Shel Rasten

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Actor and Singer (1982)
Thu Feb 09 2023
By   Yubik-22

Shel Rasten is a renowed American actor with more than sixteen years of experience in the acting field. He made his first debut in 2006 by portraying the role of Steve Dixon in CSI: Miami.

Besides acting, Rasten has also successfully established himself as a producer and writer. As of now, he has become a well-known face in the USA in the entertainment industry. 

Rasten came into this materialistic world in Hawaii on March 31, 1982. He was born with a silver spoon and became prominent right after birth. His zodiac sign is Aries. 

Actor Rasten Is A Celebrity Son

Rasten has been in the limelight since birth as he has celebrity parents. He is the son of Charo and Kjell Rasten. His mother, Charo, is a famous Spanish-American actress, while his father, Kjell, was a film producer. 

Kjell Rasten and Charo posing for a beautiful photo
Kjell Rasten and Charo posing for a beautiful photo (Image Source: TODAY)

Following in his parent's footsteps, Rasten decided to become an actor from a very early age. As a result, he gained an interest in acting and dancing classes. Today, he is one of the most famous American actors. 

Furthermore, the happy family lived blissfully until his father, Kjell suicide on February 18, 2019. He was found dead in Beverly Hills, California, United States. Since then, I'm Gonna Live My Life singer Rasten and his mother often seem sad and depressed. 

Why Did Rasten's Father Suicide?

Aforesaid, American producer Kjell was found dead at his home. According to the police investigation, he shot himself and died in a very horrible way. They stated that they found the bullet in his head. After some weeks of postmortem, the report also noted that it was suicide. 

When asked about this terrible incident, Rasten's mother confirmed that Kjell was suffering from Bullous pemphigoid, a rare skin condition that causes large, fluid-filled blisters. Ever since, he became depressed and tried numerous times to kill himself. 

During that answer, Charo was heartbreaking and full of tears. She also stated that: 

He was the best husband, the best father, the best companion … so the next day, February 18, at 9 o'clock, he shot himself, but he didn't want me to find him.

Relationship Status: Is Rasten Single?

CSI: Miami actor Shel Rasten is a very secretive person when it comes to his personal life. Whenever asked about his love life, he does not utter a single word. 

As a result, he has not confirmed his relationship status. However, as per online tabloids, he is currently single and is not dating anyone. 

Shel Rasen taking selfie during photoshoot
Shel Rasen posing for his Instagram feed (Image Source: Instagram @telendril)

His Instagram handle also supports the mentioned news, as he has not been spotted with girls yet. It seems he is not interested in making love and is more focused on his career. Henceforth, he is enjoying his solo life. 

Academic Qualifications 

Talking about Rasten's academic qualifications, he is a university dropout. He completed his high school at Punahou High School, and soon after graduating, he went to the University of Southern California for higher studies.

He studied at that University until he found it boring. As a result, he quit learning and moved to Los Angeles to make his childhood dream of becoming an actor to reality. 

Is Shel Rasten A Millionaire?

Undoubtedly, Rasten is a millionaire with a massive fortune of $1 million in his bank account. He earned that tremendous amount of money through his successful acting career. Besides acting, he has also made through writing and producing just like Kaleina Cordova.

Shel Rasten's 2009 Ford Flex during maintenance
Shel Rasten's 2009 Ford Flex during maintenance (Image Source: Instagram @telendril)

Furthermore, he has also gained tremendous money through his parents' massive net worth. Since his father's death, he has been managing his father's business. As a result, he has been accumulating vast amounts from various sources. 

Today, Connected actor Rasten lives a comfortable life owning many pricey items. He has a collection of expensive guitars, which we can see on his Instagram. He also owns a 2009 Ford Flex.

Body Measurements: Height & Weight 

Rasten is 5 feet 6 inches (167 cm) tall, weighing around 62 kg (136 lbs). He has impressive brown color eyes with long blonde hair. We can often see him with bread which makes him more attractive. 

Furthermore, he is very popular among girls because of his lovely face and an excellent physique. He has also got a friendly smile while he has not done tattoos. People also know him as a fashion icon. 

Movies & TV Series 

Despite being born into an acting family, Shel Rasten struggled to get into the acting industry for many years. As a result, he did not get any roles in the movies until 2005. Finally, in 2006, he was offered the role of Steve Dixon in CSI: Miami, which he portrayed very well. 

Since then, Rasten became famous and started appearing in many popular movies like Connected, Audition, Workaholics, Baskets, The Boulevard, and Bird Dog

Furthermore, his 2017 TV movie Sharknado 5: Global Swarming was a superhit where he played the role of Prince. The interesting fact is he is known for his outstanding acting skills. 

IMDb Profile Info 

Rasten has an impressive IMDb profile where he has achieved thirteen acting credits. His IMDb profile includes his mini bio, TV series, movies, and many more. 

According to IMDb, he made his debut in 2006 by appearing in CSI: Miami, where he portrayed the role of Steve Dixon. Besides acting credits, his IMDb profile also consists of two producing credits, a writing credit, and a self-credit. 

Career As A Singer

Besides being an actor and producer, Rasten is a professional singer known for his fantastic voice just like Nukaaka Coster-Waldau. He has released his song named I'm Gonna Live My Life which is one of the favorites among US audiences. 

Shel Rasten is singing a song and playing the guitar
Shel Rasten with his guitar (Image Source: Instagram @telendril)

He made this song public in 2020, and he has sold thousands of copies. Moreover, I'm Gonna Live My Life was his first song, which is available on Apple Music.

Social Media Presence 

Unlike other celebrities, The Boulevard actor Shel Rasten does not seem fond of social media sites. It appears that he loves to live a low-key life. However, he has a profile on Instagram, which he rarely uses. 

His Instagram handle, @telendril, has more than 4K followers. Moreover, we can find him only on Instagram as he has no account on Twitter, Facebook, or other sites. Aforesaid, despite having an Instagram account, he rarely shares posts on it. 


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