Christian Navarro is an American actor best known for playing Tony Padilla in Netflix’s ‘13 Reasons Why’. He has also appeared in the HBO series ‘Vinyl’ and is working on his upcoming film project titled ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Smart and extremely talented, Navarro is one of the top emerging actors in the entertainment industry. He has already worked in a number of feature films and shows in supporting roles and is currently working on honing his skills further in order to bag leading roles in mainstream films. Navarro seems to be very close to his father and wants to make him feel proud of his accomplishments as an actor. The actor has a huge fan following on social media platforms. He is incredibly popular on Instagram where he has around 4 million fans. His dashing looks and incredible acting skills are admired by many people, especially women. On the personal front, the actor hails from a close-knit family and has one younger sister.
Christian Navarro first appeared in the 2005 flick ‘Day of the Dead 2: Contagium’. He then appeared as Paco Mendoza in one episode of ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent.’ In 2009, he did the film ‘Run It’. After this, he had a minor role on the police procedural fictional drama ‘Blue Bloods’. In 2014, Navarro played the role of a waiter in one episode of ‘Taxi Brooklyn’. That year, he also got featured in the TV drama series ‘The Affair’. Soon after, he appeared in one episode of ‘Rosewood’ in 2015. In the year 2016, the actor played Jorge in the period drama ‘Vinyl’.
In 2017, he started playing the role of Tony Padilla in Netflix’s web drama series '13 Reasons Why'. This show highlights how online bullying affects the lives of teens and it confronts the issue of sexual assault as well. Also in 2017, Navarro played Eduardo in the American action thriller movie ‘Bushwick’. Currently, he is working on his upcoming film ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ This biographical comedy-drama flick, which is directed by Marielle Heller, is going to be released on the big screen in October 2018.
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Christian Navarro was born on August 21, 1991 in Bronx, New York, the USA to C. L. Navarro and his wife. He has a sister named Madisyn. He is of Puerto Rican descent. According to the actor, he is very close to his father who is his biggest inspiration. One of Navarro’s goals is to provide well for his family so that his father never has to do any physically taxing work again to earn money.
Coming to his love life, the actor was once rumored to be homosexual as he portrayed a gay character in a TV series. However, he later revealed that he had been in a relationship with Pakistani model/actress Alina Sheherzad Akhtar Raja. Navarro once confessed that his celebrity crushes are Hailee Steinfeld and boxer Paige VanZant.