Award-winning Christel Khalil is a famous American actress best known for her outstanding roles in the popular soap opera titled The Young & The Restless.
She has starred in several films since the inception of her acting career and has received several awards. Some of her awards include 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.
Aside from acting, the charming actress is also an artist and she plays the guitar. She married a popular American artist and they have a son named Michael Caden Hensley.
Let’s briefly look at Christel Khalil’s bio, age, career and rise to fame, her parents, husband, and son, her net worth and other interesting facts about the talented actress.
The charming actress Christel Adnana Mina Khalil was born in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America on November 30, 1987. She belongs to mixed ethnic descent and holds American nationality.
While she was five years old, Khalil picked an interest in acting and was featured as Crystal in an American comedy series titled The Sinbad Show in 1993 and a 1995 film titled Dragon Fury. Christel also went to high school and afterwards, studied acting at the university where she featured in various plays and shows organized in her school. However, information regarding her education has not been disclosed to the media yet.
Christel Khalil’s Rise to Fame
The gorgeous actress continued to star in movies and in 2002, she got her breakthrough after she became a cast in the reality television series titled The Young & The Restless. She has been a prominent figure in the soap opera till date.
Furthermore, for her brilliant role in the reality television series The Young & The Restless, she has received several awards and awards nominations. First, she won 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. For the records, 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 ethnic origin, her dad Adnan Kahlil is of Pakistani ethnic descent while her mother Belita Edwards is an African American and mixed European descent. Christel grew up with her three older brothers and a stepsister from her dad.
However, in 2017, following President of the United State Donald Trump‘s signing of the Executive Order, Christel disclosed that her father had migrated to America from his native country of Pakistan.
Personal Life: Married, Husband
Talking about her personal life, the talented actress likes travelling, experiencing new things such as learning different cultures and she also supports same-sex marriage. The gorgeous actress has been in a few relationships as well.
She married an American artist named Stephen Hensley in September 2008 and her co-star in the soap opera The Young & The Restless was her bridesmaid during the wedding. The couple has one kid in their marriage and later separated in 2011 after three years of marriage. After the divorce, they were permitted to share custody of their son.
Khalil later disclosed that she had been in a relationship with bar owner named Ray Wicks for four years and their relationship ended in August 2015. She also started another relationship with a Toronto-based businessman named Sam Restagno in 2016.
Apparently, she’s still in the relationship and doesn’t have any plans of getting married at the moment as she is dedicated to reaching the climax of her acting career.
Christel Khalil had a son named Michael Caden Hensley with her ex-husband Stephen Hensley. Michael was born on April 22, 2010, through a water birth and his godfather is Bryton James. After the couple separated, the court granted both parties equal custody over their son and they have been doing well in supporting and training him.
Christel Khalil Net Worth
The talented actress has been outstanding since the inception of her career and has amassed a huge wealth from it. Christel Khalil is currently enjoying a net worth of $17 million and she earns an annual salary from the soap opera The Young & The Restless.
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