Chrishell Stause is a television personality and real estate agent who is best known for starring in the Netflix reality series Selling Sunset. The actress is also recognized for her roles in ABC’s All My Children and NBC’s Days of Our Lives. With these businesses and more, Chrishell Stause has a net worth of $5 million in 2022.
Chrishell was born on July 21, 1981 in Draffenville, Kentucky. His name comes from the day his mother was in labor at a Shell service station. An attendant named Chris helped her. Chrishell is a combination of the name of the attendant and the gas station.
She is one of four children and her older sister, Shoda, is another reality TV star. Their family was very poor and they lived in a trailer park. In seventh and tenth grades in high school, Stause was homeless for a while.
Despite the difficulties, she was lucky enough to go to Murray State University. There she studied acting and got her bachelor’s degree in 2003. Right after college she started working on her passion.
In 2005, Stause gained her initial fame when she appeared on the soap opera “All My Children.” She played Amanda Dillon, replacing Alexis Manta, the first actress to portray the character. Then she became a member of the Los Angeles-based comedy group “The Groundlings”.
Stause also portrayed Jordan Ridgeway in the 2013 NBC drama “Days of Our Lives.” She left the show in 2015, only to return in 2019.
In 2017, Stause’s first starring role in a movie was in the thriller “Eve of Abduction.” At that time, the budding actress was also working as a real estate agent. She was able to integrate her two professions when she was chosen to be part of the real estate series Selling Sunset on Netflix.
She showcased her sales skills as an agent for the Oppenheim Group, one of LA’s top real estate brokers for luxury properties. So far, she has starred in all seasons of the hit show and will be a key character in Season 5!
Chrishell has also ventured into the world of publishing, releasing her first book, “Under Construction,” earlier this year. The book has sold well so far and has over 500 reviews on Amazon.
Net worth and earnings
Stause marketed a number of multi-million dollar properties for tens of thousands of dollars in commissions. The Oppenheim Group agent reportedly earned $404,752 in commissions on properties she sold.
She has also earned money from her soap opera acting gigs. Average earnings for these projects are around $450 to $1,000 per episode. On Selling Sunset, the figure is much higher, but it is not disclosed to the public. Still, it’s a factor in Chrishell’s $5 million wealth.
Chrishell was previously engaged to actor Matthew Morrison for a year, but later married fellow TV personality Justin Hartley in 2017, but they divorced in 2021. Since her split from Hartley, Stause has had short relations with the interpreter Keo Motsepe. and his boss Jason Oppenheim. Currently, she is single and lives alone in her $3.3 million property which she purchased in June 2021.