Christian Navarro is an American actor who became famous for his role in the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why. He also featured in the HBO series Vinyl as Jorge and is working on another upcoming movie project – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Christian Navarro Biography – Age and Ethnicity
Born as Christian Lee Navarro (age 26), the actor of Puerto Rican descent was raised in Bronx, New York. He has a younger sister named Madisyn and, has on several occasions shared pictures of his family on his Instagram page. Navarro seems quite close with his father, C. L. Navarro. According to him, his dad is responsible for the man he has become.
The actor’s zodiac sign is Leo. He started featuring in films and TV shows in 2009. Just as most celebrities became famous for a particular movie or TV appearance, Navarro’s acting career struck sky high when he landed a role in the Selena Gomez produced-web series, 13 Reasons Why. The series premiered at Paramount Pictures Studio in Los Angeles, California on March 30, 2017. The show reveals how online bullying is affecting the lives of teenagers and it also confronts sexual assault as well.
Navarro who has been described as the Latino role model fans have been waiting for, plays the part of the guy named Tony Padilla. Speaking of his new found success, Navarro said one has to accrue some level of fame with a show like that. He revealed that while he’s still paying off student loans, one of the things he did with the financial fortunes that his fame attracted was to send his father to the UFC, to “see Hamilton and enjoy a few of the finer things in life.”
Apparently, one of the actor’s goals is for his dad to never have to work again. From what we know, Navarro receives a mouth-watering paycheck from his profession. Although he is yet to reveal the exact figures of his net worth, it is estimated to be well up to millions.
The series is facing a backlash from critics, including mental professionals and parents who expressed concern over the show’s graphic representation of issues like suicide and rape, plus other mature content. They believe the Netflix series is glamorizing the depiction of suicide.
However, Christian Navarro, producers, directors and other actors in the series have pushed back against the accusations. Navarro on his part said that when they were working on the show, the producers were very diligent in making sure that the tone was inclusive, helpful and not harmful. He also contended that there were tons of mental experts on set at all times.
Speaking further, he expressed that bullying and suicide are happening all over the world in high schools. With that, he urged concerned parents to not only listen to their kids but to also watch the series with them.
Meanwhile, the series has been renewed for a second season which is to premiere in 2018. Hence we look forward to seeing Navarro again at his best act.
Girlfriend, Is Navarro Married or Gay?
Many girls might be happy to learn that their news celebrity crush is single and hopefully ready to mingle. While speculations mounted on whether he is dating anyone, Navarro cleared the suspicion when he disclosed in an interview that he is single. He related that he parted ways with his girlfriend and is totally single.
Navarro said he’s crushing on Paige VanZant. If you are making a plan on how to take him, it’s probably nothing to worry about, except that she’s a pretty and sexy female boxer. Disregarding Paige, he also blurted out passionately about how much he thinks Hailee Steinfeld looks are phenomenal. All that said, the actor is definitely not married yet.
Is he gay?
It is common to find people speculating that the actor is gay. This is so despite the foregoing about his love life. Suspicious about Christian Navarro’s sexuality may have sprung either from his role as Tony, a gay teenager in Netflix’s Runaways or because he keeps his love life behind the curtains. But in reality, Christian Navarro is straight as there are no reasons that suggest otherwise.
Height and Weight
Height: 1.7 m (5ft 6in)
Weight: 135 pounds