Chrishell Stause was born Terrina Chrishell Stause in Kentucky in 1981. After receiving her B.A. in theater in 2003, Stause landed her first role in 2005, portraying Amanda Dillon Martin on All My Children until 2011.
In 2013, she landed a series regular role on Days of Our Lives, which she kept for two years. Continuing her soap opera work, she joined The Young and the Restless in 2016 in a recurring role.
The actress also works in real estate. In 2019, Stause was announced as part of the cast of Netflix’s reality show Selling Sunset, which follows The Oppenheim Group brokerage.
Stause was engaged to Matthew Morrison from 2006 to 2007. She then began dating Justin Hartley after the pair met on the set of The Young and the Restless. They married in 2017 but split in November 2019, when he filed for divorce.