Netflix announced its new cast members for the fourth season of Stranger Things on June 9, 2021, and The Greenhouse Academy actress, Grace Van Dien was among them.
So, who is she? Read this Grace Van Dien Wikipedia to enlighten yourself.
Grace Van Dien On Stranger Things
Grace Van Dien was all set to play the role of Chrissy — Hawkins’ High lead cheerleader and the most popular girl in school. But it seems that beneath the perfect persona of her character, lied a dark secret.
Reportedly, she will be joining Stranger Things alongside three new cast members namely Amybeth McNulty, Myles Truitt, and Regina Ting Chen. Where, Amybeth portrays a cool, fast-talking band nerd who steals the heart of one of the heroes; Myles plays Patrick, a Hawkins basketball star; and Regina appears as Ms. Kelly, a guidance counselor.
After being cast on the show, Grace took it to her IG to write, “just happy to be here @strangerthingstv thank you thank you”.
Previously, Grace has also appeared on Netflix’s The Greenhouse Academy as “Booke Osmond”.
Her Age, Birthday
Grace Van Dien was born on October 15, 1996. That made her 24 years of age in 2021.
According to her birthday, Grace is of the Libra zodiac.
Grace Van Dien Parents, Siblings
Grace Van Dien inherits the talent for acting from her parents Casper Van Dien and Carrie Mitchum. Both of them (her dad, mother than her mother) were popular for appearing on various movies and TV shows.
Unfortunately, Grace’s parents split a long time ago. Her father, Casper then went on to marry the award-winning actress, Catherine Oxenberg; with whom Grace spent the rest of her childhood.
As for Grace’s sibling, she has a younger sister named Cappy Van Dien, and half-sisters named Maya Van Dien and Celeste Van Dien. Like Grace, all of her sisters were actresses as well.
Trivia: Grace’s grandparents Diane Van Dien and Commander Van Dien and Howard Oxenberg, all have appeared over the TV show I Married a Princess (2005).
Grace Van Dien Height
Grace Van Dien stands tall at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm).
Her Instagram, Facebook
As of June 2021, Grace flaunted 420K and 15K followers over her Instagram and Facebook. Her twitter then had 9.1K followers.
Also, find her over Twitch @ashigrey with 759 followers.
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Grace Van Dien Net Worth
Grace Van Dien garnered a net worth of under $300 thousand by 2021. Likewise, her father Casper Van Dien’s net worth then was a stunning $7 million.
An actress by profession, Grace stepped into the entertainment industry by the start of 2010. Back then she appeared in a few TV movies including The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010), and Christmas Twister (2012).
Slowly her popularity gained over time and she was cast on popular movies and TV shows like The Last Bid (2016), The Bad Twin (2016), Charlie Says (2018), The Village (2019), Greenhouse Academy (2019), Lady Driver (2020), and The Binge (2020).
Grace Van Dien Boyfriend
Grace Van Dien was single as of mid-2021. The actress was still healing from her split with her former boyfriend Connor Paolo at the time.
For those of you who don’t know, Grace and Connor were known to be in a full-blown relationship during 2019. In May that year, the lovebirds even attended the red carpet at the premiere of Charlie Says held at the Village East Cinema, NYC, together.
Cherishing their relationship, Grace, that year, even took it to her IG to share a picture of them captioning “your friend, your lover”. The picture that had over 31K likes was later deleted by the actress after the duo’s break up.
However, you can still find the picture over Pinterest here.
After the split, both Grace and Connor remained single for quite a while (at least, until June 2021).
So, now that Grace was open to the dating game, fans are already searching for a new boyfriend for their icon. Some said that she might date a co-star from Stranger Things, while others were convinced that she has had enough of dating someone of the same profession.
On the other hand, fans were also speculating who Grace’s character (Chrissy) on Stranger Things might go on to date. Overall, the fanbase was split into two, one rooting for Robin and Chrissy, while the other for Steve and Chrissy.
Little info on Grace’s former boyfriend, Connor Paolo: He is an actor popular for playing Jason on Business Doing Pleasure (2016), and Eric van der Woodsen on Gossip Girl (2012). He is 6 years older than Grace, and before dating her, he was in a relationship with the actress Alice Kremelberg for two years.
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Last modified: June 10, 2021