Shanna Kress Biography
Shanna Kress (real name Alicia Cres ) is a business-woman, youtuber, singer, dancer, model, reality TV candidate and former gogo-dancer who became known at the end of 2012 in the first season of Marseilles: the Marseilles in Miami. She is one of the most-watched reality TV candidates on the Instagram social network (2.6 m)
January 10, 1987 (31 years). Born in La Seyne-sur-Mer, Shanna grew up with her mother Dominique and her older sister, Alizée. Her parents divorced in 1993, when she was 6 years old.
At the age of 20, she becomes a dancer and meets Kim Glow who becomes her best friend. At the time, Shanna and Kim are known for being the best dancers in southern France. In 2012, W9 gets in touch with them, and offers them to integrate a new reality show, called Les Marseillais . Shanna agrees to do the casting, but Kim refuses.
In September 2012, Shanna went to Miami to shoot Les Marseillais in Miami . She then pierces in the middle of the night as a dancing gogo. On the set, she meets Thibault Kuro Garcia with whom she will be in a relationship after two weeks of filming. The show airs on W9 from November to December 2012.
In March 2013, Thibault and Shanna go to Mexico, Cancun, to shoot the second season of Marseilles . Their couple then knows some crises during the shooting, because of Shanna’s many fits of jealousy. At the end of the shooting, they decide to leave the Marseillais family and W9, no longer supporting the pressure imposed on them by production, and accusing the production of being at the origin of the many crises in their relationship.
At the end of 2013, they signed a contract with NRJ12 to participate in Angels 6 . They fly to Sydney, Australia in early January 2014 to shoot the show. The tensions in their couple punctuate their adventure, and they finally separate after a few days of filming, before finally getting back together a few weeks later.
Shanna makes the adventure in order to break into the music – her first passion, and puts an end to her gogo dancer career. She succeeds in her professional goal and records a single, titled “24/7”.
On the set, she becomes friends with Dania Giò , Anaïs Camizuli and Eddy Ben Youssef and starts to beat Amélie Neten andFrédérique Brugiroux . She will also be lynched by the public for his behavior, considered shameful, Nelly and Dania Giò .
After shooting the Angels 6 , Thibault and Shanna draw many professional projects together, apart from reality TV: they launch their clothing line in partnership with Styleco, they create separately a Youtube channel where they make sketches, tutorials, fitness classes, etc. and they also become columnists on Le Mag .
In the summer of 2014, they appear in the clip “Cosmo” of Soprano with Anaïs Camizuli . That same year, they took part in the show “Chéri, t’es le meilleur”, animated by Cauet on NRJ12, then on the show “Les Anges fêtent Noël”, hosted by Matthieu Delormeau.
In 2014, Shanna finds herself at the center of a scandal when her Sex Tape – which dates back several years with her boyfriend at the time – is unveiled on social networks, as well as in the magazine Interview. In April 2015, she posted a video on her YouTube channel where she explained that the release of her Sex Tape destroyed her and caused her to fall into depression.
In January 2015, Shanna and Thibault went to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to shoot Les Anges 7 . Despite some new tensions in their relationship, and Shanna’s jealousy about Thibault’s relationship with Jessica Da Silva , the couple becomes engaged and married in front of the cameras, in front of the other candidates, their families and friends. who came from France to attend their wedding.
In an interview, in 2016, they reveal that their marriage is legal in South America, but not in France. In this adventure, Shanna records a single, titled “Radio”, and participates in the Rio Carnival with Eddy Ben Youssef . She befriends Barbara Moon , Nathalie Andreani andVivian Grimigni .
From May to July 2015, they shoot their last reality TV show in Spain, The Holidays of the Angels – All Stars , where all the iconic characters of the Angels meet in Ibiza and have to do odd jobs in a holiday club, if they want to stay in the adventure, otherwise they will be eliminated by the three deans of the adventure: Frédérique Brugiroux , Linda Youdif and Livia (the grandmother of Nabilla Benattia ). On the set, the couple and most of the candidates go to war with the couple of the time, Julien Bert and Aurélie Dotremont , then Amélie Neten .
At the end of 2015, Thibault and Shanna announced that they were definitely shutting down reality television in order to devote themselves to their other professional projects. That same year, they create a YouTube channel in common where they regularly post episodes of their own web-reality show: Thibault & Shanna: World Tour , where they go around the world (Thailand, Lapland, USA, etc.). The third and last season of their web-reality show was released on their channel in early 2017.
In June 2016, Thibault and Shanna find themselves at the center of a controversy when Jeremstar reveals on his blog that they are actually the founders of the dental whitening company, BBryance (which many stars of reality TV in fact advertising on social networks), and Jeremstar accuses them of making money on his back, as well as on the back of the candidates.
The couple is supported by their fans, as well as several reality TV candidates, but some candidates like Benjamin Machet and Amelie Neten are coming down. In 2016, they launched their own brand of detox tea, called Wistitea.
On February 1, 2017, Thibault and Shanna announce their definitive separation on social networks, after four years of relationship. They say they are on very good terms and say they continue to work together for BBryance and Wistitea.
At the end of February 2017, Shanna moved to Miami where she moved in with a Franco-American-Mexican friend, Gabriela “Gaby” Suares. In mid-April, she gets her visa that allows her to stay in the US for a year, then she enrolls in a language school, to improve her English. She also takes dance classes at the prestigious Los Angeles Dance School, Millennium Dance Complex, from August to September.
In the summer of 2017, she suffered many mockery on social networks when she posted on his Instagram account his own version of the song “Mask Off” of the rapper Future.
The majority of Internet users will go so far as to say that she has no talent for the song. She suffers, a little later, another lynching by Internet users who judge his photos on Instagram, as well as his behavior in general since his installation in Miami much too vulgar.
In November 2017, she announced that she was in the process of moving permanently to Miami. She then recorded her own music with an American record company, and announced that she plans to open her own beauty salon in Miami.
On December 23, Jeremstar announces on her blog that Shanna is making her big comeback on TV in The Angels 10 , which has been filmed since January 8, 2018 in Los Angeles. On this shoot, she starts a couple with Adrien Laurent , but they will have a very complicated story. She turns then the clip of her first single “Gotta Listen”, then befriends her former enemy Amélie Neten but does not get along at all with Jaja.
On February 7, Shanna announces on Instagram that she has returned to Miami, after a month of filming and is no longer in a relationship with Adrien. She suffered, again, a big lynching on social networks during the broadcast of the show, because Internet users find his behavior “unbearable”.
Shanna was in a relationship with her first love from age 14 until she was 19 years old. In September 2012, she met Thibault Kuro Garcia on the shootings of the Marseillais in Miami . Not preferring to start immediately in a serious relationship, they turn around for almost two weeks, before finally getting married on October 1st. Their couple experienced many crises in 2013, because of the excessive jealousy of Shanna, grazing the separation more than once.
In December 2013, they separate for the first time, but recover together very shortly before leaving to shoot Les Anges 6 in January 2014. However, Thibault develops from the first day of filming a strong attraction for Amélie Neten, and eventually leave Shanna after four days of filming. However, he will not try anything with Amelie, she is already in a relationship.
Subsequently, Frédérique Brugiroux will balance that Thibault regularly sent messages to Vanessa Lawrens since December 2013, and planned to couple with her on the set. For her part, Shanna is close to Julien Bert – for whom she feels the attraction, but she finally returns to a relationship with Thibault a few weeks later.
After filming, they move together to Marseille, and plan to have children and get married very soon. In February 2015, they get married in Rio de Janeiro on the set of Angels 7, then they stop reality TV and together they create many companies – including the BBryance brand of tooth whitening.
They also go around the world and adopt two dogs; Guizmo, a French Bulldog they adopted at the beginning of 2015, and June, a Beagle they adopted at the end of 2016. In October 2016, they leave Marseille and buy a house in
Bandol, in the Var, but they announce their definitive separation on February 1, 2017. Shanna then settles in Miami and Thibault keeps the house, as well as the two dogs.
In late July 2017, Shanna announces on social networks that she is in a relationship with a young American for “a moment”, but does not reveal his identity. However, in early September, she formalizes via a cliche posted on his Instagram his couple with a certain Fresh. She announces their separation on September 22nd.
On January 14, 2018, a video circulates on social networks where we see Shanna kiss Adrien Laurent on the set of Angels 10 , assuming they are in a relationship.
They have a very complicated relationship because Adrien can not forget her ex Elsa Dasc , and Shanna does not feel sincere with her. The tensions within this new couple punctuate their adventure, and they decide to finally separate after a few weeks of relationship.
In February, a few days after returning from filming, Shanna implied on Snapchat that Adrien went with her for her notoriety, but she later explains that she did not talk about him and they are still in touch despite their separation.