How many chances does one have at finding love? Most people give up after failing at their first attempt. Others are brave and they choose to pursue another chance at love. Chrishell Hartley and Justin Hartley are a great example of the brave ones. They were both hurt by love but they got back out there and found each other. The two have found perfect love in each other.
Justin Hartley has been around the block for a while. He started working in the film industry back in 2002. His first role was in the soap opera Passions. His most prominent role was when he acted as The Green Arrow in the Smallville series. He currently stars in the NBC drama series, This is us.
Justin openly talks about his love life. He talks about his failed marriage with Lindsay Korman. These days, however, he has something much better to talk about. He takes every opportunity to talk about his wife, Chrishell Hartley. Justin’s face lights up every time he talks about her. Chrishell and Justin are virtually inseparable. The couple’s social media posts tell a story of true love.
Justin Hartley is a famous figure. However, Chrishell Hartley isn’t as famous as her husband. She is an actor and a real estate agent. A few soap opera fans might recognize her, but, she still can’t match up with her husband in terms of fame.
So, who is she? Keep reading to find out.
She is a skilled soap opera writer and actor
Chrishell excels at writing and acting soap operas. She got into acting because of her excellent writing skills. She landed her first role as an actor in the soap opera titled All My Children.
This was quite impressive since she got the role two years after acquiring her degree. Chrishell’s advantage was that she wrote scripts for the show and, she acted.
All My Children stopped airing in 2011. The show propelled Chrishell into the superstar that she is today. It allowed her to gain valuable experience as a scriptwriter and as an actor.
Chrishell excelled because she was naturally talented. All she needed was the experience. She got that experience from All My Children. Chrishell was jobless after the cancellation of her hit show but, it was only a matter of time before she landed another gig.
The next couple of years were a bit barren. That was until she landed a role in The Days Of Our Lives. This was a high point in Chrishell’s acting career. She got the chance to star in a hit TV series. She also got the role of the scriptwriter.
However, she played her role in Days Of Our Lives for only two years. Something about the show didn’t resonate with her. She walked away from her role in 2015. She, then, played a guest role in Mistresses before landing a role in The Young and the Restless.
Chrishell seems to understand soap operas better than other actors. Most of the times, she gets to be an actor and a scriptwriter. She has a natural talent that is bound to keep on shining.
She is currently working on her series called Selling Sunset. This show focuses on her personal life as a real estate agent. She works as part of the Oppenheim Group in Los Angeles. The show highlights the intrigues of being a real estate agent in upper-class L.A.
She also has a new movie called Staged Killer. She plays the lead role in an epic thriller. Chrishell also played a major role in the thriller, Eve of Abduction.
She broke off an engagement before marrying Justin Hartley
Chrishell’s love story has not been as smooth as her acting career. In 2006, Chrishell thought that her search for a soulmate was over. She said yes to Matthew Morrison’s engagement proposal in 2007.
The foundation of this relationship was weak. Matthew recently admitted that he proposed because of the pressure he was getting from the society. He felt that he was at the right age to marry. Therefore, he decided to pop the question.
Matthew and Chrishell had dated for over a year. Chrishell was committed to the relationship, and she was in love. Chrishell was looking forward to spending the rest of her life with Matthew.
However, Matthew wasn’t ready. He broke Chrishell’s heart by cheating on her. Chrishell had to end the relationship.
Chrishell met Hartley in 2013 and both of them new that they had hit the jackpot. The spark between them was undeniable even though Chrishell, initially, played hard to get.
On their first date, Chrishell only allowed Hartley a kiss on the cheek. However, Chrishell was so happy after the date that she texted her friend that she had found the one.
Their romance blossomed and, they got married in 2017. It was exactly four years from the day they met. The love that they have for each other is there for the world to see.
The couple won the cutest couple award at the 2019 Golden Globes. Hartley was spotted spreading his wife’s gown at the awards. It was a moment of pure love and affection.
She is a loving stepmom
Justin Hartley hasn’t had a perfect love life as well. His first marriage to Lindsay Korman ended in divorce. It started very well for Korman and Hartley. They fell in love quite quickly. They started dating in 2003 and got married in 2004.
Their marriage was a disaster. The couple decided to get divorced in 2012. Hartley and Korman stated that they had irreconcilable differences. Perhaps the couple rushed into the decision to get married.
However, one good thing came out of that disastrous marriage. Korman and Hartley had a daughter named Isabella. The couple decided to have joint custody of the child.
Isabella didn’t like the fact that her parents were getting a divorce. However, she soon accepted the change. Isabella was happy with Hartley’s decision to marry Chrishell. She was a flower girl at their wedding.
Chrishell has a great relationship with Isabella. The two look cute in the photos they take together. Isabella’s photos are plastered all over Chrishell’s social media pages.
It’s not clear whether Chrishell and Justin are planning to have children. This is a part of their lives that they prefer to keep private.
She was named after a man and a gas station
Chrishell is a Kentucky native. However, her roots spread as far as Spain and Japan.
Chrishell is a unique name. This name details the story of her birth. Chrishell’s mom was heavily pregnant when she pulled up to a Shell gas station in 1981. She had a couple of weeks to go before her due date.
The contractions started while she was still at the gas station. Chrishell was on the way out. Her mother was in no condition to drive herself to the hospital. Emergency services were also too far away.
She had to deliver the baby at the gas station. Chrishell’s mother needed help, and a man called Chris came to the rescue. He helped with the delivery.
Chrishell’s mother delivered a healthy baby girl. She named her Chrishell to serve as a reminder of that incredible day. The name is the product of the words ‘Chris’ and ‘Shell’.
Chris was the man that helped Chrishell’s mother with the delivery. The delivery happened at a Shell gas station. Chrishell is Stause’s middle name. However, she prefers to be called by that name.
Chrishell loves her unique name and the story behind it. It helps her stand out in a crowded industry. Chrishell admits that her name may have given her a slight advantage as she came up as an actor.
Her star will continue to rise
Chrishell shows no signs of stopping. She is set to continue her rise to the top. Chrishell has worked hard to get to where she is now. She has risen from a small-town Kentucky girl to a Hollywood star.
A strong work ethic is one of the main reasons why she is so successful. She is one of the few actors who have a Bachelor of Arts degree in acting. Everybody she has worked with will tell you how committed she is to what she does.
Her hard work has not gone to waste. Her acting career can only go up from here. She has the support of her husband and her adoring fans. She is also massively talented.
Chrishell might be popping up on your TV screen sooner rather than later.