Christmas Abbott is a celebrity with a vast array of accomplishments; she is a motivational speaker, branding advisor, transformation expert, and professional athlete. However, people easily recognize her as one of the contestants in the nineteenth season of the American reality show Big Brother, which aired in the year 2017.
Although Abbot owes her rise to popularity to the reality series, the public became more interested in her personal life after she got arrested for attacking a woman who was allegedly in a romantic relationship with the father of her kid. The Big Brother Alum is said to have rammed into Samantha Jane Morse’s car at a parking lot, causing a third-degree felony. Find out about her bio, husband, net worth, and more here.
Christmas Abbott – Bio
The television personality hails from Lynchburg, in Virginia, in the United States of America. Her parents gave birth to her in the city on 20th December 1981. She was raised together with her sister Kole by Ed Abbott (father) and Barbara Abbott (mother). While Ed is a bike enthusiast, his wife is an American Army veteran. In the year 2014, she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and while her chemotherapy sessions lasted, she was a major inspiration to people around her, including her daughters.
At the age of 13, Christmas and Kole had a tragic accident that saw the latter slip into a coma for some time. Kole later bounced back but the incident impacted Christmas so much that it pushed her into drugs, incessant drinking, and smoking.
The Big Brother Alum passed out of high school with her peers at the age of eighteen. Her next move was to secure a post in the Army, unfortunately, she was rejected but she kept pressing until she got an opportunity to join the US base at Iraq at the age of 22 as an independent civilian laundry attendant.
While at the Army base, Christmas Abbott became friends with a fellow soldier who would introduce her to fitness training. She also got to know about CrossFit regime there and not long after, she stopped smoking and decided to follow a strict fitness regime to help herself. Abbott spent four years in Iraq and later returned to the United States to launch her own CrossFit coaching class.
Her personal gym called CrossFit Evoke officially opened in the year 2010 in Raleigh, North Carolina, and since then, she has been working tirelessly to improve her brand. Her expertise in athleticism has seen her compete in CrossFit Games and Olympics as a weightlifter. In 2012, Abbott’s career got a boost after she was invited to become a Pit Crew member in NASCAR, becoming the first female in history to have worked with the company in the position.
To her credit, elite publications such as Harper Collins and Sports Illustrated have featured Christmas Abbott displaying her chiseled body on their cover pages. As an author, Abbott has excelled greatly in the area of fitness. She released her first fitness book in the month of May 2015 and the title is ‘The Badass Body Diet: The Breakthrough Diet and Workout for a Tight Booty, Sexy Abs, and Lean Legs’.
As a transformation expert, the Big Brother Alum is basically into Online Fitness Coaching, Oxygen Magazine Trainer Challenge Head Training, Christmas Abbott Nutrition creation, as well as Badass Body Diet creation.
Boyfriend Or Husband, Is She Married?
Christmas Abbott is currently raising her son as a single mom. She was previously in a relationship with her co-CrossFit trainer Benjamin Bunn, who is also the father of her son. The fitness trainer met her baby daddy for the first time in 2016 at a charity event before the two started dating in October 2017.
She announced on 15th March 2018 that she and her fitness boyfriend were expecting their first baby together. However, Abbott and Bunn called it quits three months later while their son, Loyal Atticus Abbott was born on 18th October 2018.
On November 7, 2018, Christmas Abbott was arrested by the police while she was eight months pregnant for repeatedly ramming into Bunn’s new girlfriend’s car at Cigar City CrossFit gym in Tampa, Florida, the previous August. In the long run, she paid for her excesses but was spared a jail term.
Apart from Benjamin, the former Big Brother contestant has been linked to Geoff Kercher (separated in 2017) and photographer Josh Holmes (separated in 2014). She was previously engaged to the two and had plans of settling down with them. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out as planned.
In all fairness, Christmas has absorbed herself in so many things over the years. Though she has not mentioned the value of her assets, it’s quite evident that she has almost gotten to the peak of her career and makes a substantial income from it. According to sources, her net worth sits between $800,000 and $1 million.