She is known for roles such as, " The secret life of the American Teenager" (2008-13), Beatrice Prior in " The divergent" series, Hazel Grace Lancastel in " bajo la misma estrella" ( 2014), and Alexandra "Alex" king in the descendients" (2011). Thanks to this role, she won an independent spirit award and was nominated for a Golden Globe award.
Woodley was born in San Berdandino country, in California, but grew up in Simi Valley, in California. She was an american teenager".
Woodley attended Simi Valley High School. Before getting a role in " The secret of the American teenager", she considered studying interior design at New York university.
In 2004 she starred as Tris Pior in the film " Divergent", with Theo James.