Angela V. Shelton
Born (1970-03-04) March 4, 1970 (age 53)
Other namesFrangela
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Occupation(s)Actress, comedian
Years active1996–present

Angela V. Shelton (born March 4, 1970) is an American actress and comedian. Her television credits include Mr. Show with Bob and David, Grounded for Life, and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Shelton was a contestant on the NBC reality series I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here!, but was eliminated on June 4, 2009. She is also one half of the L.A.-based comedy duo Frangela, the other half being Frances Callier, and Shelton was the voice of Calypso in the Spider-Man 2 video game.

Early life

Angela V. Shelton was born on March 4, 1970, in Detroit, Michigan and attended the Roeper School in Birmingham, Michigan and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.


She began her acting career in 1993 at Second City Detroit. She was introduced to Frances Callier in Chicago, and the pair would later become known as Frangela.

In 2003, the Frangela duo (Shelton and Callier) starred as the protagonists of adult animated sitcom, Hey Monie!, which aired on BET and Oxygen and won a NAMIC award.[1] Shelton voiced the eponymous Monie.

The duo perform stand-up comedy together have appeared in an ad for the Equality Campaign's "NO on Prop 8" campaign.[2] Shelton and Callier worked on the British comedy series 3 Non-Blondes. Shelton appears regularly as Frangela on VH1s Best Week Ever.[3] The duo recently finished their hit show An Evening with the Afro-Saxons.[4] The duo also host a radio talk show together on KEIB on Saturday afternoons.

On September 10, 2018, Frangela began hosting a new talk show called Me Time with Frangela that is seen on television stations owned by Raycom Media.

Shelton was an original cast member of the Second City Detroit comedy troupe, which opened on September 15, 1993. Other notable cast members included Larry Joe Campbell and Keegan-Michael Key.


  1. ^ "Frangela Resume: Angela V. Shelton". Frangela. 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-05-25. Retrieved 2008-06-07.
  2. ^ "NO On 8 Frangela". YouTube. 2008. Archived from the original on 2021-12-15. Retrieved 2009-06-09.
  3. ^ "Angela V. Shelton Biography". The Internet Movie Database. 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-09.
  4. ^ "Frangela Biography". Frangela. 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-06-01. Retrieved 2008-06-07.