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Stause in 2014
Terrina Chrishell Stause

(1981-07-21) July 21, 1981 (age 42)
Education Murray State University (BA)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present
Justin Hartley
(m. 2017; div. 2021)
G Flip
(m. 2023)

Terrina Chrishell Stause-Flipo (born July 21, 1981) is an American actress. She is known for her role on the Netflix reality show Selling Sunset, along with previous television roles as Amanda Dillon on All My Children and Jordan Ridgeway on Days of Our Lives.

Early life

Stause was born on July 21, 1981 in Draffenville, Kentucky. She attended Murray State University, from which she received her B.A. in theater in 2003. Her middle name "Chrishell" is a portmanteau word created based on the unusual circumstances of her birth: her mother went into labor at a Shell station, and an attendant named Chris helped deliver the baby. However, in her book Stause denies the gossip on her birth. She mentioned that her mother had some car troubles and pulled into a gas station. While waiting at the car station, she went into pre-labor and the car attendant genuinely helped her to reach a hospital. Stause was born in a hospital. Before knowing that she was pregnant, her mother broke up with Chrishell's biological father, who was half Japanese and half Spanish. Jeff was her stepfather. Stause missed a full year of middle school because she was forced to live in a tent. At that time, Stause mentioned washing her hair in the river, using food stamps and hiding her life from classmates. Her parents "struggled with addiction and mental health" and for a period joined the Worldwide Church of God when she was 10 years old. Her mother never had a steady job and Stause describes her as free spirit and self-righteous.


Stause is known for her portrayal of Amanda Dillon in the ABC soap opera All My Children, a role she began on May 4, 2005, when the character returned to Pine Valley after a five-year absence. The role of Amanda was previously portrayed by Alexis Manta. The soap was cancelled and ended on September 23, 2011, and later Stause guest starred in the second season of the Dana Delany series Body of Proof. She was a member of improvisational troupe The Groundlings in Los Angeles.

In April 2013, it was announced that Stause had joined the cast of NBC soap Days of Our Lives. Her character, Jordan Ridgeway, first appeared in Salem on August 15, 2013. On October 24, 2014, it was announced that Stause would be leaving the series in 2015. In 2018, it was announced that Stause was reprising the role and would begin airing in February 2019.

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Stause at the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2012

In 2015, she appeared in a guest spot on the ABC prime time soapy drama Mistresses. In April 2016, it was announced that Stause would be joining the cast of The Young and the Restless as Bethany Bryant, debuting in late May. She last appeared on August 17, 2016.

In 2017, she was cast in her first film leading role, in the thriller Eve of Abduction.

In addition to her acting career, Stause is also a real estate agent. Her work is showcased in Selling Sunset, a Netflix reality television show focused on The Oppenheim Group, a real estate brokerage dealing in luxury homes in L.A.

On September 2, 2020, Stause was announced as one of the celebrities competing on the 29th season of Dancing with the Stars. She was eliminated in the eighth week of competition, getting to eighth place.

Personal life

Stause was engaged to Matthew Morrison from December 9, 2006, to 2007.

In January 2014, it was confirmed that Stause and Justin Hartley were dating and the couple announced their engagement in July 2016. In November 2019, Hartley filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. Stause alleged that Hartley had let her know about the divorce by text only 45 minutes before the media broke the news. She filed for dissolution of marriage in December 2019 and refuted the July 8 separation date previously listed by Hartley. The divorce was finalized on February 22, 2021. She subsequently started dating Dancing with the Stars dancer Keo Motsepe from December 2020 to February 2021.

She announced via Instagram in July 2021 she had begun a romantic relationship with Selling Sunset co-star and boss Jason Oppenheim, which ended in December of the same year. In May 2022, Stause confirmed a relationship with Australian musician Georgia Flipo, better known as G Flip, The couple got married in May 2023. and she changed her surname to Stause-Flipo.

Both of Stause's parents died from lung cancer between 2019 and 2020.

Stause has four sisters. Her oldest sister, Shonda, appeared on seasons 1, 3, and 7 of Selling Sunset and resides in St. Louis.


Year Title Role Notes
2005–11 All My Children Amanda Dillon Series regular
2008 Scaring the Fish Robin
2009 The Crimson Mask Jules
2011 The Crimson Mask: Director's Cut Jules
2011 Body of Proof Justine Befort Episode: "Your Number's Up"
2012 Hot and Bothered Payton Short film
2013–15, 2019–21, 2023 Days of Our Lives Jordan Ridgeway Series regular (2013–15); recurring role (2019); guest role (2020–21, 2023)
2014 Meanwhile... Party Girl Episode: "What's a Banana Slug?"
2015–16 Youthful Daze Zoey Miller Series regular
2015 Misguided Chrishell Episode: "The Actresses"
2015 Another Time Julia Practor
2015 Mistresses Yoga Woman Episode: "Threesomes"
2016 The Young and the Restless Bethany Bryant Recurring role
2018 Eve of Abduction Lila
2019–present Selling Sunset Herself Main cast
2019 Staged Killer Naomi
2020 Dancing with the Stars Herself Contestant on season 29
2022 Bling Empire Herself Episode: "Crash and Burn"
2023 A Rose for Her Grave: The Randy Roth Story Lori Television film
2023 Is It Cake? Herself / Judge Episode: "Everything Is Cake!"
2023 You're Not Supposed to Be Here Zoe Television film

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series Days of Our Lives Nominated
Soap Hub Awards Favorite Days of Our Lives Actress Days of Our Lives Nominated
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Fight (Unscripted) Selling Sunset Nominated
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Reality Star Selling Sunset Won
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Fight (Unscripted) Selling Sunset Nominated

See also

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