Who is Shaunyl Benson?
Shaunyl Benson is an Australian actress, singer, and songwriter who rose to fame after marrying American actor, Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos. He is publicly known as Criss Angel.
Full Name: Shaunyl Benson
Date of Birth: 29 July 1991
Place of Birth: Queensland, Australia
Father’s name: N/A
Mother’s name: N/A
Profession: Actress, Singer
Net Worth: $1 million
Relationship status: Married
Height: 5 ft. 7 inches
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Dark brown
Early/Personal life, Family:
She was born on 29 July 1991 in Queensland, Australia. Her mother is Filipino and her father is from Ireland. She grew up along with her sister named Jackie. Her mother was a graphic designer, who encouraged her to stoke her artistic fire. She is of Irish and Filipino descent and is currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Career and Education:
Even though she is a singer and a songwriter, she hasn’t released her own songs up to now; the song “Never” was co-written by her and Criss Angel for one of his shows.
She is best recognized for appearing in “Jane” released in 2017, in which she played Jane Campbell and the movie from 2018 called “Desert Rose” appearing as Molly Cairns. Unfortunately, she didn’t gain fame after these roles.
Her husband was a lead singer in the band named Angeldust. Also, he made his appearance in the TV show called Criss Angel Believe which helped him to collaborate with Cirque du Soleil at a famous las Vegas casino.
Relationships and Affairs:
She was married to famous illusionist and musician Criss Angel in 2015 in a secret ceremony. However, they divorced after a year but again reunited in 2018. They welcomed two sons: Jonny Crisstopher Sarantakos, and Xristos Yanni Sarantakos. Their son, Jonny battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia and was diagnosed with this horrible disease.
Fortunately, in January 2019 after three years of cancer treatment, his chemo treatment ended and he is now cancer-free.
Net worth and Salary:
Her net worth is still less than $1 million, however, according to the same sources, her husband’s estimated net worth is over $50,000,000.