.  She became his widow after he passed away on August 3, 1997.

As for her social media handles, she has around 6.9k followers on her Twitter.

Elizabeth Shatner's Philanthropy

Having a huge appreciation for art she had a passion for photography as well and made her own art called Flowrosophy which means the proportionate use of colors, shape, and light available in nature to capture a picture. She started Art by Nature series which featured her pieces of digitally painted photographs of horses.

By the money she earns from the sale of her paintings, she donates it to the horse-related charities. She received the WHINNY Award for her contributions. She is equally a part of the charity show Hollywood Charity Horse Show handled by her husband and the earnings from the event is donated to the charity of handicapped children. Shatner was even ranked among the top three in the 2011 World Championship Horse Show. 

Body Measurements

  • Height - 5 feet 9 inches
  • Hair Color - Blonde
  • Face Color - White

Here is a video of William Shatner and Elizabeth Shatner attending the Star Trek Discovery Premiere together.

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