Shantal Monique was born in Seattle, Washington State USA, on 2 April 1989, so under the zodiac sign of Aries and holding American nationality – she is popular for her modelling career as well as for her Instagram account.
Childhood and education
Shantal spent her entire childhood in a small town just outside Seattle, and grew up an only child there with her parents. She wanted to become a model since she was five years old, and her parents supported her although they weren’t sure that she was going to make it in the modelling industry – her friends at school were also discouraging, but Shantal didn’t mind and was ready to do whatever it took to make her dreams come true.
She doesn’t usually talk about her parents as she respects their privacy, and very little is known about them. After she matriculated from high school, Shantal enrolled into Arizona State University to study bio-chemistry, and graduated with an Associate of Science degree.
Career of a model
Shantal’s modelling career was launched when she was 19 years old – she moved to Arizona to study and work there, while focusing on making it in the modelling industry. She worked several jobs at first, just so she could be able to financially support herself, and two years later at the age of 21, landed her first serious modelling job.
Shantal decided she wants to pose nude for “Playboy”, and described the day of the photoshoot as the most exciting day of her life – she did so well that she was featured twice as a Playboy Cyber Girl. Shantal was studying and modelling at the same time, and while it was not easy, it made Shantal feel alive and she enjoyed the challenge.
It was having too many obligations that made Shantal work even harder, but enjoy modelling even more. She began travelling back and forth to Los Angeles every month to attend numerous photoshoots and events, and in May 2014 she became the Playmate of the Month in the “Playboy South Africa” magazine, and also their Playmate of The Year 2015.
She has since been featured on covers of numerous magazines, and has become a sought-after model – she is currently living in Los Angeles, as she wants to be close to where most of her work happens. Shantal is also trying to make it into the film industry, but hasn’t been given the chance yet.
Personal life and education
Shantal is very secretive when it comes to her love life, and hasn’t shared any details regarding her past and present affairs with the public. She might have no problem showing her naked body to her fans, but she doesn’t feel like talking about her relationships.
There are rumors circulating the internet that the popular model was dating one of her photographers whom she worked with in 2017 – the two were an instant match and were dating for more than two months, but didn’t have enough time to spend together, as both were very focused on their careers, and although they felt right, they couldn’t maintain their relationship.
Shantal is currently rumored to be a dating a mysterious man, as some of her fans have seen them walking the streets together, however, Shantal has stated that the two are only close friends. Judging by her social media accounts and her secrecy, Shantal currently appears to be single, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have any kids.
Hobbies and interests
Shantal loves being in front of the camera and her modelling career but she has other interests as well. Shantal enjoys math, which is why she decided to graduate from college – although it is not known, she is rumored to be working a well-paid job besides modelling.
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She likes to exercise and is spending most of her free time at the gym – she visits the gym six out of seven days per week, and is also modelling for some fitness magazines. Shantal prefers being at the beach and numerous other natural locations, which is one of the reasons why she loves her modelling job, as most of her photoshoots take place in attractive natural destinations.
Shantal loves all animals and often plays with dogs when she sees them, but doesn’t want to have a pet as she think it is too much of an obligation.
Appearance and net worth
Shantal is currently 30 years old. She has long blonde hair, brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65) tall, weighs around 123lb (56kg), and her vital statistics are 32-26-34. She wears shoes size seven. According to authoritative sources, Shantal’s net worth is estimated to be over $700,000 as of early 2020, and is steadily rising thanks to her modelling career.
There’s been some debate on the internet about whether or not Shantal has undergone any plastic surgery. Shantal has uploaded a post onto her Facebook page on 14 February 2019 saying that she was having her breast revision surgery, meaning that her old implants were replaced with new ones, after carrying them for more than three years. This caught some of her fans by surprise, as they considered Shantal to be completely natural.
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Shantal is very active on several popular social media platforms as it is very important for her modelling career. She launched her Twitter account in December 2011 and has tweeted nearly 3,000 times. Her Instagram account is what she is popular for, and she is currently followed by nearly 600,000 people, while she’s uploaded more than 140 pictures onto it – she is running her Facebook page, which is followed by an impressive 3.5 million people.
Shantal is also running her own website on which you can read a bit about her, check her gallery, buy something from her store, and message her in case you have any questions or suggestions.