Shanola Hampton

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Shanola Hampton
Hampton in March 2012
Born Shanola Hampton
(1977-05-27) May 27, 1977 (age 37)
Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Shanola Hampton (born May 27, 1977) is an American actress.


Hampton has appeared in several television series, such as: Shameless, Reba, Popular, Scrubs, Criminal Minds, Related, and Miami Medical. She has also had roles in the movies: The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green, The Hanged Man, and You Again.[1]

She had her face modeled for the videogame Left 4 Dead 2.[2]

She is a graduate of Winthrop University (with a degree in Theater), and also holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Illinois.


In Summer 2010, Hampton was cast as a series regular on the Showtime dramedy Shameless as Veronica Fisher, a role for which she has received critical acclaim. The second season premiered January 8, 2012, with Hampton remaining part of the main cast.[3]