Shaunyl Benson – Bio, Age, Family, Facts of Criss Angel’s Wife

Shaunyl Benson

Shaunyl Benson (born July 29, 1991) is an Australian Actress, Singer, Songwriter, and Instagram Personality from Queensland. She is best known as the longtime lover and then the second spouse of Criss Angel.

He is an American magician, illusionist, and musician. Criss first gained success after starring in the television and stage show “Criss Angel Mindfreak”. Furthermore, his live illusion show “Criss Angel Believe” made $150 million USD in tourist revenue in 2010.

Shaunyl Benson is the second wife of Criss Angel (American magician, illusionist, and musician)
Photo: Criss Angel’s spouse – Shaunyl Benson.

This show was in the collaboration with Cirque du Soleil at the Luxor casino in Las Vegas. Some of his other popular projects are “Criss Angel BeLIEve”, “Phenomenon”, “Criss Angel Magicjam”, and much more.

The magician holds many world-records that he created during his magic performances. In fact, Shaunyl’s partner dubbed as the “Magician of the Decade” in 2009. Later, Angel received the honor and became the Magician of the Century in 2010.


Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children

Shaunyl Benson started her relationship with her then-boyfriend, Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos in 2012. She secretly tied the knot with her husband in 2015 in a private ceremony.

The couple shares two children together. In 2014, Shaunyl and Christopher welcomed their first child “Johnny Christopher Sarantakos”. Later, in 2016, the lovely pair decided to end their marriage and took divorce.

Shaunyl Benson's husband Criss Angel (American magician, illusionist, and musician) announced that his son's cancer returned
Criss Angel with his sons Johnny Christopher Sarantakos & Xristos Yanni Sarantakos.

However, they came back together in the year 2018. She and her spouse then blessed with their second son named “Xristos Yanni Sarantakos” who was born in 2019. Their elder kid Johnny battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia as a baby.

In January 2019, Johnny Christopher’s three years of chemotherapy for cancer treatment ended and declared cancer-free. Unfortunately, on December 03, 2019, the illusionist told in the interview that his son’s cancer has returned.


Real Full Birth NameShaunyl Benson.
Nick nameShauny.
ProfessionActress, Singer, Songwriter, and Instagram Personality.
Famous forBeing the wife of Criss Angel (American magician, illusionist, and musician).
Age (As of 2019)28 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayJuly 29, 1991.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)Leo.
Birthplace/HometownQueensland, Australia.
Current ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
EthnicityMultiracial (Irish and Filipino descent).
DebutFilm: Jane (2017, as Jane Campbell).
TV Show:
Song: Never (as a songwriter).
Short Movie: --
Movies1. Jane.
2. Desert Rose.
Social Media Account StatsInstagram:
Facebook: --
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
WeightKilograms: 56 Kg.
Pounds: 123 lbs.
Bra Size32B.
Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)34-25-36.
Shoe Size (UK)6.
Unique FeaturesMesmerizing eyes and sexy figure.
Eye ColorHazel.
Hair ColorBlack.
ParentsFather: Name not Known.
Mother: --
Shaunyl Benson mother
SiblingsBrother: Not Known.
Sister: Jackie Benson.
Shaunyl Benson sister
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusMarried since 2015.
Husband/Spouse NameChristopher Nicholas Sarantakos.
SonJohnny Christopher Sarantakos, and Xristos Yanni Sarantakos.
Dating History?Love Affair with her boyfriend.
BoyfriendWill update.
Highest QualificationGraduate with a Bachelors's degree.
SchoolFriends' Central School.
Alma Mater.Will update.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Bradley Cooper.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
Dream Holiday DestinationGreece.
Favorite FoodFrench Cuisine.
Favorite ColorBlack.
Love to doReading, Theatre Play & Artwork.
Net worth (approx.)$1 million US dollars (As of 2019).


Some Lesser Known Facts about Shaunyl Benson

Shaunyl Benson Australian Actress, Singer, Songwriter, and Instagram Personality

  • Shaunyl Benson celebrates her birthday on 29 July and was born to her parents in 1991 (age 28 years) in Queensland, Australia.
  • Criss Angel’s wife belongs to multiracial ethnicity as her father is Irish and her mother is Filipino.
  • The singer has a sister “Jackie Benson” with whom she is very close.
  • Furthermore, Shaunyl’s mom worked as a graphic designer but there is no much information about her dad.
  • As a child, she became interested in music and also took up singing classes in Australia.

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  • Benson co-wrote a song named “Never” along with her spouse for one of the TV shows.
  • Moreover, the actress starred in movies like Jane (as Jane Campbell, in 2017) and Desert Rose (as Molly Chirns, 2018).
  • She does not have a promising career like her partner. However, She enjoys a lavish lifestyle and shares the net worth of Criss Angel which is around $50 million USD.
  • This beautiful olived-skin songwriter possesses hazel colored eyes and black long hair. Shaunyl Benson weighs around 56 kg (123 lbs).
  • How tall: the magician’s sexy spouse stands a good height of 5′ 7″ (1.7 meters tall).
  • Before marrying her, Benson’s had a long list of girlfriends. Initially, he dated and married his longtime lover “JoAnn Winkhart” from 2002 to 2006.
  • Then, Angel began a romantic link with his ex-girlfriend Holly Madison (model, showgirl, television personality, and author).
  • He even became engaged to Sandra Gonzalez on September 7, 2011, during their dinner date in Cabo San Lucas.



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