Donald Pearce Shiley’s wife Darlene Marcos Shirley Biography: Age, Family, Instagram, Net Worth, Spouse, Wikipedia, Height, Photos

Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Darlene Marcos Shirley, the wife of Donald Pearce Shiley (inventor of the Shiley valve), is a prominent individual, a leader, and a source of inspiration in the San Diego community.

Her generosity and philanthropic lifestyle have been a better part of her life, influenced by her mother’s encouragement and teachings about being considerate and concerned about others, and her experience with people during her working years has made her popular and a source of inspiration to the world.


  • Name: Darlene Marcos Shirley
  • Gender: Female
  • Nationality: British
  • Date of birth: August 23, 1946
  • Profession: President of Shirley Foundation, philanthropist
  • Net worth: Millions of USD
  • Education: Graduate from San Jose State University.

Early life

Darlene Marcos Shirley was born on August 23, 1946, in the United States of America.

In the days of her humble beginning, Darlene Marcos Shirley lived with her mother and stepfather on the town’s port side.

She spent most of the days of the week in Oakland with her grandmother so she could get a quality education.


Darlene Shirley is a San Jose State University theatre arts and humanities graduate. She’s also the patroness of medical research, art and education.

She honed her skills and experience from years of commitment and dedication as a worker in different industries and institutions, including an accounting firm, the semiconductor industry, public relations, etc.

She’s the president of the Shiley Foundation, a household-name foundation in San Diego.

She’s a philanthropist and has contributed immensely, especially in financial aid to institutions, projects, individuals, and industries, making her and her husband more popular in San Diego.

Personal Life

Darlene Marcos Shirley is the second wife of the late Donald Shirley, – A biomedical engineer and inventor of an artificial heart valve known as the Shirley valve.

Though Darlene had no child of her own in her relationship with Donald, she enjoys a good family relationship with her four stepchildren, five grandchildren and family.

Net worth

Due to Darlene’s unfamiliarity with social media, unlike her late husband, it is difficult to estimate her net worth.

Her huge donations in millions of dollars, especially her $5 million donation to the masterpiece 50th-anniversary fund, make it conclusive that her net worth is millions of dollars.

DISCLAIMER!! : Every Biography and Contents Published On TheCityCeleb are For Knowledge Reason, Don't Hesitate to Reach Out to Us/Contact for Any Correction || Suggestion || Copyright!!

Post Your Contents & More On TheCityCeleb
Call: (+234) 8154135400 || Email:
WhatsApp: +1 (470) 206-8266

PS!!: Connect With Us On Social Media To Catch Up With Our Juicy Updates; FacebookTwitterInstagram!!