Shantel VanSanten is an American model and an actress who has gone on to feature in magazines like Vogue and Seventeen. The beautiful actress is famous for her appearances on shows like The Flash, One Tree Hill alongside Maria Menounos. In more recent years, Shantel found fame for appearance in the Netflix show, “Shooter” where she plays the role, Julie Swagger.
Apart from her roles in television, VanSanten is also quite popular for her roles in movies like, “You and Me”, “Something Wicked”, “The Final Destination”, etc. Let us now get to know a bit more about this beautiful actress, shall we?
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Shantel VanSanten: Early Life and Education
Shantel VanSanten was born on the 25th of July, 1985, in Luverne, Minnesota. She was, however, raised in Spring, Texas by her mother and grandmother Doris. As per her family background, Shantel is of Dutch ethnic background and has Norwegian ancestry. Growing up, Shantel had a passion for the entertainment industry. She also had an inclination for fashion and would read magazines from a very young age.
As per her academics, VanSanten went on to join all-girls college prep school in Houston called, Incarnate Word Academy. She later joined the Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
Shantel VanSanten: Career
As she had a passion for modeling from a very young age, Shantel actually came into the industry when she was only 14. She signed a contract with Page Parkes Management. The agency then helped her find a place on NBC’s reality show, “Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Model Search”. Unfortunately for VanSanten, she had to walk away right after the first episode. Shantel was, however, not going to give up just like that. She began looking for roles in the entertainment industry.
In 1999, she landed the role of Kaori in the show, Steel Angel Kurumi. Next, in 2007, she was cast for the film, Come Back which was an adaptation of the novel of the same name. Next, in 2011, she was cast in the movie You and I which was incredibly popular with the fans. She is, however, best known for her portrayal of Lori Milligan in the action thriller, “Final Destination.”
Shantel VanSanten: Personal Life
Now looking at the personal aspects of Shantel’s life, she is yet to announce her wedding. She has, however, been in relationships with several stars of Hollywood. Shantel was previously dating her OTH co-star Lames Lafferty and has even been together with Michael Johnson. Furthermore, she also dated the Canadian actor Victor Webster for quite some time.
Whilst they were on a break for quite some time, Shantel is back together with Webster now. Before getting together with Victor, the beautiful actress was in a relationship with Jon Fletcher. The two were seen together since 2015 and things were going pretty well for this couple. Like Shantel, Jon is also a famous actor from England. They first met while filming the television series, “The Messengers”.
Shantel VanSanten: Net Worth and Social Media
Now looking at her financial situation, VanSanten is doing pretty well for herself having earned a massive chunk from modeling and acting. She has gone on to work on some of the biggest projects in Hollywood and has a net worth of $5 million. Shantel is clearly living a life full of luxury and she deserves every bit of the success she has today.
VanSanten is also pretty active on social networking platforms. She likes to showcase some aspects of her personal and professional life with her fans. You can go on to see many of her modeling gigs on these platforms. Shantel is active on Instagram where she goes by the handle @therealshantel.