Shauna Rae is an American TV personality and actress who hails from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, United States. She is known for TV appearances such as Lisey’s Story (2021), Mr. Santa the Musical Extravaganza and The Adventures of Rybread and His Friends (2023). She rose to prominence in the movie industry when she starred in “I am Shauna Rae”, a TV program that documented her life story and condition. Shauna is stunted in growth and appears really small. When she was six months old, she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancerous tumor known as Glioma that grew around her brain. She therefore underwent surgery and chemotherapy to suppress the cancer. Her treatment allowed for the diminution of the severity of the cancer but an unforeseen circumstance occurred. She stopped growing at the age of 8 and has experienced stunted growth ever since. She is currently 24 and trapped in the body of of an 8-year old. She is known as TV’s biggest small star.
Shauna Rae Bio
Shauna Rae was born on June 29, 1999 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. She is 24 years as of 2023 and bears the Cancer Zodiac sign. She was born to Scott Lesnick and Patricia Schrankel. When she was six months old, she developed a lump on her head and upon her mother noticing that, she was admitted to the hospital and underwent diagnosis. After the diagnosis, it was revealed she has grade 4 malignant glioma, a rare form of cancer that causes a tumor to grow around the brain. She underwent surgery to remove the tumors and underwent three and half years of chemotherapy as well. The treatment damaged her pituitary gland and resulted in a form of dwarfism. The dwarfism left her with the face and body of an eight-year-old child despite her growth in age over the years. She is currently 24 years of age and yet still has the body and face of an eight-year-old, compounding her life as an adult woman. She hails from a Christian home and is a Caucasian by ethnicity.
When she realized the damage that has occurred, she couldn’t face the truth and started taking growth hormone to help re-instil normal growth in her but her efforts proved futile. At the age of 16, she finally accepted her fate and started embracing her stature and self. On January 11, she started a TV program on TLC called “I am Shauna Rae” which documented her life condition and lifestyle as an adult trapped in the body of an eight-year-old. She is adored for the mental strength she portrays despite her difficult circumstances.
She started her professional career in 2021 when she appeared in the TV mini series Lisey’s story as Young Girl and went on to portray in Mr.Santa the Musical Extravaganza as Nikki. On January 11, 2022 she started her own TV series known as “ I am Shauna Rae” which was aired on the TLC digital platform. The TV series documented her life and her condition, she mostly features relatives and friends in her videos such as her step-father Mark Schrankel, Alexandria Oringer and Steve Paget. The show has 16 episodes and airs on TLC. The series has spanned from 2022 to 2023 and has positive reviews and support. She is adored by many because of her positive outlook of life. She is also adored because of her mental strength
On June 3, 2023, the TV series “The Adventures of Rybread and His Friends” was released and Shauna appeared in an episode as herself “Shauna”.
She is adored by many and as such has loyal followers of 332 thousand on Instagram. She is also active on other social media platforms such as on Twitter and TikTok.
Parents and Siblings
Shauna was born to Scott Lesnick (father) and Patricia Schrankel (Mother). She is the youngest child of her parents and has an older sister who goes by the name Tara Lesnick. Her mom and dad split up and her mom found a new husband by the name of Mark Schrankel, one of the casts on her TV series “I am Shauna Rae”. She has two step-siblings by name Morgan Rae and Rylee. Morgan is an educator and content creator. Rylee on the other hand is a student of Florida State University.
She was in a relationship with British businessman Dan Swygart but the pair dissolved their relationship and decided they would be better off as friends due to the disparity in their lifestyles and also the nature of Swygart’s job doesn’t permit him to be around her often since he travels a lot as a businessman. There is no information regarding her current relationship status. She is generally speculated to be single at the moment.
She embraces alternative form of self-expression and rocks a cherry tattoo. Due to her stunted growth, the 24 years old woman stands at a height of 3 feet 10 inches and has a body weight of 50 kilograms.
According to sources, the amount of money Shauna has in her possession is estimated to be $100,000 as of 2023 which she amassed from her career as an actress and also from other sources such as paid promotions.
|Actress, TV personality
|Date of Birth
|June 29, 1999
|3 feet 10 inches