Shannan Gilbert Wiki, Age, Husband, Biography, Family, Story & Death

Shannan Gilbert

Shannan Gilbert (born October 24, 1986) was a lady from Pennsylvania, USA. She was a normal citizen who used to work as a sex worker. In the year she died under uncertain circumstances and found dead near Gilgo Beach, NY, America.

In the year 2020, a Netflix series named “Lost Girls” got released. On 13th March it became available for the public to watch. The series is based on the life of Shannan Gilbert her mother and the other girls who found dead on Gilgo Beach.


Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education

The lady from the series “Lost Girls” named Shannan Gilbert was born on 24th October in the year 1986 (age 24 years, as in 2010). Her mother Mari Gilbert was an activist but the name of her father and profession is not known. In childhood, she was a spoilt kid and was also quite naughty.

Shannan Gilbert mother Mari Gilbert sisters Stevie Smith, Sherre Gilbert and Sarra Elizabeth Gilbert
Shannan Gilbert with mother Mari Gilbert, sisters Stevie Smith, Sherre Gilbert, and Sarra Elizabeth Gilbert

She got brought up by her parents with 3 siblings named Sarra Elizabeth Gilbert, Sherre Gilbert, and Stevie Smith. In her hometown, she got admitted to a local school where she completed her schooling.

She was not much interested in studies and which is why she was not graduate but before her death, she was studying an online course on communication.


How Shannan Gilbert Died?

As we know she was working as a sex worker and one night in the year 2010 she got a call from a person named Joseph Brewer. The man is a resident of the Oak Beach, Long Island. She had a guy named Michael Pak as her driver and bodyguard who used to go with her. To be precise it was May 1 in 2010 when Brewer hired her. Pak stayed in the car and Shannan went into the house.

After one or two hours later Pak too went into the house as Shannan started behaving differently as Joseph described. Shannan Gilbert called 911 but was not able to tell the location as it was completely unknown to her.

Shannan Gilbert personal life
Shannan Gilbert in 2008.

Michael (her driver) said that according to him Shannan Gilbert was on some drugs. After behaving like a lunatic for some time she ran away. Her driver tried to find her but got no clue.

She remained missing until her mother tried to re-open the case. When police were searching for her near Long Island they found remains of the human bodies on Gilgo Beach. From there Police found remains of at least 10 people and most of them were prostitutes.

The autopsy report remained unable to tell the reason behind her death and the mystery is still untold.



After completing her high school studies she started working. Shannan Gilbert did jobs as a snack maker and did some front desk jobs. One day she met her friend who told her how much she can make by working as a sex worker. She got herself listed on Craigslist. The lady used to charge $200/hour and an average used to make $600 a day.

In the year 2009, she made her mind to quit this job and which is why she was doing her studies in communication. For her safety, she also had appointed a person who used to work as a bodyguard and driver for her and in return used to charge 1/4th part of earnings.


Some Hidden Facts about Shannan Gilbert

Real Full Birth NameShannan Gilbert.
Age (As of 2010)24 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday24 October 1986.
Birthplace/HometownLancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.
Ethnicity Caucasian.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)Libra.
House LocationPennsylvania.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Centimeters: 165 cm.
Meters: 1.65 m.
Feet & Inches: 5'5".
WeightPounds: 127.86 lbs.
Kilograms: 58 Kg.
Eye ColorBlue.
Shoe Size (UK)9.
Hair ColorBrown.
ParentsMother: Mari Gilbert.
Siblings1. Stevie Smith.
2. Sherre Gilbert.
3. Sarra Elizabeth Gilbert.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried.
BoyfriendSarah Wisser (rumoured).
Highest QualificationHigh school.
School Local school.


Personal Life, Boyfriend & Affair

We do not know about her personal life in detail but as we came to know Shannan Gilbert was in an affair with her driver named Michael Pak. Both were quite close to each other although there is no perfect proof about this and we do not even have her image with any guy whom we can call her boyfriend.

She quite very open-minded and a practical lady and wanted to enjoy her life. As we came to know she was a very lively person with a big heart.


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  • She was a very good singer.
  • Her height was 5 ft 5 in (165 cm).
  • Shannan Gilbert’s weight was 58 kg.
  • To this day the mystery of her death is unsolved.
  • Her sister Sarra Elizabeth Gilbert killed her mother Mari Gilbert.
  • She got treated with a bipolar disease as a child.
  • Shannan was the eldest one in all the siblings.
  • Once she underwent jaw surgeries and had titanium plates in her jaw.



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