Christian Serratos is an American actress who is known for her performances in American TV series ‘The Walking Dead’ (2014) and ‘Selena: The Series’ (2020), and film series ‘Twilight.’
Christian Serratos was born as ‘Christian Marie Bernardi’ on Friday, September 21, 1990 (age 30 years; as of 2020), in Pasadena, California. She was brought up in Burbank, California.
At the age of three, she started figure skating. Talking about it, she said,
My coaches were talking about the Olympics and it was really crazy. Now, I just do it for fun now. Now when I want to relax, I just go to the rink and skate. I was at the rink every day for 10 years. I remember when I started they gave me a bucket to help walk on. I rejected the bucket.”
Height: 5’ 7” IMDb
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Family & Ethnicity
She is of Italian, Mexican, and Irish origin. LePhant Magazine – Web Archive
Parents & Siblings
Her mother, Alicia Serratos, is a jewelry designer, public relations, and marketing agent at ACSPR and her father is a set construction worker. She is the only child of her parents.
Relationships & Children
In 2014, she came into a relationship with David Boyd, a Danish-American singer and the lead vocalist of the rock band ‘New Politics.’
In March 2017, she announced that she was pregnant with her and David’s child, and in May 2017, she became a mother to a daughter named Wolfgang Serratos Boyd.
Modeling & Television
She started her career as a model at the age of seven when she signed with the Ford Modeling Agency. Soon, she found the theatrical acting division of the agency and started having an interest in it. At the age of eight, she started acting with the theatrical division of the agency and loved it so much that she left modeling. In 2004, she started her acting career in television with the role of ‘Suzie Crabgrass’ in the American sitcom ‘Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide,’ which aired on Nickelodeon.
She then acted in minor roles in a few American TV series: Zoey 101 ( 2005), 7th Heaven (2006), Hannah Montana (2007), American Horror Story (2011), and The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2011). Her breakthrough role came with the TV series ‘The Walking Dead’ (2014) as ‘Rosita Espinosa.’
She has also appeared in main roles in the American TV series: The Robot Chicken (2019) and Selena: The Series (2020).
In 2004, she made an appearance in the American short film ‘Mrs. Marshall’ as ‘Jilian Marshall.’ In 2008, she made her feature film debut in the role of ‘Angela Weber’ in the American romantic fantasy ‘Twilight.’ She continued to appear as ‘Angela’ in the Twilight’s franchises: The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009), The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011), and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012).
She has also appeared in the American films: 96 Minutes (2011), Pop Star (2013), and Flight 7500 (2014).
Awards & Achievements
- CinEuphoria Awards in 2020
- Ranked at No. 65 on Maxim’s “Hot 100” list for 2010
- Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress for ‘Twilight’ in 2009
In 2017, after she posted a picture of her breastfeeding her newborn, she received some positive responses but also faced huge criticism for her actions. In the next post, she again posted a picture of her breastfeeding her daughter, but this time, she also gave a sharp caption saying, The Huffington Post
This is my body and my page. So I will post what I want, when I want. Those who disapprove can suck my left tit”
- Restaurant(s): Aroma Café, Cheesecake Factory, Taco Bell
- Rock Band(s): Evanescence, Flyleaf, Bright Eyes
- Singer: Fiona Apple
- Actress(s): Jayne Mansfield, Parker Posey, Jennifer Aniston, Diane Lane, Nicole Kidman
- Actor(s): James Spader, Johnny Depp, Edward Norton, Johnny Depp, Will Smith, Robin Williams
- Film(s): Tristan & Isolde (2006), A Little Princess (1995), Practical Magic (1998) and The House of Yes (1997), The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
- Fashion Designer(s): Yves Saint Laurent, Gianni Versace, Valentino, Marc Jacobs
- Book: ‘Paint It Black: A Novel’ by Janet Fitch
- Travel Destination(s): Portland, Toronto, Australia, India
- She spends her leisure time, surfing, writing music and screenplays, and watching movies.
- She owns two mini poodles named Johnny Cash and Gigi. Her dog Gigi is named after the cat in the film ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service.’
- Her family members and close friends fondly call her ‘Kish.’
- Apart from acting, she also does martial arts and is trained in Taekwondo and Hapkido.
- She is very good in English and Spanish. She is also self-taught in the Persian language; she decided to learn Persian because the language is a dominant tongue in the greater Los Angeles area.
- Christian is an animal activist, and since the age of thirteen, she has been acquainted with PETA. She has appeared in a number of PETA ad campaigns, promoting a vegan lifestyle. However, she is a vegetarian.Vegetarian Times
- In 2011, she was featured in the music video of “Howlin’ for You” by the American rock band ‘The Black Keys.’
- In 2012, Christian and her mother started a jewelry brand called ‘Kisshy.’ Kisshy’s name comes from Christian’s nickname, Kish.
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