Welcome to Simply Shantel, a fan resource dedicated to the beautiful and talented actress since 2009. Here you will find all the latest news, photos, media and more covering the span of her career. I hope you will enjoy the site and check back often for all the latest on Shantel and her upcoming projects. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, if you would like to apply for affiliation or if you would like to contribute new content. Thanks for visiting!

Facts & Trivia

  • Name: Shantel VanSanten
  • Birthday: July 25, 1985
  • Age: 24
  • Birthplace:Luverne, Minnesota
  • Height: 5’8
  • Grew up in: Texas
  • College: Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
  • Is a former model and was a contestant on the reality show Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search.
  • Never envisioned herself working on a TV series prior to auditioning for the role of Alexis on One Tree Hill. Was eventually cast as Quinn James in 2009.
  • Does not enjoy watching scary movies and hadn’t seen any of the Final Destination films prior to accepting a role in the fourth installment of The Final Destination (2009).
  • Got to do several of her own stunts in The Final Destination (2009).
  • Shares  her birthday  with One Tree Hill Co-star James Lafferty.
  • Plays older sister to Bethany Joy Galeotti’s character Haley even though Bethany is the older  of the two of them.