Who is Christian Serratos?
Christian Serratos is an American actor, best-known for playing the role of ‘Angela Weber’ in ‘The Twilight Saga’ movie series. She is also known for playing ‘Rosita Espinosa’ in the TV series ‘The Walking Dead.’ Her popularity increased when she played ‘Suzie Crabgrass’ in Nickelodeon’s ‘Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.’ She then went on to play ‘Raven’ in the drama TV series ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager.’ She has also guest-starred in a number of TV programs, such as ‘Zoey 101,’ ‘7th Heaven,’ ‘Hannah Montana,’ and ‘American Horror Story: Murder House’ to name a few. In 2009, Serratos won the ‘Young Artist Award’ under the ‘Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress’ category for ‘Twilight.’ She was mentioned in ‘People’ magazine's list of ‘Most Beautiful People.’ She was also ranked 65 on the ‘Hot 100’ list by ‘Maxim’ magazine.
Childhood & Early Life
Christian Serratos was born Christian Marie Serratos on September 21, 1990, in Pasadena, California, United States. Her father, who is of Italian descent, is a set construction worker. Her mother, who is of Mexican descent, is a public relations and marketing agent. Her mother is also a jewelry designer. Serratos was raised in Burbank, California. At the age of three, Serratos started learning skating, and participated in a number of competitive events. Later on, she learnt Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, and dance.
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Christian Serratos first appeared as ‘Suzie Crabgrass’ in the 2004 drama series ‘Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.’ She was then featured in series, such as ‘Zoey 101’ and ‘7th Heaven.’ After this, she acted in the ‘Disney Channel’ original movie ‘Cow Belles.’ In 2007, she made a guest appearance in an episode of ‘Hannah Montana.’ The following year, she was cast as ‘Angela Weber’ in the fantasy film ‘Twilight.’ Soon after, she appeared in the movie’s sequels, ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’ and ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ in 2009 and 2010 respectively.
Serratos joined the cast of the series ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’ in 2011. She also reprised her role as ‘Angela Weber’ in ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1.’ In 2013, she played ‘Roxie Santos’ in the drama film ‘Pop Star.’ In 2014, she began portraying the character of ‘Rosita Espinosa’ in the drama series ‘The Walking Dead.’ The same year, she also played ‘Raquel Mendoza’ in the film ‘Flight 7500.’ She is expected to play ‘Selena Quintanilla’ in a biographical drama web television series titled ‘Selena: The Series.’
Christian Serratos began dating ‘New Politics’ singer David Boyd in 2014. On March 2017, Serratos disclosed that she was expecting her first child with Boyd. In May, she gave birth to their daughter.
Serratos is an avid animal lover and animal activist. She has posed multiple times for ‘PETA’ campaigns, and promotes a vegan lifestyle.