• Born in Riverdale, Illinois USA, on 30 January 1974
• Film producer, writer, columnist and teacher
• Holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and a PhD from the University of Southern California
• Best known as the wife of American actor and film producer and director Misha Collins
• Supports the LGBT community and is an avid traveler
Who is Victoria Vantoch?
Victoria Vantoch was born in Riverdale, Illinois USA, on 30 January 1974 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds American nationality. She is a film producer and writer, as well as a columnist and teacher, but who might be known best as the wife of American actor and film producer and director Misha Collins.
Childhood and education
Victoria was raised in Riverdale, but otherwise hasn’t shared much about her siblings or her parents – she is believed to be an only child, while her parents are said to have worked in the field of education.
While most her peers dreamed about becoming models and actresses, Victoria looked up to her teachers and thought about becoming a teacher.
She was interested in various things including painting and dancing, and also played both soccer and badminton – she matriculated in 1992, and then enrolled at the University of Chicago from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1996. Victoria continued working on her education, and in 1998 obtained her Master of Science degree in anthropology – she was later awarded her PhD from the University of Southern California.
Career as a writer
Victoria hasn’t shared much about the first couple of years of her career, but it’s known that her first book came out in 2007 entitled “The Threesome Handbook: A Practical Guide to Sleeping with Three” – it made Victoria somewhat famous in the US as no such book previously existed.
The following six years of her career remain unknown until her second book – “Jet Sex: Airline Stewardesses and the Making of an American Icon” – was released in 2013 – it won Victoria several awards and accolades, such as a NASA Aerospace History Fellowship, an American Space Agency Grant, and a Smithsonian Institution Guggenheim Fellowship.
Victoria is also a history teacher, who has taught at various colleges around the US, while she has also lectured at other places and events such as the National Air and Space Museum and the Library of Congress.
Career as a film writer and producer
Victoria has scripted three short movies and produced four. She wrote and produced the short comedy “TSA America: Just Relax” in 2013, and the following year saw her both write and produce two short films “TSA America: Suspicious Bulges” and “Yeah, But Is It Ticking?”
She also served as the associate producer for the 2010 short horror comedy movie “Stranger Danger”, which starred Chelsey Valentine, Chris McNickle and Jerry Straley, and is about a pedophile who has chosen the wrong kid to stalk.
Love life and marriage with Misha Collins
Victoria hasn’t shared much about how and where she met Misha, but it’s widely believed that they met while attending the same high school. After around 10 years of being together, the two married in a private ceremony attended by their closest friends and family on 6 October 2001, in Maine USA. On 23 September 2010, they welcomed their son they named West Anaximander, while their daughter Maison Marie followed on 25 September 2012.
Neither Misha nor Victoria have talked about anyone else they might have dated, but it’s known that they had a ‘mutual’ girlfriend in the past who often joined them for sex.
As of December 2020, Victoria is married and has two children.
Hobbies and other interests
Victoria is today mostly focused on raising her children, but also manages to find time for herself during which she usually reads books based on true events, often about topics such as World War II and the Romanovs, the former Russian ruling family.
She is supporter of the LGBT community, and believes every person should be allowed to love and be with whomever they please.
Victoria likes to travel and has been to many US states, while she’s had an opportunity to travel overseas and visit Paris in France.
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— Victoria Vantoch (@Vicki_Vantoch) March 7, 2016
She is keen on watching movies late at night, and her favorite actors and actresses are Leonardo DiCaprio, Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson, while her favorite movies include “Inception”, “Shutter Island” and “V for Vendetta”.
Age, height and net worth
Victoria’s age is 46. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (59kgs). As of December 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million, while her husband Misha’s net worth has been estimated at over $2 million.
Who is Misha Collins?
Dmitri ‘Misha’ Collins was born in Boston, Massachusetts USA, on 20 August 1974 – his zodiac sign is Leo and he holds American nationality.
He might be known best for his portrayal of Angel Castiel in the fantasy horror series “Supernatural”, created by Eric Kripke in 2005 and which aired until 2020 – Misha joined the cast in 2008. It starred Jared Padalecki, Jim Beaver and Jensen Ackles, and follows two brothers who are hunting evil supernatural creatures which are freely roaming Earth – it was a hit winning 37 awards while it was nominated for 123 others including three Primetime Emmys. The series also won Misha a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Science Fiction / Fantasy TV Actor.
Misha was raised an only child in Boston by his father Richard Krushnic, and mother Rebecca Tippens who were both very religious and went to church at least once a week – the family was very poor and sometimes homeless. Misha studied at Greenfield Center School before moving to Northfield Mount Hermon School.
Upon matriculation in 1992, he enrolled at the University of Chicago from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in social theory in 1996.
He launched his career not long after graduation, working at the White House in the Office of Presidential Personnel, however, after less than a year he quit to focus on acting.
Misha has appeared in around 12 movies, with his debut performance having been in the 1999 comedy “Liberty Heights” – some of his other notable performances have in the 2003 romantic drama “Finding Home”, the 2006 psychological thriller “Karla”, and the 2008 romantic comedy “Over Her Dead Body”.
Misha has appeared in around 25 TV series, mostly in single episodes.
He made his debut appearance in the episode “The Big Fix” of the western drama “Legacy” in 1998, while his first important role came in 2002, when he played the supporting character Alexis Drazen in the action drama “24”. Three of his most recent roles in TV series have been in single episodes of the adult animated series “The Venture Bros.” in 2016, and of both “Kings of Con” and “Timeless” in 2017.
He is also a writer, a poet to be specific, and a couple of his poems can be found in the book “Columbia Poetry Review #21”, including “Old Bones” and “Baby Pants”.
Misha is a philanthropist who has co-founded the non-profit organization Random Acts, which inspires people to perform random acts of kindness all around the world. He is also the founder of Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen.