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 best known for her work as Veronica Fisher on Showtime dramedy "Shameless."


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 video game Left 4 Dead 2.[2]

Shanola Hampton graduated from Winthrop University with a degree in Theater and 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]