Shantel VanSanten Biography
Shantel VanSanten is an American actress and a model who has proclaimed fame by appearing as Quinn James in One Trill Hill. Besides that, the actress’s acting skills can be seen in movies which includeYou and I, The Final Destination and Something Wicked.
It’s not only in actingbut also the modeling career tookher to the peak of popularity. As a model, she has appeared in Teen Vogue and Seventeen.
Shantel grew yup dreaming to be a celebrity someday
Shantel VanSanten was born as Shantel Yvonne Vas Santen on 25th July 1985, in Minnesota, United States. She was raised in Springs, Texas. The actress is Dutch and Norwegian decent.
She received her education from Incarnate World Academy in Houston and graduated from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Since her childhood, the world of glamor was a career choice for her. Hence, she started her career at a young age of 15.
Even with less involvement she has bagged large success
Starting her career as a model, Shantel appeared on NBC’s reality television series Swimsuit Model Search. Unfortunately, for her, she was eliminated from the first round. That disappointment brought her at the doorstep of acting.
In 2007, VanSanten signed her first movie which was an adaptation of a novel T.A.T.U Come back, opposite Mischa Barton. After her first movie, she became a well-known face in the movie industry.
In 2009, she received another major movie project – The Final Destination. The year 2009 was an auspicious year for the actress as she also earned a role in the television drama series One Tree Hill in its 7th season. The actress was with the series for two years after she joined the cast in 2009.
VanSanten is among those actresses who had the chance of working beside late actress Brittany Murphy. The duo worked together in Something Wicked.
Besides, she portrayed the role of Vera Buckley in TV series The Messenger. Golden Christmas 3 released in springs of 2012 is another movie which took VanSanten’s popularity to the peak. The movie starred Rob Mayes, Mark Famiglietti, Orson Bean and Nikki DeLoach.
Successful in professional life, Shantel has tasted failed relationships
The actress who has been blessed with success in her professional life might feel slightly less fortunate about her love life.
In 2008, she was dating Michael Johnson. Relation with him ended in 2009 when she met James Lafferty. The two were going well when the news of their split arrived in 2010.
Soon after the break up with Lafferty, the actress was seen with Robert Buckley. The duo met in 2010 and is still believed to be together.
Her curvaceous body adds up to her popularity
Shantel VanSanten is a beautiful model and actress with a stunning body. She has a figure which is very slim and toned. Yet the curve that she has in her body gives her body an hourglass shape.
The body measurements of Shantel are reported to be 34-24-35 inches and she weighs around 57 kgs. Her heights of 5.8 feet have added extra appeal to her sexy figure.
She has maintained her body shape with strict diet and workouts. She follows a particular diet which she found in a book titled- Eat Right for Your Type.
Her growing popularity has landed her satisfying net worth
Throughout her career, Shantel VanSanten has delivered numerous memorable performances. In return, the showbiz industry has provided her love and admirations.
The actress has also lived her childhood dream of becoming a professional in the glamor industry. Moreover, she is believed to have accumulated an estimated net worth of around 5 million dollars, a figure which is likely to increase given her activeness in the industry.