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Overview (1)

Born in Tegelen, Limburg, Netherlands

Mini Bio (1)

Chantal Janzen was born on February 15 in the southern part of the Netherlands, Limburg. To be exact, in the town of Tegelen. After she graduated HAVO in Tegelen, she started a study jazz theatre/show musical dance on the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Amsterdam. She grows up to be a dancer. Modern dance, jazz dance, acting, tap and musical show. She learns to do everything. To gain experience, she dances with the group Jazzcool in her college years.

Her dream to one day shine in a bigger musical production comes close as she starts an internship with Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties, the biggest production team in the Netherlands. She is soon cast as Lorraine Flemming in the musical 42nd Street and a musical star is born.

Since that role, her career has skyrocketed. In 2002 she played the leading role of Stefanie in Saturday Night Fever and in 2004 you can add two more to her resume: Kunt U Mij De Weg Naar Hamelen Vertellen, Meneer and Crazy For You. Since those musicals she has been the IT girl in the Netherlands and plays the lead role in the biggest musicals. For instance, Beauty and the Beast and Tarzan.

Even though musicals is where her heart lies, she starts acting more and more. After small guest roles on Dutch TV shows she stars in her first movie, Volle maan (2002). After that first role she was noticed in that area of expertise as well and played parts in movies such as Fighting Fish (2004) and The Preacher (2004). Her international career started when she landed a small role in the American movie Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005).

Besides acting and being a big movie star, Chantal started a third career: presentation. She hosted the Staatsloterijshow Live, and the third year of Idols (Dutch American Idol) was hosted by Martijn Krabbe and herself.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Marieke van Lith (mariekevanlith@hotmail.com)

Spouse (1)

Marco Geeratz (11 December 2014 - present) ( 1 child)

Trivia (7)

2002 - has the lead role in the musical, Saturday Night Fever.
Co-host of Staatsloterij Live with Carlo Boszhard.
August 2009, renewed her contract with the AVRO Television, for two years.
Announced that she's pregnant with her first child together with her boyfriend Marco Geeratz. [August 2008]
Started working for Sat. 1 in February of 2015. She's hosting "The Voice Kids" in Germany.
Got married in London to Marco Geeratz on 15 December 2014.
Gave birth on the 23th of January 2009 to her first child a boy named James.

Personal Quotes (2)

Feet on the ground, eyes on the stars!
Heb vooral geen motto. Leef!

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