Shayne Lamas

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Shayne Lamas
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Lamas in May 2009
Born Shayne Dahl Lamas
(1985-11-06) November 6, 1985 (age 29)
Santa Monica, California
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999, 2003–present
Known for Reality show The Bachelor
Spouse(s) Nik Richie (m. 2010–present) (1 child)
Parents Lorenzo Lamas and Michele Cathy Smith

Shayne Dahl Lamas (born November 6, 1985[1]) is an American actress. She is known as the winner of the twelfth season of The Bachelor.[2]

Early life[edit]

Shayne Lamas was born in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of Lorenzo Lamas and Michele Smith.[1] Her brother is actor AJ Lamas. Her grandparents were Argentine actor Fernando Lamas and actress Arlene Dahl.[1]

Career[edit]

Lamas won season 12 of ABC's The Bachelor, with Matt Grant, who proposed to her on the season finale. Lamas has been in Leave it to Lamas, General Hospital, Air America, The 13th Alley and In The Pines.

Personal life[edit]

Lamas was engaged to British bachelor Matt Grant after winning ABC's The Bachelor season 12. Grant proposed to Lamas in the show's season finale. In July 2008, amid rumors of a split, Lamas and Matt Grant announced they were no longer engaged. "We tried hard to make it work but we realized that we were both heading in different directions," the duo said in a statement. "We truly care about each other and will remain close friends."[3]

Lamas went on to marry Nik Richie, and gave birth to their daughter Press Dahl Lamas-Richie on November 11, 2011.[4] On January 19, 2014, Richie confirmed Lamas was pregnant with their second child.[5] Lamas suffered a miscarriage in early February 2014.[6]

Arrest[edit]

On November 14, 2009, she was stopped at a Sobriety checkpoint in Venice, California. After failing a Breathalyzer test, she was arrested for DUI. After her arrest, she released a statement saying she had consumed one drink the night of her arrest, and apologizing for her "lack of judgment."[7][8] On December 7, 2009, two days ahead of a scheduled court appearance, she pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of "wet reckless." She was fined $300, sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to undergo alcohol education and complete the Los Angeles County Morgue program.[9][10]

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