Shantall Lacayo had a record-breaking number of wins on Project Runway season 19, and fans believed that she would emerge as the victor from the top four finalists.
This Shantall Lacayo Bio explores her personal life; especially her husband, son, and age.
Shantall Lacayo On Project Runway
Bravo’s Project Runway for the first time in its history has all-female finalists. The 19th installment of the competitive show featured 19 participants, among which Shantall, Coral Castillo, Chasity Sereal, and Kristina Kharlashkina made it to the top four.
Shantall, in this journey, won four challenges in eps 4,9,10, and 12, which was the highest ever. No wonder, fans believed she was the winner.
Since day 1, Shantall was an eye candy of the judges Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell, and Elaine Welteroth. Her unique designs even managed to bag the coveted Siriano Save vote from the show’s mentor Christian Siriano after she was eliminated by the judges
“She’s so talented it’s insane. It’s unbelievable what she can do,” Christian gushed of Shantall.
Guess, Shantall will be the Project Runway winner after all.
Moreover, a now-deleted post she made hours before the finale, hints that something was up.
“there’s a 99% chance shantall is gonna win this season and half of that is cuz she’s Nina’s fav,” a fan wrote.
Shantall Lacayo Husband
Shantall Lacayo’s husband Yorch Sans is a wedding photographer who started his career while studying photography in Granda, Spain. Now, he runs SANS-STUDIOS alongside other amazing photographers, who travel around the world — “absorbing love and different cultures.”
The Project Runway finalist and her husband Yorch married back in March 2016, after being together for over 11 years.
Looking back on their journey, Yorch shared that his wife had been his leg that adjusted him when he limped, “the other weight in the balance of this thing we call life,” he added.
Does Shantall Lacayo Have A Son?
Yes, Shantall Lacayo has a son named Franco with her husband Yorch Sans.
According to the star, her son is the definition of success. He’s her “biggest achievement” and is so “grateful to God for giving” him to her. No wonder, the little man often starred in his mother’s socials.
Her son, Franco arrived into this world in June 2019, making him 2 years of age in early 2022.
Shantall Lacayo Age
Shantall was 37 years of age when she first appeared on Project Runway in 2022. She was the second oldest final four on the show. (The oldest was Coral Castillo at 40.)
Also, Shantall receives her birthday wishes on May 7, making her of the Taurus zodiac.
Shantall Lacayo Height
Shantall stands tall at a height under 5 feet 2 inches (157 cm).
Mentioning her distinct features, Shantall has green eyes, and some say that she looks a little like the singer Lady Gaga.
How Much Is Shantall Lacayo Net Worth?
Shantall Lacayo garnered a net worth of under $1 million by 2022.
This talented designer first laid her hand on a needle when she was just 4. Yes, while most parents keep their child away from sharp objects, her grandmother taught her sewing when she was just a kid.
By 13, Shantall already had her own business at school where she made and sold stretch-shirts for her friends for $2.
Unfortunately, although Shantall wanted to pursue a career in fashion, the career wasn’t available in her country. So, instead, she settled for marketing studies.
However, all the while she studied marketing, Shantall never gave up on fashion and was involved in her fashion business called Shantall Lacayo SA. Now, her company has turned into a family business with the main purpose of creating unique designs produced with a social conscience.
If you’re interested in her products, they featured clothes and accessories ranging anywhere from $35 to $480. Also, there were a few products such as shoes, jumpsuits, and skirts on sale. So, hurry up!
Reportedly, Shantall started Shantall Lacayo SA back in Jan 2000.
Before that, she took on a job as a clothing design assistant at Angel Scnzhez USA.
Did you know: Shantall also competed in Project Runway Latin America in Argentina in 2010, where she was the first runner-up.
Where Is Shantall Lacayo From?
Shantall was born and raised in América, Managua, Nicaragua.
But she moved to Miami, FL, in 2018, with her husband and son, to escape political violence.
Has Shantall Lacayo Revealed Her Family?
Shantall was raised by her single mother/business partner Lauren Lacayo Vaisman @laurenlacayo. Her mother, who went to UPOLI resided in Managua, Managua as of 2022.
As for her sibling, Shantall has a sister named Francesca Lacayo who’s a Content Creator working in Digital Marketing. Also, she’s somewhat of a designer herself, and the owner of the Amaru Swimwear brand.
Francesca celebrates her birthday on August 4.
Also, Shantall has an aunt named Betty Jane Lacayo Vaisman, a freelance writer at Artista plastica y escritora.
Is Shantall Lacayo On Twitter?
Sadly, we couldn’t find her on Twitter.