8 Things You Didn’t Know about Shailene Woodley

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Shailene Woodley’s star is rising fast in Hollywood. She’s been acting for years and her lead role as Tris in Divergent and its sequel Insurgent have gained her all of her due recognition.

She’s one intriguing young woman with a lot of promise. Here’s eight things you may not know about this Secret Life of an American Teenager star.

1. Shailene Began Her Career as a Model

Shailene¬†has some definite acting chops, but she originally began work as a model. Actually, she began when she was only 4 years old. Her acting career began when she was 8 years old with a small role in a CBS made-for-TV film called Replacing Dad, which centers around a family’s dealing with divorce and the drama that surrounds it.

Since then, Shailene’s been a part of movies starring George Clooney (The Descendants) and, of course, Kate Winslet in Divergent.