Carley Stenson Biography, Age, Parents, Wife, Films and Net Worth

Who is Carley Stenson?

Carley Stenson is a recognized English professional actress and singer. Stenson is famous for her role as Steph Cunningham in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks and Harriet Shelton in the BBC soap opera Doctors. She earned many nominations at the British Soap Awards for her role as Steph.

Stenson then exited Hollyoaks in 2010 to focus on musical theatre acting and has since played various roles. The roles include Elle Woods in Legally Blonde: The Musical and Fantine in Les Miserables. She is set to take part in the fifteenth series of Dancing on Ice in 2023.

How old is Carley Stenson?

Carley Stenson is aged 41 years old as of 2023, having been born on September 22, 1982, in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. She shares her birthday with popular people including Tom Felton, Nick Cave, Andrea Bocelli, Kim Yoo-Jung, Thiago Silva, Billie Piper, Laura Vandervoort, Mireille Enos, Katie Lowes, and many others.

Carley Stenson Family

Who are Carley Stenson’s parents?

Stenson was born to Eric Stenson and his wife in Billinge Higher End, Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. Her mother is not known and not much information about the family is available to the media.

Does Carley Stenson have siblings?

She has not disclosed any information about her family and siblings to the media.

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Carley Stenson Education

Stenson attended secondary school in her hometown, and after graduating, she joined the cast of Hollyoaks.

Carley Stenson Spouse

Stenson is currently married to actor Danny Mac. They met while starring in Legally Blonde: The Musical and started dating in 2011. The couple got married in 2017 and have one child together.

Carley Stenson Kids

Stenson and Mac revealed in March 2021, that they were expecting their first child together. In June 2021, Stenson gave birth to their first child, a daughter.

Carley Stenson Height

Stenson has a well-curved, stunning, and beautiful body with a height of 5 ft 4 in (1.62 m) and a weight of 54 kg (119 lbs).

Carley Stenson Career

She auditioned for the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, for the role of a friend of the character Zara Morgan (Kelly Greenwood). The audition was successful, but the casting team told her to audition for the role of Steph Cunningham instead, which she got. She then joined the cast following leaving secondary school at the age of 17. Stenson revealed that she would be leaving to pursue musical theatre in 2010.

She then recorded versions of ”If I Could Turn Back Time” and ”About You Now”. Both of them were featured in separate episodes of Hollyoaks to coincide with the death of her character. Her theatre work has consisted of London West End theatre appearances as Princess Fiona in Shrek: The Musical, Elle Woods in Legally Blonde: The Musical, and The Lady of The Lake in Spamalot.

Stenson independently launched a self-titled extended play in 2015. She later portrayed Christine Colgate in the 2015 to 2016 UK tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and Fantine in Les Miserables. Stenson joined the cast of the BBC soap opera Doctors as Harriet Shelton in April 2021. She then appeared until September 2021. In 2022, it was revealed that she would be competing in the 15th series of Dancing on Ice.

Carley Stenson’s Net Worth

English professional actress and singer Stenson has been active from 2000 to the present. She has appeared in numerous films and has a net worth of around $5 million as of 2023.


2000–2011HollyoaksSteph CunninghamSeries regular
2008–2009Hollyoaks LaterSteph CunninghamSeries regular
2014SuspectsTracey Gatting2 episodes
2016Holby CityLucy ParkerEpisode: “Indefensible”
2021DoctorsHarriet SheltonRecurring role
2023Dancing on IceHerselfContestant
Carley Stenson Films