The beauty Shannon Dawson came to the spotlight since the day she was born in this world. How? All thanks to her father’s massive success in the entertainment biz. So, who is her dad? Well, he is none other than the late English-American actor, comedian, game show host, and panelist, Richard Dawson. Indeed, the original host of the popular game show, Family Feud. Besides her dad’s image, she has her own story to share; however, it seems like she prefers to keep her private life away from the media, as much information isn’t available. Yet, we pack everything you can find about her on the internet; thus, stay tuned until the end of this page to grab it all.
Shannon Dawson is the Only Daughter of Richard Dawson
Those who are fans of Richard Dawson might be familiar that he is blessed with three children. However, Shannon Dawson is the only daughter he had. Yes, you read it right; she is the only baby girl her father got in his family.
Dawson has two half-brothers, Mark Richard, and Gray. Indeed, both of them were born from her old man’s first marriage. Therefore, besides being the only baby girl of her father, she is also the only child from her dad’s second marriage.
Focusing on her brother, Mark, was born on February 1960. He is the eldest sibling she got, an entertainment manager and CEO of Dawson, Reeves, and Zutaut Entertainment Group (DZR Entertainment Group), based in Los Angeles.
Talking about her second brother, Gray, born on June 27 June 1962, is also in the entertainment industry. He is a producer of shows like Wake Up Call, Now You See It, Game Changer, Instant Recall, and many more.
Net Worth of Richard Dawson’s Daughter Shannon Dawson
Shannon Dawson comes from a rich family. Furthermore, her professional career in the television and movie industry has helped Dawson to amass an estimated net worth of around $1 million. Her father, Richard Dawson on the other hand has a net worth of $100k.
Shannon, like the rest of her siblings, followed her father’s footsteps into the entertainment biz. However, she only worked in a couple of series, including Cruel and Usual (as Kelly), and The Strip (as Photographer).
Besides that, she found her peace in the broadcasting industry as a journalist. She did her internship at CBS Television Studios back in 2011. She then served Channel 7 News as their reporter, as pointed out on her LinkedIn profile. Further, for some months, she also worked as a Personal Assistant for Leonard Grainger.
Currently, her energy is focused on The Richard Dawson Esophageal Cancer Research Fund. She is the founder of that firm. It was started in 2012 in Los Angeles.
Shannon’s Dad and Mom Met on the American Hottest Game Show Family Feud
If you guys wonder how Shannon’s dad, Richard, and mom, Gretchen Johnson met, they encountered the first time on the show, Family Feud, in May 1981. Her mother was one of the contestants, and as we know, her late father was the original host of that game.
Gradually they watered their relationship, and after a decade from their first meeting in 1991, they walked down the aisle. A year before that, in 1990, the married couple welcomed Shannon and Richard expressed his excitement during the inaugural episode of his second stint as host of Feud in 1994.
Previous to her mother, Gretchen, her father was married to his ex-wife, Diana Dors. She was an actress who, like Richard, died of cancer.
What was Shannon’s dad, Richard Dawson, worth when he died?
The Family Feud star Richard Dawson’s net worth was estimated to be approximately $100,000 when he died.
Did her father, Richard Dawson marry a contestant?
Yes, and she is none other than her mother, Gretchen Johnson.
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