|Shantel VanSanten Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||July 25, 1985|
Shantel VanSanten is an American actress, voice artist, and model who is known for playing Julie Swagger in the television drama series Shooter, Jessica Chapel in the Fox action drama series Gang Related, Patty Spivot in The CW superhero drama series The Flash, Quinn James in the television drama series One Tree Hill, Vera Buckley in The CW supernatural mystery drama series The Messengers, Becca Butcher in the Amazon Prime Video superhero series The Boys, Special Agent Nina Chase in the CBS crime drama series FBI, and Karen Baldwin in the science fiction drama series For All Mankind. In addition to that, she has also been a part of many other shows and movies which include the likes of Steel Angel Kurumi, The Final Destination, Three Wise Guys, American Murderer, CSI: NY, You and I, A Golden Christmas 3, Something Wicked, Beauty & the Beast, Timeless, The Glades, Savage Spirit, The Night Shift, Rush Hour, Love Blossoms, Scorpion, The Open Door, In My Pocket, and Remembrance.
Luverne, Minnesota, United States
Shantel went to a college prep school Incarnate Word Academy in Houston. After passing high school level exams, she got enrolled at the Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
Actress, Model, Voice Artist
- Siblings – She has a younger brother and sister. (via Seventeen)
- Others – Peter Van Santen (Paternal Grandfather), Nellie Van Hemert (Paternal Grandmother), Dewey Dooyema (Maternal Grandfather), Doris Evon Henrietta Sundem (Maternal Grandmother)
She posted her mom and dad‘s pics on social media.
As an actress, Shantel has been represented by –
- Leverage Management
- ICM Partners, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
As a model, Shantel was represented by Page Parkes Management.
Her net worth has been $5 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Shantel VanSanten has dated –
- Michael Johnson (2008-2009) – Shantel VanSanten was reported to be in a relationship with actor Michael Johnson. They made a couple of public appearances before going separate ways in mid of 2009.
- James Lafferty (2009-2010) – Shantel hooked up with another of her One Tree Hill co-stars, James Lafferty. They started going out in June 2009 and dated for under a year before going separate ways in May 2010.
- Jon Fletcher – Shantel started going out with actor Jon Fletcher after having grown cozy during the shooting of the 2015 movie, The Messengers. Their relationship was kind of confirmed in September 2015 after they were pictured holding hands and putting on an affectionate display while holidaying in Paris. They broke up after some time.
- Victor Webster (2017-2023) – Shantel first met actor Victor Webster on the set of their 2017 movie, Love Blossoms and they later started dating. The couple got engaged in February 2021 and tied the knot in October 2021. In April 2023, it was reported that the couple had separated after being together for almost 6 years.
Race / Ethnicity
Shantel has Dutch and Norwegian ancestry.
Tall and curvaceous figure
34-25-35 in or 86-63.5-89 cm
2 (US) or 34 (EU) or 6 (US)
11 (US) or 8.5 (UK) or 41.5 (EU)
Shantel has starred in a TV commercial for Clean & Clear advantage.
Best Known For
- Having starred in commercially successful movies such as The Final Destination (2009)
- Being cast as Quinn James in the drama series, One Tree Hill
Shantel first appeared in the 2006 film Savage Sprit as Lori. It was a direct-to-video film.
First TV Show
In 1999, Shantel voiced the role of Kaori in the English version of the series Steel Angel Kurumi.
Shantel keeps her stunning body in perfect shape by hitting the gym about 4 to 5 times a week. She makes sure that she is hitting the gym first thing in the morning.
Regarding diet, she starts her days with Greek yogurt and some granola. She believes that it fills her up wonderfully and gives her the energy to start the day in the best possible way. However, she is not a fan of coffee and instead, her choice of beverage is mango ginger green tea, which she carries along even while traveling.
Shantel VanSanten Favorite Things
- Fashion Inspirations – Kate Hudson, Heidi Klum, Rachel Bilson
- Product While Traveling – Skin Food (Face Cream)
- Hair Product – Bumble and Bumble Tonic
- Lipstick – Ruby Woo by MAC
Shantel VanSanten Facts
- While growing up, she excelled in sports and track and field events, flag football, softball, badminton, running, and volleyball.
- She became a model at the age of 15 and got her breakthrough by appearing in the Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Model Search, which was a televised competition.
- She did modeling until 20 years of age.
- When she got admission to college, she wanted to become a journalist but after taking an acting class at the age of 17, she switched her career preference.
- She appeared at #24 on the “TV’s 100 Sexiest Women of 2010” list by BuddyTV.
- She auditioned for the role of Savannah Lynn Curtis in the 2010 film Dear John, which was eventually played by Amanda Seyfried.
- She appeared in music videos for songs such as Fragile Bird by City and Colour in 2011 and Amy by Goodie Mob in 2014.
- In 2019, she brought to life the character of Karen Baldwin (Ed’s wife who later owns the Outpost Tavern, a bar usually visited by NASA astronauts) in the science fiction drama television series For All Mankind. Her co-stars for the projects included Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Sarah Jones, Jodi Balfour, Wrenn Schmidt, Sonya Walger, and others.
- Alongside Tom Pelphrey, Idina Menzel, Ryan Philippe, Moisés Arias, and others, she co-starred as Jamie Brown in the 2022 true crime drama film American Murderer.