Christian Serratos is known by The Walking Dead fans as ‘Rosita Espinosa,’ but there’s more to the actress than meets the eye. Today, we bring you eight lesser-known facts about Serratos to uncover details about her life and career.
1. Serratos Starred on Nickelodeon
Before battling zombies on ‘The Walking Dead,’ Serratos starred as ‘Suzie Crabgrass‘ on the Nickelodeon series ‘Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.’ Making her debut, she appeared in the series throughout its three-season run. Besides, Serratos also graced the teen series ‘Hannah Montanna‘ and ‘Zoey 101‘ with guest roles.
2. Serratos Advocates for Animals
A vegan since the age of 8, Christian isn’t just about the diet; she’s genuinely committed to animal welfare. She posed for PETA’s ‘I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur’ campaign and also for the ‘Save the Seals‘ celebrity ad series, with an aim to create a world where animals are treated with respect.
3. Her Husband is a Rock Singer
4. Serratos is a Mother of a Daughter
In 2017, Christian gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Wolfgang. She is sharing glimpses of her ‘muñequita‘ (little doll) on social media, yet protecting her daughter’s privacy by not revealing her face that much.
5. She Almost Went to the Olympics
Beyond acting, Serratos was figure skating. Beginning at age three and training till she was 10, she was on a path that her coaches discussed Olympic potential. The actress was also into ballet and jazz due to her involvement in competitive figure skating. While her career is now acting, she still enjoys skating for fun.
6. She Starred in the Twilight Series
Before zombies, it was vampires. Serratos portrayed ‘Angela Weber‘ in the ‘Twilight’ series and its sequels. Although she was eyeing another role, she ended up auditioning for Angela and became Bella Swan’s best human friend throughout the film series. Besides, her role also brought her the ‘Young Supporting Actress’ award.
7. She Had an Early Modeling Career
Christian’s journey into the entertainment industry began early. At just 7, she signed a deal with the Ford Modeling Agency. This early start laid the foundation for her future career, leading her to act in commercials by the age of 8 and landing her debut role by 14.
8. Her Net Worth is $2 Million
With an array of roles under her belt, from ‘Ned’s Declassified’ to ‘Twilight,’ and, of course, ‘The Walking Dead,’ it’s no surprise that Serratos has carved a successful career for herself. As of now, she boasts a net worth of $2 million.