Photographer Joshua Shultz
Stylist Franzy Staedter
Make Up Anthony Merante
Bellus Magazine (BM): How long have you been an actress?
Shanola Hampton (SH): I’ve been acting since I was 4 years old, professionally for 13 years.
BM: What it like working on the show Shameless?
SH: Working on Shameless is a true blessing! We are a family and I know how rare it is to have that kind of closeness on a set.
BM: Tell us about your character Veronica Fisher.
SH: Veronica is loyal, fierce, sexual, and a true friend.
BM: What is next from you?
SH: All great things I hope. It’s important for me to show range, so hopefully I’ll have feature film opportunities to show that.
BM: What are some things you are really into right now?
SH: Television, cupcakes, and my daughter … in no particular order. Ha!
BM: How do you stay in such amazing shape?
SH: I work out! I’m not the healthiest eater, so I’m dedicated to the gym. Pilates, cardio, light weights/high reps.
BM: What is the best place for your fans to keep up to date with your journey?
@ShanolaHampton on all social media outlets