Shantel VanSanten

Shantel VanSanten

Date Of Birth25 July 1985
Age32 years 5 months 22 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthLuverne, Minnesota, United States
Professions Actress , Model
Birth Name Shantel Yvonne VanSanten
Other Name Shantel Van Santen

Personal Information
Mother Tongue English
Religion Christianity
Languages English , Dutch
Star Sign Leo
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height173 CM
1.73 M
5 Feet 8 Inches
68 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Weight55 KG
121 lbs
Shoe Size11
Dress Size2
Figure Measurements 34-25-35
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Slim
Bra Size 32B
Family Information
Sister Jessye Kellogg
Grandfathers Dewey Dooyema (Maternal)
Peter Van Santen (Paternal)
Brother In-Law Zac Kellogg
Grandmothers Doris Evon Henrietta Sundem (Maternal)
Nellie Van Hemert (Paternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (High School) Incarnate Word Academy
Alma MaterTexas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas)
Love, Romance, Marriage
Boyfriends Jon Fletcher (2014; Actor; Ex; co-star on The Messengers)
James Lafferty (Ex; actor)
Victor Webster (2017; Actor; co-star in Love Blossom)
Michael Johnson (2008; Athlete; Ex; broke up in 2008)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Savage Sprit(2006)
Years Active 1999-
Debut (TV) Steel Angel Kurumi (voiced the character Kaori)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Flag football
Water skiing
Slalom skiing
Favorite Food Sushi
Favorite ColorRed
Favorite Sportvolleyball (she played it)
Favorite Perfume YSL PARIS
Favorite CuisineMexican
Favorite Brands Ruby Woo (Lipstick by MAC)
Bumble and Bumble (Hair Product)
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Twitter ProfileTwitter Profile
Instagram ProfileInstagram Profile
Managers Page Parkes Management (Modeling)
Leverage Management
More Information
Friends Robert Buckley (costar in One Tree Hill (2003))
Bethany Joy Lenz
Inspirations Heidi Klum (Fashion Icon)
Rachel Bilson (Fashion Icon)
Kate Hudson (Fashion Icon)
Net worth$3 Million


Shantel VanSanten is an American TV & movie actress & Model. As a model she has been featured in magazines like Seventeen & Teen Vogue. She is known for her roles of Julie Swagger (in Shooter), Patty Spivot(The Flash), Vera Buckley(The messengers), Jessica Chapel(Gang Related), Quinn James(One Tree Hill), Lori(The Final Destination).

Shantel VanSanten was born on 25th July 1985 in Luverne, Minnesota, United States. She was brought up in Spring, Houston, Texas, United States.

Shantel VanSanten: Education

  • Incarnate Word Academy: She attended all-girls Roman Catholic prep school located in Downtown Houston, Texas
  • Texas Christian University: She graduated from TCU in Fort Worth, Texas

Shantel VanSanten: Trivia & Facts

  • Ancestry: Shantel is of Dutch & Norwegian descent. 75% Dutch, 25% Norwegian. VanSanten comes from Holland. Her grandfathers had settled in Minnesota, they were diary farmers; other set of grandfathers raised cows and pigs for meat.
  • Modeling career: Shantel started modeling at the age of 15, she worked with Page Parkes Management. Her modeling career continued till she was 20.
  • Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search: Shantel was part of the reality TV show by NBC in January 2005, Shantel was eliminated in the first week, other participants on the show were- Adaora Akubilo, Stella Diaz. Stacey Klimek, Shannon Hughes, Alicia Hall were the finalists of the show and Alician Hall was the winner at the end of week 5
  • Drawing Hope International: a women empowerment group which deals with rehabilitation of troubled women and empowerment through hope, beauty and coming out. She is part of this movement for a long time.
  • Buddy TV's 100 Sexiest Women: Shantel was on the list at #24 in 2010 and #21 in 2011
  • Team True Beauty: She has been the part of the team which stresses on the inner beauty of women and helps women deal with body image issue struggles. She was asked for an interview by the team and she felt immediately drawn and joined it.
  • She wanted to be a Writer, became an actress accidentally. She studied Journalism at college.
  • Fitness mantra: She works out 5 times a week with her personal training sessions and mix of Pilates
  • She wanted to be a Nun as a kid, her mother however always thought Shantel would make a great actress.
  • Siblings: She has two younger siblings, one brother and a sister. Brother is the youngest.
  • She loves decorating, she designed her house furniture, clothes and stuff.
  • 4 people she would want to meet: Anne Frank, Marilyn Monroe, Nikola Tesla, Albert Einstein
  • Lung Force association: Shantel is associated with the group which helps fight lung cancer. Her grandmother died of lung cancer in 2014
  • She has appeared in commercials for- Clean & Clear, Abercrombie & Fitch, Christian Audigier, Dillard's, Foley's.
  • She played Christine in Brittany Murphy's last movie Something Wicked(2013) as Brittany's sister
  • She is totally afraid of horror movies, she got into the 'The Final Destination' movie to get her fear of it.
  • Fragile Bird: She was in the City & Colour Music video
  • She participated in track and field events a school girl.
  • She is friends with costar Bethany Joy Lenz, she was in the room when Bethany gave birth to her daughter Maria.
  • Her favorite breakfast items: Greek yogurt and Granola
  • She was against Twitter for a while, she thought sharing your boring life is absurd, she later discovered twitter can be used as a platform to reach people and inspire them with positivity.
  • Women's Health Magazine: She is the member of the magazine, it is world's largest fitness magazine
  • She has performed many stunts herself for the movie The Final Destination (2009).

Shantel VanSanten: Quotes

  • Surviving means you have strength, intentions & purpose in your life, doesn't mean anybody took anything away from you, what matters is what you do with your life.
  • Survivor is someone who has persevered, some who has prospered after the hardships.
  • What you do with your life, how you live, the kindness you show, people you inspire, the love you give is what defines your life and gives you purpose, no on can ever take that away from you.
  • We define our lives by what kind of person we are, how we live it.
  • Some times we need to stop judging and start focusing on good things we do.
  • It is a challenge to stay true to yourself when you are constantly being rejected, when compared to others.
  • When you focus on the fact that you are unique in the entire world, that there is only one you, nobody is ever going go be like you it will keep you grounded. Surround yourself with people who are supportive of you.
  • Sharing stories helps girls come out with their own stories and that helps more people feel that they are not alone.
  • We are better than we know, perhaps if we can be made to see it for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for this.
  • My family would never let me be a vegetarian
  • I always wanted to write, acting kind of found me.
  • You have to be ambitious in this industry. There are so many auditions you go on before you ever get a job.
  • She likes science and has been to NASA center being a Houston native.
  • My Christmas presents every year were pair of Wooden shoes (talking about her Dutch and Norwegian background)
  • I'm so nervous, the first time I had to speak I threw up the whole day before, I was really shaking.
  • My style is dependent on my moods, so I feel like it's all over the place.
  • I am happiest when I'm sitting on my parent's couch, with the fireplace on and talking to my family.
  • 99% of the world has flaws. (about people being judgmental of others)
  • Gaze in wonder at the awe inspiring world around you. Stop for a moment and just be present
  • I always take time at the end of the year in reflection for what was, as I prepare to move
  • You are strong, resilient and you can overcome and empower yourself. I believe in you
  • I will always send love & light when tragedy happens. Prayers are needed but gun laws MUST change (About Texas is shooting)
  • Whether you pushed me or pulled me, drained me or fueled me, loved me or left me, hurt me or helped me, you were a part of my growth. I want to say Thank You.
  • Love begins with the experience of being understood in highly supportive and uncommon ways.
  • I will no longer feel guilt for other people's actions or shame for their violations. Too long you all had the power... not anymore. #MeToo
  • I'm a Texas girl so I've been shooting guns since I opened my eyes and I'm competing at everything
  • Allow yourself to let go of any stories that steal joy from you.

Shantel VanSanten: Career


  • Love Blossoms(2017): She acted as Violet Chappel in this movie directed by Jonathan Wright with Shantel VanSanten, Victor Webster, Callum Blue in the lead.
  • Something Wicked(2014): Shantel VanSanten was Christine in this Mystery Horror Drama movie directed by Darin Scott starring Brittany Murphy, Shantel VanSanten, Julian Morris in the lead.
  • Remembrance(2011): Shantel was Rebecca Levine in this War Drama , it was directed by Anna Justice , it has Alice Dwyer, Dagmar Manzel, Mateusz Damiecki in the lead cast.
  • Something Wicked(2014): Shantel VanSanten was Christine in this Mystery Horror Drama movie directed by Darin Scott starring Brittany Murphy, Shantel VanSanten, Julian Morris in the lead.
  • One Tree Hill: Always & Forever(2012): Shantel VanSanten played her TV series character in the movie adoption
  • A Golden Christmas 3(2012): She portrayed the character- Heather Hartly in this Family Comedy directed by Michael Feifer , it features Orson Bean, Rob Mayes, Shantel VanSanten in the cast.
  • Remembrance(2011): Shantel was Rebecca Levine in this War Drama , it was directed by Anna Justice , it has Alice Dwyer, Dagmar Manzel, Mateusz Damiecki in the lead cast.
  • In My Pocket(2011): Shantel played Sophie in this movie directed by David Lisle Johnson with the cast of Zack Ward, Shantel VanSanten, Gregory Smith
  • You and I(2011): Shantel VanSanten was Janie in the Romantic Thriller Drama movie , it was directed by Roland Joffé starring Shantel VanSanten, Mischa Barton, Anton Yelchin in the lead.
  • The Final Destination(2009): She played Lori in this Horror Thriller movie directed by David R. Ellis with Andrew Fiscella, Krista Allen, Nick Zano in the lead.
  • The Open Door(2008): She acted in a minor role in this Horror movie directed by Doc Duhame , cast included Sarah Christine Smith, Catherine Munden, Ryan Doom
  • Savage Spirit(2006): Shantel VanSanten was Lori in the Video directed by Cory Turner starring William Biskamp, Jacqueline Bergner, Lucy Bannister in the lead.
  • Three Wise Guys(2005): Shantel played a Beautiful Girl in the directed by Robert Iscove , cast included Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Eddie McClintock, Judd Nelson.

TV Series

  • Timeless(2016): She played Kate Drummond in the Drama Series starring Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett in the lead.
  • Shooter(2016): She played Julie Swagger in this Drama Series , it features Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Shantel VanSanten, Ryan Phillippe in the cast.
  • Rush Hour(2016): She played Victoria in the Crime Comedy Series produced by Bill Lawrence, Blake McCormick with actors- Justin Hires, Jon Foo, Aimee Garcia in the lead cast.
  • The Messengers(2015): Shantel VanSanten was Vera Buckley in this Mystery Fantasy Drama TV Series created by Eoghan O'Donnell,  cast included Diogo Morgado, JD Pardo, Shantel VanSanten
  • The Flash(2015): Shantel played Patty Spivot in this TV Series produced by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, Geoff Johns, with the cast Danielle Panabaker, Candice Patton, Grant Gustin
  • The Night Shift(2015): Shantel was Chloe in this Drama Series , it has Eoin Macken, Brendan Fehr, Jill Flint in the lead cast.
  • Gang Related(2014): She played Jessica Chapel in the Crime Drama TV Series created by Chris Morgan with actors- Ramon Rodriguez, RZA, Jay Hernandez in the lead cast.
  • Beauty and the Beast(2013): She played the character of Tyler in this Horror Drama TV Series  it has Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello, Kristin Kreuk playing in the lead.
  • The Glades(2013): She played the role- Jackie in the Crime Drama Series created by Clifton Campbell with stars- Matt Passmore, Kiele Sanchez, Carlos Gómez playing important roles.
  • CSI: NY(2009): Shantel played Tara Habis in this Crime Drama TV Series with actors- Hill Harper, Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo playing main roles.
  • One Tree Hill(2009): Shantel played Quinn James in this Romantic Sports Drama Series with James Lafferty, Chad Michael Murray, Hilarie Burton in the lead.
  • Steel Angel Kurumi(1999): She vocied English version of the role Kaori in this Comedy TV animation Series.

Shantel VanSanten: Photos, Pictures

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Shantel VanSanten at sister's wedding
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Shantel VanSanten childhood
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Shantel VanSanten with boyfriend Jon Fletcher
Shantel VanSanten with boyfriend Jon Fletcher

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