David Shore Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Kids Net Worth

David Shore Biography

David Shore is well-known as a Canadian television writer. Shore worked on Family Law, NYPD Blue and Due South, also producing many episodes of the latter. He created the critically acclaimed series House and more recently, Battle Creek and The Good Doctor.

How old is David Shore? – Age

The television writer is 64 years old as of 2023. He was born on 3 July 1959, in London, Canada, where he also grew up.

How tall is David Shore? – Height

Shore stands at a height stature of 5 feet 10 inch (1.78 m).

David Shore Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

The television writer was born in London, Ontario, Canada, to Jewish parents. He was raised together with his younger twin brothers, Ephraim Shore and Raphael Shore, are Aish HaTorah rabbis. Likewise, he is the only member of his family involved in television, although his younger brother Raphael Shore as well made three political documentaries about the Middle East conflict.

Billie’s Education

Later after graduating from A.B. Lucas Secondary School holding distinction, he subsequently went to The University of Western Ontario for an undergraduate degree, and also the University of Toronto for his law degree in 1982. Following his education he initially served as a municipal and also corporate lawyer in his native Canada prior he moved to Los Angeles to break into television.

David earned an honorary degree in law from the University of Western Ontario on June 20, 2018.

Is David Shore Married? – Wife

He resides in Encino Hills, California, along with his wife Judy and also their three children until 2010, when the family relocated to a larger home in nearby Pacific Palisades.

Television Writer David Shore photo
Television Writer David Shore photo


Shore also wrote for the television series Due South following another Canadian transplanted in America, albeit a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police prior he was a producer on the ABC drama NYPD Blue. Besides, his work on that series was nominated for two Emmy Awards.

Additionally in 2003, producer Paul Attanasio who had previously served together with NBC on such shows as Homicide: Life on the Street and also Gideon’s Crossing approached Shore to request a procedural, as he knew the network became looking for another one to follow up on the success of Law and Order and to imitate CBS’s success along with CSI and NCIS.

However, in most procedurals the characters are secondary to the mystery, Shore as well decided that a medical procedural should place the mystery secondary to the hero. Therefore, he conceived of a hero similar to the iconic detective Sherlock Holmes.

Furthermore, Shore finished production of the short-lived police TV show Winters starring Famke Janssen n 2009. In February 2013, Entertainment Weekly recorded that Shore would write for an upcoming ABC television show titled Doubt, about a (charming low-rent lawyer battling his demons) starring Steve Coogan.


  • Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
  • Humanitas Prize

David Shore Net Worth

Citing his acting career, David has an estimated net worth of $50 million dollars.

David Shore Instagram

You can find and follow Shore on Instagram using the account @shorez

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