• Isidora Goreshter is a 37 year-old actress from Long Beach, California.
• She is known for her role in the US version of 'Shameless' and 'Paranoia' (2013).
• She studied theater and art history at California State University.
• She has a net worth of around $1 million.
• She is 5ft 5ins tall, weighs around 120lbs and has light green eyes.

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Who is Isidora Goreshter?

Isidora Goreshter was born on 24th October 1981, in Long Beach, California USA, of Russian descent. She is a 37 year-old actress, primarily known for her role of Svetlana Fisher in the US version of the highly popular and critically acclaimed television series “Shameless”. Besides this, she is known for “Paranoia” (2013), in which she appeared alongside Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman, “A Leading Man” (2013) and “Condor” (2019). In addition to acting, Goreshter is an assistant director. Her career in the entertainment industry has been active since 2008.

Isidora Goreshter Wiki Bio: Early Life, Family and Education

Isidora’s parents, Emil and Dina, and her older brother Eugene relocated to the US from the Soviet Union in the early eighties. After the initial struggle, they were able to find jobs and settle in their new homeland in Long Beach, where Isidora was born. She was named after her maternal grandfather whose name was Izzy, and was called Izzy by her friends and family throughout her childhood. She started performing as early as three years of age.

She also started studying classical ballet at an early age, which made the choice of her vocation all the more easier. Having matriculated from high school, Isidora enrolled at California State University studying theater and art history, and began acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory. Speaking about her early acting experience at the Conservatory, she stated: ‘her (Stella’s) wisdom about the theater and the artist relates to anyone, especially for a young actor trying to find their voice’.

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Some of the early plays she did included classical works such as “Waiting for Godot”, “The Smell of the Kill”, “Waiting for Lefty” and “Laundry and Bourbon”.

Career Beginnings

By the time she made her debut on the small screen, Isidora was already an established theater actress. Her first movie appearance came in 2008, in a short movie entitled “Deader Living Through Chemistry”. She made several guest appearances in shows such as “2 Broke Girls” and “Ben and Kate”, and acted in a number of television movies such as “Birds of a Feather”, “T is for Twig” and “Oscar’s Escape”.

In 2013, she was cast in the movie called “Paranoia”, alongside Amber Heard, Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman and Liam Hemsworth. Even though she only appeared in a minor role in this star-studded thriller, it proved to be a crucial point in her career. After that, she was cast as Morgan Tucker in “A Leading Man”, a drama about a talented Chinese-American actor fired from the lead role in a show, struggling to save his career.

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Rise to Prominence

Isidora’s rise to prominence happened after she was cast in Showtime’s Golden Globe-nominated comedy drama series “Shameless”, as the Russian prostitute-turned-bar co-owner Svetlana Fisher. The show’s creators initially wrote Svetlana as a minor character, but eventually decided to include her as the series regular, after being impressed by Goreshter’s performance. She played the role from season three until season eight, when she decided to leave the show and move on to other projects.

Speaking about her departure from the hit series, Goreshter stated that she wanted her character to suffer a gruesome death, but the showrunner John Wells insisted on leaving the door open for her return sometime in the future. After “Shameless”, the actress starred in “Happy Anniversary” and “The Petal Pushers”, before landing another series regular role of Kat Gnezdy in “The Condor”, an action drama thriller following a CIA analyst who discovers a conspiracy which could lead to deaths of many people.

The second season of the show is scheduled to air in late 2019.

Net Worth

Regarding the overall wealth of the “Shameless” star, authoritative sources have estimated that she has acquired a net worth of around $1 million from her acting career now spanning over a decade.

Personal Life

Fans of the actress have been wondering for quite some time about her relationship status. Her secrecy surrounding her private life lead to several rumors, the most notable being that she was dating actress Shailene Woodley.

The rumors sparked off after the two were seen holding hands on Valentine’s Day in 2016, and were reignited after Shailene posted a photo with Isidora on her Instagram account with the hashtag “datenight”. However, Woodley later stated that the two were best friends, and a source close to her claimed that Shailene even set up Isidora with her husband. Thanks to a recent tweet, we known that Isidora and her husband have a child together. The family currently resides in Los Angeles, but efforst to identify her spouse have proved fruitless!

Social Media

Isidora is active on the social platform Instagram, where her account is followed by nearly 600,000 fans. She also has a Twitter account with nearly 60,000 followers.

Appearance and Physical Characteristics

Speaking about her appearance, Goreshter has a fit figure. She is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, weighs around 120lbs (54kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-26-36. She is a natural brunette, but has recently dyed her hair blonde. She has light green eyes.

General Info

Full NameIsidora Goreshter


MoviesParanoia, 1 Nighter, Paying For It, No Names, The Skinny
TV ShowsShameless

Social profile links




Happy Anniversary2017/IIpost-productionGeorgia
How We Work 82017Short post-productionErica
Trouble2017/IYoung Maggie
Shameless2013-2016TV SeriesSvetlana
The Petal Pushers2016Ceil
No Names2014ShortJules
The Wonder Girls2013ShortKornelia
A Leading Man2013Morgan Tucker
Paranoia2013/IHospital Nurse #1
Oscar's Escape2012ShortSophie
The Skinny2012/IIShortTrainer
Ben and Kate2012TV SeriesWoman #3
1 Nighter2012Bubbles
T Is for Twig2012ShortLina
2 Broke Girls2012TV SeriesElena
Paying for It2012ShortSophie
Birds of a Feather2011/IDancer
Double Black2011ShortMead
Birds of a Feather2010TV MovieDancer
Ma cité, mon histoire2009ShortMargie
Deader Living Through Chemistry2008Video shortLana

Assistant Director

Monroe & Mr. Wolf2013Short first assistant director


WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHerself
Actor's Day in LA2011TV SeriesHerself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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