Shaunyl Benson: wiki bio, net worth, husband, children, wedding, Height.

Shaunyl Benson has a one-word Instagram Bio. Her bio simply reads, mother. While the Australian songwriter has never clarified her selection of words, fans assume that its a lovely touch of her devotion to her family. Especially, after her son’s illness. While most of her writing credits have come with her husband Criss Angel, Shaunyl has never been a part of a record label. She is also an actress, who is credited for her roles in Jane (2017), House of Inequity, and Desert Rose (2018). In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Shaunyl Benson.

Wiki/Bio Facts

Full nameShaunyl “Shauny” Benson
Date of birthJuly 29, 1991
Place of birthQueensland, Australia
EthnicityMixed (Filipino and Irish)
Zodiac signLeo
ProfessionActress, singer-songwriter, Instagram star
Net worth$1 million (estimated)
Marital statusMarried
HusbandCriss Angel (m. 2015)
ChildrenJohnny Crisstopher Sarantakos (b. 2014), Xristos Yanni Sarantakos (b. 2019), Illusia Angelina Sarantakos (b. 2021)
SiblingsJackie Benson (sister)
ParentsNot disclosed
EducationNot disclosed
HobbiesTraveling, reading, writing, singing
Favorite foodUnknown
Favorite colorUnknown
Favorite movieUnknown
Favorite singerUnknown
Favorite actorUnknown
Instagram account[@shaunylbenson]
YouTube channel[Shaunyl Benson]
IMDb profile[Shaunyl Benson]
Shaunyl Benson with his husband Criss Angel and two children
Shaunyl Benson with his husband Criss Angel and two children

Early Life

Shaunyl ‘Shauny’ Benson was born on the 29th of July 1991 in Queensland, Australia. Born and raised in Australia, Shaunyl shares mixed descents. Her mother is a Filipino and her father comes from Ireland. While little is known about her family, Shaunyl is known to have a sister, Jackie. From a young age, Shaunyl was encouraged by her mother to pursue the creative side of things. Her mother was a graphic designer and encouraged Shaunyl to sing. As for her education, Shaunyl has revealed very little about herself and is not a huge fan of sharing info on social media. It remains to be known if Shaunly has a college degree.

Professional Career

Even though Shaunyl career as a singer/songwriter never took off, she did make a few appearances on the big screen. She has made small appearances in a few movies like Jane (2017), House of Inequity, and Desert Rose (2018). However, Shaunyl had to put her career to hold following her son’s illness.

Her YouTube

She has a YouTube channel named “Shaunyl Benson”. She started her channel in 2020 with a video titled “SHAUNY – WELCOME TO MY MOM LIFE!”, where she introduced herself and her family to her viewers. She also explained that her son Johnny Crisstopher was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2015 and relapsed in 2019.

Personal life

Shaunyl is married to the American magician, illusionist, and musician, Criss Angel. The pair began dating in 2012 and secretly tied the knot on Valentine’s day of 2015. In their time together, the pair are proud parents to two baby boys, Johnny Christopher, born 2014, and Xristos Yanni, born January 22, 2019. However, their first-born Johnny was diagnosed with acute Lymphoblastic leukemia. The pair disclosed the news in October of 2015, while also admitting that they tied the knot a few months ago. While Criss has been going on with his work-life, Shaunyl has taken a break from her career as a singer/songwriter to take care of her son.
As of 2019, John was declared cancer-free following three years of cancer treatment. Shaunyl revealed on Instagram that she couldn’t be more proud of her son. The post read: “Johnny’s finish date is getting closer and we are so incredibly proud of how brave he is. I can’t help but get emotional thinking about the last three years, but our little superstar has been kicking butt.”

In July 2021, Shaunyl announced that she was pregnant with her and Criss’s third child, a baby girl, who was “absolutely unexpected” and conceived “thanks to tequila”. She showed her positive pregnancy tests and her baby bump on her Instagram account. She gave birth to their daughter, Illusia Angelina, In November 2021, via an emergency c-section. The baby weighed 4 lbs., 13 oz., at birth and had to stay in the NICU for some time. She also shared her joy and gratitude for holding her baby girl for the first time four days after the delivery on her Instagram account.

Shaunyl celebrated her eighth wedding anniversary with Criss in February, 2023. She posted a heartfelt tribute to her husband on her Instagram account, calling him “my soulmate, my best friend, my everything”. She also thanked him for being a supportive and loving partner and a wonderful father to their three children.

An uphill battle

Both Shaunyl and Criss have candidly revealed the struggles they faced in raising a kid with cancer. Shaunyl regularly takes to Instagram to share updates on her son’s health and her struggles. Things changed for the pair in 2019 when Johnny experienced a cancer recurrence and had to begin chemo once-again. Sharing her experience, Shaunyl wrote on Instagram, “I’m just a mother who has no choice but to put on my brave face and be the strongest I can be.”

Physical Traits

Physical TraitDescription
Height5 feet 7 inches (170 cm or 1.7 m)
Weight56 kg (123 lbs) (approx.)
Body typeSlender and curvaceous
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBlack
Skin toneFair
Face shapeOval
Nose shapeStraight
Lip shapeFull
Eyebrow shapeArched
Eyelash lengthLong
SmileBright and charming

Shaunyl Benson FQAs

Is Shaunyl Benson married to Criss Angel?Yes
Does Shaunyl Benson have any children?Yes
Was Shaunyl Benson pregnant with her third child?Yes
Does Shaunyl Benson have a twin sister?No
Is Shaunyl Benson an actress?Yes
Is Shaunyl Benson a singer-songwriter?Yes
Is Shaunyl Benson an Instagram star?Yes
Is Shaunyl Benson Australian?Yes
Is Shaunyl Benson Filipino?Yes, partly
Is Shaunyl Benson Irish?Yes, partly
Is Shaunyl Benson a cancer survivor?No
Is Shaunyl Benson’s son Johnny diagnosed with leukemia?Yes
Is Shaunyl Benson’s son Johnny in remission?Yes
Is Shaunyl Benson’s daughter Illusia born prematurely?Yes
Was Shaunyl Benson’s daughter Illusia in the NICU?Yes, as of November 2021
Is Shaunyl Benson’s husband Criss Angel a magician?Yes
Is Shaunyl Benson’s husband Criss Angel an illusionist?Yes
Is Shaunyl Benson’s husband Criss Angel older than her?Yes
Is Shaunyl Benson’s husband Criss Angel vegan?No
Is Shaunyl Benson’s husband Criss Angel a Mindfreak?Yes, that is the name of his show
Is Shaunyl Benson divorced from Criss Angel?No
Is Shaunyl Benson dating anyone else besides Criss Angel?No
Is Shaunyl Benson friends with Holly Madison?No, Holly Madison is Criss Angel’s ex-girlfriend
Is Shaunyl Benson friends with Sandra Gonzalez?No, Sandra Gonzalez is Criss Angel’s ex-girlfriend
Does Shaunyl Benson have a tattoo?No
Does Shaunyl Benson have a piercing?Yes
Does Shaunyl Benson have a Facebook account?No, not an official one at least
Does Shaunyl Benson have a TikTok account?No, not an official one at least
Does Shaunyl Benson have a website?No, not an official one at least
Does Shaunyl Benson have a net worth of $1 million?Yes
Does Shaunyl Benson have a clothing line?No, not yet at least
Does Shaunyl Benson have a debut album?No, not yet at least
Does Shaunyl Benson have any awards or nominations?Yes, Oniros flim awards
Does Shaunyl Benson speak Filipino?Yes, she learned it from her mother
Does Shaunyl Benson speak Greek?No

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