Francia Raisa Biography: Age, Movies, Music videos, Education, Sisters, Boyfriends, Net Worth, Wiki

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Francia Raisa Biography

Francia Raisa is a bilingual first generation Mexican and Honduran actress, born and raised in Los Angeles. Francia began her acting career in 2005 at the fresh-faced age of 17 and has since made quite an impression in Hollywood.

Francia Raisa Almendarez (born July 26, 1988) is an American actress. Raisa is known for her roles in Bring It On: All or NothingThe Secret Life of the American Teenager and Grown-ish.

Raisa began taking up acting work, posing for print advertisements and featuring during advertising during her junior year at high school. She has a background in dance, cheerleading, acrobatics, karate and figure skating.

Wiki Profile

Real Name:Francia Raisa Almendarez 
Date of Birth:July 26, 1988
Place of Birth:Los Angeles, California
Nationality:American
Marital Status:Single
Occupation:Actress
Net Worth$3 million

Early Life, Childhood and Career

Raisa was born and raised in Los Angeles, California to a Mexican mother, Virginia Almendárez (née Pelayo) and Renán Almendárez Coello, a Honduran-born radio personality who later took up a radio name, “El Cucuy”

Franca attended Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills, California, where she was a cheerleader. Bishop Alemany High School is a Roman Catholic high school located in Mission Hills in Los Angeles, California.

She was named Franca after the country, France. She has two sisters, Irlanda (named after Ireland) and Italia (named after Italy)

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Career

Francia Raisa Biography

Raisa began to take acting jobs in her junior year of high school, modeling for print ads and appearing in commercials. She guest-starred in the sitcoms American Family: Journey of Dreams and Over There. Raisa appeared in Lil’ Romeo’s music video “My Girlfriend” as Tamy in 2004 and in Iyaz’s music video “So Big“.

A month into her senior year, she booked one of her first lead roles, starring in Bring It On: All or Nothing. She co-starred in the Nickelodeon movie Shredderman Rules, where she portrayed Isabel, and in The Cutting Edge: Chasing the Dream and The Cutting Edge: Fire and Ice as Alexandra Delgado.

One of the recent production she has featured on is the series, Grown-ish, executive produced by Black-ish creator Kenya Barris which she has been starring from 2018 to 2022.

The list of films, TV shows and music videos she has featured on are as listed below:

 

Films

 

YearTitle
2006Bring It On: All or Nothing
2009Fired Up!
2010Bulletface
2013Chastity Bites
2018Beyond Paradise

 

Television

 

YearTitle
2005Over There
2007Shredderman Rules
2008The Cutting Edge: Chasing the Dream
2008–2013The Secret Life of the American Teenager
2009In Plain Sight
2010The Cutting Edge: Fire and Ice
2012CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2013Company Town
2013Massholes
2013The Mindy Project
2013Christmas Bounty
2013A Snow Globe Christmas
2016The Wrong Car
2016Hit the Floor
2017Dear White People
2017Tiny House of Terror
2017Once Upon a Date
2018Black-ish
2018–presentGrown-ish
2018Life-Size 2
2022How I Met Your Father

 

Music videos

 

YearTitle
2010“So Big” by Iyaz
2013“Everybody Knows” by Dustin Tavella
2015“Gibberish” (feat. Hoodie Allen) by MAX
2020“Man” by JoJo

She has won the Gracie Allen Awards for Outstanding Female Rising Star in a Drama Series or Special for the TV show, The Secret Life of the American Teenager

Personal Life

Francia and Boyfriend, Chris Adkins
Francia and Boyfriend, Chris Adkins

In 2017, Raisa donated one of her kidneys to her friend, who is an American singer and actress, Selena Gomez, who had lupus. Selena Gomez is an ex – girlfriend to American singer, Justin Bieber.

In 2009, Franca Raisa began dating Hosea Chanchez and their relationship lasted for four years of which they got engaged in February 2013 but by April, 2013, the relationship was broken.

She is dating Chris Adkins.

Social Media

Instagram: @franciaraisa

Twitter: @franciaraisa

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