Chrishell Stause Sold Her Justin Hartley Wedding Ring and Put Profit Toward Her $3.3 Million House

Chrishell Stause is a reality star, actor, and real estate agent who is well known for her work in the TV series Selling Sunset. Stause has been in the spotlight for most of her life, but in recent years she has enjoyed major prominence after Selling Sunset became a big hit.

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These days, Stause has thousands of fans who follow every detail of her life with interest – and Stause has no problem indulging the public. In a recent interview, Stause opened up about her high-profile divorce, revealing that she sold her wedding ring in order to fund a major purchase.Β 

Chrishell Stause went through a high-profile divorce from Justin Hartley

Chrishell Stause’s relationship with Justin Hartley began in 2014 when they started dating. Stause and Hartley got engaged in 2016 and were married just one year later. For several years, fans believed that the two were perfectly compatible – however, in November 2019, the couple announced that they were getting a divorce.Β 

According to People Magazine, the divorce was not unexpected, with a source noting that Stause and Hartley had been “having trouble for a while.” Stause’s split from Hartley was chronicled on Selling Sunset, with the reality star opening up to the cameras about just how challenging the divorce was for her. In February 2021, media outlets reported that the divorce between Stause and Hartley was finalized, just over a year after the split was first announced. 

What did Chrishell Stause say about selling her wedding ring?

Chrishell Stause has gone on to rebuild her life, marking a new chapter as a single woman, and eventually, re-entering the dating scene. She hasn’t been shy about the difficulty of divorce and has even hinted to her fans that Hartley’s alleged cheating was one reason for their split.

With a brand-new memoir hitting bookshelves, Stause has been opening up even more about how she’s moved forward. According to Insider, Stause details in her book how she sold the wedding ring given to her by Hartley in order to help fund the purchase of her lavish Los Angeles home. “Moving into my home, a home I’d worked hard to earn (OK, fine, selling my wedding ring helped), was a major milestone that I won’t forget,” Stause writes in the memoir, titled Under Construction.

Stause doesn’t take the purchase of her four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home for granted, noting in her book that “it’s tough to get out of the cycle of leasing … I spent my entire childhood acutely aware of this fact. The toughest part is the down payment, and I bought this place when I was just about to turn forty.” For Stause, the challenges in her life have all helped to shape who she is today, and she’s eager to embrace her new chapter with courage and fortitude.

How did Chrishell Stause become famous?

Chrishell Stause was born and raised in Kentucky. A strikingly adorable child, Stause started acting when she was a teenager, appearing in TV shows like All My Children and Days of Our Lives. She eventually became a well-recognized face in the world of daytime television, acting in programs such as The Young and the Restless and Mistresses, according to IMDb. Stause’s big break came in 2019, when she started appearing on the Netflix series Selling Sunset. The show, which follows the glamorous lives of Los Angeles-based real estate agents, made Stause a star.

Stause’s role on Selling Sunset has become a central one in the series, and to many viewers, she’s the most interesting and dramatic presence on the show. Her personal life has also become a subject of intense speculation, and the story of her relationship with Justin Hartley has captured the interest of fans and tabloids alike.Β 

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