The award-winning Christel Khalil is a famous American actress who is best known for her outstanding roles in the popular soap opera The Young & The Restless.
Since the beginning of her acting career, she has acted in several movies and received several awards. Her awards include the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in Drama Series in 2008 and a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Young Actress in a Drama Series in 2012.
In addition to acting, the charming actress is also an artist and plays the guitar. She has married a popular American artist and they have a son named Michael Caden Hensley.
Let’s take a brief look at Christel Khalil’s biography, age, career, and her rise to fame, her parents, husband, and son, her fortune, and other interesting facts about the talented actress.
The charming actress Christel Adnana Mina Khalil was born on 30 November 1987 in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America. She is of mixed ethnic descent and has American citizenship.
When she was five years old, Khalil became interested in acting and was featured as Crystal in an American comedy series called The Sinbad Show in 1993 and in a film called Dragon Fury in 1995. Christel also went to high school and then studied acting at university, where she appeared in various plays and shows organized in her school. However, information about her education has not yet been released to the media.
Christel Khalil’s Rise to Fame
The gorgeous actress continued to appear in films, and in 2002 she made her breakthrough after appearing in the reality television series The Young & The Restless. To this day, she remains a prominent character in the soap opera.
She has also received several awards and award nominations for her brilliant role in the reality television series The Young & The Restless. First, she won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series in 2008 and the 2012 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Young Actress in a Drama Series. For the files: She is the only minority to have won the Daytime Emmy in history.
The talented actress has starred in other films and television series, including “That’s So Raven” from 2003 to 2004, “W.I.T.C.H” from 2004 to 2006, “Malcolm in the Middle” in 2006, “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “2 Broke Girls” in 2012.
Christel’s parents are of mixed ethnicity, her father Adnan Kahlil is of Pakistani descent, while her mother Belita Edwards is of African-American and mixed European descent. Christel grew up with her three older brothers and one stepsister of her father.
However, in 2017, after the President of the United States, Donald Trump, signed the Executive Order, Christel announced that her father had emigrated to America from his native Pakistan.
Personal Life: Married, Husband
When it comes to her private life, the talented actress likes to travel, experience new things, such as getting to know other cultures, and she also supports same-sex marriage. The gorgeous actress also has some relationships behind her.
In September 2008 she married an American artist named Stephen Hensley, and her co-star in the soap opera The Young & The Restless was her bridesmaid during the wedding. The couple has one child in their marriage and later, after three years of marriage, they separated in 2011. After the divorce, they were allowed to share custody of their son.
Khalil later revealed that she had lived for four years in a relationship with a bar owner named Ray Wicks, which ended in August 2015. In 2016, she also began another relationship with a Toronto-based businessman named Sam Restagno.
Apparently she is still in the relationship and has no plans to marry at the moment as she is committed to the peak of her acting career.
Christel Khalil had with her ex-husband Stephen Hensley a son named Michael Caden Hensley. Michael was born on 22 April 2010 by water birth, his godfather is Bryton James. After the couple separated, the court granted both parties equal custody of their son, and they supported and trained him well.
Christel Khalil Net Worth
The talented actress is outstanding since the beginning of her career and has accumulated enormous wealth from it. Christel Khalil currently has net assets of $17 million and she earns an annual salary from the soap opera The Young & The Restless.
She is also active on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram.
Quick Facts about Christel Khalil
Birth name: Christel Adnana Mina Khalil
Date of birth: November 30, 1987
Birth City: Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth sign: Sagittarius
Ethnicity: Mixed (African-American and Pakistani)
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm)
Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
Dress size: 4
Shoe size: 9
Marital Status: Single
Spouse: Stephen Hensley (m. 2008 – 2011)
Children: 1 (Michael Caden Hensley)
Annual Salary: $2 million
Net Worth: $17 million