Chrishell Stause was born and raised Draffenville, Kentucky (population: 1,000). She attended Murray State University where she received her B.A. in Theatre. While attending college, she appeared in numerous plays such as Steel Magnolias and The Importance of Being Earnest. Just two years after college, she landed the role of Amanda Dillon on All My Children.
Chrishell has done a number of other projects including guest starring in primetime shows, movies, web series, and music videos. She also loves hosting. Most recently Chrishell co-hosted the dating show "You Rock, Let's Roll" for FUSE and is part of an elite group of celebrity spokesmodels for Proactiv Acne Solution.
Chrishell has been featured on the Daytime Emmys, The Rachael Ray Show, The View, The Insider, Entertainment Tonight, On the Red Carpet, Soap Talk, Extra, AXS TV, and the TV Guide Channel.
In her spare time, Chrishell is very active in her charity work. Having experienced being homeless at times growing up, she is passionate about raising money and volunteering at Upward Bound House. It is an organization committed to eliminating homelessness among families with children by providing housing, supportive services and advocacy. For more information, please visit www.upwardboundhouse.org.
PLACE OF BIRTH: Draffenville, Kentucky
DATE OF BIRTH: July 21, 1981
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Justin Hartley (October 2017 to Present)