Screen Actors Guild Award winner, Shanola Hampton, is an American actress best known for the series, Shameless for her character as Veronica Fisher. She began her career from the series and then moved to the movies. Being a great actress, she with her husband his parents of two children.
Early Life and Education
Shanola Hampton was born on 27th May 1977 in Summerville, South California. She is an American and belongs to African American ethnicity. She earned a degree in Theatre from Winthrop University and also holds a Master degree of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Illinois.
During her childhood, she used to sing in the church as her father was a pastor.
Hampton began her career from the TV series, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl in 2001 by Chris Marrs Piliero and Reba along with the casts Reba McEntire, JoAnna Garcia, Steve Howey, Melissa Peterman, Scarlett Pomers, Christopher Rich and Mitch Holleman. During the same year, she also worked on another TV series, Popular with the stars Leslie Bibb, Carly Pope, Sara Rue, Christopher Gorham, Leslie Grossman, Bryce Johnson and others.
Moreover, after a year she began to appear in films as well. Notoriety was her first short movie. She gained recognition from an American comedy film, You Again by Andy Fickman starring Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Betty White.
She then appeared in the series, Shameless where she shared the screen with the stars Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Jeremy Allen White, Cameron Monaghan, Emma Kenney and so on. She is a cast member since 2010, and it is one of her most praised work.
Regarding Hampton’s private life, she is married to husband, Daren Dukes. The couple exchanged their vows in 2000 and today it’s been 17years they are still together. Her spouse also belongs to the same profession as her as he is a writer and an actor known for some of his movies including The Hanged Man, The Marriage Tour, Hot and Bothered and others.
They have two children, Cai MyAnna and Daren O.C Dukes. Being a successful actress, she is also a good mother and a caring wife.
Hampton is currently 40 and has the height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.65m). She till today has appeared in numerous series and movies from which she is drawing a decent income. Moreover, she also appeared as a model in the video game, Left 4 Dead 2. Apart from that she even announced that she would be opening a Performing Arts School which can be counted as her source of income.
The movie You Again earned a box office collection of $32 million. Further, he co-stars from Shameless Emmy Rossum and William H. Macy earned around $350,000 per episode which has been increased now. Hampton also maybe gets paid around that figure.
From all these sources, she probably has an estimated net worth not less than a million.