Christina Ochoa is mostly recognized as the daughter of renowned Spanish sculptor Victor Ochoa. She was raised up in a household where her artistic sensibility and scientific acumen were hugely nurtured and backed up. Christina showed from an early age that she was destined to excel in more than one field of endeavor and today, her passion for greatness has greatly paid off, as she holds the record as one of the world’s fast-rising scientists, writers, and is also an actress. In addition to this, she is a smart event host, a celebrated speaker, as well as the founder and CEO of a production firm called QE (Quantum Entanglement) Productions.
Biography of Christina Ochoa
Christina Ochoa is a multi-talented personality with a mixed career that consists of writing, production, acting, and marine biology. She was born Cristina Ochoa Lopez on the 25th day of January 1985, in Barcelona, Spain. Talking about her family, information available online suggests the Spanish actress is the only child of her parents, as there are no reports about her parents having other children. As a youth, Ochoa resided in Miami, Barcelona, and Madrid.
Christina Ochoa studied at Santa Isabel La Asunción in Madrid, after which she enrolled for an undergraduate course at Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which is off the coast of Africa in the Canary Islands. Ochoa majored in oceanographic engineering at the institution and later proceeded to James Cook University in Australia to major in advanced marine biology, focusing precisely on Elasmobranchii, subclass which covers rays and sharks. Upon completing her studies, the actress joined the Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (UNED), where she enrolled in additional subjects in particle physics. She, however, switched to full-time acting before she could complete her master’s degree at the institution.
In all fairness, Ochoa has made remarkable achievements regardless of her young age. In the scientific field, she has severally served as a keynote speaker and host at a slew of scientific shows and seminars, including but not limited to Bitesize TV’s Chaotic Awesome, NERD ALERT (a smart talk show by The Young Turks network), and MESA (a college prep program).
The actress is also an active member of a Los Angles-based organization that supports the Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and promotes science and scientific literacy in the society called ‘Los Angeles Science for Society’. In 2017, she served as the commentator at the organization’s annual event. Recently, she has been appearing as an expert guest on several online STEM Education platforms as well as a scientific comedy podcast called ‘Professor Blastoff’ and a podcast hosted by Cara Santa Maria called ‘Talk Nerdy’. Currently, she is the host of an educational podcast known as ‘Know Brainer’.
As a writer, Christina Ochoa has won the attention of many firms with her projects. Her first work was published in 2010 in ‘Vogue Spanish’. The Spanish multi-hyphenate writes a film column every month for the Puerto Rican newspaper El Imparcial and also does book reviews and profile pieces for the American magazine, in H.
Christina started acting as a hobby. She debuted in a play at the Little Theatre of Alexandria in Washington, D.C. and later decided to pursue a career in performance. From there, the scientist began scoring acting gigs in theatre and TV. Some of her movie credits are I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011), Blood Drive (2017), Matador (2014), A Million Little Things (2018), Chaotic Awesome (2014), Animal Kingdom (TV series, 2016–2018), and others.
Christina Ochoa was born to a Cuban mother and an award-winning sculptor father called Victor Ochoa. Though information about her mother is difficult to come by, her father is a native of Bilbao, Spain, and his works litter across Spanish universities and monuments. Victor also ships his artworks to places like France, Italy, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, and Holland. Christina is also the grand-niece of the renowned Spanish scientist/biochemist, Severo Ochoa, who doubles as the winner of a Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine along with Arthur Kornberg for his outstanding project on DNA and RNA synthesis.
Boyfriend or Husband, is She Dating or Married?
Ochoa is reportedly building a relationship with Ben Robson, a British actor. The pair started dating after Christina broke up with American actor and model Derek Theler. Theler and Christina Ochoa began dating in July 2014 and ended their romantic relationship in January 2016. Prior to their separation, the couple had a profound connection in between and even attended several social events together.
Going down the memory lane, Ochoa was previously in a relationship with Nathan Fillion, a Canadian-American actor. They hooked up in 2013 and called it quits the following year despite getting engaged. In essence, Christina Ochoa is not married yet neither has she done so in the past.
Body Measurements – Height & Weight
The Blood Drive actress is 5 feet 10 inches tall, which is the same as 1.78 in metric units. Christina Ochoa’s Hourglass body shape weighs 61 kilograms while her breast-waist-hip sizes are 37-25-37 inches in the given order. Ochoa’s cup size is 6C and shoe and dress sizes are 7.5 (US) and 8 (US).