American actress Lin Shaye has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand. Born in Detroit, Michigan in October 1943. She studied at the University of Michigan before relocating to New York where she starred in Off Broadway productions. As an actress Shaye has over 180 acting credits, with her debut in 1975 in the movie Hester Street. Her other acting works include The Long Riders, Alone in the Dark, Goin’ South, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Brewster’s Millions, Critters, Hate Crime, Extreme Prejudice, Slam Dance, The Hidden, , Lucky Stiff, Book of Love, Jekyll and Hyde… Together Again,Pump Up the Volume, Cellular, Roadside Prophets, Who’s Your Daddy?, Loaded Weapon 1, Amityville: A New Generation, Corrina, Corrina, Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, Insidious, The Running Man Dumb & Dumber, Kingpin, Last Man Standing, Living Out Loud, There’s Something About Mary, Detroit Rock City, National Lampoon’s Barely Legal, Dead end, Stuck on You, The Hillside Strangler, Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, Insidious: Chapter 2, A Cinderella Story, Snakes on a Plane, The Three Stooges, and Insidious: Chapter 3. In 2012 Lin Shaye won a Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress in Insidious.