Grace Van Dien Biography

Grace Van Dien

Grace Van Dien is an American personality who comes from an acting background and has developed herself into an actress. She has got a few featured roles in the movies like The Village (2019) and Charlie Says (2018). She got her birth name as Caroline Dorothy Grace Van Dien and is famously known for her starring role as Brooke Osmond in the Netflix drama series, “Greenhouse Academy”.

Grace landed a breakout performance in the role of Chrissy in Stranger Things season 4, though it was a supporting character she managed to steal the limelight in the show. Recently she came into the spotlight after she decided to change her career direction completely to streaming instead of acting. She had to divert her main career because of alleged sexual harassment by a movie producer.  

Early Life

Grace Van Dien was born on 15th October 1996 in Los Angeles, California. She was brought up by her loving and caring parents named Casper Van Dien (father), who has starred in many films and TV shows including Starship Troopers (1997), and Catherine Oxenberg (mother), who is best known for playing Amanda Carrington in the 1980s series Dynasty. Working in the acting industry was not a big issue for Grace as she belongs to a family that is concentrated on acting itself. As a daughter of actors, she started working at the age of 9 and appeared in the family’s reality TV show called I Married A Princess, which aired back in 2005. Her father cast her for the film called Sleeping Beauty, where she played the role of Princess Aurora in 2014- which marked a kick start to her career.

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Grace Van Dien Career

Grace began her acting career back at the age of 9 when she worked in her family’s TV show called “I Married A Princess”. The following year she had no intention to work in any other film or TV show but she was taken up by her father in his movie, which was a remake of “Sleeping Beauty”, which marked the first acting role of Grace. Later, she started her career again in 2014 with the support of her father, and not so long soon, she started her chance in directorial work also. After working in Sleeping Beauty, she started with a few other film roles like “The Bad Twin” and a more notable film in 2018, “Charlie Says”. During the same year, she starred in a Netflix series called Greenhouse Academy, where she worked for 2 years.

Later on, she got another role in one of the NBC original films called The Village. With her appealing and sensational personality, she has gathered around 422,000 followers on her Instagram profile and has posted a lot of pictures related to her life, friends, families, and pets. She has worked in a few other films with a few featured roles including San Andreas Quake (2015), The Bad Twin (2016), Army Dog (2016), and Awaken the Shadowmen (2017). However, her breakthrough did not come until the year 2017 when she was cast for the Netflix teen drama called Greenhouse Academy, in which she played Brooke Osmond. After that, she started getting regular roles in the movies like The Binge, Lady Driver and Riding Faith, and the 2019 NBC drama The Village.

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During her recent stream on Twitch, she revealed some serious and filthy actions in the entertainment industry which she had experienced in one of her recent projects. She said, 

The fact of the matter is the last few projects I’ve worked on, I didn’t have the best experiences with some of the people I had to work for. One of the last movies I did, one of the producers hired a girl that he was sleeping with and then he had her ask me to have a threesome with them.

I get to stay inside my house and play video games and I don’t have my boss asking me to have sex with them. I’m happy here, and I’m developing my own projects. I’m hoping that someone decides to fund them because then I can be in control of my own set, and I’m not gonna ask my actors to sleep with me.

Grace Van Dien Biography

Real Name Caroline Dorothy Grace Van Dien
Birth Date October 15 1996
Age (as of 2023) 26 Years
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession Actress
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 3” – in Centimeters – 160 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 48 kg  –  in Pounds –  106 lbs
Hair Color Blonde (Natural)
Eye Color Blue


Father Casper Van Dien
Mother Carrie Mitchum
Sister Three (India Oxenberg, Maya Van & Celeste Van Dien)
Brother One Cappy Van Dien

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relationship
Affair Yes
Who is her boyfriend? Connor Paolo
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Personal Life

Grace Van Dien is known to be dating another American actor named Connor Paolo. The two have been together for a while and have been surrounded by controversy till now. Also, there is no information regarding their relationship as Connor Paolo seems to be maintaining his relationships with different women at different times.

Before getting committed to Grace, he was dating Alice, who he met on the set of TV and the two started dating for a while, which stretched for around two years, and later split because of certain unknown reasons. On the other hand, Connor Paolo has maintained his relationship with different women in the industry including Janet Bailey, Adelaide Kane, Alice Kremelberg, Addison Timlin, and Grace Van Dien.

Grace Van Dien Net Worth

Grace Van Dien is surely earning a good amount of money because of her association with the entertainment industry since the age of 9. Grace’s estimated net worth seems to be somewhere around $2 to $4 million, which is enough to provide her with a good status in the industry.


  • Grace often spends her time with natural beauty as she has captured a lot of her pictures on her Instagram feed with various natural scenes and beauty in the background. She has an impressive fan following of around 400,000 on her Instagram profile.
  • Grace has also developed herself into a directorial role along with the guidance of her father.

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