Shauna Redford is the daughter of Robert Redford and Lola Van Wagenen. Shauna’s father, Redford is an American actor, director, and activist. He is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, a British Academy Film Award, two Golden Globe Awards, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Shauna Redford’s mother, Van Wagenen is an American historian. In 1970 she co-founded Consumer Action Now, a non-profit educational organization, and in 1995 co-founded Clio Visualizing History, Inc. to promote history education.
Shauna Redford: Profile Summary
|Name||Shauna Jean Redford|
|Famous as||daughter of Robert Redford and Lola Van Wagenen|
|Date of Birth||November 15, 1960|
|Birthplace||United States of America|
|Age (as in 2021)||61 years old|
|Parents|| Robert Redford,– Father
Lola Van Wagenen – Mother
|Siblings||Scott Anthony Redford, Amy Redford, James Redford|
Shauna Redford was born on 15 November 1960, in the United States of America. As of 2021, Shauna is 61 years old. She is a painter, but probably better known for being the daughter of retired actor Robert Redford. Her father rose to fame during the 1960s, and had a prolific career filled with film hits from the ‘60s up to the early-2010s. Shauna Redford is not the only child of her parents.
The Academy Award winner and the American historian tied the knot in 1958 and shortly after, they welcomed their eldest son, Scott, in September 1959. Tragically, the couple’s beloved child died in infancy just two months after his birth in November.
Robert and Lola didn’t give up on becoming parents, however, as their second child, Shauna, arrived 1960, followed by their son James in 1962. They later completed their family with the birth of their youngest daughter, Amy, in 1970. For the next 15 years, the Way We Were star and the Clio Visualizing History, Inc. cofounder raised their three kiddos together. However, they ultimately called it quits in 1985.
Despite the divorce, Shauna Redford’s parents, Robert and Lola watched their children follow in their accomplished footsteps as they grew up.
While Robert Redford’s daughter, Shauna stayed away from media attention unlike the father, many eyes turned towards the blonde beauty during her college days, when she became involved in a murder investigation.
The victim was her boyfriend at college, a man named Sid Wells whom she was classmates with at the University of Colorado. The two had been together for three years until in 1983 he was discovered dead, shot in the head at his home, a condominium near the university by his brother, who became a murder suspect for some time. The case remains unresolved.
Robert Redford’s daughter Shauna Redford was grief-stricken for a long period, and couldn’t function properly, including studying, and ultimately ended up dropping out of college.
She and her father appeared during Wells’s funeral. Shauna Redford was eventually able to move on and focus on her painting career. She’s had a bit of success, though the media doesn’t track her actions so much compared to her father. She continues to appear publicly but attention on her lessened, especially after her father retired.
While the blonde beauty didn’t follow in her dad’s Hollywood footsteps, she did pave a prosperous career as a painter.
Today, the popular actor’s daughter, Shauna Redford later met and started a relationship with Eric Schlosser, who is an author, professor, and producer. Shauna Redford’s husband Eric Schlosser is known for his work on the book “Fast Food Nation”. They married in 1985 and they have two children together. The family often posts a few photos online, though she has remained out of the spotlight. She remains close to both her parents, even as they all live very different lives. To avoid any attention, she doesn’t have any public online accounts.
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Shauna Redford’s brother, James, who is also known by his nickname “Jamie,” and Amy became quite successful in their own right as they pursued Hollywood careers like their dad. Sadly, James, Shauna Redford’s brother died at age 58 following a years-long battle with liver cancer in mid-October 2020.
Shauna Redford’s eldest brother, Scott, was born on September 1, 1959. Sadly, the newborn died nearly seven weeks later on November 17 after being a victim of crib death, Express reported. According to WebMD, crib death, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), is when a baby “12 months or younger dies during sleep with no warning signs or a clear reason.”
In his 2011 biography, Shauna Redford’s father explained why he kept the death of his son as private as possible. “I was not into shared soul searching,” he wrote. “In that regard, I was and remain a loner. I like to face the issues alone.”
As of 2021, Celebritynetworth.com estimates Shauna Redford’s father Robert Redford to have a net worth of $200 million. Some online portals have also reported Shauna Redford’s net worth to be 2 million. It is not clear if these claims are true.