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Shelby Welinder (British American Model)

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Name  Shelby Welinder
Shelby Welinder with a serious face while her hand touching it, with blonde hair, and wearing a white knitted shirt.

Born  September 17, 1992 (Age 28), California, USA

Height   5.9 ft, 1.79 m

Body Size    34-24-35 inches

Ethnicity   White

Nationality   American

Birth Sign    Virgo

Occupation   Model

Movies & Series   Inside Amy Schumer (2013-2014), Voyeur (2017)

Similar  Kate Upton, Edward Akrout, Lindsay Lohan

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Shelby Welinder is a British-American model and journalist. In her career of several years in the industry, Shelby has juggled various things from reporting and producing news and entertainment shows to various acting roles.


Early and Personal Life

Shelby Welinder with a fierce look, with blonde hair, wearing a necklace and a gray coat.

Shelby Welinder was born in Los Angeles in California, United States in the year 1992. As of 2021, she is 29 years old. Shely joined the modeling industry at a very young age of just 15 years.


Poster of Grand Theft Auto V featuring a graphic art of Shelby Welinder, biting her finger, with blonde hair, and wearing a red two-piece swimsuit.

Apart from modeling and journalism, Shelby is also an actress. She has appeared in a number of documentaries and dramas. Shelby gained international recognition after she featured on the cover of GTA 5. Rockstar Games, the world-famous gaming giant approached Shelby to pose in a bikini for their GTA 5 cover. Hence, Shelby became the cover girl of GTA 5. The cover, however, landed in a controversy after popular actress Lindsay Lohan filed a lawsuit against Rockstar Games. Referring to an old picture of hers, Lindsay accused the gaming company of copying the cover of GTA 5 from her pose in the photo. The court, however, dropped the suit citing it does not have any merit to it.


Shelby Welinder and Edward Akrout are smiling while holding a glass of wine. Shelby with long blonde hair and wearing a white blouse while Edward wearing a black coat over a gray shirt and black pants.

Shelby Welinder is married to Franco-British artist and actor Edward Akrout. He is a popular French actor mainly known for his work as Louis, the Dauphin in The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Mini-Series).


Shelby Welinder (British American Model) Forbes